University of Bridgeport

country rank  553
world rank  1769

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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 91 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

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

Degree Levels & Study Areas

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Yearly Tuition Range

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

University Admissions

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

Size and Profile

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

Facilities and Services

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


Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Accreditation

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)


  • 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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Errors and Update

Site last updated: Wednesday, 14 November 2018