- 4 Year
- BRIDGEWATER, VA
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- Academicsgrade C+
- Valuegrade B+
- Diversitygrade A minus
- Campusgrade C
- Athleticsgrade B minus
- Party Scenegrade C minus
- Professorsgrade C+
- Locationgrade B
- Dormsgrade C
- Campus Foodgrade C minus
- Student Lifegrade C+
- Safetygrade B+
Bridgewater College is located in the Shenandoah Valley of Virginia. Bridgewater has a total enrollment of 1,600 students and offers more than 50 majors and minors, along with several master’s degree programs.
The student experience at Bridgewater is shaped and defined by connections—between students faculty, alumni, and community members—and with new ideas and the wider world.
With over 60 clubs and organizations, everyone has an opportunity to be involved on campus, and almost a third of the student body participates in intercollegiate athletics at the NCAA Division III level.
Bridgewater College Rankings
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Most Popular Majors
- Business100 Graduates
- Physical Education Teaching and Coaching48 Graduates
- Biology32 Graduates
- Psychology32 Graduates
- Communications20 Graduates
- Computer Science17 Graduates
- Liberal Arts and Humanities17 Graduates
- Management Sciences and Information Systems13 Graduates
- English11 Graduates
- Family Studies and Consumer Sciences11 Graduates
The John Kenny Forrer Learning Commons
The $13.2 million renovation-and-expansion project transformed the Alexander Mack Memorial Library into a state-of-the-art learning hub centered on engaged learning and creative collaboration. Click to learn more about the Forrer Learning Commons, or schedule a visit to come see the FLC for yourself!
- Focused but involved50%
- Close minded8%
- Open minded, everyone's opinion is important4%
- Stuck up4%
- Community based35%
- Close-knit and quirky, but fun!30%
- Home, Bridgewater became more than just a college.20%