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The University of Bridgeport
Address: 126 Park Avenue, Bridgeport, CT 06604
Main Phone: (203) 576-4552
Admissions: (800) 392-3582
About the University of Bridgeport (UB)
An international, doctoral intensive comprehensive university, with award-winning academic programs. At UB, students can earn degrees in a variety of innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs. A strong international university, with 25 percent of students coming from overseas. The University seeks to educate students from throughout the world and was recognized in the US News and World Report issue on colleges. With students from more than 80 countries who are active in student government, publications and clubs, the University of Bridgeport prides itself on being a real world "experience in globalization." Through its International Programs, the University provides academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities which support the University's commitment to promote global citizenship and a commitment to public service.
UB has 200 full- and part-time faculty, including Fulbright Scholars, National Science Foundation Fellows, Ford Fellows, National Endowment for the Humanities Fellows, American Council for Learned Societies Scholars and Phi Beta Kappa Scholars. The University prides itself on its student-faculty ratio of 11:1. It also takes pride in its commitment to diversity. Some 32 percent of its students are members of minorities. Each year, members of the student body are active in a wide range of business, educational, entertainment, political, and other student activities. In addition, the campus location is less than an hour by train to New York City.
Committed to creating new learning venues, the UB's School of Continuing and Professional Studies and its Office of Distance Learning pioneered the first online graduate degree program in the State of Connecticut. A variety of online courses and certificate programs are also available.
Connecticut's largest city with a rich history, Bridgeport CT and surrounding towns present a rich variety of activities for students and visiting families. One of the most notable citizens to come from Bridgeport was P.T. Barnum. His influence is still evident in many aspects of the city. If you will be relocating to the area, learn about Bridgeport Real Estate on this site. Additional details about the University of Bridgeport can be found on their Web site.