Bridgewater State University

Bridgewater State Demographics & Diversity Report

How diverse is Bridgewater State University? College Factual's 2021 diversity report reveals the truth about diversity at Bridgewater State. We analyzed racial demographics, gender ratios, student age ranges, and more.

Bridgewater State Student Population

How Many Students Attend Bridgewater State University?

Bridgewater State total enrollment is approximately 10,881 students.

7,681 are undergraduates and 495 are graduate students.

Bridgewater State Undergraduate Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Undergraduates

The full-time Bridgewater State undergraduate population is made up of 59% women, and 41% men.

undefined

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bridgewater State Racial/Ethnic Breakdown of Undergraduates

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 5,505
Black or African American 832
Hispanic 614
Multi-Ethnic 400
Asian 169
Unknown 106
International 37
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 6

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Bridgewater State Graduate Student Population

Male/Female Breakdown of Graduate Students

About 76% of full-time grad students are women, and 24% men.

undefined

For the gender breakdown for all students, go here.

Bridgewater State Racial-Ethnic Breakdown of Graduate Students

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 374
Black or African American 51
International 27
Hispanic 21
Multi-Ethnic 11
Unknown 7
Asian 3
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0

See racial/ethnic breakdown for all students.

Average Ranking in Overall Diversity Nationwide

Bridgewater State achieved a College Factual diversity rank of #1,733 out of 3,514 total schools in the ranking.

Overall Diversity Ranking  1733 out of 3514
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Overall Diversity Score  50.70 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

Some schools are more diverse in different categories, some are less. This school ranks close to average in overall diversity, and some categories may be more diverse than others. The diversity categories measured on this page are student race/ethnicity, gender, age, and location.

How Does Bridgewater State Diversity Compare to National Averages?

undefined

Bridgewater State is considered middle of the road when it comes to overall diversity. Some aspects of diversity may be stronger than others.

Average Racial/Ethnic Diversity

25% Racial-Ethnic Minorities *

Bridgewater State is ranked 2,165 out of 3,790 when it comes to the racial/ethnic diversity of the students.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity Ranking  2165 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Racial-Ethnic Diversity Score  42.89 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

The racial/ethnic diversity at Bridgewater State is average. Check the demographics and see if it's enough diversity for you.

Bridgewater State Racial Demographics:

undefined
Race/Ethnicity Number
White 7,863
Black or African American 1,189
Hispanic 791
Multi-Ethnic 521
Asian 226
Unknown 196
International 72
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 8

Low Racial/Ethnic Diversity Among Faculty

Bridgewater State University Faculty Racial/Ethnic Demographics:

undefined
Ethnicity Number of Faculty
White 1,280
Black or African American 68
Asian 48
Multi-Ethnic 21
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 2
Hispanic 0
International 0
Unknown 0

Learn more about the faculty at Bridgewater State.

Slightly Unbalanced Male/Female Ratio

More Female Students

Bridgewater State ranks 1,465 out of 3,790 when it comes to gender parity on campus.

Student Gender Ratio  1465 out of 3790
Less Diverse
More Diverse
Student Male/Female Diversity Score  61.36 out of 100
Less Diverse
More Diverse

This school is more popular with women than with men.

undefined

There are approximately 6,604 female students and 4,277 male students at Bridgewater State.

Even Balance of Male & Female Teachers

Reporting of the gender of Bridgewater State is unknown or unavailable.

Faculty Gender Ratio  86.50 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

There are more female teachers than male teachers at this school.

undefined

More about Bridgewater State faculty.

There are approximately 870 female teachers and 663 male teachers.

Average Geographic Diversity

3.46% Out of State
0.21% Out of the Country

Bridgewater State ranks 1,744 out of 2,183 when it comes to geographic diversity.

3.46% of Bridgewater State students come from out of state, and 0.21% come from out of the country.

Student Location Diversity  20 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse
undefined

The undergraduate student body is split among 14 states (may include Washington D.C.). Click on the map for more detail.

undefined

Top 5 States

State Amount
Massachusetts 1,368
Rhode Island 12
Connecticut 9
Maine 7
New York 5

International Students at Bridgewater State

Students from 43 countries are represented at this school, with the majority of the international students coming from Cape Verde, India, and South Korea.

Learn more about international students at Bridgewater State.

High Student Age Diversity

High Student Age Diversity
50.68% Traditional College Age
The age diversity score this school received indicates it is doing a good job attracting students of all ages.

Student Age Diversity  76.12 out of 100.
Less Diverse
More Diverse

A traditional college student is defined as being between the ages of 18-21. At Bridgewater State, 50.68% of students fall into that category, compared to the national average of 60%.

undefined
Student Age Group Amount
20-21 3,244
22-24 2,740
18-19 2,340
25-29 1,312
35 and over 859
30-34 490
Under 18 0

Notes and References

Footnotes

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

References

Find Schools Near You