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University of Bridgeport
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  • 4 Year
  • BRIDGEPORT, CT

Report Card

grade C+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B minus
  3. Diversity
    grade A+
  4. Campus
    grade D+
  5. Athletics
    grade B+
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade C+
  8. Location
    grade C minus
  9. Dorms
    grade C minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade C
  12. Safety
    grade B

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Bridgeport is a private university located in Bridgeport, Connecticut in the New York City Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,132 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Bridgeport acceptance rate is 55%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Dental Hygiene, and Psychology. Graduating 45% of students, Bridgeport alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $32,300.

About

126 PARK AVENUE
BRIDGEPORT, CT 06604
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (without football)
Athletic Conference
East Coast Conference

University of Bridgeport Rankings

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UB Admissions

Acceptance Rate
55%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
910-1100
ACT Range
19-21
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$22,347 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$28,429 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade C+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
84%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 56 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 68 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 68 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
4
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
4
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    19%
  • On Campus
    67%
  • Online
    14%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,132 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
1,101
Undergrads Over 25
16%
Pell Grant
57%
Varsity Athletes
9%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Unique
    43%
  • Outgoing
    28%
  • Personable
    17%
  • Different
    9%
  • Stressed
    2%
  • Uncertain
    2%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
57%
Poll
42%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 78 responses
Poll
48%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 92 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 50 responses
  • Culturally diverse
    82%
  • Performance in academic excellent and innovasion
    8%
  • Disappointing
    2%
  • Fast-paced
    2%
  • Fast-paced and culturally diverse
    2%
  • Home away from home
    2%
  • Unsatisfying
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$43,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
45%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
91%
National
83%
88%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 43 responses

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