Bridgewater State University Graduate Schools

Bridgewater State University (referred to as BSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bridgewater, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree. The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Bridgewater State University is $10,423 for Massachusetts residents and $11,397 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,486 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,990 including undergraduate students.

Bridgewater State University Graduate School Overview

Bridgewater State University (referred to as BSU) is a Public, 4 years school located in Bridgewater, MA. It is classified as a Master's College and University (larger programs) school by Carnegie Classification and its highest level of offering is Master's degree.
The school is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education (12/1/1953 - Current).
BSU Directory Information
School NameBridgewater State University (BSU)
Address131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA 02325
Phone508-531-1000
Webhttps://www.bridgew.edu
Online Applicationhttps://www.bridgew.edu/admissions/undergraduate/apply
Financial Infohttps://www.bridgew.edu/admissions/financial-aid
The 2022 graduate school tuition & fees at Bridgewater State University is $10,423 for Massachusetts residents and $11,397 for out-of-state students. The school has 1,486 graduate students where it has a total enrollment of 10,990 including undergraduate students.
It offers total 53 graduate programs through Post-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate. Among them, 1 programs are available online classes.
BSU Graduate School 2022 Key Facts
School TypePublic, 4 years
Tuition & Fees$11,397
$10,423 for Massachusetts Residents
Student Population1,486
Offered Degrees/ProgramsPost-Bachelor Certificate, Master's, Post-Master Certificate
Number of Programs53 graduate programs
(1 programs available online learning)
Student to Faculty Ratio19 to 1
The graduate tuition & fees at Bridgewater State University is $10,423 for Massachusetts residents and $11,397 for out-of-state students for academic year 2021-2022. The tuition per credit hour is $0 for Massachusetts residents and $475 for out-of-state students. Bridgewater State University offers the alternative tuition plans.
BSU 2022 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees
Tuition & Fees
Massachusetts Residents$10,423
Out-of-State$11,397
Tuition per Credit Hour
Massachusetts Residents$0
Out-of-State$475
Bridgewater State University offers the distance education programs. All course works for completing a degree program can be done through online exclusively for graduate programs. In addition, the distance learning courses are offered for students who are not enrolled online exclusively.
On its campus, remedial services, academic/career services, employment services for students, placement services for completers, on-campus daycare for students' children are provided for their students.
Special Learning Opportunities & On-campus Services at BSU
Distance Learning (Online Classes)1 Online Programs Available
Special learning Opportunities
  • ROTC (Army, Air Force)
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening college
  • Teacher certification
On-Campus Student Services
  • Remedial services
  • Academic/career services
  • Employment services for students
  • Placement services for completers
  • On-campus daycare for students' children

2022 Tuition, Fees, Other College Costs

For academic year 2021-2022, the graduate school tuition & fees of Bridgewater State University is $10,423 for Massachusetts residents and $11,397 for other students. The graduate tuition & fees are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
Data source: 2021-2022 tuition - NCES(National Center for Education Statistics (Last update: March 16, 2022)
2021-2022 Graduate Tuition & fees
Massachusetts ResidentsOut-of-State
TuitionFeesTuitionFees
2017-2018$1,675$8,748$1,675$8,748
2018-2019$1,675$8,855$1,675$8,855
2019-2020$1,675$9,722$1,675$9,722
2020-2021$1,675$9,722$1,675$9,722
2021-2022--$1,675$9,722
The graduate school tuition & fees of BSU is inexpensive compared to public graduate schools in Massachusetts. The average graduate school tuition for all graduate schools in United States is $19,187 and the Massachusetts graduate tuition is $19,554 (public) / $29,244 (private).
The next table compares the average graduate school tuition by location and school types.
Graduate Tuition & fees Comparison
ResidentsOut-of-State
Bridgewater State University$10,423$11,397
All Graduate Schools$11,040$19,187
Public$11,040$20,146
Private$19,294
Massachusetts Graduate Schools$13,311$27,269
Public$13,311$19,554
Private$29,244
For academic year 2021-2022, the living costs are $17,432 when a student lives on-campus housing facilities (i.e. dormitory, school owned apartments, etc.) at Bridgewater State University. On-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year. The off-campus living costs are $17,432. Off-campus living costs are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Living Costs
Living On-CampusLiving Off-Campus
Room & BoardOther ExpenseRoom & BoardOther Expense
2017-2018$12,750$2,644$12,750$2,644
2018-2019$13,000$2,644$12,300$3,544
2019-2020$13,300$2,644$12,576$3,544
2020-2021$13,832$3,100$13,832$3,600
2021-2022$13,832$3,100$13,832$3,600
For academic year 2021-2022, the tuition per credit hour for graduate programs is $475 at Bridgewater State University. The graduate tuition per credit hour are stayed same compared to previous academic year.
2021-2022 Graduation Program Tuition per Credit Hour
Tuition
2017-2018$435
2018-2019$439
2019-2020$475
2020-2021$475
2021-2022$475

