Welcome to UConn Nation
At A Glance
• Type of School: Four-year public university
• Number of Students (Storrs main campus): 19,133 undergraduates
• Number of Faculty: 1,591
• Student-Faculty Ratio: 16:1
• Average Class Size: 30 students
• Colleges, Programs, and Degrees: Eight undergraduate degrees, 116 majors, 17 graduate degrees, 88 research and professional practice fields of study, and six professional degree programs (DMD, JD, LLM, MD, PharmD, and SJD)
• Geographic Diversity: 75% in state, 25% out of state (main campus)
• Financial Aid: UConn offers a strong financial aid program, assisting approximately 50% of undergraduates with grants or scholarships and over 75% of all students with financial aid from institutional, state, federal, and/or private sources.
• Transfer Application Filing Dates: Fall semester filing deadlines for transfer applicants vary based on program. Visit admissions.uconn.edu for a complete listing of deadlines and admission criteria.
• Application Fee: $80
Top 25among THE NATION’S PUBLIC UNIVERSITIES, according to U.S. News & World Report
3,726 Transfer students across all campuses
2.6 years Average time to degree for transfer students
Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut is rankedamong the top 25 public research universities in the United States. With 10 schools and colleges offering undergraduate degrees, UConn
is a top research university that provides students unparalleled access to hands-on learning opportunities.
Students learn and work alongside the top faculty in the field, professors who are dedicated to bettering the world through their research and inspiring students through advisingand mentorship.
At UConn, students are encouraged to pursue their passions and learn what they love. Your community of peers will inspire you, challenge you, and make your best betterevery day.
An inspiring environment
Located in the heart of the Northeast, UConn’s proximity to New York City and Boston makes for an energizing environment. The safe main campus in Storrs has everything students need or want, and cafés, shops, and restaurantsare just steps away in downtown Storrs.
With one of the highest percentages of students living on campusof any public university in the nation, your friends will always be around—days, nights, and weekends. Residence halls, suites, and apartments each have their ownammenities, from volleyball courtsto makerspaces.
Find your fit
Over 700 clubs and organizations allow students to pursue interests outside the classroom—and the four art galleries and five theaters on campus ensure there are plenty of options to choose from on a night offfrom your studies.
Explore your passions further by joining one of over 30 Learning Communities, 20 of which are residential. Investigate an area of interest based on your major or interdisciplinary theme through guided courses and cocurricular activities.
UConn’s five cultural centers serve as resources for the richly diverse and inclusive campus community comprised of students from more than 90 different countries. If exploration is what interests you, Education Abroad offers 135 unique programs, including study, internship, research, and service learning opportunities in 35 countries.
The presence of Connecticut’s flagship university is felt throughout the entire state. Regional campuses at AveryPoint, Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury complement our main campusin Storrs by offering small classes, esteemed faculty, exclusive internships, a variety of majors, and increased flexibility. Students can begin their studies at any of our regional campuses and seamlessly transition to the main campus in Storrs after 54 credits of coursework. Select degrees may also be completed entirely at a regional campus.
Spirit. Pride. Tradition. Students past and present will tell you, there’s nothing quite like the UConn community. We’re tied together by the rush ofcheering for our championship athletic teams and boundless love forour school. Winning is just one of UConn’s many traditions: women’s basketball holds the longest winningstreak of any college basketball team,while the men’s basketball and the field hockey teams are both four-time national champions. With 24 Division I athletic teams to root for, there’s no shortage of Husky pride on campus.
Students today, Huskies forever
UConn’s Center for Career Development is a resource for job preparation beginning as early as your first year. Take advantage of the annual Internship Fair, designed to help you make connections; meet one-on-one with a career consultant to learn about your career options; or attend mock interview workshops to sharpen your presentation skills. With over 700 companies actively recruiting students on campus each year, practice makes perfect and preparation is key.
Everything you learn at UConn is designed to help you achieve your goals. You’ll carry your UConn experience with you through friends who become family, Husky pride that becomes part of your identity, and dreams that become your life. Expand your circle and join a network of 259,000 alumni worldwide.
Take it in
Interested in learning more about what UConn can offer you? For details on the admission process or to schedule a campus tour, visit admissions.uconn.edu.