Bridgewater College

country rank  758
world rank  2100

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University Overview

Founded in 1880, Bridgewater College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the suburban setting of the small town of Bridgewater (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), Virginia. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, Bridgewater College (BC) is a very small (EduListing enrollment range: 1,000-1,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Protestant religion. Bridgewater College (BC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 140 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym BC
Founded 1880
Motto College of Character, Community of Excellence
Colours Crimson and Vegas gold

University Location

Address 402 E College Street
Bridgewater (population range: 2,500-9,999)
22812-1599 Virginia
United States
T +1 (540) 828 8000
F +1 (540) 828 5479

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
Not reported

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 402 East College Street
Bridgewater 22812-1599
+1 (540) 828 5375
800 759 8328

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 1,000-1,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar 4-1-4
Campus Setting Suburban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Protestant Christian-Protestant Church of The Brethren -

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bridgewater College's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs CAAHEP
  • State Board of Education of Virginia

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Online Courses

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Site last updated: Monday, 18 May 2020