University of Bridgeport is located in Bridgeport, Connecticut, United States, and was established in the year 1927 by Everett Cortright. Originally, the university was known as the Junior College of Connecticut, and was the first Northeastern United States junior college to be chartered. The university has several degree-granting schools and colleges under it, including:
The athletic teams of the college are nicknamed the Purple Knights. Male students participate in sports such as basketball, cross country, baseball, soccer, and swimming. Female students compete in basketball, lacrosse, swimming and diving, volleyball, softball, and cross country.
Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) 2015-16, National Center for Education Statistics, https://nces.ed.gov/ipeds/
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