Admissions Requirements for Accelerated Degree Completion Programs

The University of Bridgeport offers adult learners the opportunity to complete an undergraduate degree through accelerated coursework. Whether you are balancing work, family or other commitments, UB offers you the flexibility and convenience to complete your studies.

A strong candidate for the program would have the following:

  • Generally the minimum age of students entering an accelerated degree completion program is 23
  • Either English 101 Composition with a grade “C” or above or successful completion of the English Placement Test (EPT) administered by UB
  • US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Previous college or work experience is preferred

Transfer Information

UB offers accelerated degrees with multiple options for transfer of credits; prior learning through work experience, military service and competency exams.

The maximum of 66 credits may be transferred in from an accredited two-year school and 90 credits from an accredited four year school.


UB: A Pioneer in Accelerated Degree Programs

UB was the first to offer an accelerated degree program in Connecticut, beginning in 1988, and expanding into three locations throughout the state: Bridgeport, Stamford, and Waterbury. Accredited by the New England Association for Schools and Colleges, University of Bridgeport’s program gets you on an accelerated track to achieve your educational aspirations.

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Mar
8
Wed
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session – Waterbury @ UB's Waterbury Center
Mar 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Waterbury Center!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday,  March 8, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

Mar
14
Tue
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session – Bridgeport @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Mar 14 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Bridgeport campus!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
NEW DATE: Thursday, February 16, 2017
Tuesday, March 14, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

Mar
25
Sat
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Weekend Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Mar 25 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Bridgeport campus!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
Saturday, March 25, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

Apr
18
Tue
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session – Waterbury @ UB's Waterbury Center
Apr 18 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Waterbury Center!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
Wednesday, February 22, 2017
Wednesday,  March 8, 2017
Tuesday, April 18, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

Apr
26
Wed
Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session – Stamford @ UB's Stamford Center, Building No. 5
Apr 26 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

You’re invited to the Accelerated Degree Completion Program Information Session at our Stamford Center!

Join us for an information session on UB’s Accelerated Degree Completion Program. Meet with an admissions counselor to learn more about our admissions process and the flexible learning schedule we offer!

REGISTER NOW
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Wednesday, April 26, 2017


ABOUT THE PROGRAM

The Accelerated Degree Completion Program offers accelerated evening, weekend, and online courses for adults, age 23 or older, who are working to complete their undergraduate degree while managing work, family and life in general. Most courses are offered on a rolling basis; every five or eight weeks.

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