University of Bridgeport

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$32,860
2022 Average Net Price
$28,470
After Financial Aid
2022 Acceptance Rate
81.5%
3,781 Applicants
2022 Enrolled Students
3,988
70.8% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
46.9%
226 Graduates

About

University of Bridgeport is a higher education institution located in null. In 2022, the most popular Bachelors Degree concentrations at University of Bridgeport were Registered Nursing (136 degrees awarded), General Psychology (56 degrees), and Dental Hygiene (36 degrees).

In 2022, 1,083 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Bridgeport. 70.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 29.7% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (446 degrees), 1.71 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Bridgeport is $32,860, which is $8,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at University of Bridgeport is $32,860, which is $8,864 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,470.

In 2022, 93% of undergraduate students attending University of Bridgeport received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 70% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$32,860
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at University of Bridgeport was $32,860. The cost of tuition at University of Bridgeport is $8,864 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($23,996).

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Average Net Price

$28,470
2022 Value
17%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 University of Bridgeport had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,470. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of University of Bridgeport grew by 17%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,563
Room and Board

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Bridgeport was of $12,563 in 2022. The cost of room and board did not change between 2021 and 2022.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

93%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
70%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

93% of undergraduate students at University of Bridgeport received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 9.41% with respect to 2021, when 85% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Admissions

University of Bridgeport received 3,781 undergraduate applications in 2022, which represents a 23.5% annual growth. Out of those 3,781 applicants, 3,082 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 81.5% acceptance rate.

There were 3,988 students enrolled at University of Bridgeport in 2022. 14% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Bridgeport has an overall enrollment yield of 9.18%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

81.5%
Acceptance Rate in 2022
3,082
Accepted Out of 3,781

In 2022, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Bridgeport was 81.5% (3,082 admissions from 3,781 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2021, which was 73.1%. Between 2021 and 2022, the number of applicants grew by 23.5%, while admissions declined by −14.7%..

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SAT Scores

14%
Submission Percentage (2022)
20
Scores Submitted (2022)

14% of enrolled first-time students at University of Bridgeport in 2022 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Bridgeport had a total enrollment of 3,988 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at University of Bridgeport is 2,824 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,164. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at University of Bridgeport are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Bridgeport, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.4% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Asian, 0.652% Two or More Races, and 0.527% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at University of Bridgeport in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly Black or African American Female (23.7%), followed by Hispanic or Latino Female (21.2%) and White Female (15.7%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (10.6%), followed by White Male (7.47%) and Black or African American Female (5.32%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

70.8%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Bridgeport in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 3,988 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Bridgeport is 2,824 and the part-time enrollment is 1,164. This means that 70.8% of students enrolled at University of Bridgeport are enrolled full-time compared with 67.6% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

68%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Bridgeport was 68%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (73%), University of Bridgeport had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    1,091 enrolled students
  2. Black or African American
    871 enrolled students
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    661 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at University of Bridgeport is 27.4% White, 21.8% Black or African American, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, 3.59% Asian, 0.652% Two or More Races, and 0.527% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 51.2% White, 17.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 106 students (2.66%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2022, 439 more women than men received degrees from University of Bridgeport. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Bridgeport is white (446 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Bridgeport is Registered Nursing (136 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (56 degrees) and Dental Hygiene (36 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Bridgeport, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Human Sciences (75 degrees awarded), Education (179 degrees), and Health (392 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport are Elementary & middle school teachers (1,708,849 people), Registered nurses (1,500,265 people), Secondary school teachers (478,352 people), Education administrators (325,412 people), and Social workers, all other (297,939 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport in 2022 are Human Sciences (75 degrees awarded), Education (179 degrees), Health (392 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Physicians, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport are Human Sciences (75 degrees awarded), Education (179 degrees), Health (392 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport are Elementary & secondary schools (3,269,378 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (1,801,960 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (508,221 people), Outpatient care centers (478,561 people), and Individual & family services (314,823 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Bridgeport are Human Sciences (75 degrees awarded), Education (179 degrees), Health (392 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (29 degrees), and Psychology (56 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Bridgeport.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 136 degrees awarded
  2. 56 degrees awarded
  3. 36 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Bridgeport was Registered Nursing with 136 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

322
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
761
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 322 degrees were awarded to men at University of Bridgeport, which is 0.423 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (761).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 28 degrees were awarded to men at University of Bridgeport in Chiropractic, which is 2.33 times more than the 12 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 122 degrees were awarded to men at University of Bridgeport in Registered Nursing, which is 8.71 times more than the 14 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

29%
100% Completion Time
40%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 29% of students graduating from University of Bridgeport completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 40% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 41% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
White Male
Highest Graduation Rate (68.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at University of Bridgeport is Male and White (68.2% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 0% of graduates (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    446 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    261 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    188 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Bridgeport is white (446 degrees awarded). There were 1.71 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (261 degrees).

0% of degree recipients (0 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Female
    328 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American Female
    196 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    144 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Bridgeport is white female (328 degrees awarded). There were 1.67 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american female (196 degrees).

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Operations

University of Bridgeport has an endowment valued at nearly $2.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of 9k (0.38%) compared to the 0.773% average return (360k on 46.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2022, University of Bridgeport had a total salary expenditure of 74.6M. University of Bridgeport employs 75 Assistant professors, 44 Associate professors and 14 Professors. Most academics at University of Bridgeport are Female Assistant professor (41), Male Assistant professor (34), and Male Associate professor (25).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Bridgeport are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 104 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 32 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

Endowment

$2.37M
2022 Endowment
75.4%
decline from 2021

University of Bridgeport has an endowment valued at about $2.37M, as of the end of the 2022 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Bridgeport declined 75.4% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $44.2M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Salary Expenditure

$35.7M
2022 Salaries
15.7%
decline from 2021

In 2022, University of Bridgeport paid a median of $35.7M in salaries, which represents 47.9% of their overall expenditure ($74.6M) and a 15.7% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 36.1M (39.6% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$12.5M
Instructional Salaries
146
Number of Employees

In 2022, University of Bridgeport paid a total of $12.5M to 146 employees working as instructors, which represents 35.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11.3M (31.2%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Occupations by Share

Assistant professor
Most Common Instructor
75 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
104 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Bridgeport were Assistant professor with 75 employees, Associate professor with 44 employees, and Professor with 14 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Bridgeport were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 104 employees, Office and Administrative Support with 32 employees, and Management with 14 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Assistant professor
  2. Male Assistant professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Bridgeport was Female Assistant professor with 41 employees, Male Assistant professor with 34 employees, and Male Associate professor with 25 employees.

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