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:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:5,658
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):27%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:4,208 (74% 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:$31,630
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,630
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:95%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$25,474

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Bridgeport Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services12812
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services11
Education551
Engineering241
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs1144
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities13
Mathematics and Statistics1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions11
Social Sciences121
Visual and Performing Arts51
Grand total10434333

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs12
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities2
Social Sciences1
Grand total310

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$31,630
Out-of-state$31,630
Books and supplies$1,500

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,450
Out-of-state$17,450

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid38895%
Grant or scholarship aid38895%$25,474
Student loan aid30575%$8,065

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid2,36382%$23,098
Federal student loans1,92566%$10,191

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 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants6,9692,3984,571
Percent admitted100%60%57%
Percent admitted who enrolled7%8%7%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment5,658
Undergraduate enrollment2,941
Graduate enrollment2,717

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions 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
  • 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
  • The Council on Chiropractic Education
    • Chiropractic (CHIRO) - Programs leading to the D.C. degree

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does 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.

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