University of Bridgeport Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of Bridgeport
|Admission Standards||Very Easy|
How hard is it to get into University of Bridgeport and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,283 out of 7,947 applicants were admitted making University of Bridgeport a more competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance for qualifying applicants. Academically, it has very easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 66 percent. University of Bridgeport typically accepts and attracts "B-" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
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University of Bridgeport SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT90%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||480|
|SAT Math 25th||460|
|SAT Composite 25th||940|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||580|
|SAT Math 75th||550|
|SAT Composite 75th||1130|
|Average SAT Score||1040|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Bridgeport?
University of Bridgeport typically requires applicants to be in the top 71 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 940 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 840. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1040 out of 1600. The school ranks #15 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 90 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1130 and Above||Good||>67%|
|1035 to 1130||Avg +||54%-67%|
|940 to 1035||Avg -||41%-54%|
|845 to 940||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 845||Low||<29%|
University of Bridgeport ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT13%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||17|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||23|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Bridgeport?
Admission data indicates that University of Bridgeport regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #10 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Bridgeport.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>67%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||54%-67%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||41%-54%|
|15 to 18||Reach||29%-41%|
|Less than 15||Low||<29%|
Avg. High School GPA2.98
Typical High School GradesB-
You can get into University of Bridgeport with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Bridgeport was 2.98 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Bridgeport accepts 54% of students who apply.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||13%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||11%||Good|
|3.00 to 3.25||17%||Avg +|
|2.75 to 3.00||30%||Avg -|
|2.50 to 2.75||19%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
70% of University of Bridgeport freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.
|High School Class Rank||Freshmen Within Range|
|Top 10% of class||9%|
|Top 25% of class||30%|
|Top 50% of class||70%|
|Bottom 50% of class||30%|
|Bottom 25% of class||10%|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||13%||13%||13%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of Bridgeport and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128744 IPEDS survey data for University of Bridgeport.