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University of Bridgeport Tuition & Cost

Bridgeport, Connecticut

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How much does it cost to attend?

Sticker Price
Costs for University of Bridgeport
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,500
Other Fees$2,840
Room and Board $15,950
Other Expenses Budget$7,372

Annual Prices

The annual list price to attend University of Bridgeport on a full time basis for 2018/2019 is $59,582 for all students regardless of their residency. This fee is comprised of $31,920 for tuition, $15,950 room and board, $1,500 for books and supplies and $2,840 for other fees. Out of state tuition for University of Bridgeport is $31,920, the same as Connecticut residents.

All price data is sourced from the 2019/2020 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.
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Net Price

Net price is indicative of what it actually costs to attend University of Bridgeport when typical grants and scholarships are considered. The net price varies by family income and financial need.

Average Net Price 2018/2019
Net Price by Income University of Bridgeport
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$15,663
$30,001 to $48,000$24,620
$48,001 to $75,000$25,177
$75,001 to $110,000$26,973

The average reported annual net price for University of Bridgeport for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,347 in 2018/2019. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

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Financial Aid

99% of full-time undergrad University of Bridgeport received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $28,429 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 90% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $9,090 and 7% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $12,236.

Finanical Aid University of Bridgeport
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $28,429 99%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $23,947 99%
Pell Grants $4,796 57%
Other Federal Grants $1,559 18%
State and Local Grants $2,458 58%
Federal Student Loans $9,090 90%
Other Student Loans $12,236 7%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Bridgeport, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $93,264. The loan balance of $93,264 is a four year multiple of the $23,316 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $890 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 2.75%.

Example Loan $93,264
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 2.75%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $889.84
Total Interest Paid $13,516.97
Sum of All Loan Payments $106,780.97

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price
Year All Residents
1 $59,582
2 $61,299
3 $63,065
4 $64,883

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Bridgeport to be $238,328 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 2.9% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Bridgeport
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
All Residents $1,065 $3,195 $4,260

Estimated cost for a class at University of Bridgeport based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Bridgeport versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Bridgeport Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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