Graduate Programs at BSU

Bridgewater State University offers 55 graduate programs for Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The next table lists number of programs by offered degree and online availability along with number of completers by degree/certificate programs. Last year, 516 students have completed their study at Bridgewater State University.
Offered Degrees at Bridgewater State University
Award LevelTotal Number of ProgramsAvailable Online ClassNumber of Completers
Master's Degree321431
Post Bachelor's Degree19053
Post Master's Degree4032
Total551516
The next table shows the popular graduate programs at Bridgewater State University by award level.
  • The most popular Post-graduate Certificate program is the Educational Leadership and Administration program with 29 completers.
  • The most popular Master's program is the Special Education and Teaching program with 102 completers.
Bridgewater State University offers 55 programs through Master's and Post-Graduate Certificate. The programs are offered both in online and on-site education. Last year total 516 students have completed their graduate studies.
  • 431 students have earned/completed Master's program.
  • 53 students have earned/completed Post-Bachelor's program.
  • 32 students have earned/completed Post-Master's program.
Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Computer And Information Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Computer Science9-
Education [+] (2 completers) 254 completers-
Education0-
Educational Leadership and Administration10-
Educational/Instructional Technology10-
Special Education and Teaching102$48,900
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services35$43,800
Elementary Education and Teaching34-
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels4-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching5-
Art Teacher Education2-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education8-
Mathematics Teacher Education6-
Music Teacher Education3-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching3-
Reading Teacher Education7-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education2-
Biology Teacher Education2-
History Teacher Education8-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor13-
English Language And Literature [+] 6 completers-
English Language and Literature6-
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies [+] 8 completers-
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Studies0-
Health and Physical Education/Fitness8-
Psychology [+] 10 completers-
Psychology10-
Clinical Psychology0-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting [+] 18 completers-
0-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies18-
Human Services [+] 68 completers-
0-
Public Administration13-
Social Work55$50,700
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences [+] 9 completers-
Chiropractic0-
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist0-
Athletic Training/Trainer8-
Kinesiotherapy/Kinesiotherapist1-
Business [+] 49 completers-
Business/Commerce0-
Business Administration and Management17-
Accounting32$63,900
Management Science0-
Total431
Post-Bachelor's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 53 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration0-
Educational/Instructional Technology4-
Special Education and Teaching0-
Elementary Education and Teaching1-
Early Childhood Education and Teaching1-
Art Teacher Education2-
English/Language Arts Teacher Education11-
Family and Consumer Sciences/Home Economics Teacher Education0-
Mathematics Teacher Education12-
Music Teacher Education1-
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching5-
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education0-
Social Science Teacher Education0-
Biology Teacher Education3-
Chemistry Teacher Education0-
Drama and Dance Teacher Education0-
History Teacher Education12-
Physics Teacher Education0-
Spanish Language Teacher Education1-
Total53
Post-Master's Programs and Number of Completers
ProgramAvailable OnlineNumber of CompletersAverage Earning after graduation
Education [+] 32 completers-
Educational Leadership and Administration29-
Educational/Instructional Technology0-
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services3-
Reading Teacher Education0-
Total32

Graduate Student Population at BSU

For academic year 2021-2022, total 1,623 students enrolled into Bridgewater State University graduate schools where it has total 10,990 students including undergraduate students. By attending status, there are 517 full-time and 1,106 part-time graduate students. By gender, 385 male and 1,238 female students are attending graduate schools. The next table summarizes the graduate student population by gender and attending status.
Graduate School Student Population By Gender
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,6233851,238
Full-time517107410
Part-tme1,106278828
The next table summarizes the students population by race/ethnicity.
There are 1,307 White (80.53%), 105 Black/African American (6.47%), 66 Hispanic (4.07%), 26 Asian (1.60%), and 119 students with other races. 33 students are enrolled with non-resident alien status.
Graduate Student Population By Race/ethnicity
TotalMaleFemale
Total1,6233851,238
American Indian/Native American000
Asian26818
Black/African American1053075
Hispanic661452
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander000
White1,3072951,012
Two More511536
Un-Known35926
Non-resident Alien331419
Bridgewater State University offers the distance learning opportunities (online degree program and/or courses) for graduate programs. 140 graduate students (8.63% of total students) are enrolled online exclusively and 276 graduate students (17.01% of total students) are enrolled some online courses. The next table summarizes the online student population.
Distance Learning Student Population
Number of Graduate Students
Total1,623
Enrolled Online Exclusively140
Enrolled Some Online Courses276
Not in Online Courses1,207

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