Colleges Near Bridgeport

Colleges and universities near me in the Bridgeport, Connecticut area

There are 3 colleges in Bridgeport and 112 colleges within 50 miles enrolling a total of 577,540 students. These are the closest colleges.

Located in Connecticut with a population of 144,229, the closest colleges are ranked below by distance from Bridgeport. Driving time to these schools from Bridgeport should be less than 1 hours. The top rated college in the area is Yale University in New Haven which is ranked #4 in the nation by CollegeSimply. The largest college in the area is Columbia University in the City of New York enrolling 30,135 students. In terms of affordability, Housatonic Community College in Bridgeport offers the lowest tuition for colleges in the area at $3,984 per year.

This directory is inclusive of nearby two and four year schools, both public and private. If you are looking for more affordable higher education options or not ready for a full four-year program, consider local community colleges near Bridgeport.


112 results

University of Bridgeport
B
Bridgeport, CT
University of Bridgeport

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#7 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 4,155enrollment
  • $24,613net price
  • 71%acceptance rate
  • 920-1130SAT range
  • 17-22ACT range
  • 3.04Avg GPA

2 miles from Bridgeport

Housatonic Community College
H
Bridgeport, CT
 
Housatonic Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,821enrollment
  • $6,448net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1

1 miles from Bridgeport

St Vincent's College
S
Bridgeport, CT
 
St Vincent's College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 485enrollment
  • $18,175net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

1 miles from Bridgeport

Fairfield University
F
Fairfield, CT
Fairfield University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 5,513enrollment
  • $43,173net price
  • 56%acceptance rate
  • 1190-1340SAT range
  • 27-30ACT range
  • 3.64Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 15

4 miles from Bridgeport

Sacred Heart University
S
Fairfield, CT
Sacred Heart University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 9,313enrollment
  • $43,313net price
  • 66%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.55Avg GPA

3 miles from Bridgeport

University of New Haven
N
West Haven, CT
University of New Haven

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#6 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

  • 6,961enrollment
  • $35,395net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 1050-1220SAT range
  • 22-28ACT range
  • 3.48Avg GPA

14 miles from Bridgeport

Norwalk Community College
N
Norwalk, CT
 
Norwalk Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,420enrollment
  • $6,759net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

15 miles from Bridgeport

University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus
P
Norwalk, CT
 
University of Phoenix Fairfield County Campus

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 2enrollment
  • -net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

14 miles from Bridgeport

Gateway Community College
G
New Haven, CT
 
Gateway Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 6,003enrollment
  • $7,435net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

16 miles from Bridgeport

Southern Connecticut State University
S
New Haven, CT
Southern Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 9,331enrollment
  • $19,220net price
  • 80%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.14Avg GPA

Applications Due Jun 15

16 miles from Bridgeport

Yale University
Y
New Haven, CT
Yale University

Private 4 Year

2 reviews

#4 Best Colleges in America

  • 12,060enrollment
  • $17,511net price
  • 7%acceptance rate
  • 1460-1580SAT range
  • 33-35ACT range
  • 3.95Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Dec 31

16 miles from Bridgeport

Albertus Magnus College
A
New Haven, CT
Albertus Magnus College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,384enrollment
  • $27,492net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.0Avg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

17 miles from Bridgeport

Paier College of Art Inc
P
Hamden, CT
 
Paier College of Art Inc

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 128enrollment
  • $16,605net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

17 miles from Bridgeport

Western Connecticut State University
W
Danbury, CT
Western Connecticut State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 5,246enrollment
  • $17,383net price
  • 81%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.38Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

20 miles from Bridgeport

Stony Brook University
S
Stony Brook, NY
Stony Brook University

Public 4 Year

2 reviews

#2 Best Public Universities in New York

  • 26,782enrollment
  • $16,478net price
  • 49%acceptance rate
  • 1230-1440SAT range
  • 26-32ACT range
  • 3.9Avg GPA

Applications Due Mar 1

19 miles from Bridgeport

University of Connecticut Stamford
C
Stamford, CT
University of Connecticut Stamford

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Public Universities in Connecticut

  • 2,354enrollment
  • $13,383net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • 950-1170SAT range
  • 21-29ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

20 miles from Bridgeport

Quinnipiac University
Q
Hamden, CT
Quinnipiac University

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

 

  • 9,746enrollment
  • $41,815net price
  • 82%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.47Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

22 miles from Bridgeport

Post University
P
Waterbury, CT
Post University

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 13,844enrollment
  • $14,663net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

25 miles from Bridgeport

FAQ's

The closest community college is Housatonic Community College and is 0.9 miles from Bridgeport. Explore the complete list of nearby community college options.

Tuition and fees at Housatonic Community College are $4,496 for local residents for one academic year. Explore full costs to attend.

Housatonic Community College has an open admission policy. Open admission colleges typically have few admission thresholds and will admit all applicants so long as certain minimum requirements are met.