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Tuition

$12,948

$31,896

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,745
Declined + 12,734
Total Received 27,479
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undergraduateRatios

51%

49%

male

female

1  :  16

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Political Science
  3. English
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School Facts

The University of Connecticut, founded in 1881, is a public, comprehensive university. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources and Liberal Arts and Sciences; Schools of Business, Education, Engineering, Fine Arts, Nursing, and Pharmacy; and Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture. Its 4,108-acre campus is located in Storrs, 30 miles from Hartford.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 25,911
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  AARTS (Association of Advanced Rabbinical and Talmudic Schools)
•  ABA (American Bar Association)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ADA (American Dental Association)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NASPAA (National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

Codes

SAT 3915
ACT 0604

Public

18,032

undergraduate students

7,879

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
41%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
19%
600-699
51%
500-599
26%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
65%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
52%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
24%
24-29
64%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Storrs, CT

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Fun Facts

  • Every year, the University of Connecticut hosts its OOzeball Mud Volleyball Tournament, where players play volleyball in eight inches of mud.
  • University of Connecticut's annual OOzeball Mud Volleyball Tournament draws over 1,000 players and spectators. Founded in 1984, it is the longest-running tournament of its kind.
  • University of Connecticut's annual OOzeball Mud Volleyball Tournament has been recognized by Sports Illustrated/SI On Campus as the "Best Mud Volleyball in the Country," #33 on the "Top 100 Things Gotta Do Before You Graduate: No Matter The Cost," and "Best Use of Dirt."

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Storrs, CT

4,313-acre campus in Storrs (population: 15,344), 25 miles from Hartford; branch campuses in Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington, and Waterbury; U of Connecticut Health Center in Farmington. Airports serve Windsor Locks (40 miles) and Boston (75 miles); bus serves Willimantic (15 miles); train serves Hartford. School operates shuttle on campus and to off-campus apartment complexes. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Connecticut
2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
Storrs, CT 06269-3088

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
72%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
16 fraternities 11% of male students
 
16 sororities 15% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
45%
Top 1/4
72%
Top 1/2
97%
Bottom 1/2
3%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
11%
600-699
41%
500-599
41%
400-499
7%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
19%
600-699
51%
500-599
26%
400-499
4%
300-399
0
200-299
0
700-800
11%
600-699
45%
500-599
37%
400-499
6%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
30-36
25%
24-29
65%
18-23
9%
12-17
1%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
29%
24-29
52%
18-23
17%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
24%
24-29
64%
18-23
10%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $70
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline January 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Selective

53%

acceptance rate

Accepted 14,745
Declined + 12,734
Total Received 27,479

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
State residency
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Nathan Fuerst
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
P: 860 486-3137
F: 860 486-1476
beahusky@uconn.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,256
Room $6,466
Board $5,608
Additional fees $2,842
Books & supplies $850
Total $25,022
Average Financial Aid - $12,917
Total with Avg. Aid $12,105

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,917

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $16,364,431
State $7,770,132
Institutional $47,920,370
Other external $3,140,698
Total $75,195,631

Non-need-based

Federal $8,747
State
Institutional $16,062,406
Other external $2,163,368
Total $18,234,521

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
crew
cross-country
field hockey
football
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's only), Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Hockey East Association (Division I)
Mascot
Husky
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Acting
Adult Learning
Agricultural Education
Agricultural/Resource Economics
Agriculture/Natural Resources
Agriculture/Resource Economics
Agronomy
Allied Health
American Studies
Animal Science
Anthropology
Applied Financial Mathematics
Applied Genomics
Applied Mathematical Sciences
Art
Art History
Athletic Training
Biobehavioral Science
Biochemistry
Biodiversity/Conservation Biology
Biological Sciences
Biomedical Engineering
Biomedical Science
Biomedical Sciences
Biophysics
Biotechnology
Botany
Business Administration
Business/Technology
Cell Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemical/Materials Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil/Materials Engineering
Classics/Ancient Mediterranean Studies
Coastal Studies
Cognitive Sciences
Communication Science
Communication Science/Audiology
Communication Sciences
Comparative Literary/Cultural Studies
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Curriculum/Instruction
Cytotechnology
Dental Medicine
Dental Science
Design/Technical Theatre
Diagnostic Genetic Sciences
Dietetics
Dramatic Arts
Ecology
Ecology/Evolutionary Biology
Economics
Education
Educational Administration
Educational Leadership
Educational Psychology
Educational Studies
Educational Technology
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Electrical/Materials Engineering
Electrical/Mechanical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
English
Entomology
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Finance
Fine Arts
Foreign Languages
French
General Music
General Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geological Sciences
Geology/Geophysics
German
Health Care Management
History
History/Social Studies
Homeland Security Leadership
Horticulture
Human Development/Family Studies
Human Resources Management
Humanitarian Services Administration
Individualized Major
Insurance Law
International Studies
Italian
Italian Literary/Cultural Studied
Italian Literary/Cultural Studies
Journalism
Judaic Studies
Kinesiology
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Law
Linguistics
Linguistics/Philosophy
Linguistics/Psychology
Management
Management Information Systems
Management/Engineering for Manufacturing
Marketing
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics/Actuarial Science
Mathematics/Statistics
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical/Materials Engineering
Medical Technology
Medicine
Medieval Studies
Metallurgy/Materials Engineering
Microbiology
Middle Eastern Studies
Molecular/Cell Biology
Music
Natural Resources
Natural Sciences
Nursing
Nutrition Science
Nutritional Science
Occupational Safety/Health Management
Oceanography
Pathobiology
Pharmaceutical Sciences
Pharmacy
Pharmacy Studies
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Physiology/Neurobiology
Plant Science
Plant Sciences
Political Science
Polymer Science
Pre-Physical Therapy
Professional Higher Education Administration
Professional Studies
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Puppetry
Real Estate/Urban Economics
Recreational Services Education
Renewable Natural Resources
Resource Economics
Risk Management/Insurance
Social Science of Sports/Leisure
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Special Education
Statistics
Structural Biology/Biophysics
Survey Research
Theatre Studies
United States Legal Studies
Urban/Community Studies
Women's Studies
Zoology
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Undergraduate

70%

18,032
students

Female
49%
8,855

Male
51%
9,177

Graduate

30%

7,879
students

Female
52%
4,099

Male
48%
3,780

undergraduateFull-time

95%

17,219
students

Female
50%
8,512

Male
50%
8,707

undergraduatePart-time

5%

813
students

Female
43%
343

Male
57%
470

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
8%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

54%

Transfer applicants accepted

57%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 85
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Jamaica
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Aida Silva
Associate Director
860 486-3137
aida.silva@uconn.edu

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