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University of Bridgeport Student Life

University of Bridgeport is on a 86-acre campus in an urban setting in Bridgeport, Connecticut, not far from New York City. University of Bridgeport has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to participate in – chorus,, a campus newspaper, and more.

University of Bridgeport also has fraternities and sororities.

University of Bridgeport has a thriving Student Congress. In fact, more students participate in Student Congress than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at University of Bridgeport include International Relations Club, Black Students Alliance, Latin America Club and Martial Arts Club.

University of Bridgeport students' favorite campus traditions are International Festival, Spring Week Events and Halloween Bash.

University of Bridgeport Housing

University of Bridgeport offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most University of Bridgeport students live off campus. In 2021, 37% of undergrads at University of Bridgeport lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 63% of students lived off-campus or commuted to University of Bridgeport. There are 1,393 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,129 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,195 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 75% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.

University of Bridgeport offers coed housing and .

Safety at University of Bridgeport

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

University of Bridgeport is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The University of Bridgeport campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

University of Bridgeport offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to University of Bridgeport

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to University of Bridgeport, take Interstate 95 to Bridgeport, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to John F. Kennedy International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Connecticut you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore University of Bridgeport's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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