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University of Bridgeport Demographics & Diversity

Bridgeport, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
Very High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at University of Bridgeport are predominantly Black with a sizeable White population. The school has very high racial diversity. 76% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of Bridgeport students
Race Percent of Students
White 24%
Black 36%
Hispanic 18%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 1%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 16%
Race Unknown 0%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Low

There are 70% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Bridgeport with a gender ratio of 63% women to 37% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Bridgeport has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Bridgeport students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 37%
Women 63%
Enrollment by gender for University of Bridgeport students
Gender Number of Students
Men 2,030
Women 3,455

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
Low

University of Bridgeport serves a low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 55 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Bridgeport students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 55%
Out of State 39%
Foreign 6%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,241 per year

57% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
5,485
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 32.2%
Part time Undergrads 27.1%

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