Graduate Programs Overview

Bridgewater State University is a Public, 4 or more years school located in Bridgewater, Massachusetts. It offers graduate degree programs as well as undergraduate degree programs. For academic year 2020-2021 the graduate school tuition & fees are $11,397 for Massachusetts residents and $11,397 for other students in average.

It offers fifty-six graduate programs: 31 Master's, 20 Post-Bachelor's, 5 Post-Master's programs. Some of those programs are offered by distance learning.
Graduate Programs Key Facts
School NameBridgewater State University
TypePublic, 4 or more years
Address131 Summer Street, Bridgewater, MA
Graduate School Students1,486 students
93 students enrolled online exclusively
Tuition & Fees (2020-2021)In-State$11,397
Student to Faculty19:1 (5.26%)
Number of Offered Graduate ProgramsTotal 56 Graduate Programs
31 Master's, 5 Doctorate, 25 Post graduate certificates

2021 Graduate Program Tuition & Fees

The following table and chart describe 2020-2021 graduate tuition & fees at Bridgewater State University with tuition changes over the last 5 years. Each cost is an average amount over the offered programs. For Massachusetts residents, the tuition & fees are $11,397 and $11,397 for non-Massachusetts residents. The tuition per credit hours for part-time students (or full-time students who taking extra credits) is $475.
2021 COATuition Trends
2021 Graduate School Tuition, Fees, and Living Costs
Cost per Credit$475$475
Books & Supplies$1,000
Room & Board$13,832 (On-Campus) / $13,832 (Off-Campus)
Personal Expenses$3,100 (On-Campus) / $3,600 (Off-Campus)
On-Campus Total$17,930$29,329
Off-Campus Total$18,430$29,829
Graduate Program Tuition Changes (2017-2021)

Graduate Programs By Area of Study

Bridgewater State University offers Masters, Post-Bachelor's Certificate, Post-Master's Certificate graduate degree/certificate programs through 56 major areas - 32 Master's (1 online programs), 19 Post-Bachelor', 4 Post-Master'. The following table summarizes the total number of completers by degree and gender.
Total Number of Conferred Graduate Degree
Master'sDoctorate Post-Bachelor'sPost-Master's
Below, you can check major programs and concentration for each area of study with offered degrees and completers. ONLINE denotes the program offered by distance learning (online degree). You may want to see all graduate schools offering a major program by following the link on the title of the program.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, And Firefighting
English Language And Literature
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
Human Services
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences
Computer And Information Sciences

Graduate Student Population

Total 10,990 students enrolled in Bridgewater State University including both undergraduate and graduate programs, with full-time and part-time status. In graduate schools, 1,486 students are enrolled to earn graduate degrees. By gender, it has 366 male and 1,120 female graduate students. By attending status, there are 467 full-time and 1,019 part-time students in graduate schools. It offers online degree programs and 93 students enrolled to earn their graduate degree through online exclusively and 158 students are taking some online graduate courses.
Graduate Students Gender Distribution
Men Students366
Women Students1,120
Graduate Students Attending Status Distribution
Full-time Students467
Part-time Students1,019
By race/ethnicity 1,247 White, 70 Black, and 14 Asian students are attending at Bridgewater State University. The detail graduate enrollment distribution by race is shown in the below chart.
Graduate Students Race Distribution
American Indian /
Native American
Native Hawaiian /
Other Pacific Islander
Two or more races19
5 students are younger than 22 and 264 students are older than 65. The school has 870 students aged between 22 and 30 and 347 students aged 30 to 40.
Graduate Students Age Distribution
21 & Under5
40 & Over264
Distance learning, also called online education, is very attractive to students, especially those who want to continue education and work in the field. At Bridgewater State University, 93 students are enrolled exclusively in online courses and 158 students are enrolled in some online courses.
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment Distribution
Total Enrollment1,486
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses93
Enrolled in Some But Not All Online Courses158
Not Enrolled In Any Online Courses1,235
Graduate Distance Learning Enrollment By Student Location
Enrolled Exclusively in Online Courses93
Massachusetts Resident84
Other State In U.S.9
Outside of U.S.0

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