#9 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Student Population
University of Bridgeport overview
Location Bridgeport, Connecticut
Online bridgeport.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Midsize City
University of Bridgeport overview
Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, University of Bridgeport is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 6,830 prospective students applied, and 3,728 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 368 enrolled in the school.  3,404 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 2,081 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $31,920 plus fees of $2,840. University of Bridgeport is ranked 951 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



University of Bridgeport is rated within the lower 31% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 4 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Extremely Easy
University of Bridgeport overview
SAT 910/1100
ACT 19/21
GPA 2.98
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $25

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of Bridgeport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,840
Room and Board $15,950
Budget for Other Expenses$7,372
Total One Year Cost$59,582

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$45,500 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
27% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Bridgeport students
Subject Percent of Class
Liberal Arts and Humanities 22%
Business 21%
Health Professions 16%
Psychology 13%
Human Services 9%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128744 IPEDS survey data for University of Bridgeport.

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