University of Bridgeport

country rank  604
world rank  1880

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University Overview

Established in 1927, University of Bridgeport is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the urban setting of the large town of Bridgeport (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Stamford, Waterbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Bridgeport (UB) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Bridgeport (UB) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 92 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 60-70% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UB
Founded 1927
Motto Opening doors. Building futures
Colours Purple and white

University Location

Address 126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport (population range: 50,000-249,999)
06604-5620 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (203) 576 4000
F +1 (203) 576 4941
Other locations Stamford, Waterbury

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

uniRank Tuition Range Matrix
Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 60-70%
Admission Office 126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport 06604-5620
+1 (203) 576 4552
800 392 3582

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Bridgeport's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Not reported
Distance Learning Yes

Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation

1951


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (ABET)
  • Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • Council on Chiropractic Education (CCE)
  • Council on Naturopathic Medical Education (CNME)

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • American Council on Education (ACE)
  • Association of Urban Universities (AUU)
  • American Association of University Women (AAUW)
  • American Association of Community Colleges (AACC)
  • American Association of Colleges for Teacher Education (AACTE)
  • Connecticut Conference of Independent Colleges
  • Association of American Colleges and Universities (AAC&U)
  • Council of Graduate Schools
  • College Board
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)
  • Eastern College Athletic Conference (ECAC)
  • East Coast Conference (ECC)

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Site last updated: Wednesday, 8 May 2019