Bridgewater Facts

Academics

  • 64 majors and minors
  • 21 concentrations/emphases
  • 11 pre-professional programs
  • 4 dual-degree programs
  • Teacher education and certification
  • 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

  • More than 1,800 full-time students as of fall 2015
  • BC students are from 29 states and 12 countries
  • Participate in nearly 60 clubs and organizations

Faculty

  • Average class size – 20
  • 117 full-time faculty, 37 part-time faculty
  • All faculty teach in the classroom at BC

Financial Aid

  • More than $32 million in scholarships and aid was awarded by BC in 2014-2015
  • 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