University of Bridgeport

126 Park Avenue - G151
Bridgeport, CT 06604


The University of Bridgeport IDEAL Program offers working adults age 23+, the opportunity to finish an undergraduate degree and build up what has been accomplished in life.The IDEAL Program is designed to make completing your degree convenient, flexible and affordable. Professional certificates are offered to strengthen core competencies, improve your current level of expertise, or develop a newskill set.The IDEAL Program is geared to the way adults live and learn.


     - The University of Bridgeport is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the Board of Governors of the Connecticut Department of Higher Education.

     - The School of Business is accredited by the Association of College Business Schools and Programs.

     - All professional and teacher-training programs in Education are accredited by the Connecticut State Department of Education.


The University of Bridgeport IDEAL Program offers undergraduate degrees -- both associate's and bachelor's. IDEAL offers:

     - Quality Education

     - Five-week and Eight-week courses -- one meeting per week

     - Online courses

     - Three semesters per year

     - Three locations: Bridgeport, Stamford, and Waterbury

     - Professional and experienced faculty

     - Personalized Academic Advising and Transfer Evaluation

Admissions Requirements

All domestic students who are likely candidates for admission into the IDEAL program include the following:

     - Generally the minimum age of students entering the IDEAL program is 23 or older

     - Either transfer ENGL 101 Composition with a grade "C" or above or PLACED in English 101 from an English Placement Test (EPT) administered by IDEAL.

     - Previous college experienced preferred

     - Students with 12 credits or less must submit the following:

          - Personal statement

          - Letter of recommendation

     - Citizenship -- US citizenship or Permanent Resident

Locations in Bridgeport, Stamford and Waterbury:

University of Bridgeport - Stamford Center

5 Riverbend Drive

Stamford, CT

University of Bridgeport - Waterbury Center

84 Progress Lane

Waterbury, CT


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