The University of Bridgeport (UB) is a private, non-profit university located in Bridgeport, Connecticut. The institution enjoys a leading reputation for diversity among universities in the United States, attracting an international community of students from over 80 different nations and 45 states.
The main campus stretches over 50 acres, overlooks Seaside Park and boasts spectacular views of the Long Island Sound. Facilities include a brand-new Innovation Center specializing in developing students' entrepreneurial skills and encouraging local business growth. There are also a number of state-of-the-art technologies and laboratories for research and design. Students who are looking to develop their personal and professional skills and make new friends are able to get involved in one of over 50 clubs and societies during their time at the university.
Students are supported by a range of services throughout their time at the institution known as The Bridgeport Plan. The Bridgeport Plan ensures that students graduate in their designated timeframe with at least one work experience opportunity. They also have access to services such as additional tutoring, an on-campus health center, housing advisors, and an International Center for Students and Scholars, specifically for international student needs.
The university's Center for Career Development creates tailored career plans to assist students through all the stages of the employment process, whether that's career advice, resume building workshops, or training for successful interviews.
Bridgeport is a fantastic city to live in and provides a large array of activities for students during their downtime including parks, museums, theatres and a range of shopping and eating options. Bridgeport is only a short journey away from the bustling cities of New York and Boston, which both offer world renowned attractions and entertainment, as well as attractive employment opportunities for graduates.