|Admission Standards||Extremely Easy|
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How hard is it to get into University of Bridgeport and can I get accepted? The school has a 55% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,728 out of 6,830 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 extremely 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 10% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.
You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Bridgeport is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||460|
|SAT Math 25th||450|
|SAT Composite 25th||910|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||560|
|SAT Math 75th||540|
|SAT Composite 75th||1100|
|Average SAT Score||1010|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Bridgeport?
University of Bridgeport typically prefers applicants to be in the top 76 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 910 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 810. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1010 out of 1600. The school ranks #14 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1100 and Above||Good||>68%|
|1005 to 1100||Avg +||55%-68%|
|910 to 1005||Avg -||42%-55%|
|815 to 910||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 815||Low||<30%|
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||19|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||21|
|Average ACT Score||20|
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 19 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 56 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 21 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #12 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 7 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Bridgeport.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|21 and Above||Good||>68%|
|20 to 21||Avg +||55%-68%|
|19 to 20||Avg -||42%-55%|
|18 to 19||Reach||30%-42%|
|Less than 18||Low||<30%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of Bridgeport?
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 55% 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|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
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)||10%||10%||10%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Bridgeport is $25.
What are the requirements for admission to University of Bridgeport and what student information is used for 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.
95% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Bridgeport. 7% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
55% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 910 and 1100. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 19 and 21. 7% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.