University of Bridgeport Rankings

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In the World#1926 of 14178
In North America#591 of 2629
In the United States#541 of 2528
In Connecticut#11 of 29
In Bridgeport#1 of 2

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
55%
Average SAT
1005
Average ACT
20
Avg. cost to attend
$22,347 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,233
Graduates
1,856
Male:Female Ratio
33:67
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Bridgeport Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate55%47%59%
Applicants6,8302,6054,225
Admissions3,7281,2162,512
Freshmen enrolled full time368116252

895 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

947 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
353 or 96%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 910
or below

75% of them
had 1100
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Bridgeport are 910-1100 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
22 or 6%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 19
or below

75% of them
had 21
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Bridgeport are 19-21 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White1807 (36%)
Black or African American1205 (24%)
Hispanic1004 (20%)
Nonresident Alien560 (11%)
Asian256 (5%)
Two or more races111 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown103 (2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native9 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander8 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$22,347/year
Average aid awarded
$28,429
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,663
$30-48K$24,620
$48-75K$25,177
$75-110K$26,973
$110K+$27,695

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$31,920$18,612
Tuition in-state$31,920$18,612
Tuition out-of-state$31,920$18,612
Fee in-district$2,840$2,590
Fee in-state$2,840$2,590
Fee out-of-state$2,840$2,590

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,786
Combined charge for room and board$15,950

University of Bridgeport Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General98
Dental Hygiene & Hygienist423516
General Studies2354
Human Nutrition74
Computer Science566
Psychology, General63
Electrical and Electronics Engineering3122
Elementary Education and Teaching53
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other48
Human Services, General46
Engineering & Industrial Management392
Finance, General39
International Relations and Affairs1226
Mechanical Engineering37
Secondary Education and Teaching37
Physician Assistant37
Chiropractic36
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse32
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies31
Business & Commerce, General31
Computer Engineering, General31513
Management Science30
Biology & Biological Sciences, General24
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services24
Naturopathic Medicine & Naturopathy23
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies18
Mass Communication & Media Studies17
Accounting16
Industrial and Product Design15
Graphic Design15
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering15
Interior Design12
Education, General12
Social Sciences, General11
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine11
International and Intercultural Communication11
Fashion Merchandising9
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist9
Design and Applied Arts, Other6
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other6
English Language and Literature, General5
Labor and Industrial Relations41
Marketing & Marketing Management, General5
International Business & Trade & Commerce4
East Asian Studies13
Mathematics, General4
Traditional Chinese Medicine and Chinese Herbology22
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision4
Music, General2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other1
Religion & Religious Studies1
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General1
Grand Total6660264280
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate45%44%46%
  • Full-time retention rate - 69%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,743
Citations
20,923

Publication count by topic

Computer science
579
Engineering
192
Psychology
176
Medicine
145
Materials science
94
Business
67
Economics
59
Political science
57
Chemistry
55
Mathematics
55
Biology
52
Sociology
33
Physics
32
Geology
28
History
23
Geography
21
Philosophy
12
Art
6
Environmental science
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
History450610
Geology12801,271
Computer science16593,981
Business16641,051
Economics1736872
Psychology17423,236
Engineering17961,462
Art188513
Sociology2035313
Philosophy209910
Political science2263118
Geography2359249
Medicine23882,053
Mathematics2584805
Physics2631380
Materials science2867946
Biology29991,589
Chemistry3467846

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199018143
199111122
199214157
19936150
19946165
19956178
199610144
199714170
19986152
19999178
200010178
20019222
20026212
200310233
200412207
200516294
200615351
200738374
200872420
200961477
201096661
201161661
201290787
2013101848
20141231178
20151161249
20161081384
2017891354
20181071422
2019711698
2020412057

General info

Alternative namesUB
Founded1927
WikipediaUniversity of Bridgeport
MottoOpening doors. Building futures
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May. Also extensive Summer Session
Total FTE staff570
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, Connecticut, 06604-5620
United States
City population144,000
Phone2035764000
Fax+1 (203) 576 4941

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