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University of Bridgeport

School Profile

  • University of BridgeportPrivate Four-year University in Bridgeport, CT
  • Acceptance Rate: 62%
  • Accreditation: New England Association of Colleges and Schools

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 2,028
First-year Undergraduate Students: 453
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 2,028
Graduate Students: 3,086

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Associate of Business Administration/Management
  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Advertising
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Business - General
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Community Organization/Advocacy
  • Bachelor of Computer Engineering - General
  • Bachelor of Computer/Information Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Creative Writing
  • Bachelor of East Asian Studies
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of General Studies
  • Bachelor of Graphic Design
  • Bachelor of Humanities
  • Bachelor of Illustration
  • Bachelor of Industrial Design
  • Bachelor of Interior Design
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Journalism
  • Bachelor of Labor/Personnel Relations
  • Bachelor of Management Information Systems
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mass Communications/Media Studies
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Music - General
  • Bachelor of Physical Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Political Science/Government
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Public Relations
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Social Sciences - General
  • Bachelor of Sociology

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $25,465
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $25,465

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Required
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 500
  • TOEFL (paper) average score: 540


Member: NCAA
Team name: Purple Knights


  • Ranked #137 Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs
  • Ranked #30 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #76 Student Engagement and Assessment
  • Ranked #10 Student Services and Technology
  • Faculty Credentials and Training(U.S. News Top Online Programs Rankings )
  • Ranked #13 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #3 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #1 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #31 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #12 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604
(203) 576-4552
(800) 392-3582
Fax: (203) 576-4941
Contact: Barbara Maryak
Associate Vice President of Admissions

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity less selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 57%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate N/A
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 57%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 6,369
Female applicants 4,049
Male applicants 2,320
Applicants accepted 3,659
Female applicants accepted 2,416
Male applicants accepted 1,243
Freshman enrollment 610
Female freshman enrollment 406
Male freshman enrollment 204
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants N/A
Early action applicants accepted N/A
Early action applicants enrolled N/A
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action N/A

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list No
Applicants placed on wait list N/A
Students accepting place on wait list N/A
Students accepted from wait list N/A

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 51%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 99%
Average high school GPA 2.9
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 2.5-3.2

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 93%
SAT Critical Reading average score 450
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 410-490
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 451
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 410-490
SAT Writing average score 446
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range 400-490
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 9%
Average ACT Composite score 19
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 17-20
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range 16-20
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range 16-21

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