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University of Bridgeport

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States
The University of Bridgeport is home to a diverse student and faculty body from over 45 states and 80 countries who are united by a shared commitment to career readiness, innovation, and a supportive, challenging learning environment.

Master's Programmes

Computer Science & IT (2)
Journalism & Media (1)
Natural Sciences & Mathematics (1)

About

History

Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport is home to a diverse student and faculty body from over 45 states and 80 countries who are united by a shared commitment to career readiness, innovation, and a supportive, challenging learning environment. The innovative thinking that led to the founding of UB almost a century ago continues to guide us today as we connect to a wider world.

Education

Education has no boundaries at the University of Bridgeport. You are prepared to succeed in your first job and all future jobs along your ambitious career path.

Research

The University of Bridgeport is emerging as a research institution, transforming both its academic community and the larger region through our innovative endeavors.

Career

The Center for Career Development has created a structured “Four-Year Career Development Plan” for undergraduate students, which outlines the tools and resources that you should be taking advantage of throughout your time at the University of Bridgeport. Adhering to the timeline will help you to gain a competitive edge that will allow you to stand out in a competitive job market.

Global Student Satisfaction Awards 2019

GSSA 2019

The Global Student Satisfaction Awards empower students across the globe to determine the best universities of 2019. By rating institutions on a scale from 1 to 5, on multiple studies-related questions, we found the top educators in the world.

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Services

Student services

UB is committed to offering services that help students succeed.  These services provide UB students with a comprehensive support network.

Housing services

The Office of Housing and Residential Life offers six different residence halls—including the newly built University Hall, for you to call home while living and learning at UB.

Library services

The Magnus Wahlstrom Library provides services and resources to improve learning outcomes for all academic programs. Continually adapting to changing needs, the Library: Offers strong information literacy programs; Supports faculty and student research; Strengthens teaching and learning.

Medical services

The University of Bridgeport Student Health Services offers high quality, student health care for the treatment of acute illnesses and injuries.

We realize that the transition to college life can be exciting and challenging. It can also be highly stressful since social and emotional concerns can interfere with effective functioning and academic performance.

Student Life

Campus life

At the University of Bridgeport, student involvement and leadership in extracurricular activities is encouraged and celebrated. The Office of Campus Activities and Civic Engagement serves to advise and assist students with their programming efforts, provide training and leadership development, and coordinates local volunteer and community service opportunities for students.

Sports facilities

The UB athletic facilities are host to the training and competition of 13 NCAA Division II sports.  The facilities are located on the campus of the University as well as the surrounding cities of Bridgeport and Stratford.

The Hubbell Gym is home to the UB men's and women's basketball teams and the women's volleyball team. In addition, the building houses the main athletic offices, as well as the athletic training room, equipment room, four newly-renovated locker rooms, the Arnold Room, and two workout areas.

The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is located off of Interstate 95, just one mile from the UB campus and is the home field for the UB baseball team. 

Student clubs

Student life at UB is engaging, exciting, and fun. With more than 50 active student clubs and organizations, it’s hard not to be involved on campus. Our campus has something to offer everyone.

Accreditation

The University of Bridgeport is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. The University also is accredited by the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Department of Higher Education.

Student Reviews

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

At first, I had anxiety on how do I cope up with my studies and the living, later with the encouragement and support from faculty, it flowed well through the assignments and classes, with a bunch of people whom you could ask for help and a few with whom you could cook food and stuff, overall it help me live through the young age of Bridgeport. Thanks for letting me know...

Anonymous rated 3 out of 5 stars

Most of the time, it was my own lack of interest in engaging with the university, professors and students that didn't allow me to be as immersive or productive as I would like to be. So my only suggestion to you is to go ahead, make connections, talk about yourself and also your problem. Being financially secure is absolutely necessary otherwise most of your free time will...

Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States

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