University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 1,733
Graduate Enrollment: 1,690
Doctoral/Professional Universities
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Hispanic focused instituion
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Medium City (100k-250k)
Four-year, medium, primarily residential // medium full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 73.14%

Male/Female: 29% / 71% (2017)

First generation college students: 42.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 9.0% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.9% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,040
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 950 - 1130

2021 Median Admit ACT: 20


Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 68.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 52.3% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 43.6% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 36.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 24.2%
Black: 34.2%
Hispanic: 28.9%
Asian: 4.3%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.5%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 0.8%
Non-resident alien: 4.5%
Unknown race: 2.7%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $52,363
In-State tuition: $35,760
Out-of-State tuition: $35,760

Estimated books and supplies: $1,500 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $16,350 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $7,372 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $8,776 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $7,372 (2022)

Average Family Income: $53,236 (2017)
Median Family Income: $32,764 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 55.3%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 75.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $25,750 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $273 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $22,983
$30k-48k $23,253
$48k-75k $24,473
$75k-110k $26,785
$110k+ $26,336

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 34%
6-year graduation rate: 44%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 94.5% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $25,750 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $11,000 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $19,665 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $21,250 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 53.1% (2015)
@3 year 62.0% (2017)
@5 year 77.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 36.4% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 39.1% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $40,415 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $52,744 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Master's Degree Computer Science. 66
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 15
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 13
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 1
Master's Degree Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 17 $25,812 $265 $27,712 ($2,309) $42,048 ($3,504)
Master's Degree Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication. 1
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 6
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 32 $31,000 $235 $88,665 ($7,389)
Bachelor's Degree Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. 48 $26,000 $276 $27,832 ($2,319) $39,282 ($3,274)
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 31
Undergraduate Certificate or Diploma Business Administration, Management and Operations. 1
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 98 $466 $66,672 ($5,556) $65,085 ($5,424)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 17 $48,198 ($4,017)
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 40
Bachelor's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 4
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree International Business. 4
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 36
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 5
Bachelor's Degree Specialized Sales, Merchandising and Marketing Operations. 9 $32,448 ($2,704)
Associate's Degree Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Criminal Justice and Corrections. 20 $26,250 $278 $30,610 ($2,551) $50,482 ($4,207)
Bachelor's Degree Human Services, General. 48 $39,930 ($3,328)
Bachelor's Degree Social Sciences, General. 11 $21,761 ($1,813)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 13
Master's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 26
Bachelor's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 42 $27,000 $286 $30,651 ($2,554) $44,774 ($3,731)
Master's Degree Design and Applied Arts. 6
Bachelor's Degree Music. 2
First Professional Degree Chiropractic. 36
Associate's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 42 $24,478 $222 $59,866 ($4,989)
Bachelor's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 35 $26,000 $266 $63,754 ($5,313) $60,701 ($5,058)
Master's Degree Dental Support Services and Allied Professions. 16 $60,405 ($5,034) $56,498 ($4,708)
Master's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 37 $1,514 $120,673 ($10,056) $130,103 ($10,842)
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 9
Master's Degree Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 13
First Professional Degree Alternative and Complementary Medicine and Medical Systems. 25
Master's Degree Education, General. 12
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 46 $92,624 ($7,719)
Master's Degree Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 24 $662 $49,234 ($4,103) $63,048 ($5,254)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 2
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 90 $233 $47,585 ($3,965) $55,018 ($4,585)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 3
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 15
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 31
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 22
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 37
Master's Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 39
Doctoral Degree Engineering-Related Fields. 2
Master's Degree Foods, Nutrition, and Related Services. 74 $435 $51,750 ($4,313)
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Associate's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 23 $38,533 $355
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 85 $32,147 $310 $39,420 ($3,285) $53,660 ($4,472)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 24 $27,000 $286 $26,409 ($2,201) $59,936 ($4,995)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Religion/Religious Studies. 5
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 69 $30,396 $286 $38,858 ($3,238) $47,983 ($3,999)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $61,227
Full time faculty: 41%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 11.0

School's endowment start of year: $19,446,000 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $9,619,000 (2022)