University of Bridgeport

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School Overview

The University of Bridgeport (UB) is a private university the neighborhood of Bridgeport on the Long Island Sound. UB is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). University of Bridgeport has a diverse student population. According to U.S. News & World Report it has the the 11th most racially diverse student population of any national university in the country. Students at UB come from nearly every state in the nation as well as 80 foreign countries. Bridgeport is also home the University School, a high school located on campus.

General Information

Admission Office

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

(203) 576-4552

(800) 392-3582

Fax: (203) 576-4941



Contact: Barbara Maryak

Associate Vice President of Admissions
Main Address

126 Park Avenue

Bridgeport, CT 06604

(203) 576-4000

www.bridgeport.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 2,028

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 453

Degree-seeking undergrads: 2,028

Graduate enrollment: 3,086

Setting

Urban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $25

Online application fee: $25
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 62%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 49%


College Majors

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

East Asian Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Graphic Design B
Illustration B
Industrial Design B
Interior Design B
Music – General B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management A
Fashion Merchandising A,B
Finance/Banking B
International Business B
Labor/Personnel Relations B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Advertising B
Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B
Public Relations B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B

Engineering

Computer Engineering – General B

English Language & Literature

Creative Writing B
English Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A,B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B
Humanities B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Religion/Religious Studies B

Physical Sciences

Physical Sciences – General B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy B

Social Sciences

International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Social Sciences – General B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Bridgeport Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (203) 576-4000
Website: www.bridgeport.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online: www.bridgeport.edu/admissions/undergraduate-students/applying-ub
Address: 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
Setting: City: Midsize
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 5,485
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 29%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 3,611 (66% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $33,055
Out-of-state Tuition: $33,055
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 99%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $26,092

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

University of Bridgeport Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Bridgeport.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies 11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12814
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 551
Engineering 341
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields 11
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 1144
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13
Mathematics and Statistics 1
Philosophy and Religious Studies 1
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 11
Social Sciences 121
Visual and Performing Arts 51
Grand total 10435363

* Based on programs that produced 2018-2019 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Bridgeport and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $33,055
Out-of-state $33,055
Books and supplies $1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2018-2019
In-state $20,900
Out-of-state $20,900

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2017-2018

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 542 99%
Grant or scholarship aid 542 99% $26,092
Student loan aid 430 78% $10,984

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 2,518 80% $22,439
Federal student loans 2,026 65% $11,111

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Bridgeport. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Bridgeport students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2019

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 7,404 2,908 4,496
Percent admitted 100% 54% 60%
Percent admitted who enrolled 7% 7% 7%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Bridgeport Enrollment, Fall 2019

Total Enrollment 5,485
Undergraduate enrollment 3,415
Graduate enrollment 2,070

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Bridgeport Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine
    • Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine
    • Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine
    • Master's Degree- Oriental Medicine in English (MDOME)
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
  • Council on Chiropractic Education, Commission on Accreditation
    • Chiropractic (CHIRO) - Programs leading to the D.C. degree
  • Council on Naturopathic Medical Education
    • Naturopathy (NATUR) - Programs leading to the N.D. or N.M.D. degree
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

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