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University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, CT 4-Year Private
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University of Bridgeport Admissions

Consult with University of Bridgeport's admissions department for more information on applying.

University of Bridgeport Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of University of Bridgeport's admissions stats.

University of Bridgeport 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 3.0
Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class 8%
Admissions Test Policy Test Optional
Applicants Who Submit SATs 90%
Applicants Who Submit ACTs 13%
Waitlist No

University of Bridgeport Application Deadlines

Check with University of Bridgeport directly for more info on application deadlines.


Applying Early to University of Bridgeport?


University of Bridgeport may or may not offer early admission, however the school has not provided any application information. Check with University of Bridgeport directly for more information about early applications.

➡️ Find a list of some top colleges that accept significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.


More on University of Bridgeport Admissions


Transferring to University of Bridgeport

For more information on transferring to University of Bridgeport, contact the school directly.

For Students Waitlisted to University of Bridgeport

University of Bridgeport has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does University of Bridgeport Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when deciding who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college determines which factors are they consider most important in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.

Admissions Factors at University of Bridgeport

Wondering what factors are considered by University of Bridgeport during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Standardized Test Scores Very Important
Academic GPA Very Important
Character/Personal Qualities Important
Application Essay Important
Extracurricular Activities Important
Recommendation(s) Important
Talent/Ability Important
Level of Applicant's Interest Important
Class Rank Considered
Interview Considered
Volunteer Work Considered
Work Experience Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered

Make sure to check with University of Bridgeport for more information on admission factors.

University of Bridgeport Application Requirements

To apply to University of Bridgeport, all applicants must submit the following items. Check in with University of Bridgeport's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Minimum High School GPA (On 4.0 Scale)
Interview
Other Requirements Online Application, FAFSA
Letter(s) of Recommendation
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing


What GPA Do I Need To Get Into University of Bridgeport?

Students admitted to University of Bridgeport have an average unweighted GPA of 3.0.

Out of all students that were admitted, 48% submitted a class rank. At University of Bridgeport 8% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 64% were in the top 50%.

GPAs of Admitted Students

At University of Bridgeport, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.

GPA Percent of Students
4.0 GPA
3.75 and 3.99
3.50 and 3.74
3.25 and 3.49
3.00 and 3.24
2.50 and 2.9
2.00 and 2.49

This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.

Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of Bridgeport directly.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

University of Bridgeport has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

In 2018, 90% of University of Bridgeport's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 13% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.

On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of Bridgeport students scored 520 or higher and 75% of students scored 440 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of Bridgeport students scored 530 or higher, and 75% scored a 440 or higher.

To be most competitive at University of Bridgeport, you should strive to earn between 18 and 24 on the ACT.

An ACT score of 24 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of Bridgeport's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 24, and three out of four students scored lower than 24 on the ACT.

A 18 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of Bridgeport students. Only one out of every four students scored below 18.


University of Bridgeport Admissions FAQs


Do I have to submit test scores to University of Bridgeport?

❌ No, University of Bridgeport is test optional, so it's up to you if you want to submit test scores or not. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you probably want to include them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of Bridgeport?

🟨 University of Bridgeport may or may not offer early decision. The school has not provided any information on early decision including ED acceptance rates.

Want To Learn More About University of Bridgeport?

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University of Bridgeport Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

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University of Bridgeport Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Not available

Transfer Applications are Due

Not available

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of Bridgeport SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

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Math SAT Range

420 - 520

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Reading SAT Range

440 - 530

University of Bridgeport GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)

3.04

GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At University of Bridgeport, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.04. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

2,350

Campus Setting

Urban

Acceptance Rate

N.A.

Tuition and Fees

In State

$35,760

Out-of-State

$35,760

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Unknown
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