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I want to earn an undergraduate degree
I want to earn an undergraduate certificate
I want to take undergraduate courses
I want to take a graduate course, earn a graduate degree or certificate

Where you previously enrolled at another college? Yes  No


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Which of these most applies to you?

I am seeking to enroll full time or  part time
I am seeking to take classes at day or  night and online


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I’m enrolling right after graduating from high school

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I have earned college credits and want to transfer to BSU and take day-time courses

Continuing Studies Student

I’m interested in undergraduate classes or bachelor’s degree programs that I can complete at night or online

Graduate Student

I have a bachelor's degree and want to take a graduate course or earn a graduate degree or certificate.

Congratulations BSU Class of 2024!

This year’s undergraduate and graduate commencements once again took place at Gillette Stadium.

We hosted three commencement ceremonies on May 10, 2024 (graduate) and May 11, 2024 (two undergraduate ceremonies on the same day). The BSU campus is fully decorated from April to June in honor of our graduating students who might wish to take photos.

More Information about BSU Commencement

Make the Most of Every Day

At Bridgewater State University, every day is an opportunity for you to be better than the day before.

Whether you want to work at a Big Four accounting firm, teach the second grade, build a foundation for medical school, explore your art or anything else you can imagine — there is a place for you at BSU. Here, each day is a new opportunity to build your confidence, make new discoveries and show the world what hard work can do. And you’ll have every kind of support so that you can achieve every kind of success and realize your full potential — starting day one.

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Wall Street Journal Ranks BSU as a Top College

The Wall Street Journal recognized Bridgewater State University as one of America's Best Colleges 2024. BSU ranked in the top 20% of private and public universities nationwide.

In Massachusetts, Bridgewater ranked 18th of more than 100 eligible private and public colleges and universities.

By the Numbers


undergraduate and graduate academic programs


first-generation students


merit scholarships awarded to first-year students

Countless Resources. Boundless Opportunities.

Josh Shilo, '27

Josh Shilo, ’27

Music Education major
Josh Shilo, ’27, discovered his passion for singing as a young child. Now a college freshman, Josh is about to achieve a goal he’s held for almost as long.
Anaisha Mauricio, ’24

Anaisha Mauricio, ’24

Graphic Design major
Anaisha Mauricio, ’24, applied to BSU, was accepted, and then made the decision to move to the United States to follow her dream of becoming a working artist.
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