University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620

About University of Bridgeport

University of Bridgeport is classified as a college or university with a large master’s program. Colleges and universities with a large master’s program typically award over 200 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. Approximately half of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and 25% to 49% of undergraduates reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards master’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and professional fields. The majority of graduate degrees are awarded within a professional field other than business or education. According to data for fall enrollment, 60-79% of undergraduates are full time students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with graduate students making up of the full time student body.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate2,248
Student Age% Under 2547%
 % 25 and Over53%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time59%
 % Part-time41%
Race/Ethnicity% White32.0%
 % Black19.2%
 % Asian3.0%
 % Latino8.0%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown3.8%
 % International student34%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadNO
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePrivate
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Academic Information

Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted57%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled17%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT8%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800490 / 800
 SAT Writing400 / 800490 / 800
 SAT Math410 / 800490 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite17 / 3620 / 36
 ACT English16 / 3620
 ACT Writing / 12 / 12
 ACT Math16 / 3621 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$50
 Graduate Application Fee$50
 In-State Tuition & Fees$26,370
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,370
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid98%
 % Undergraduates with Loans80%
 % Undergraduates with Grants98%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$1,500
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,400
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,603
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$5,032
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,932
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$6,157

Neighborhood Data for the Bridgeport Area

Median Age32.6
Median Household Income$40,947
Total Population143,412
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total48.3% 51.7%
 Age 0-949.7%50.3%
 Age 10-1753.0%47.0%
 Age 18-2453.3%46.7%
 Age 25-2951.0%49.0%
 Age 30-3946.2%53.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White48.6%
 % Black34.5%
 % Asian3.6%
 % Latino36.7%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.5%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$11,400
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$9,603
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$831
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50032.3%34.0%5.0%
 $500 to $74933.3%11.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99925.0%31.3%21.8%
 Over $10009.4%23.2%62.9%
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