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

Deadlines

Completed application and all supporting documents must be received by:

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

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

 

 

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sep
8
Fri
Nursing (BSN) Information Session (Morning) @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Sep 8 @ 9:00 am – 10:00 am

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program!

Tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Morning Information Sessions:

Afternoon Information Sessions:

Evening Information Sessions:

Sep
21
Thu
Physician Assistant Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Sep 21 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm

Students interested in the Master of Science in Physician Assistant are welcome to join us for information regarding the application process and program details.

Register today! Click on the date below that work best for you:

Thursday, September 21, 2017

 

Sep
22
Fri
Naturopathic Information Session @ Wahlstrom Library
Sep 22 @ 9:45 am – 12:45 pm

Join us on campus for an inside look at our Doctor of Naturopathic Medicine (ND) program!

Prospective students are invited to come to campus for an admissions presentation and campus tour.  Bring your unofficial transcripts for a complementary prerequisite evaluation!

Register for the date that works best for you:

Friday, August 18, 2017

Friday, September 22, 2017

Monday, October 9, 2017

 

 

 

Sep
28
Thu
Nursing (BSN) Information Session (Evening) @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Sep 28 @ 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Join us to learn more about how you can become part of UB’s Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) program!

Tour our state-of-the-art Nursing Skills and Simulation Lab and beautiful seaside campus, and meet our esteemed School of Nursing dean and faculty members!

To register, click on the date below that works best for you:

Morning Information Sessions:

Afternoon Information Sessions:

Evening Information Sessions:

Oct
7
Sat
UBCC Benefit Dinner 2017 @ duPont Tower Room
Oct 7 @ 6:00 pm – 9:00 pm

You are cordially invited to the annual UBCC Benefit Dinner in honor of two of our most dedicated and long-serving faculty members, Dr. Terence Perrault and Dr. Emmett Hughes. Alumni classes from all years are invited, and we especially look forward to celebrating the anniversaries of the following classes:

April & December 1997     Twenty Year Reunion
April & December 2002    Fifteen Year Reunion
May & December 2007     Ten Year Reunion
May & December 2012     Five Year Reunion

Register online at http://give.bridgeport.edu/UBCCDinner2017

Since your graduation day, the College has undergone extensive development.  There have been personnel changes, innovations made to classroom technology as well as many facility upgrades throughout campus. To re-acquaint you with UBCC, there will be an alumni celebration during the UB Homecoming & Reunion Weekend on Saturday, October 7, 2017.  We hope you will join us to during the day to see first-hand the improvements made to the facilities and spend some time with old and new colleagues and friends.

Visit our state-of-the-art anatomy laboratory, library, Human Performance Lab and our recently renovated UB Health Sciences Center which includes a newly acquired digital CR x-ray unit.  Visit with your fellow alumni and renew your connection with UB and the College of Chiropractic.  You may want to spend the day by attending the barbecue lunch, followed by viewing the UB Knights men and women’s soccer teams in action.  Then join us in the evening for the Benefit Dinner in the elegant DuPont Tower Room in the Arnold Bernhard Center.

To view event sponsorship opportunities, click here.

For more information about Homecoming Weekend, visit homecoming.bridgeport.edu.

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