Bridgewater College Rankings

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In the World#4000 of 14178
In North America#1131 of 2629
In the United States#1058 of 2528
In Virginia#30 of 63
In Bridgewater#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Church of Brethren
Acceptance rate
67%
Average SAT
1070
Average ACT
22
Avg. cost to attend
$18,727 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
1,713
Graduates
41
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Master's degree

Bridgewater College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate67%66%68%
Applicants6,2792,3193,960
Admissions4,2251,5272,698
Freshmen enrolled full time487237250

12 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
457 or 94%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 960
or below

75% of them
had 1180
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bridgewater College are 960-1180 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
96 or 20%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 25
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bridgewater College are 18-25 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Recommendations Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1137 (65%)
Black or African American273 (16%)
Hispanic128 (7%)
Two or more races104 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown50 (3%)
Nonresident Alien35 (2%)
Asian18 (1%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander3 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,727/year
Average aid awarded
$31,304
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$14,220
$30-48K$14,634
$48-75K$16,843
$75-110K$19,249
$110K+$22,003

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$35,700$19,996
Tuition in-state$35,700$19,996
Tuition out-of-state$35,700$19,996
Fee in-district$900$627
Fee in-state$900$627
Fee out-of-state$900$627

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,538
Combined charge for room and board$12,970

Bridgewater College Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster's
Business Administration and Management, General98
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, General48
Biology & Biological Sciences, General31
Psychology, General31
Mass Communication & Media Studies19
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies17
Computer Science17
Athletic Training & Trainer86
Management Information Systems, General13
Fine & Studio Arts, General11
Family and Consumer Sciences & Human Sciences, General11
English Language and Literature, General10
Sociology9
Political Science and Government, General8
History, Other7
Environmental Science7
Physics, Other5
Biochemistry5
International Relations and Affairs5
Chemistry, General5
Human Nutrition4
Music History, Literature, and Theory4
History, General3
Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other2
Spanish Language and Literature2
Economics, General2
Mathematics, General2
Physics, General1
French Language and Literature1
Chemistry, Other1
Grand Total3876
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate59%56%62%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%

Publications & Citations

Publications
242
Citations
6,217

Publication count by topic

Psychology
55
History
28
Biology
28
Political science
24
Sociology
22
Philosophy
12
Medicine
10
Mathematics
9
Physics
7
Computer science
7
Chemistry
6
Art
6
Materials science
4
Geography
3
Engineering
2
Business
1
Environmental science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Physics17231,758
Art190312
Psychology21711,742
History22958
Geography2691161
Sociology287893
Philosophy30151
Biology33311,032
Political science338124
Business368775
Mathematics3932144
Medicine4187258
Materials science4270119
Computer science4572122
Engineering478323
Chemistry506382
Environmental science55101

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199033
199126
1992110
199315
199409
199524
199624
1997315
1998115
1999419
2000224
2001319
2002431
2003133
2004343
2005545
2006263
20071388
20087110
2009991
201020131
20119216
201215181
201311271
201410336
201514326
201611393
201710429
201813675
201921934
202014974

General info

Alternative namesBC
Bridgewater
Founded1880
WikipediaBridgewater College
MottoCollege of Character, Community of Excellence
Colorscrimson, vegas gold
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff355
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges: Arts & Sciences Focus

Location and Contacts

Address402 E College St
Bridgewater, Virginia, 22812-1599
United States
City population5,000
Phone5408288000
Fax+1 (540) 828 5479

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