Transfer applicants are evaluated on the basis of their previous college work and must provide an official transcript from each college attended. To be eligible for admission, transfer students must have earned one of the following:
Transfer candidates that do not meet the above guidelines are evaluated on the basis of the freshmen requisites and are required to submit their high school transcripts and standardized test scores, if applicable. Please note that these are merely minimum grade point averages and do not guarantee admission.
Most courses are acceptable in transfer from accredited two- and four-year institutions. If the courses do not satisfy specific subject requirements at Bridgewater, they will be accepted for elective course credit. A minimum grade of C- is necessary for the transfer of credit. For access to information on how credit from transfer student's previous institution will transfer to Bridgewater State University they may visit B.E.A.R.S (Bridgewater Equivalency and Articulation Report System).
If a transfer student's previous institution is not in the BEARS system (which contains the institutions that we get most of our transfer students from), their transfer credits are evaluated on a case by case basis. Bridgewater State University uses a âtransfer equivalency form.â This form allows any college course to be evaluated against any Bridgewater course. The request is evaluated by the Bridgewater department that teaches the course. The syllabus, books, topics and projects from the course at the student's original institution are compared to the equivalent course at Bridgewater. If the courses are deemed to be substantially the same, transfer credit is given.
Last Modified: July 23, 2012