New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
Undergraduate Enrollment: 2,500
Room and Board: $12,710
Profile: Private, coed, over 125 career-oriented programs; student to faculty ratio:16:1; average class size: 17; more than 5,000 students from over 40 states and 80 countries.
Programs:School of Arts and Sciences: Biology, English, Fashion Merchandising, General Studies, Health Sciences, Human Services, Literature & Civilization, Mathematics, Medical Laboratory Sciences, Music, Psychology.
School of Engineering: Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Electrical Engineering.
School of Business: Accounting, Business Administration, Finance, International Business, Management & Industrial Relations, Marketing.
Fones School of Dental Hygiene: Dental Hygiene.
College of Public and International Affairs: Criminal Justice & Human Security, International Political Economy & Diplomacy, Martial Arts Studies, Mass Communication, Social Sciences, Religion & Politics.
Shintaro Akatsu School of Design: Graphic Design, Industrial Design, Interior Design.
Special Features: The University of Bridgeport is situated on a quiet, urban campus on the shore of Long Island Sound.
• Over 50 clubs and organizations
• 13 NCAA Division II athletic teams
• Excellent co-op and internships available with Fortune 500 corporations.
• Graduates pursue fulfilling careers in companies such as: Apple, IBM, PricewaterhouseCoopers, General Electric, ESPN, Saks Fifth Avenue, Sikorsky Aircraft, Johnson & Johnson, Pitney Bowes and UBS.
Admissions Requirements: SAT or ACT, high school record, one recommendation, personal statement, portfolio or audition for design and music programs. Other requirements: evaluation on basis of individual merit and accomplishment, some programs require personal interview.
Minimum GPA: 2.0