University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$17,834

$40,502

not including housing and food

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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

Founded in 1881, The University of Connecticut is a public, comprehensive institution. 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 4,052-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%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
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-preparatory 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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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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Financial Aid

65%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$13,883

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,406
Housing $7,238
Food $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 yes yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Golf yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Rowing yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Swimming and diving yes yes
Tennis yes yes
Volleyball yes

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

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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 transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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