University of Bridgeport

The University of Bridgeport offers career-oriented undergraduate, graduate and professional degrees and programs for people seeking personal and professional growth. The University promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility, and commitment to service. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world. The University is independent and non-sectarian.

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School Details

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Private, Coed 1927 N/A Semester $34.1 million + 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604 (203) 576-4000
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The The student-faculty ratio at University of Bridgeport is 17:1, and the school has 66 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Bridgeport include: Business/Commerce, General; Psychology, General; General Studies; Public Administration and Social Service Professions; and Dental Hygiene/Hygienist. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 63 percent.

Faculty & Classes

Title Value
Classes with fewer than 20 students 66%
20-49 33.5%
50 or more 0.5%


  • Business/Commerce, General, 18%
  • Psychology, General, 14%
  • General Studies, 11%
  • Public Administration and Social Service Professions, 8%
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist, 6%

Academic Programs & Offerings

  • First-year experiences - 80%
  • Service learning - 30%
  • Senior capstone or culminating academic experience - 100%
  • Undergraduate research/creative projects - 30%