Bridgewater has a total population of 6,664 and a student population of 10,774. Of these students, 10,774 are enrolled in schools that offer education programs.
Bridgewater's largest education school is Bridgewater State University. In 2010, Bridgewater State University graduated approximately 114 students with credentials in education.
In 2010, 428 students graduated with an education degree in Bridgewater. If you decide to join their ranks, you can expect to pay an average of $20,473 per year in tuition if you are eligible for instate tuition. Out of state tuition for all Bridgewater education schools was an average of $26,613 per year in 2009.
In addition to tuition costs, plan on spending an average of $1,000 for education related books and supplies each year. And if you live on campus, you will face an additional expense of $9,670 per year, on average, for room and board. If you live at home, you can cut this cost down to approximately $12,203.
Many education graduates choose to work as education professionals after graduation. If you choose to follow that path and remain in Bridgewater, your job prospects are average. There were 30,470 education professionals working in Massachusetts and 1,160 working in the greater Bridgewater area in 2010. Bridgewater's education professional workforce is projected to increase by 9% by the year 2018. This projected change is slower than the projected nationwide trend for education professionals.
As an education professional in Bridgewater, you can expect to make an average salary of $60,880 per year. This is higher than the average salary for education professionals in the state.