Undergraduate and IDEAL Students Financial Aid

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.

The University offers you many different forms of financial aid to ease the financial burden that the cost of your education may pose. 98% of our first time, full-time undergraduate receives financial aid and 96% of all UB students are awarded financial aid. We participate in a variety of federal, state, and private programs that offer loans, grants, scholarships, and other awards to students who demonstrate financial need, superior academic achievement, or other circumstances that may impact their ability to seek an education at University of Bridgeport.

Apply for Undergraduate Financial Aid

You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all types of financial aid, including loans.

Here’s How:

  1. Apply for a PIN at www.pin.ed.gov
  2. File your FAFSA online at www.fafsa.ed.gov Note: You will need your parents’ most recent Federal Income Tax Return.
  3. Remember to list the University of Bridgeport school code (001416) on your application. You should file the FAFSA after January 1 and before March 1 to ensure of your consideration for all aid programs.

UB offers a number of generous academic scholarship awards. To find out how much you may be eligible for, visit our cost calculator.

We encourage you to contact the experienced, caring professionals in our Student Financial Services office at (203) 576-4568 or sfs@bridgeport.edu.

Getting Started with Undergraduate Financial Aid

Once you complete your application for admission to the University of Bridgeport, you will automatically be considered for a number of our institutional scholarships and grants. From there, visit www.fafsa.ed.gov and complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid, which will help you determine your eligibility for a variety of student loans. UB’s FAFSA code is 001416.

Fax: (203) 576-4570
Hours: M-F 8:30am to 5pm


  • Student Financial Services
    126 Park Avenue
    Bridgeport, CT 06604

  • (203) 576-4568

  • sfs@bridgeport.edu