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Academics

Come Into Your Own at BSU

At Bridgewater State University, we offer 53 undergraduate and 43 graduate programs that will open your eyes and expand your world view in ways you may not anticipate.

With classes that are small in size and taught by professors, not teaching assistants, there is an individual focus on education and growth. BSU boasts an array of academic resources to help students succeed, as well as programs that push them to excel in their goals.

Bridgewater’s Marks of Excellence

Undergraduate researchers at Woods Hole
BSU is recognized as offering one of the top undergraduate research programs in the country, according to the Council on Undergraduate Research.
Fulbright recipient Daniela Belice with President Clark and Dr. Alcon
BSU is one of the top Fulbright-producing institutions, according to the U.S. Department of State. Bridgewater can match the experiences students have at private universities.
Three students in the lab
According to The Education Trust and the USC Race and Equity Center, BSU closes opportunity gaps for students of low-income, Pell Grant-eligible families, students of color and male students.
Students in a discussion
A welcoming community committed to academic success, personal goals, social justice, service, and leadership.
Undergraduate Research fair

BSU’s undergraduate researchers develop the skills and experience that make them outstanding candidates for post-graduation opportunities.

Student smiles at an internship
Each year, more than 500 students participate in paid internships offered by the university.
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Faculty Focus
Calvin Mires lifts a timber from the Sparrow-Hawk onto a table.
Scientific Voyage
Instructor uncovers the mysteries of a centuries-old shipwreck
Student Spotlight
Peter Koutoujian, '25, Peter J. Koutoujian, '83 and Connie Koutoujian stand on steps of Boyden Hall
Family Ties

Freshman and grandmother continue tradition as proud Bears

EXCEL
CJ standing next to the bear statue in front of the RSU
Learning to 'EXCEL'

Program opens new worlds to individuals with intellectual and/or developmental disabilities