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Bridgewater Facts

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Academics

  • 62 majors and minors
  • 29 concentrations/emphases
  • 10 pre-professional programs
  • 5 dual-degree programs
  • Teacher education and licensure
  • BC is consistently named a “Best College in the Southeast” by The Princeton Review
  • Choose from more than 50 countries for study abroad opportunities

Students

  • Nearly 1,900 full-time students as of fall 2016
  • BC students are from 28 states and 18 countries
  • Participate in nearly 60 clubs and organizations

Faculty

  • Average class size – 20
  • 118 full-time faculty, 36 part-time faculty
  • All faculty teach in the classroom at BC

Financial Aid

  • More than $40 million in scholarships and aid was awarded by BC in 2016-2017
  • 99% of BC students receive some type of financial aid

Athletics

  • Nearly 30% of BC students participate in intercollegiate sports
  • Nickname: Eagles
  • Colors: crimson and gold
  • 22 intercollegiate teams
  • NCAA Division III
  • Old Dominion Athletic Conference (ODAC)

Location

  • Located in the town of Bridgewater, Virginia
  • 8 minutes from the city of Harrisonburg
  • 2 hours from Washington, D.C., and Richmond, Va., metropolitan areas
  • 300-acre campus, including the equestrian center in Weyers Cave