Pursue your dreams and university education at Bridgewater College. Bridgewater warmly welcomes students from around the world to experience the opportunities and personal attention offered in this small, undergraduate setting. A private, coeducational college, Bridgewater is known for dedicated, involved faculty and a diverse student body of fewer than 1,700 students.
Bridgewater offers more than 60 majors and minors, with especially strong programs in business, the sciences and dual degree offerings such as engineering with Virginia Tech and The George Washington University. With an average class size of 20 students, you’ll learn from and develop relationships with faculty who are experts in their fields.
Located in Bridgewater, Virginia, the College is about a two-hour drive from Washington, D.C. and the international airports. Bridgewater is located in a scenic area near the Blue Ridge Mountains. It is extremely safe and comfortable, yet is close to larger cities.
To make your transition to the U.S. seamless, you’ll benefit from airport pick-up services; an orientation for international students; assistance with immigration, academics, internships and job and graduate school placements. Students who would benefit from additional English language education may enter the affiliated Intensive English Program before starting at Bridgewater in order to focus full-time on English classes and building language skills through immersion in a new culture.
Bridgewater prides itself on its esteemed academics and lovely campus, but the College is equally proud of the people who call the community home. As a student at Bridgewater, you will be welcomed by a group of friendly, caring people who will become your teachers, mentors and friends. We invite you make Bridgewater College your “home away from home.”