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 University of Bridgeport

University of Bridgeport - Bridgeport, CT

126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, Connecticut 06604-5620

General information:(203)576-4000
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Type:4-Year,Private not-for-profit
Awards offered:Bachelor's degree
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Associate's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Award of less than 1 academic year
Campus setting:City: Midsize
Campus housing:Yes
Student population:4,805(2,503 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:16 to 1
Admissions
Apply Online
Financial Aid
Net Price Calculator
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC(Army)
Teacher certification
Distance learning opportunities
Weekend/evening college
Student Services
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
3% or less
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Detailed Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
Tuition and fees
In-state $25,465 $26,370 $27,330 -4%
Out-of-state $25,465 $26,370 $27,330 -4%
Books and supplies $1,500 $1,500 $1,500 0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board $11,080 $11,400 $11,700 -3%
Other $5,007 $5,032 $5,043 -0%
Off Campus
Room and board $9,603 $9,603 $9,900 -3%
Other $6,907 $6,932 $6,943 -0%
Off Campus with Family
Other $6,157 $6,157 $6,943 -11%
Total Expenses 2009-2010 2010-2011 2011-2012 %change 2010-2011 to 2011-2012
In-state
On Campus $43,052 $44,302 $45,573 -2%
Off Campus $43,475 $44,405 $45,673 -2%
Off Campus with Family $33,122 $34,027 $35,773 -3%
Out-of-state
On Campus $43,052 $44,302 $45,573 -2%
Off Campus $43,475 $44,405 $45,673 -2%
Off Campus with Family $33,122 $34,027 $35,773 -3%
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $25,200
In-state fees $2,130
Out-of-state tuition $25,200
Out-of-state fees $2,130
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of Plan Offered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment plan X
Other alternative tuition plan
Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year 2012-2013
In-state tuition $12,600
In-state fee $1,000
Out-of-state tuition $12,600
Out-of-state fees $1,000
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2010-2011
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Any student financial aid 582 98% --
Grant or scholarship aid 582 98% $10,929,694 $18,780
Federal grants 378 64% $2,234,338 $5,911
Pell grants 377 63% $1,776,218 $4,711
Other federal grants 342 58% $458,120 $1,340
State/local government grant or scholarships 153 26% $350,652 $2,292
Institutional grants or scholarships 582 98% $8,344,704 $14,338
Student loan aid 487 82% $3,969,539 $8,151
Federal student loans 485 82% $3,334,500 $6,875
Other student loans 52 9% $635,039 $12,212
All Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Number receiving aid Percent receiving aid Total amount of aid received Average amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid1 2,301 91% $30,011,846 $13,043
Pell grants 1,293 51% $5,147,125 $3,981
Federal student loans 1,808 71% $16,121,285 $8,917

AVERAGE NET PRICE FOR FULL-TIME BEGINNING STUDENTS

Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2008-20092009-20102010-2011
Average net price Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income 2008-2009 2009-2010 2010-2011
$0 - $30,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$30,001 - $48,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$48,001 - $75,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$75,001 - $110,000 Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable
$110,001 and more Not applicable Not applicable Not applicable

• Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.

• Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.

• Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same total cost of attendance minus grant aid.

NET PRICE CALCULATOR

• An institution's net price calculator allows current and prospective students, families, and other consumers to estimate the net price of attending that institution for a particular student.

Fall 2011
Total enrollment 4,805
Undergraduate enrollment 2,503
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment 182
Graduate enrollment 2,302
UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT GENDER
UNDERGRADUATE RACE/ETHNICITY
GRADUATE ATTENDANCE STATUS

Undergraduate application fee (2012-2013):$25

Graduate application fee (2011-2012):$50

Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2012

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 5,595 1,950 3,645
Percent admitted 57% 53% 59%
Percent admitted who enrolled 53% 7% 7%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPA X
Secondary school rank X
Secondary school record X
Completion of college-preparatory program X
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language) X
Recommendations X
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

Test scores:Fall 2011(enrolled first-time students)

Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 371 92%
ACT 33 8%.
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
SAT Critical Reading 410 510
SAT Math 420 510
SAT Writing 400 500
ACT Composite 17 22
ACT English 16 24
ACT Math 16 22
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees

Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2010 and Returned in Fall 2011

Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 68 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2011.

