University of Bridgeport: Review & Facts

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University of Bridgeport is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,435 students enrolled. This college was originated in 1927 and is one of the 5 colleges and schools located in Bridgeport, Connecticut.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
59
Fair
At University of Bridgeport you can obtain your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Bridgeport follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 59 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Engineering, Medical Assistant, Medical, and Psychology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other colleges.


Student Retention
56%
Bad
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you wish to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

The student retention rate at University of Bridgeport is low at 56% (way below Connecticut average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
16 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Bridgeport is very low: 27%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Bridgeport is decent - 16:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,900
High
Average tuition costs are very high - $28,800 per academic year. The additional fees at University of Bridgeport beyond tuition are approximately $2,100; this comes to a total of $30,900 per year.

Read the details about University of Bridgeport additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
52%
Doable
As reported in recent government data, 6,703 applications were submitted and 3,470 were accepted; so it is not very hard to get accepted at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score stats at University of Bridgeport in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University of Bridgeport provides a distance learning option and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Bridgeport, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
University of Bridgeport provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 1,500 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Bridgeport. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, University of Bridgeport appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Bridgeport Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Bridgeport, 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620, USA
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