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Bridgewater, founded in 1880, is a liberal arts college affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. Its 190-acre campus is located in Bridgewater, 20 miles from Staunton.

Website: www.bridgewater.edu/about-us/

Private
Co-ed
1,713
Undergraduate
Students
(55.2%) 946 Women
(44.8%) 767 Men
41
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
67% of 6,279 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.56
SAT Math
529 average
470-580 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
548 average
490-600 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
21 average
18-25 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$54,510
Tuition and Fees
$37,720
Room and Board
$13,360
Average Percent of Need Met
85%
Average Freshman Award
$34,825
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$31,871
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
116
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 15% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 33% of classes
30-39 students: 9% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
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Campus Life

Bridgewater Population
5,774
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
81% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Eagle
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.4% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.1% Asian
15.6% Black/African-American
7.2% Hispanic/Latino
6.3% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.5% White
2.9% Unknown
International Students
1.8% from 16 countries
First-Year Students Returning
72.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
52.8%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
50%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
21.0%
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