University of Bridgeport is on a 86-acre campus in an urban setting in Bridgeport, Connecticut, not far from New York City. There are many activities and organizations for University of Bridgeport 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 offers on-campus 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.
At University of Bridgeport there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at University of Bridgeport:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Swimming And Diving||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Cross Country Running||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 2||NCAA Division 2||√||√|
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. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit University of Bridgeport, take Interstate 95 to Bridgeport, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to John F. Kennedy International airport.
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