University of Bridgeport

The University of Bridgeport (UB) is a private, regionally accredited university in Bridgeport, Connecticut. It is the 11th most racially diverse university in the United States, according to U.S. News & World Report. UB students come from 46 United States and over 80 countries throughout the world. The university is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, as well as by the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Department of Higher Education.

Incoming UB freshmen have an average SAT score of 1000 (Verbal and Math), and an average high school GPA of 2.8. The vast majority of students (80%) go on to earn a master's degree.

The University of Bridgeport offers a wide range of degree programs at all levels (associate's through doctoral). Students can pursue Associate's degrees in such areas as Dental Hygiene and Business Administration, or Bachelor's degrees (B.S., B.A., or B.F.A.) in such areas as International Business, Psychology, Computer Science, Music, Accounting, Graphic Design, Computer Engineering, and Biology. At the graduate level, UB offers Master's degree and Doctoral programs in such areas as Naturopathic Medicine, Counseling, Education, and Electrical Engineering. All together UB offers 125 different programs at their main campus and at their Waterbury and Stamford branch campuses.

U.S. News & World Report ranks UB's Online Graduate Computer Information Technology program as the 4th best in the nation. The online bachelor's degree program was ranked 12th best in the nation in the same publication. U.S. News & World Report also ranked UB's Online Master in Engineering program at #16 in the nation.

Like some many higher education institution, University of Bridgeport now offers many of its degrees online. Students at Bridgeport can earn an undergraduate or graduate degree entirely online via the university's online distance learning program. At the undergraduate level, online degrees are available in healthcare administration, human resource administration, organizational leadership, dental hygiene and general studies. At the graduate level, online degrees are available in Global Development and Peace, Business Administration, Human Nutrition, Dental Hygiene, Computer Science and Technology Management. University of Bridgeport also offers blended degrees, that combine campus-based learning with online study.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (203) 576-4000
Address: 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Small ( 2,500+ undergrad, 2,300+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 23,457
Out-of-State Tuition $ 23,472
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 16 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Biology Biological Sciences
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Business Administration and Management
Business Administration, Management and Operations
Business Commerce
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations
Fashion Merchandising
Human Resources Management Personnel Administration
International Business Trade Commerce
International Finance
Labor and Industrial Relations
Management Information Systems
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Communication and Journalism
Mass Media Studies
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Science
Educational Instructional Technology
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision
Elementary Education and Teaching
School Counseling and Guidance Services
Secondary Education and Teaching
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Computer Engineering
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Mechanical Engineering
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Engineering Industrial Management
English Language and Literature Letters
English Language and Literature
Ethnic, Cultural and Group Studies
East Asian Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Human Nutrition
Health Professions and Related Programs
Clinical Laboratory Science Medical Technology Technologist
Dental Hygiene Hygienist
Physician Assistant
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice Safety Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
General Studies
Humanities Humanistic Studies
Mathematics and Statistics
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Religion Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services
Social Sciences
International Relations and Affairs
Social Sciences
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