Bridgewater College Veteran Services & Resources
Is Bridgewater College a Good School for Veterans?
Veterans who have decided to continue their education should research their options to see which schools do a good job supporting those with prior military experience. We've assembled this Bridgewater College veteran's report to help you in your research. If you're looking for information related to military tuition assistance such as the GI Bill® or Yellow Ribbon Program, go to the following page: Bridgewater College G.I. Bill Information
What You'll Find in Our Veterans Report on Bridgewater:
- Number of Veterans
- Federal Program Participation
- Credit for Military Training
- VA Complaints
How Does Bridgewater Rank for Veterans?
College Factual publishes its Best Schools for Veterans ranking on an annual basis. This list identifies colleges and universities that support veterans as they pursue their education.
Bridgewater College was ranked #1,475 on the 2022 version of this list.The school also ranked #46 in our Best for Vets in Virginia ranking.
In addition to our overall rankings, we also calculate our Best for Vets by degree level rankings. Below you'll find how Bridgewater did in those rankings.
|Best Bachelor’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||1,082|
|Best Master’s Degree Colleges for Veterans||859|
How Many Veterans Go to Bridgewater?
An increased number of veterans enrolling at a particular school means that college faculty are more adept at accommodating and supporting those with previous military experience.
According to the VA, there are 52 G.I. Bill® students at Bridgewater. The school has a total enrollment of 1,597 students. This means that around 3.26% of students are using the GI Bill® to help them afford their education. To put that into perspective, about three to four percent of college students in the U.S. are veterans according to the Student Veterans of America.
This number includes all chapters of the GI Bill®, e.g. Post-9/11, Montgomery GI Bill and Reserve Education Assistance Program. It also includes Veteran Readiness and Employment. It doesn't include military personnel on active duty who are attending this college through Tuition Assistance. The total military population may be higher.
Federal Veteran Programs at Bridgewater
Bridgewater College participates in the following federal programs for vets.
|Principles of Excellence||Yes|
|DOD Memorandum of Understanding (MOU)||Yes|
What does this mean to me? Below you can view the specific commitments this school has made by participating in individual programs.
|Career and Vocational Support|
|Accommodate Military Service Members and Reservists absent due to service requirements.|
|Align institutional refund policies with those under Title IV, which governs the administration of federal student financial aid programs.|
|Regionally or Nationally Accredited - view all accreditations|
|Provide information that increases accountability and transparency.|
|Participate in the Military Voluntary Education Review (MVER)|
|Ensure accreditation of all new programs prior to enrolling students.|
|Will not use fraudulent or aggressive recruiting techniques and misrepresentations.|
|Provide students with a personalized form covering the total cost of an education program.|
|Designate a point of contact to provide academic and financial advice.|
|Provide educational plans for all military and veteran education beneficiaries.|
|Referrals to community organizations as needed.|
Does Bridgewater Give Credit for Military Training?
Unfortunately, Bridgewater does not offer credit for military training.
Bridgewater Reserve Officer Training Corp (ROTC)
Complaints to the VA About Bridgewater
There have been no complaints registered to the VA for this college.
- National Center for Education Statistics
- U.S. Department of Veteran Affairs
- College Scorecard
- Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System
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