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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%

Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity

There are 55% more female students than male students enrolled at University of Bridgeport with a gender ratio of 61% women to 39% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, University of Bridgeport has a lower gender diversity than other US colleges and is slightly less inclusive of males.

Male to female gender ratio for University of Bridgeport students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 39%
Women 61%
Enrollment by gender for University of Bridgeport students
Gender Number of Students
Men 1,561
Women 2,427

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity

University of Bridgeport serves a low number of students outside of Connecticut, with 51 percent of the student body residing in-state.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of Bridgeport students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 51%
Out of State 45%
Foreign 4%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$63,241 per year

52% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

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.