University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$35,760

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
550
25th
450
75th
20
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17
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undergraduateRatios

34%

male

66%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,271
Declined 1,749
Total Received 6,020
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Private

3,841

undergraduate students

2,366

graduate students

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School Facts

University of Bridgeport is a private institution. Founded as a junior college in 1927, it became a four-year institution in 1947. Its 86-acre campus is located on the former estate of P.T. Barnum in Bridgeport, 60 miles from New York City.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,207
Established in 1927
Coeducational Coeducational

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86-acre, urban campus in Bridgeport (population: 146,579), 60 miles from New York City; branch campuses in Riverbend and Waterbury; graduate center in Stamford. Served by air, bus, and train; major airport serves New York City. School operates transportation around campus. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT
06604

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
52%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
31%
Top 1/2
64%
Bottom 1/2
36%
Bottom 1/4
9%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
580
25th
470
75th
550
25th
450
75th
20
25th
15
75th
23
25th
16
75th
22
25th
17

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Application deadline (priority deadline) April 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

70%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,271
Declined 1,749
Total Received 6,020

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

80%

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

78%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$23,609

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $32,860
Room & board $16,350
Additional fees $2,900
Total $52,110
Average Financial Aid - $23,609
Total with Avg. Aid $28,501

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,553,526
State $677,581
Institutional $35,381,934
Other external $386,599
Total $42,999,640

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,064,000
Other external
Total $3,064,000

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 392-3582
F: 203 576-4570
finaid@bridgeport.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Gymnastics
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field x country
Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
East Coast Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist.
Design and Applied Arts, Other.
East Asian Studies.
Education, General.
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other.
Fashion Merchandising.
Finance, General.
General Studies.
Graphic Design.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Human Nutrition.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Humanities/Humanistic Studies.
Industrial and Product Design.
Interior Design.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Finance.
International Relations and Affairs.
International and Intercultural Communication.
Labor and Industrial Relations.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mass Communication/Media Studies.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Music, General.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Physician Associate/Assistant.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Social Sciences, General.
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbology.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. General Studies
  2. Psychology
  3. Business

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,207

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

62%

3,841
students

Female
66%
2,550

Male
34%
1,291

38%

2,366
students

Female
65%
1,547

Male
35%
819

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

58%

2,226
students

Female
64%
1,421

Male
36%
805

42%

1,615
students

Female
70%
1,129

Male
30%
486

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Student Break-down

7%
Nonresident aliens
28%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
26%
Hispanic/Latino
27%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Recommended of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: August 15

Spring: January 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 48
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
India
Nepal
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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