Bridgewater College Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at Bridgewater College is 15:1, and the school has 49.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Bridgewater College include: Biology/Biological Sciences, General; Business Administration and Management, General; Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General; Psychology, General; and History, Other. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 74.3 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Sciences (biological or physical)
Computer literacy History
Mathematics Social science
English (including composition)
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 15:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Biology/Biological Sciences, General 12%
Business Administration and Management, General 12%
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General 11%
Psychology, General 8%
History, Other 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Bachelor's
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 88%
Service learning 100%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 100%
Writing in the disciplines 89%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 14%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program Yes
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 74%
4-year graduation rate 49%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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