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Bridgeport, Connecticut

University of Bridgeport Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Bridgeport

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
53.9%
Admission Difficulty for University of Bridgeport
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsVery Easy
Applicant CompetitionAverage

How hard is it to get into University of Bridgeport and can I get accepted? The school has a 54% acceptance rate. 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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
940-1130
Applicants Submitting SAT
90%
SAT Scores for University of Bridgeport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 480
SAT Math 25th 460
SAT Composite 25th 940
SAT Scores for University of Bridgeport
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 580
SAT Math 75th 550
SAT Composite 75th 1130
Average SAT Score 1040

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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. 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.

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 >67%
1035 to 1130 Avg + 54%-67%
940 to 1035 Avg - 41%-54%
845 to 940 Reach 29%-41%
Less than 845 Low <29%
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University of Bridgeport ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
18-24 
Applicants Submitting ACT
13%
ACT Scores for University of Bridgeport
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 17
ACT Math 25th 17
ACT Composite 25th 18
ACT Scores for University of Bridgeport
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. 13 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Bridgeport.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Bridgeport admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
2.98
Typical High School Grades
B-

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. 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.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Bridgeport students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
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

High School Class Rank

70% 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 9%
Top 25% of class 30%
Top 50% of class 70%
Bottom 50% of class 30%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

University of Bridgeport admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 5,256 2,691 7,947
Accepted 2,923 1,360 4,283
Acceptance Rate 56% 51% 54%
Enrolled 367 183 550
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 13% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Bridgeport and what considerations affect admission decisions?

University of Bridgeport Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
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

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