Chiropractic, D.C. Admissions Information

The University of Bridgeport College of Chiropractic, located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, is a college within the University of Bridgeport, a non-profit, non-sectarian coeducational institution.

The College of Chiropractic is a professional degree program which grants the Doctor of Chiropractic (D.C.) degree to graduates who successfully complete four academic years of study, including a clinical internship. The program is offered on a full-time basis with no students admitted to a part-time course of study.

Chiropractic is the health profession which concerns itself with the relationship between structure and function of the human body, as that relationship may affect the restoration and preservation of health.

The College of Chiropractic prepares students to be primary health care providers. Each student is educated to diagnose, care for the human body in an evidence-based manner, and integrate their care within the larger health care system.

Program Features

  • Students admitted twice per year, in August and January
  • An 18-week semester based program – 8 total semesters
  • Summers off at the end of the first and second year
  • Clinical internships at community based medical centers
  • Clinical internship at the Connecticut Veterans Administration Center, West Haven, CT
  • Small class sizes
Admission Requirements

Program Prerequisites (to be completed prior to matriculation)

  • Bachelor’s degree earned or a minimum of 90 credits completed
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or higher within the best 90 credits
  • Minimum of 24 credits in the physical/ life sciences, with a C or better (half of which must contain labs)
  • Recommended coursework in the following areas:
    • Biology/Anatomy and Physiology
    • General Chemistry
    • Organic Chemistry
    • Physics

Required Materials

  • Application
  • Official transcripts from every school attended
  • Three recommendation letters
    • Letters must be signed and come from employers, professors or professional associates (one must come from a health care provider)
  • Personal statement
    • In 250–500 words, detail why you are seeking this degree, how you expect to apply your degree to your professional career after graduation and why you seek to pursue your degree through the University of Bridgeport


Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

  • Rolling Admissions
  • July 15 for the fall semester
  • December 1 for the spring semester


Graduate Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library - 6th Fl Admissions
Oct 8 @ 6:00 pm – 7:30 pm

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Students interested in graduate programs at the University of Bridgeport are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

The graduate programs represented will include those in:

  • Heath Sciences
  • Education
  • Business
  • Engineering
  • Design Management
  • Counseling
  • Public and International Affairs
Welcome Back Weekend 2015 @ University of Bridgeport Campus
Oct 9 @ 6:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 3:00 pm

Oct 09th 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Oct 10th 9:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Oct 11th 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

University of Bridgeport Campus

Come show your Purple Knight Pride! 

Alumni, students, families, faculty, staff and friends of UB are all invited to come to campus for Welcome Back Weekend 2015!  Reconnect with old friends and rediscover the University of Bridgeport by attending one of many great events throughout the weekend!


$20 for adults, $15 for students and children under 18, and free for students on a UB meal plan.

Your registration includes a free tee-shirt, continental breakfast and BBQ lunch on Saturday, and brunch at Marina Dining Hall on Sunday!  Also includes entry into events throughout the weekend (exceptions: UBCC Dinner, Athletics Hall of Fame, 5k). Pick up your shirt, lanyard, and more info at the Cox Student Center on Saturday and the Marina Dining Hall on Sunday.

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Schedule of Events – See below for details or Download PDF

Friday, October 9

Saturday, October 10

Sunday, October 11

All events, locations, and times subject to change.

Hotel and Travel

The University of Bridgeport has arranged discounted rates at local hotels for anyone attending Welcome Back Weekend:

  • Holiday Inn – 1070 Main Street, Bridgeport: $89 room rate will be offered until 9/25/15. Call (203) 334-1234 and ask for the Welcome Back Weekend UB room block or make a reservation online (discounted rate is applied automatically).
  • The Marriott – 180 Hawley Lane, Trumbull: $119 room rate will be offered until 9/18/15. Call (203) 378-1400 and ask for the University of Bridgeport room block

More information:

Campus Map

UBCC Luncheon – WBW 2015 @ Knights Field Tent
Oct 10 @ 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm
UBCC Luncheon - WBW 2015 @ Knights Field Tent | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Join fellow UBCC alumni, as well as faculty and staff, for a mid-day luncheon.


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UBCC Lectures for CEUs – WBW 2015 @ Chiro 100
Oct 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm
UBCC Lectures for CEUs - WBW 2015 @ Chiro 100 | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Earn continuing education credits during two lectures:

1 – 3 p.m.,  Drs. Tim Bertlesman and Brandon Steele: Exceptional Outcomes! Resolving 7 Hidden Musculoskeletal Problems that Delay Recovery

4 – 6 p.m., Dr. Tim Bertlesman: Ligament Laxity
More info to be announced.


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UBCC Facilities Tours – WBW 2015 @ College of Chiropractic
Oct 10 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm
UBCC Facilities Tours - WBW 2015 @ College of Chiropractic | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

Learn about all of the great changes and improvements to the UB Chiropractic facilities on these special afternoon tours.


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