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Financial Aid

  

Types of Aid Available


Scholarships
Merit-Based Academic Scholarships for Undergraduate and Transfer Students
Academic Scholarships, based on incoming GPA and test scores (SAT or ACT). The University of Bridgeport also offers Portfolio Scholarships for Design and Fashion Merchandising majors, the opportunity to audition for a Music Scholarship for Music majors, and Athletic Scholarships to those athletes that qualify. 


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Graduate Students


Our commitment is to help you navigate and understand the financial aid process and identify financial tools to help make a college education affordable. Paying for college is a partnership, and this partnership includes your family, the government, and the University of Bridgeport.

 

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Prospective Students


The Office of Student Financial Services would like to welcome you to the University of Bridgeport.

The Office of Student Financial Services at the University of Bridgeport is committed to helping you navigate and understand the financial aid process.  We participate in a variety of federal, state, and institutional programs including grants, loans, and scholarships.  Our Student Financial Services Counselors are ready to assist you with any questions you may have.

 

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Info for all Students


  • FAFSA* Students should file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) as soon after October 1 as possible, but before March 1 to ensure access to all aid programs. Our Federal School Code is 001416.
  • All returning students can access their award letters online by going to web advisor.
  • New way to manage your refunds directly on your myUB portal.
  • Graduating or withdrawing do not forget to do your Exit Counseling*

* Please Note: You will be leaving the University’s site to go to another third party site when you click on these links

Undergraduate Students


The Office of Student Financial Services at the University of Bridgeport is committed to helping students navigate and understand the financial aid process and identify financial tools to help make a college education affordable. Paying for college is a partnership, and this partnership includes your family, the government, and the University of Bridgeport.

 

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Accepting Financial Aid (Registered Students Only)


Use WebAdvisor to streamline your Financial Aid process
In Financial Aid Self-Service:

  • Once you are registered for classes, you can accept or decline your Financial Aid Awards in the “My Awards” section.  Sign into your UB Portal, go to webadvisor for students, go to financial aid, financial aid self service, then click on "My Awards" to accept/decline your aid.


In the Financial Information section, View Account/Make Payments:

  • Enroll in interest-free Payment Plans
  • Sign up for Direct Deposit for Refunds under “Electronic Refunds” tab
  • Provide Third Party Access (for parent or responsible adult) under “Authorized Users” tab
  • Complete the Student Enrollment and Financial Responsibility Agreement Form

Admitted and Continuing Students


Renewing your Aid each year

FAFSA 2019-20


FAFSA available NOW for the 2019-20 Academic year Students will be able to submit a FAFSA as early as October 1 every year at https://fafsa.ed.gov.
 
Priority Deadlines:

  • Connecticut residents to qualify for state funding is February 15
  • UB Priority deadline is March 1.

 

 

If you plan to attend college from You will submit this FAFSA You can submit the FAFSA between Using income and tax information from
July 1, 2018 – June 30, 2019 2018–19 October 1, 2017 – June 30, 2019 2016
July 1, 2019 – June 30, 2020 2019–20 October 1, 2018 – June 30, 2020 2017
July 1, 2020 – June 30, 2021 2020–21 October 1, 2019 – June 30, 2021 2018