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Start My Journey

What do you want to do?

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


Where you previously enrolled at BSU? Yes  No


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


First-Year Student

I’m enrolling right after graduating from high school

Transfer Student

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.
For Every Student without exception BSU Gives April 10-11 2024

Giving Day at BSU

A day of giving is more than just raising money online - it's a tool to engage leadership, administrators, faculty, alumni, and students by generating awareness and building a culture of philanthropy at Bridgewater State University. 

Together, we can provide more resources and learning opportunities for every student, without exception.

Learn more about Giving Day

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.
Featured News

Featured News

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‘Help and Hope’

Administrator reaches out to those who’ve lost someone to suicide

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Next Stop: Portugal
University laying foundation for future opportunities in Southern European nation
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Inside Knowledge
Criminal justice students experience learning inside local prison
Alumni Profile
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Welcoming Change

Recent alumna uses degree to launch new, exciting career