Bridgewater State University (BSU) is the second largest public university in Massachusetts. Since its founding in 1840, BSU has remained steadfast in its commitment to empower individuals and instill its community with an abiding desire to advance the public good. The rigorous and dynamic academic environment encourages students to develop their strengths and become leaders in their fields.
BSU offers a number of high-impact experiences to students. The university has the highest first-time CPA exam pass rate (88.2%) in Massachusetts. It is rated at #57 for top undergraduate research programs by the CUR (Council on Undergraduate Research). BSU is also known by its career services: #17 best in US by BestColleges.com. U.S. News and World Report ranks Bridgewater State as #34 among Top Public Schools as well as #108 among Regional Universities North.