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Focus on What Counts.

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Prepare for an in-demand career.

As a career focused university, our 80+ programs prepare you for a successful future.

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Get the financial aid you need.

99% of UB students receive grant or scholarship aid.*

*Based on fall 2021 data.

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You’ll never feel like a number.

With our 11:1 student to faculty ratio, our uplifting, supportive culture ensures you never feel like a number.*

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Apply Now.

Apply to University of Bridgeport and receive consideration for a merit scholarship.

Here's a snapshot at what you could be awarded:

  • Trustee Scholarship - $25,000
  • Presidential Scholarship - $20,000
  • Provost Scholarship - $17,500
  • Dean Scholarship - $15,000

UB is test optional and it's free to apply! Take the next step toward becoming a Purple Knight and submit your application today! Scholarship amounts listed are eligible for incoming freshman only. Contact us to learn more about other scholarships available.

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Tour Our Campus

University of Bridgeport offers different types of campus visit experiences. Pick the one that meets your needs and come see what life at UB is all about!

  • Open Houses
  • Online Webinars
  • Virtual Info Sessions
  • Campus Tours

Sign up here!

Prospective Parents and Families

Your support and encouragement are crucial to your student's post-secondary education. Searching for schools and applying to college looks different today than in the past. We're here to help you navigate this exciting time in your child's life.

Learn more!

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Make the smart decision for your future.

We’re committed to helping you identify financial aid opportunities that make attending college more affordable each step of the way. 99% of UB students receive financial aid, academic scholarships, or need-based awards.* Our Student Financial Services Counselors are ready to assist you with any questions you may have.

Choose a career-focused university.

We know what employers want, and we’ll help you get there. With over 80 programs to choose from, you will be on the path to a successful future. Each of our degree programs are tailored to prepare you for in demand careers.

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“I learned a lot from all of my professors, but what made a difference was that they shared real-world experiences with us.”
— Jagjiwan Singh, Class of 2020

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We’ve got the support you deserve.

Your success is our mission, and we’re here to help you reach your goals. Between our Academic Advising Center, Tutoring Center, Student Counseling, Health Services and Center for Career Development — whether you need personal or professional assistance, we’ve got you covered.

Join our inclusive student body.

At UB, you’ll have many opportunities to engage, connect, and immerse yourself in life on campus with your fellow students. We are committed to enhancing diversity, equity, and inclusion in all facets of community life. Many students participate in our clubs, events, and support service offerings.

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“University of Bridgeport’s student body is full of different cultures, talents, and unique individuals.”
— Britney Sanchez, Class of 2023