Financial Aid for Undergraduate Students
Did you know that 98% of UB’s first time, full-time undergraduate students receive financial aid?
Paying for college shouldn’t be stressful, and at University of Bridgeport, it doesn’t have to be!
Consider your financial aid options
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.
Once you complete your application for admission to University of Bridgeport, you will automatically be considered for a number of our institutional scholarships and grants.
Grants are a form of financial assistance based on financial need you do not need to repay. For grant consideration at University of Bridgeport, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)* each academic calendar year.Grants
UB offers merit-based academic scholarships to new incoming students. Scholarship recipients will be eligible to receive their scholarship award for the duration of the academic program providing certain conditions are met.
Merit-based academic scholarships for first-year undergraduate students include:
- Trustee Scholarship: $25,000
- Presidential Scholarship: $20,000
- Provost’s Scholarship: $17,500
- Dean’s Achievement Scholarship: $15,000
Student employment is an opportunity for students at University of Bridgeport to learn career skills while working toward their degree. Current students can search and apply for jobs through the Career Development Office.
You must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to be considered for all types of financial aid, including loans.
- Apply for an FSA ID.
- Submit your FAFSA online*.
* Note: You will need your parents’ most recent Federal Income Tax Return.
- Use UB’s school code 001416 when filling out your FAFSA.
Monthly payment plans are available. Students and their families can make payments from their bank account or by credit card through the myUB portal.
The interest-free payment plan option can help spread all or part of student’s tuition, food and housing, and fees over several equal monthly payments. Payment plan enrollment can be completed via the UB Portal for a fee of $50 each semester.Paying your Bill