#9 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

University of Bridgeport Admission Requirements

Bridgeport, Connecticut

 0 Reviews

Chances of getting into University of Bridgeport

Acceptance Rate

Admission Difficulty for University of Bridgeport
Measure Difficulty
Admission Standards Extremely Easy 
Applicant Competition Low 
How hard is it to get into University of Bridgeport and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at University of Bridgeport is 73%.  It ranks #10 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Bridgeport is a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Last year, 3,613 out of 4,940 applicants were admitted.

The school has extremely easy admission requirements, generally admitting students who can score in the top 69 percent on standardized admission tests. University of Bridgeport typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.04. Most incoming freshmen graduate in the top half of their high school class. 7% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Bridgeport. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 21% of students submitted SAT scores.

University of Bridgeport SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range 
Applicants Submitting SAT 
SAT Scores for University of Bridgeport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 470
SAT Math 25th 480
SAT Composite 25th 950
SAT Scores for University of Bridgeport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 570
SAT Math 75th 560
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 is a test optional school meaning applicants are not required to submit SAT scores with their application. The position on SAT scores from the school is "considered but not required".

Students who get into University of Bridgeport score in the top 69 percent of all SAT test takers.. The SAT composite score range for the middle 50% of students is 950-1130.

Find other colleges with similar SAT score requirements

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Bridgeport admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness  Admission Chances 
1130 and Above Good >84%
1040 to 1130 Avg + 73%-84%
950 to 1040 Avg - 59%-73%
860 to 950 Reach 43%-59%
Less than 860 Low <43%
Calculate My Chances 

University of Bridgeport ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range 
Not Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT 
ACT Scores for University of Bridgeport
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th N/A
ACT Scores for University of Bridgeport
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th N/A
Average ACT Score N/A
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

University of Bridgeport GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA 
Typical High School Grades 

What GPA do you need to get into University of Bridgeport?

Applicants need about average high school grades to get into University of Bridgeport. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Bridgeport was 3.04 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #18 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 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

Explore more colleges with similar GPA requirements

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2022

High School Class Rank

64% of University of Bridgeport freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of Bridgeport students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 8%
Top 25% of class 31%
Top 50% of class 64%
Data Source, Peterson's Data


Admission Statistics

University of Bridgeport admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 3,161 1,779 4,940
Accepted 2,383 1,230 3,613
Acceptance Rate 75% 69% 73%
Enrolled 162 76 238
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 7% 6% 7%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2021 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Bridgeport is $0. The school is free to apply to.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Bridgeport and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Bridgeport Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Bridgeport
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes
Other Colleges to Consider 

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


Does University of Bridgeport prefer SAT or ACT?

21% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Bridgeport.

What is my chance of getting into University of Bridgeport?

73% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Bridgeport. Admission competition is low and the college has extremely easy admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Bridgeport?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 950 and 1130. 21% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.