Goodwin University is an innovative learning community that empowers hard-working students to become sought-after employees.
We tailor our programs to address the needs of employers, and we shape them to fit the lives of students. Classes are conveniently offered year-round — days, evenings, weekends, and online. Degrees may be flexibly layered across certificate, associate, bachelor's, and master's programs in a variety of in-demand fields.
Better still, we surround our students with the personal support and the professional guidance they need — not just to earn degrees, but to change lives for themselves, their families, and their communities.
63% of our students have transferred here from other institutions.*
86% of our students get a job or continue their education within 6 months of graduation.**
94% of Goodwin students received grant or scholarship aid.*
*Fall 2021 student data **Students graduating from 7/1/2020-6/30/2021
Bianca's Story: Braving the Storm and Seeking Success
Bianca Noroñas studied communications in Puerto Rico. She grew up in Hato Rey, and while studying in Santurce, she worked as a freelancer for documentaries, local movies, music videos, and short films. An awarded film editor, producer, costume director, and production assistant, Bianca loved the power of communicating a message to the masses.
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Goodwin Prepping for Connecticut Foodshare Turkey Drive
For 2021, Goodwin University will return to a live event to participate in Connecticut Foodshare's Turkey Drive, allowing individuals to support local families in need during the holiday season.
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Goodwin University Preserves Legacy of University of Bridgeport with Completion of Acquisition
The future of the University of Bridgeport began on May 24, 2021, as Goodwin University announced the completion of its acquisition of the majority of academic programs and real estate comprising the University of Bridgeport (UB).
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CTRA Named National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America
The Connecticut River Academy (CTRA) at Goodwin University has been named the 2020-2021 National Secondary Magnet School of Excellence by Magnet Schools of America, the national association for magnet and theme-based schools.
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