University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$17,834

$40,502

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
580
75th
710
25th
590
75th
34
25th
26
75th
31
25th
25
75th
32
25th
27
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,316
Declined 15,121
Total Received 34,437
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Public

20,501

undergraduate students

9,317

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 29,818
Established in 1881
Coeducational Coeducational

4,099-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. Air serves 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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
50%
Top 1/4
84%
Top 1/2
98%
Bottom 1/2
2%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
680
25th
580
75th
710
25th
590
75th
34
25th
26
75th
31
25th
25
75th
32
25th
27

Admissions Facts

Application fee $80
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (final deadline) January 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

56%

acceptance rate

Accepted 19,316
Declined 15,121
Total Received 34,437

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Record
Completion of college-prepatory program
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Admission test scores

Recommended

Recommendations

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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Financial Aid

65%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,883

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,406
Room $7,238
Board $6,020
Additional fees $3,428
Books & supplies $950
Total $32,042
Average Financial Aid - $13,883
Total with Avg. Aid $18,159

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $20,456,651
State $6,548,557
Institutional $63,251,606
Other external $3,720,049
Total $93,976,863

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $27,849,743
Other external $2,443,358
Total $30,293,101
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 860 486-2819
F: 860 486-6629
financialaid@uconn.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Rowing
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading, crew, cycling, equestrian sports, ice hockey, in-line skating, kayaking, lacrosse, polo, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading, cycling, equestrian sports, field hockey, figure skating, ice hockey, lacrosse, pistol, polo, riflery, rugby, sailing, skiing, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, bowling, cross-country, flag football, ice hockey, inner-tube water polo, soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field, volleyball (indoor/sand), Wiffle ball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Big East Conference (Division I, Football I-A), Atlantic Hockey Association (Division I, men's only), Hockey East Association

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Acting.
Actuarial Science.
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching.
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General.
African-American/Black Studies.
Agricultural Economics.
Agricultural Teacher Education.
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture.
Agronomy and Crop Science.
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other.
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence.
American/United States Studies/Civilization.
Animal Physiology.
Animal Sciences, General.
Anthropology, General.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Arabic Language and Literature.
Area Studies, Other.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, General.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Behavioral Neuroscience.
Biochemistry.
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering.
Biology Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biomedical Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Business/Commerce, General.
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology.
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology.
Chemical Engineering.
Chemistry Teacher Education.
Chemistry, General.
Chinese Language and Literature.
Civil Engineering, General.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics.
Comparative Literature.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Conservation Biology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Dental Clinical Sciences, General.
Developmental and Child Psychology.
Dietetics/Dietitian.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other.
Earth Science Teacher Education.
Ecology.
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics.
Economics, General.
Education, Other.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational Psychology.
Educational Statistics and Research Methods.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Elementary Education and Teaching.
Energy, Environment, and Natural Resources Law.
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics.
Engineering, General.
English Language and Literature, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering.
Environmental/Natural Resources Management and Policy, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Experimental Psychology.
Family Systems.
Finance, General.
Financial Mathematics.
Financial Planning and Services.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
French Language Teacher Education.
French Language and Literature.
Gene/Genetic Therapy.
General Studies.
Genetics, General.
Genome Sciences/Genomics.
Geographic Information Science and Cartography.
Geography.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language Teacher Education.
German Language and Literature.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration.
History Teacher Education.
History, General.
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other.
Horticultural Science.
Human Development and Family Studies, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Human/Medical Genetics.
Industrial Engineering.
Information Technology.
Intellectual Property Law.
International Policy Analysis.
Italian Language and Literature.
Jewish/Judaic Studies.
Journalism.
Landscape Architecture.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Linguistics.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods, Other.
Manufacturing Engineering.
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography.
Marketing, Other.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Materials Engineering.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Mathematics, General.
Mechanical Engineering.
Medical Science/Scientist.
Medieval and Renaissance Studies.
Microbiology, General.
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other.
Music History, Literature, and Theory.
Music Performance, General.
Music Teacher Education.
Music, General.
Natural Resources/Conservation, General.
Neurobiology and Anatomy.
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management.
Nursing Practice.
Nursing Science.
Nutrition Sciences.
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical.
Personality Psychology.
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design.
Pharmacy.
Philosophy.
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching.
Physics Teacher Education.
Physics, General.
Physics, Other.
Physiology, General.
Plant Sciences, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Political Science and Government, Other.
Polymer Chemistry.
Psychology, General.
Psychometrics and Quantitative Psychology.
Public Administration.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Public Health, General.
Public Policy Analysis, General.
Real Estate.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education.
Social Psychology.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech Communication and Rhetoric.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
Statistics, General.
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology.
Urban Studies/Affairs.
Women's Studies.
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Nursing
  3. Economics

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • External degree program
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Art
  • Computer Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Other

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

29,818

total students

62%

in-state

38%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

69%

20,501
students

Female
51%
10,481

Male
49%
10,020

31%

9,317
students

Female
54%
5,004

Male
46%
4,313

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

91%

18,708
students

Female
51%
9,539

Male
49%
9,169

9%

1,793
students

Female
53%
942

Male
47%
851

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Student Break-down

10%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 1

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

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 transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 113
Countries most often represented Brazil
Canada
China
India
South Korea
Taiwan
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation
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