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Miscellaneous Fees and Deposits

Below you will find information on fees relating to deposits, health insurance and more, along with a description of each type of fee. 

Non-Refundable Deposits

All Undergraduate Programs (first semester only)        $200
All Non-Health Sciences Graduate Programs
(first semester only) 
$100
Health Sciences Deposit (first semester only) Varies by Program
International Graduate Student Tuition Deposit $200
Room Deposit (yearly) $225

Health Insurance

Health Insurance Fall (Annual) $1,710
Health Insurance Spring (New Students Only)       $995
   
Lab  
Laboratory and Studio $95
Martial Arts Lab $50
Applied Music Fee
(half-hour private lesson, per credit hour)
$300
Course Fees  
FM101, FM108, FM270, FM303, FM304, FM305, FM308          $50
IPED-299-4W1 $500
MATH 103 $160
MATH 105 (per credit) $25
MCOM Lab Fee $50
MGMT-321 $500
MKTG-350 $500
NURS-328-11HY $850
RET203, RET205, RET206, RET213, RET307 $50
Program Fees  
Computer Engineering $500
Computer Science $500
Electrical Engineering $500
Mechanical Engineering $500
Add/Drop/Withdrawal (per transaction) $35
Attested Diploma and Transcripts $5
Co-Op (1 tuition credit and registration fee) per program
Course Auditing (per credit) $330
Course Waiver by Exam (per credit hour) $85
Graduation Fee (non-refundable) $150
International CPT Fee (depending on major) one credit hour
International OPT Fee $200
International OPT STEM Extension Fee $200
International Student Fee $50
Late Payment Fee (Assessed two weeks after the first day of class and every 30 days thereafter)        $75
Late Registration Fee (applied first day of the term) $180
Lost ID Replacement (per occurrence) $30
Returned Check Charge (per occurrence) $50
Official Transcript $5

Fees Explained


Add/Drop Fee

Students may add or drop courses without incurring fees until the day the term begins. After this date, the official Program Change period begins and a charge is imposed for every program change made.

Activity Fee

The Activity Fee is assessed to graduate students to support a variety of services and activities that support students outside the classroom such as lectures, exhibits, and other resources geared at broadening the scope of the student’s learning experience.

Graduation Fee

The Graduation Fee covers the cost of auditing the student’s record and maintenance of that student record so as to be able to provide transcripts and verification of degree completed with the University.

Health Insurance

All Resident, International, and Full-time Undergraduate students are automatically enrolled and charged for the University sponsored health insurance. Enrollment can be waived online and the charge removed by the posted waiver deadline

International Fee

All international students are assessed an international fee to cover the cost of processing necessary documents to study and work in the United States, provide staff services, and programs specific to our international study body.

Late Registration

Students who do not register during the official registration period have the opportunity to register late (at the start of the term). Continuing students who register late will be charged a late registration fee. New Students who register late are not charged a late registration fee.

Orientation Fee

New Students are assessed an orientation fee to cover the cost of programs and materials made available to our new students to help them acclimate into the University of Bridgeport and their respective program of study.

Program Fee

Program fees are assessed to specific academic programs to support additional resources used in the course materials and instruction for that particular area of study.

General Fee

General fees are assessed to cover costs which support student services not covered by tuition such as library services, online library access, computer technology, computer labs, and on-campus accident liability insurance.

Student Government Fee

The Student Government Fee is assessed to students to support student clubs and organizations, artists and entertainment for the campus, intercollegiate athletics, and additional services that support students outside the classroom.

Technology Fee

Technology Fee ensures students have access to the latest instructional technology resources available. Revenue generated from the technology fee goes directly towards funding instructional technology initiatives that are focused on enhancing the student learning experience.

Wellness Fee

The Wellness Fee supports student services aimed at the treatment and maintenance of individual health and well being. This includes incidental fees at the University health care unit, counseling services, and use of the fitness center. It also includes wellness programs offered to students throughout the year such as yoga and aerobics.