University of Bridgeport (UB)

Bridgeport, CT

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University of Bridgeport

University of Bridgeport Student Essentials

University of Bridgeport Student Essentials
Region: Northeast
Setting: Mid-size City Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Not applicable
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Purple Knights
Website: www.bridgeport.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $25,200
Out-of-State Tuition: $25,200
Retention Rate: 52%
Enrollment: 4,649
Year Established: 1927

About UB

A diverse student body and a high success rate among its graduates are two reasons to attend University of Bridgeport in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

A private school, University of Bridgeport offers undergraduate academics in the liberal and fine arts, humanities, business, and the natural and social sciences, among other subjects. The vast majority of undergraduates at Bridgeport go on to graduate school either at Bridgeport or elsewhere.

Bridgeport’s graduate and professional academics include its well-known medical programs, which feature a college of naturopathic medicine, a chiropractic school and an acupuncture institute. Training undergraduate and graduate students for medical careers, these schools also offer medical care to the community, giving students the opportunity to study and work in a clinical setting.

Other graduate-level professional offerings are offered in such fields as education, counseling, engineering and technology management.

Recognized as having an exceptionally diverse student body, Bridgeport’s students represent numerous cultures, ethnicities and countries represented.

Bridgeport’s student organizations also reflect this diversity, with such clubs as the National Society of Black Student Engineers, a Caribbean student association, as well as groups for Latin American, Muslim, lesbian and gay students. Diverse interests are also represented by Bridgeport’s student organizations and activities, which range from everything to a ballroom dance club to a school newspaper to clubs devoted to cooking, fencing and music production.

Admission is based on submission of an application, transcripts, test scores, a personal statement and letters of recommendation.

For those who need assistance with tuition and other fees, financial aid is available to eligible students.

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UB Map & Location

University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604


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Getting Around UB

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

9/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Bridgeport, CT

Winter
Dec
42
28
Jan
37
23
Feb
40
25
Spring
Mar
47
31
Apr
58
41
May
68
51
Summer
Jun
77
61
Jul
82
66
Aug
81
66
Fall
Sep
74
58
Oct
63
47
Nov
53
38

UB Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 2,028
Freshman Class 610
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 4,649

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 12%
  • African American: 29%
  • Caucasian: 48%
  • Asian: 5%
  • Unknown and Other: 6%
Latino 12%
African American 29%
Caucasian 48%
Asian 5%
Unknown and Other 6%

Undergraduate 44%
Graduate 56%
Full-Time 96%
Part-Time 4%
Women 64%
Men 36%
International 34%
Domestic 66%

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