Admissions to Continuing Studies

The College of Continuing Studies offers a streamlined application process, student-friendly credit-transfer policies and financial aid to make our academic programs more accessible. We are happy to meet or speak with you to answer questions, provide advice and assist you with the admissions process.

WEBINARS: Learn about our BSU Night and Online bachelor's degree programs from the convenience of your home or office.  Learn more+

Learn more at one of our Continuing Studies Information Sessions or Continuing Studies Transfer Night events. Learn more+

Applying for Admission

Applying is easy. Click on the Apply button and then choose the Continuing Studies Night or Online Degree link.  Fill out the Contact Information and create your password. Once you click on the Create Account button, you will be directed to the Continuing Studies application. After completing the application, please contact all colleges or universities that you have previously attended to request a transcripts and start the transfer credit process. No essay is required.  

5 Steps to Applying for Admission

Transferring to Bridgewater

Transfer credits: We accept up to up to 69 credits from a two-year institution and up to 90 credits from a four-year institution whether you earned your credits three months ago or more than 30 years ago.

Use TESS (Transfer Equivalency Self-Service tool) to evaluate how your credits will transfer to Bridgewater. Just answer a series of questions about credits earned to generate a report which may be used as a guide to understand how credits will transfer to Bridgewater. Visit Tess+

Need Advice or Help

Need some help with the Continuing Studies application or would you like to discuss your options about pursuing a bachelor's degree program at night or online? Contact Robyn Ryan, our Assistant Director of Admissions and Recruitment at 508.531.1896 or  


Academic Year 2019-20
$1,329.75 for a three-credit course. 
Online Course Fee (courses with schedule type "web") additional $100.00 per course
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Financial aid is available to eligible students. In order to be considered for financial aid, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and be accepted into a degree program. For more information and complete eligibility requirements, contact the Financial Aid office at 508.531.1341 or


Bridgewater State also offers an interest-free tuition management program where students can stretch the payment of their bill over several months for a small fee. Visit the Student Accounts page for details.