University of Bridgeport

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Academics

Distinguishing Characteristics

School type Private
Terms Semester
First year of program 2005-2006

Faculty & Classes

Full-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 6
Part-time instructional faculty that teach courses accessible online 22
Average online teaching experience 5 years
Faculty have at least 1 year online teaching experience 95%
Faculty have at least 2 years online teaching experience 80%
Faculty have at least 3 years online teaching experience 70%
Full-time faculty with doctorate 1
Part-time faculty with doctorate 3
Full-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's 0
Part-time faculty whose highest degree is a bachelor's 0
School finances online instructor training Yes
Continuing online instruction education required Yes
Full-time course development tech staff supporting faculty 3
Part-time course development tech staff supporting faculty 6
Average class size 14
Maximum class size 20

Programs

Online bachelor's degree programs 2
Online courses N/A
Five most popular majors
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist 90%
General Studies 10%
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All majors
Health Professions and Related Programs
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies
About the online bachelor's degree program (as submitted by school) N/A

Integration With Campus

Can earn degree entirely online Yes
Possible in-person attendance requirements
Orientations No
Group projects/simulations No
Exams No
Classes include campus-based students Yes
Collaboration among online and campus-based students Neutral
Students enroll as online students Yes, but can apply to switch course enrollment to campus-based
Credits earned online equal earned on campus Yes
Faculty who teach online also teach on campus All
Same curricula for online and campus-based students All

Delivery

Archived classes All
Classes can be received live Majority
Live online/on-campus classes after 5 p.m. N/A
Online chatrooms Yes
Web conferencing (webinars) Yes
Skype or other visual software Yes
New-student orientation Yes
Review and sign ethics statement Yes
Percentage of classes with lectures 26-50
Number of times per month faculty evaluate student participation 4
Courses requiring students to work collaboratively with other students Minority
Class participation graded N/A
Exams Yes
Same exams are administered only once Yes
Exams have random question order No
Each user has unique exam login Yes
Number of settings in which in-person exams are administered One setting
Anti-plagiarism screening required for essay assignments Depends
Measures to instill academic integrity (as submitted by school) N/A

List of Student Assessments Administered

Graduation & Retention

Credits needed to graduate 120
Credits that must be earned through school 30
One-year retention rates
One-year retention rates
Limited time to complete degree Yes
Target time to earn final 25% of credits 3 years
Maximum time to earn final 25% of credits 7 years
Graduation rates
Graduation rates

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