2011-2012 VARSITY ATHLETES

NCAA Division II (without football)MenWomen
Baseball 43-
Basketball 1915
Gymnastics -27
Lacrosse -23
Soccer 2530
Softball -17
Swimming 1911
Track and Field, X-Country 1214
Volleyball -17

INSTITUTIONAL ACCREDITATION

AGENCYPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education09/01/2005 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education08/01/2002 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education05/01/1986 Accredited
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/01/1951 Accredited

SPECIALIZED ACCREDITATION

AGENCY/PROGRAMPERIODS OF ACCREDITATIONSTATUS
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine

08/11/2007 Accredited
Accreditation Commission for Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine

Acupuncture (ACUP) - Professional master's degree and professional master's level certificate and diploma programs in acupuncture and oriental medicine

05/08/2005 - 08/11/2007Pre-Accredited
Council on Chiropractic Education

Chiropractic (CHIRO) - Programs leading to the D.C. degree

06/01/1994 Accredited
Council on Naturopathic Medical Education

Naturopathy (NATUR) - Programs leading to the N.D. or N.M.D. degree

03/01/2006 Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation

Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs

09/01/1981 Accredited

2011 CRIME STATISTICS

ARRESTS-ON-CAMPUS200920102011
Illegal weapons possession000
Drug law violations01 0
Liquor law violations000
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Illegal weapons possession 000
Drug law violations 010
Liquor law violations 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 112
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 200
Aggravated assault 500
Burglary 4194
Motor vehicle theft 001
Arson 000
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls 2009 2010 2011
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 000
Negligent manslaughter 000
Sex offenses - Forcible 012
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 000
Robbery 000
Aggravated assault 000
Burglary 093
Motor vehicle theft 000
Arson 000
• (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
• The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
• These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see http://ope.ed.gov/security.

THREE-YEAR OFFICIAL COHORT DEFAULT RATES

FISCAL YEAR2009
Default Rate14.7%
Number in default135
Number in repayment914

• For further information on default rates please visit the Cohort Default Rate Home Page. This school's six-digit OPE ID is 00141600

Aid Programs

• Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL)

• Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)

COMPLETIONS(NUMBER OF AWARDS CONFERRED)

Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.

PROGRAMBachelor's degree Master's degree Post-master's certificate Doctor's degree - professional practice Doctor's degree - research/scholarship Associate's degree Postbaccalaureate certificate Award of less than 1 academic year
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies Colleges
East Asian Studies1-------
Category total1-------
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Colleges
Biology/Biological Sciences, General5-------
Category total5-------
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services Colleges
Accounting201------
Business Administration and Management, General-151-----21
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other-2------
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other-----2--
Business/Commerce, General19-------
Entrepreneurial and Small Business Operations, Other-0------
Fashion Merchandising10----0--
Finance, General71------
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General-0------
International Business/Trade/Commerce10------
International Finance-0------
Labor and Industrial Relations10------
Management Information Systems, General20------
Marketing/Marketing Management, General50------
Operations Management and Supervision-0------
Category total76155---2-21
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs Colleges
Mass Communication/Media Studies15-------
Category total15-------
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Colleges
Computer Science260------
Category total260------
Education Colleges
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services-230-----
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--21-----
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision---10----
Educational/Instructional Technology-0------
Elementary Education and Teaching-1495-----
Reading Teacher Education--1-----
Secondary Education and Teaching-671-----
Category total-2392810----
Engineering Colleges
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-7------
Computer Engineering, General39--2---
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-157------
Mechanical Engineering-66------
Category total3239--2---
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields Colleges
Engineering/Industrial Management-94------
Category total-94------
English Language and Literature Letters Colleges
English Language and Literature, General0-------
Category total0-------
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences Colleges
Human Nutrition-88------
Category total-88------
Health Professions and Related Programs Colleges
Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine-8------
Chiropractic---33----
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist0-------
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist301---48--
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other0-------
Naturopathic Medicine/Naturopathy---15----
Physician Assistant-0------
Category total309-48-48--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services Colleges
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies0-------
Category total0-------
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities Colleges
General Studies82----21--
Humanities/Humanistic Studies4-------
Category total86----21--
Mathematics and Statistics Colleges
Mathematics, General1-------
Category total1-------
Philosophy and Religious Studies Colleges
Religion/Religious Studies0-------
Category total0-------
Psychology Colleges
Psychology, General8-------
Category total61-------
Public Administration and Social Service Professions Colleges
Human Services, General6-------
Category total45-------
Social Sciences Colleges
International Relations and Affairs127----3-
Social Sciences, General3-------
Category total237----3-
Visual and Performing Arts Colleges
Design and Applied Arts, Other-0------
Graphic Design16-------
Illustration0-------
Industrial and Product Design8-------
Interior Design5-------
Music, General8-------
Category total370------
Grand total208912858271321