|Business model||Not for Profit|
|Degrees offered||Undergrad & Graduate|
|Student to faculty ratio||16:1|
|Dormitory capacity||1,786 students|
|Freshmen are required
to live on campus
University of Bridgeport is somewhat selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 6,969 applications and 4,027 students were granted admission. University of Bridgeport is at the #56 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.
Among other admission requirements, applicants must submit ACT or SAT test scores in order to get their application considered. In Fall 2016, 12% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 89% submitted SAT scores.
|SAT||840 to 1010|
|ACT||18 to 23|
In 2016-2017 academic year, University of Bridgeport's tuition was $29,550 for all students regardless of residency (10.3% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)
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In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of University of Bridgeport's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 58% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,953 (which is 12.6% above the national average.)
The total number of federal student loan recipients at University of Bridgeport in 2016-2017, was 303, which is 74% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,665 (which is 13.1% above the national average.)
In Fall 2016, University of Bridgeport has enrolled a total of 5,658 students (3,900 students full-time and 1,758 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 5,658 students, 289 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 43% men and 57% women and 2,941 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 2,717 for graduates studies.
The institution also enrolled 549 students for distance studies.
Non-resident alien: 30%
Black/African American: 22%
Two or more races: 2%
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 0%
Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at University of Bridgeport.Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
|Study Areas||Percent||Total Graduates||Online|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||15%||266||0|
|Health Professions And Related Programs||11%||187||77|
|Family And Consumer Sciences/human Sciences||8%||136||0|
|Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs||6%||98||0|
|Engineering Technologies And Engineering-related Fields||5%||84||0|
|Biological And Biomedical Sciences||4%||66|
|Philosophy And Religious Studies||1%||10|
Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.
The following section details graduation and dropout rates of University of Bridgeport full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.
The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.
The typical median income of University of Bridgeport graduates 6 years after enrollment is $31,200. Last year, out of the total 849 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 764 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 646 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 562 were employed.
|6 years after enrollment||10 years after enrollment|
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