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Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, University of Bridgeport is a private not-for-profit institution. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

32 Undergraduate Degrees
$41,631 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
54% Acceptance Rate

Where Is University of Bridgeport?

Location of University of Bridgeport

Contact details for UBridgeport are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
Phone: 203-576-4000

How Do I Get Into UBridgeport?

You can apply to UBridgeport online at:

Admission Requirements for UBridgeport

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations required
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UBridgeport?

54% Acceptance Rate
68% Of Accepted Are Women
90% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate at UBridgeport is 54%, which is a sign that the school is fairly selective. While it may not be as hard to get into as other colleges, you should not take admission for granted.

Approximately 32% of accepted students are men and 68% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 51%, and the acceptance rate for women is 56%.

Average Test Scores

About 90% of students accepted to UBridgeport submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 440 and 530. Math scores were between 420 and 520.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Bridgeport  ( 440 to 530 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Bridgeport  ( 420 to 520 )
UBridgeport received ACT scores from 13% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 17 and 23. Math scores were between 17 and 24. Composite scores were between 18 and 24.

ACT English Scores for University of Bridgeport  ( 17 to 23 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Bridgeport  ( 17 to 24 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Bridgeport  ( 18 to 24 )

Can I Afford University of Bridgeport?

$41,631 Net Price
78% Take Out Loans
8.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UBridgeport is $41,631. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At UBridgeport, approximately 78% of students took out student loans averaging $10,984 a year. That adds up to $43,936 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UBridgeport is 8.3%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Bridgeport Undergraduate Student Diversity

2,132 Full-Time Undergraduates
64% Women
63% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 3,233 undergraduate students at UBridgeport, with 2,132 being full-time and 1,101 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UBridgeport

There are also 1,856 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 2,132 full-time undergraduates at UBridgeport, 36% are male and 64% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UBridgeport

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Bridgeport students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UBridgeport Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 74
Black or African American 640
Hispanic or Latino 557
White 512
International Students 241
Other Races/Ethnicities 108

Geographic Diversity

Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of Bridgeport. At this time, 19 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 80 countries are represented at UBridgeport. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.

Online Learning at University of Bridgeport

858 Took All Classes Online
1,874 Took At Least One Class Online
16.9% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 4 bachelor’s degree and 3 master’s degree programs available online at UBridgeport. In 2017-2018, 1,874 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UBridgeport has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UBridgeport

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Bridgeport was 16.9%. This is the #639 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UBridgeport regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Bridgeport Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 32 32
TOTAL 32 32


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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