Founded in 1927, the University of Bridgeport is well known for its diversity. In a typical year, the student body consists of learners from 45 states and 80 countries. The faculty also is diverse. This unique group of people is drawn together by shared commitments: an emphasis on professional development, career readiness for the twenty-first century, a supportive and challenging learning environment, and innovation and solution-seeking.
The University offers more than 125 career-oriented programs, many of which benefit from industry connections unique to the region, leading to degrees and certificates at all levels. All the programs are housed in the following schools, colleges, and institutions:
School of Professional Studies
School of Nursing
College of Public and International Affairs
Acupuncture Institute (UBAI)
Fones School of Dental Hygiene
Shintaro Akatsu School of Design
Physician Assistant Institute
School of Arts and Sciences
College of Chiropractic
Ernest C. Trefz School of Business
College of Naturopathic Medicine
School of Engineering
School of Education
The University of Bridgeport launched its first online program in 1997, and today there are many degrees that may be earned entirely online or in hybrid format.
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
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