Is Bridgewater State a Good School for the Money?
Bridgewater State University Value Report
College Factual's Best for the Money Rankings compare the quality of a Bridgewater State degree with its cost to determine if the school is asking a fair price. Read the Bridgewater State annual value report below.
Within Massachusetts, Bridgewater State is Ranked as Below Average in Quality for a Good Price.
Bridgewater State University is ranked #48 out of #68 in Massachusetts for quality and #17 out of #64 for Massachusetts value.
This makes it below average in quality but priced pretty well in the state.
Above Average Value Nationwide
Bridgewater State University is ranked #554 out of 1,472 for value nationwide.
Bridgewater State University is priced competitvely when compared to other colleges of similar quality. Based on this information we believe it is a good price for the type of education provided.
Prices of Institutions with Similar Quality Scores
|School||Total Price||Value Grade|
|Minnesota State University - Mankato||$111,551||A-|
|Minnesota State University - Moorhead||$115,384||A-|
|Bridgewater State University||$128,356||B-|
|Northwest Nazarene University||$128,640||B-|
|University of Pittsburgh - Johnstown||$135,337||C|
|Palm Beach Atlantic University||$155,068||D-|
|University of Missouri - St Louis||$167,075||F|
*Total price is determined by multiplying average annual cost by time to graduate.
Bottom Line: You'll Spend an Estimated $128,356 For That Piece of Paper
The Bridgewater State time to graduate is about 4.48 years and will cost an estimated $28,651 per year. This brings the total cost to 128,356.
|Average Yearly Cost||$28,651|
|Average Years to Graduate||4.48|
|Estimated Avg Total Cost of Degree||$128,356|
Many Factors Affect Net Price
Consider the average Bridgewater State student takes 4.48 years to complete their degree. If you can complete your degree faster than that you will save money. This is just one way your Bridgewater State degree may cost less than average.
Does This School Make Financial Sense To You?
Most students will not pay the full sticker price and few students fit perfectly into averages.
Look at the table below to determine your likely cost of a bachelor's degree at Bridgewater State.
|Nationwide Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$141,953||#175||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$117,228||#541||B-|
|In-State Value by Aid Group||Avg Degree Cost||Value Rank||Value Grade|
|Students with no Aid||$123,092||#9||A|
|Only Students Receiving Aid||$98,367||#23||B-|
Note: the Value Grade for in-state students is calculated by looking only at other schools in the state of Massachusetts.
About 93% of Bridgewater State students receive financial aid. Get more details on what Bridgewater State financial aid you may qualify for.
How to Calculate Value
College Factual calculates average total cost by multiplying net price by time to graduation. We then compare the average total cost to other schools of a similar quality to determine value. If the school is priced fairly based on the educational quality it receives a fair ranking. If it is underpriced it receives a good or excellent value.
Read the full Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.
College Factual's Best for the Money Ranking Methodology.