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The University of Bridgeport is a private institution. Founded as a junior college in 1927, it became a four-year institution in 1947. Its 86-acre campus is located on the former estate of P.T. Barnum in Bridgeport, 60 miles from New York City.

Website: www.bridgeport.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,129
Undergraduate
Students
(64.3%) 2,011 Women
(35.7%) 1,118 Men
2,305
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
54% of 7,947 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.04
SAT Math
470 average
420-520 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
485 average
440-530 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
20 average
18-24 range of middle 50%
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
Not available
Tuition and Fees
$32,860
Room and Board
Not reported
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$30,815
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$21,200
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
147
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 26% of classes
10-19 students: 40% of classes
20-29 students: 26% of classes
30-39 students: 7% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
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Campus Life

Bridgeport Population
147,216
Nearest Metropolitan Area
New York City
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
37% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
 
Sororities
2% of women participate
Fraternities
1% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
1.0% American Indian/Alaskan Native
4.4% Asian
39.0% Black/African-American
25.1% Hispanic/Latino
1.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
27.9% White
1.1% Unknown
International Students
13.1% from 48 countries
First-Year Students Returning
71.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
31.9%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
25.0%
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