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University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT

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UB provides a variety of program options for students to assist them in their growth and development. The school is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut and operated as a private institution. Approximately five thousand students are enrolled yearly at UB.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs UB offers:

  • Engineering
  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Education
  • Engineering Technology
  • Family And Consumer Sciences

Students applying for admission are generally required to submit an application, transcripts, records, standardized test scores and any requested application essays, which will then be reviewed by the admissions staff. Students may provide either the ACT or SAT scores to be considered for admissions at this school. A score in a range of 1230 - 1520 on the SAT, or 17 - 22 for the ACT is common among admitted students. UB admits approximately 60 percent of applicants annually. Of those students admitted, about 13 percent registered for enrollment. More information from the admissions office can be found at bridgeport.edu.

Tuition is approximately $30,000 for the year, though it may change based on different types of circumstances. Students may visit the school's price of attendance calculator to see the personalize cost of attendance. Some students at UB may qualify for financial aid, which is typically offered as grants or student loans.

The mascot for University of Bridgeport is the "Purple Knights", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA. Athletic programs offered may include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division II)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division II)
  • Gymnastics (NCAA Division II)
  • Lacrosse (NCAA Division II)

Students may visit the school's http://www.bridgeport.edu to view additional information.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the candidates University of Bridgeport accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Bridgeport is around 5,400 students, where graduate students make up roughly 8% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are between $29,000-$35,000 for both state residents and nonresidents
  • Per unit charges are around $1,100 for part time students
  • The average estimated cost for on campus housing and meals is listed to be around $16,000, the amount includes nineteen meals each week

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid97%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships97%$24,006
Receiving Student Loans82%$8,657
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and alumni, University of Bridgeport may offer student services including:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Remedial courses
  • Counseling assistance
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

University of Bridgeport has an overall graduation rate which is close to 28%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years19%
Graduating in 5 Years7%
Graduating in 6 Years1%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine (Master's) Program
  • Art and Design Program
  • Chiropractic (D.C.) Program
  • Naturopathy (N.D., N.M.D.) Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Bridgeport is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports being in the NCAA Division II (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (East Coast Conference)
  • Basketball (East Coast Conference)
  • Gymnastics
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Bridgeport by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Bridgeport for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
51.77%

FINANCIAL AID RATE
97%

STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
16:1

DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
24

FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
$18,971