Founded in 1927 and located one hour north of New York City, the University of Bridgeport is an international comprehensive university, with award-winning academic programs. At this university students can earn degrees in over 120 innovative undergraduate and graduate degree programs. With 20 percent of its student population from over 80 countries, the institution is a real world "experience in globalization." The university has an enrollment of 5,100 undergraduate and graduate students.
The University provides academic, co-curricular, and extracurricular activities that support the University's commitment to promote global citizenship. Academic scholarships are available for undergraduate and graduate students, as well as a variety of internship and assistantships. The university aims to offer students many activities outside the classroom also, hence they can explore more than 50 clubs, including fraternities, sororities and intramural sports.
The tuition fee at the University of Bridgeport for a traditional full-time program is $14,775 for an undergraduate degree. The university offers scholarships and financial aid for both US and international students, as well as for both undergraduate and graduate degrees. To be exact, 96% of the university's students receive some form of financial aid.