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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Tuition & Expenses

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Room and board $13,590 (2017-18)


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Average need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $7,988
Students who received need-based scholarship or grant aid (freshmen) 76%
Average non-need-based scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $14,200
Average non-need-based athletic scholarship or grant award (freshmen) $22,000

Financial Aid

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Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees 3%
Average total indebtedness of 2016 graduating class N/A
Graduating students who have borrowed (any loan type, 2016) N/A


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Average need-based self-help aid award (freshmen) $5,500
Students who received need-based self-help aid (freshmen) 88%