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Study at University of BridgeportUniversity of Bridgeport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, and was established in the year 1927 by Everett Cortright. Originally, the university was known as the Junior College of Connecticut, and was the first Northeastern United States junior college to be chartered. The university has several degree-granting schools and colleges under it, including:
Profile of University of Bridgeport
The main campus of University of Bridgeport is in Bridgeport, CT (a medium-sized city). The school is a private, not-for-profit school. University of Bridgeport offers degrees up to the Doctoral degree.
The school students most commonly major in a field related to engineering, education and teaching, computer science and engineering, and family and social work.
University of Bridgeport Selectivity
University of Bridgeport does not accept everyone who applies. In 2007, SAT verbal scores of half of students were 380 to 480. Three-fourths of students accepted in 2007 had SAT math scores of 370 or more.
University of Bridgeport offers tenure to reward and retain some professors.
In 2007, the school had 4,752 enrolled students. University of Bridgeport has a larger minority student population than most schools.
Meal plans are available. Student athletes at University of Bridgeport belong to the New York Collegiate Athletic Conference for major sports.
The school reports its educational mission is:
"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. Adopted by the Board of Trustees on April 23, 2004"
University of Bridgeport Programs and Degrees
Contact: University of Bridgeport
University of Bridgeport
126 Park Avenue
Bridgeport, CT 06604-5620
General Phone: (203) 576-4000