UB Quick Facts

About UB

» Our student-to-faculty ratio of 16:1 means that you will get all the personalized guidance and instruction you need.

» Academic Programs are offered through thirteen schools, colleges, and institutes.

» School colors are purple and white, and mascot is the Purple Knight.

» According to UB mission, “…The University promotes academic excellence, personal responsibility and commitment to serve. Distinctive curricula in an international, culturally diverse supportive learning environment prepare graduates for life and leadership in an increasingly interconnected world…”



» At the University of Bridgeport, we take the safety of our students very seriously. In fact, the University has received the prestigious Jeanne Clery Campus Safety Award for adopting technology and other initiatives to safeguard our students 24 hours a day. The University offers a combination of services that include a public safety force managed by Securitas Security Services USA, escort services, and twenty-four-hour monitored access to all residence halls.


» It is spread over 50 acres along the sea side with land bought from renowned showman, entrepreneur, and Mayor P.T. Barnum. His statue can be sighted along the shoreline.

» We are near and have easy access to major cities like New York, Boston.

» We are ferry ride away from Long Island.

» We are located in the Fairfield County, which is home to the 3rd highest concentration of fortune 500 companies.

» Bridgeport, Connecticut’s largest city, is known as “The Park City.”


» The UB SEAL contains four symbolic quadrants starting the upper left quadrant and finishing in the lower right: the traditional lamp of learning is a long standing symbol of the official UB seal since 1931, the tree of life represents personal and institutional growth, the seascape illustrates the location of UB on Long Island Sound, and the Perry Arch demonstrates tradition, solid foundations and performance.


UB Statistics

» The university offers around 50 active clubs and organizations, including co-ed intramural sports, fraternities and sororities.

» The university is known for its diverse student population, currently ranking as the tenth most racially diverse national university in the country by U.S. News & World Report. There are students from over 60 programs.

» Offers more than 125 career-oriented programs

» The University of Bridgeport competes in NCAA Division II athletic and has 8 Women’s sports, and 5 Men’s sports.


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