University of Bridgeport Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into University of Bridgeport? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 3,470 out of 6,703 applicants or 52% were admitted making University of Bridgeport a moderately competitive school to get into with a good chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has extremely easy requirements for admission test scores. University of Bridgeport typically accepts and attracts B- average high school students. Only 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 4,362 2,341 6,703
Accepted 2,297 1,173 3,470
Acceptance Rate 53% 50% 52%
Enrolled 260 152 412
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 13% 12%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Bridgeport and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that University of Bridgeport regularly accepts students with ACTs of 18 and above. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 16 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 20 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 23 and above have very competitive chances. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Bridgeport.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 920 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 835. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1005 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 87 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 920 1090
SAT Reading 460 560
SAT Math 460 530
ACT Composite 18 23
ACT English 16 22
ACT Math 17 24

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
23 and Above Good >67%
20 to 23 Avg + 52%-67%
18 to 20 Avg - 41%-52%
16 to 18 Reach 32%-41%
Less than 16 Low <32%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1090 and Above Good >65%
1005 to 1090 Avg + 52%-65%
920 to 1005 Avg - 39%-52%
835 to 920 Reach 27%-39%
Less than 835 Low <27%

Estimated GPA Requirements

You can get into University of Bridgeport with slightly below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Bridgeport was 2.98 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B- students are accepted and ultimately attend. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as University of Bridgeport accepts 52% of students who apply.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 10% Good
3.50 to 3.75 13% Good
3.25 to 3.50 11% Good
3.00 to 3.25 17% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 30% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 19% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Bridgeport and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=128744 IPEDS survey data for University of Bridgeport.

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