Bridgewater is a private, Christian college located in Bridgewater, Virginia. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 1,876 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bridgewater acceptance rate is 52%. Popular majors include Business, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, and Biology. Graduating 61% of students, Bridgewater alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $33,500.
NCAA Division III (with football)
Old Dominion Athletic Conference
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- of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.25 responses
- of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.32 responses
- of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.33 responses
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- of students say they don't have Greek life.34 responses
- of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life.43 responses
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- of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.20 responses
Bridgewater College Reviews
The faculty, staff, and students are very nice and welcoming! It's an absolutely beautiful campus with a heavy focus into the academics taught by staff who have worked in the field of study they're teaching and/or currently working. It can be a bit boring during the weekends, but Harrisonburg is only a 15 minute drive away where there's loads to do.
Bridgewater is a fantastic place to spend the most important years of your life. Student life does an excellent job of setting up events and getting all students involved. There are so many programs and clubs to join throughout this very diverse college. Professors bend over backwards to make sure you are prepared for the future and reach your goals! A prestigious college with high academics where the community gives everything to make the college a better place!
The things I love about Bridgewater is that it is a very small and family like campus. You know almost everyone there and everyone there is very friendly. The campus stays very clean year around, the yard people keep it very clean and presentable. The professor’s there are very understanding and helpful. They allow you to come visit them during office hours, other schools aren’t that close with their students. Most of my professors see me around campus and remember my name. The campus food there is very delicious and there are lots to chose from. The dorms are very widespread and clean. The bathrooms stay clean very often. Everything is great about Bridgewater college, were getting a new library soon which will just add to this great school.