Transfer to UB

Transferring has never been easier or more affordable. Benefits of transferring to UB include:

  • Our transfer policy maximizes the number of credits you can transfer into UB.
  • UB offers generous scholarships for qualified transfer students.
  • Complete your Associate Degree Program and enter UB as a junior (in a compatible program).
  • Successfully complete your undergraduate degree at UB and enter a one-year master’s degree program in many areas including: Education, Computer Science and Business (MBA).

Visit UB for a personal transfer consultation.

Important Transfer Considerations:

  • You should apply in advance of the date of the term you plan to begin your studies. This will enable you to receive a timely evaluation of your transfer credits, appropriate academic advisement and program planning.
  • You must have earned at least a “C” average (2.0 GPA) for all work attempted and be in good academic standing at the previously attended institution to be considered for regular admission.
  • All courses taken at the previously institution must be 100 level or higher to transfer over.
  • Dental Hygiene, Biology, Health Sciences, all Business majors and Computer Science and Engineering require a 2.5 cumulative grade point average.
  • Your acceptance is contingent upon the receipt of all final official transcripts.
  • You are required to complete your last thirty semester hours at the University of Bridgeport and meet course requirements as described in each program to be eligible for a degree. A maximum of 66 credits may be awarded from two-year colleges and 90 credits from accredited four-year institutions.
  • An applicant who has attempted 12 or more semester hours at a regionally accredited post-secondary institution is considered a transfer applicant.

Articulation Agreements

All transfer students should develop an education plan with their community college counselor. To encourage transfers within Connecticut, the University of Bridgeport is continuing to develop degree-specific transfer articulation agreements and guides with regionally accredited schools to assist transfer students in the development of their education plans.

The following are UB’s current articulation (transfer) agreements, which outline the courses students should take in order to complete an Associate Degree at their current institution and to transfer into specific major(s) at UB.

  • Gateway Community College
  • Housatonic Community College
  • Norwalk Community College
  • Naugatuck Valley Community College
  • Middlesex Community College
  • Quinebaug Community College
  • Northwestern Community College
  • Capital Community College

Students wishing to plan their Associate Degree programs to ensure meeting prerequisites for upper division courses at UB are encouraged to communicate early with a Transfer Counselor or Academic Advisor at UB to secure specific information about transfer credits and to ensure coursework will transfer. Transfer students receive academic credit for most college level courses as long as they receive a grade of C or better in the course. A maximum of sixty six (66) credits will be accepted for transfer from a community college.

Transfer Application Requirements

Transferring to UB is easy! You can apply online or visit our Transfer Applications Requirements page for more information including instructions for specific majors and requirements for student athletes.

CONTACT INFORMATION

Sep
12
Sat
Undergraduate Campus Tour @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Sep 12 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Undergraduate Campus Tour @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

The Office of Admissions hosts weekday campus tours at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. For students and families that are unable to join us during the week, the Office of Admissions has scheduled Saturday morning campus tours at 11:00 a.m.

Please register here or by calling 203-576-4552

Sep
26
Sat
Undergraduate Campus Tour @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor
Sep 26 @ 11:00 am – 12:00 pm
Undergraduate Campus Tour @ Wahlstrom Library, 6th Floor | Bridgeport | Connecticut | United States

The Office of Admissions hosts weekday campus tours at 10:00 a.m., 12:00 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. For students and families that are unable to join us during the week, the Office of Admissions has scheduled Saturday morning campus tours at 11:00 a.m.

Please register here or by calling 203-576-4552

Oct
9
Fri
Welcome Back Weekend 2015 @ University of Bridgeport Campus
Oct 9 @ 7:00 pm – Oct 11 @ 4:00 pm

Oct 09th 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Oct 10th 9:00 am – 10:00 pm
Oct 11th 9:00 am – 4:00 pm

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!

Registration

$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.

Register Here for Welcome Back Weekend at UB

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:

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Oct
24
Sat
Undergraduate Open House @ Arnold Bernhard Center
Oct 24 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

This event is a wonderful opportunity to become acquainted with UB’s campus, students, faculty and staff. We hope you will join us!

Activities will include:

  • Continental Breakfast Reception
  • Admissions Presentation
  • Campus Tour
  • Faculty “Meet and Greet”

Please register here or by calling 203-576-4812

Nov
15
Sun
Undergraduate Open House #2 @ Arnold Bernhard Arts & Humanities Center
Nov 15 @ 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

Register here!

Become acquainted with UB’s campus, students, faculty, and staff!

Activities will include:

  • Continental Breakfast Reception
  • Admissions Presentation
  • Campus Tour
  • Faculty “Meet and Greet”
  • Chat with current UB students
  • Residence Hall Tour
  • Financial Aid Presentation

We hope you will join us!

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