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I’m enrolling right after graduating from high school

Transfer Student

I have earned college credits and want to transfer to BSU and take day-time courses

Continuing Studies Student

I’m interested in undergraduate classes or bachelor’s degree programs that I can complete at night or online

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I have a bachelor's degree and want to take a graduate course or earn a graduate degree or certificate.
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Summer at BSU

Catch up on your degree requirements or get ahead with BSU Summer Session. BSU offers a wide variety of courses: focus on a particular subject or fulfill a general education requirement.
Summer Session One: May 20 - June 24

Summer Session Two: July 8 - August 9

Learn More about BSU Summer Session

Make the Most of Every Day

At Bridgewater State University, every day is an opportunity for you to be better than the day before.

Whether you want to work at a Big Four accounting firm, teach the second grade, build a foundation for medical school, explore your art or anything else you can imagine — there is a place for you at BSU. Here, each day is a new opportunity to build your confidence, make new discoveries and show the world what hard work can do. And you’ll have every kind of support so that you can achieve every kind of success and realize your full potential — starting day one.

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Wall Street Journal Ranks BSU as a Top College

The Wall Street Journal recognized Bridgewater State University as one of America's Best Colleges 2024. BSU ranked in the top 20% of private and public universities nationwide.

In Massachusetts, Bridgewater ranked 18th of more than 100 eligible private and public colleges and universities.

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Countless Resources. Boundless Opportunities.

Josh Shilo, '27

Josh Shilo, ’27

Music Education major
Josh Shilo, ’27, discovered his passion for singing as a young child. Now a college freshman, Josh is about to achieve a goal he’s held for almost as long.
Anaisha Mauricio, ’24

Anaisha Mauricio, ’24

Graphic Design major
Anaisha Mauricio, ’24, applied to BSU, was accepted, and then made the decision to move to the United States to follow her dream of becoming a working artist.
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