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University of Bridgeport

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Rating

Private

Type

6,642

Students

$31,920

Tuition

55%

Acceptance

#531

Ranking

Midsize City

Campus Setting

Bridgeport, CT

126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620

University of Bridgeport is a mid-sized private university located in Bridgeport, CT ranked 21st in Connecticut. It has a total of 3,945 full-time undergraduate students and is not very competitive, accepting 54.58% of applicants. University of Bridgeport offers 93 different majors and is best known for its Dental Hygiene, Fashion Merchandising, and Industrial and Product Design programs (nationally ranked 36th, 36th, and 45th respectively). With an annual tuition of $31,920 per year, University of Bridgeport is reasonably expensive. 49.08% of students graduate beginning the next chapter of their lives, working. Open graduating, alumni go on to make roughly $43,100 per year, which is 4% greater than the national median.

Rankings

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Cost

$34,760/Year
Above Average

University of Bridgeport

$34,760

National Average

$18,347
Pay with Cash

$59,582/year

Total annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses; excluding any financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Pay with Financial Aid

$38,628/year

Average annual cost including tuition, books and living expenses after financial aid, grants or scholarships.

Getting In

55%Acceptance
Average

University of Bridgeport

55%

National

69%
Sat

910 - 1100

96% of students submit

Admissions Yield

10%

ACT

0 - 0

6% of students submit

SAT & ACT

Required

Application Fee

$25

Students

3,945Undergrads
Medium Student Population

Full-Time

523

Part-Time

0
Male

35%

In-state

83%

Female

65%

Out of state

15%

Undergrads Over 25

26%

International

1%

Majors/Degrees

Popular Majors
Graduates per Major
8% Business Administration and Management, General6% Human Nutrition6% Computer Science81% Others

8% Business Administration and Management, General

6% Human Nutrition

6% Computer Science

81% Others

Business Administration and Management, General

8%

98 Graduates

Human Nutrition

6%

74 Graduates

Computer Science

6%

72 Graduates

Psychology, General

5%

69 Graduates

General Studies

4%

54 Graduates

Electrical and Electronics Engineering

4%

53 Graduates

Elementary Education and Teaching

4%

53 Graduates

Dental Hygiene/Hygienist

4%

51 Graduates

Academics

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Professors
StudentsProfessors16:116:1

Students

Professors

Student Faculty Ratio

16

Number of Library Books

135,630

Academic Spend per Student

$10,279

Full-time Retention Rate

69%

Total spend on salaries and wages to all employees, faculty, staff, per student.

High retention indicates students are generally satisfied with their experience.

Post-Graduation Salary

$32,300/Year

University of Bridgeport

$32,300

National

$26,900
Median Earnings

$32,300

2 Years After Graduation

Employed 2 Years after Graduation

1%

Median Earnings

$43,100

6 Years After Graduation

Graduation Rate

49%