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College Profile: Bridgewater College

 
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Bridgewater College, is a private, coeducational, four-year liberal-arts college historically affiliated with the Church of the Brethren. The college is located in Bridgewater, Virginia, a town in Rockingham County, Virginia, United States. Established in 1880, Bridgewater College is the first co-educational four-year college in Virginia. Nestled in the scenic and historic Shenandoah Valley, Bridgewater's 190-acre (0.77 km2) campus features buildings with a modified Georgian architectural style. . The college enrolls just over 1,500 students (57% female, 43% male) with guaranteed on-campus housing. Bridgewater College is one of six charter member colleges affiliated with Brethren Colleges Abroad (BCA). Bridgewater is an NCAA Division III school competing in the Old Dominion Athletic Conference. The college fields varsity teams in ten men's and twelve women's sports. In 2001, the Bridgewater College football team finished the season as national runner-up after a 30-27 loss to Mount Union in the Stagg Bowl NCAA Division III National Football Championship. U.S. News & World Report's annual "America's Best Colleges" rankings placed Bridgewater on the fourth tier of Liberal Arts Colleges.
 
402 E College St
Bridgewater, VA
22812-1599
540-828-8000 (general)
540-828-5377 (financial aid)
540-828-5375 (admissions)
 
 
 

 
Mission Statement

The mission of Bridgewater College is to educate and develop the whole person. Our graduates will be equipped to become leaders, living ethical, healthy, useful and fulfilling lives with a strong sense of personal accountability and civic responsibility. This mission is carried out in a learning community, with Christian values, high standards of integrity and excellence, affirming and challenging each member.


General Information
Other Names BC, Bridgewater
Type Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control Private not-for-profit
Size 1,000 - 4,999
Campus Setting Suburb: Small
Calendar System Four-one-four plan
Title IV Eligibility Participates in Title IV federal financial aid programs
Relgious Affiliation Church of Brethren

College Student Services Offered
No Remedial ServicesYes Academic/career counseling service
Yes Employment services for studentsYes Placement services for completers
No On-campus day care for students' children   

College Special Learning Opportunities
No ROTCNo Distance learning opportunities
No ROTC: ArmyYes Study abroad
No ROTC: NavyNo Weekend/evening college
No ROTC: Air Force   

Sources: National Center for Education Statistics (NCES)
More info

Bridgewater College Website
Wikipedia

Admissions Considerations & Recommendations
Open admission policy No
Admission test scores Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language Required

Applicants (most recent fall period)
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Admissions (most recent fall period)
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Percentage of Students Submitting Test Scores
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SAT Percentile Scores
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ACT Percentile Scores
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Percentage Receiving Financial Aid
Local|federal|any
 
Average Amount of Financial Aid Received
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Average Tuition for Full-Time Graduates
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Comprehensive Fee for Full-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Undergraduates
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Per Credit Hour Charge for Part-Time Graduates
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Student Body
1,580 Student Body SizeYes On-Campus Housing
6,079 Fall Applicants1,522 Total Dormitory Capacity
3,303 Fall Admissions

Gender
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Ethnicity
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College Levels Offered
No Less than one year certificateNo One but less than two years certificate
No Associate's degreeNo Two but less than 4 years certificate
Yes Bachelor's degreeNo Postbaccalaureate certificate
No Master's degreeNo Post-master's certificate
No Doctor's degreeNo First-professional degree
No First-professional certificate

All Academic Programs
 
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