University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$17,226

$39,894

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
54%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
38%
600-699
40%
500-599
19%
400-499
0
300-399
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
44%
18-23
9%
12-17
0
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undergraduateRatios

49%

male

51%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,015
Declined 17,871
Total Received 34,886
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Public

19,133

undergraduate students

8,279

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 27,412
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: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

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
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Events

  • Husky WOW (Week of Welcome)
  • Homecoming
  • Winter Weekend/One Ton Sundae

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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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • Late-night transport/escort service

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

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

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
21%
600-699
54%
500-599
21%
400-499
1%
300-399
0
700-800
38%
600-699
40%
500-599
19%
400-499
0
300-399
1%
30-36
45%
24-29
44%
18-23
9%
12-17
0

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $80
Application deadline January 15

Selective

48%

acceptance rate

Accepted 17,015
Declined 17,871
Total Received 34,886

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

extracurricular activities
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
racial/ethnic status
recommendation(s)
talent/ability
volunteer work

Considered

alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
state residency
work experience

Not Considered

interview
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 79
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$5,345

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,798
Room & board $13,258
Additional fees $3,428
Books & supplies $950
Other fees $1,700
Total $33,134
Average Financial Aid - $5,345
Total with Avg. Aid $27,789
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Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
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 Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Crew, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Bowling, Cross-country running, Equestrian sports, Fencing, Gymnastics, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sailing, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Volleyball, Water polo

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
African-American/Black Studies
Agricultural Economics
Agricultural Teacher Education
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Physiology
Animal Sciences, General
Animal/Livestock Husbandry and Production
Anthropology
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General
Applied Mathematics, General
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Athletic Training/Trainer
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Biophysics
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Chinese Language and Literature
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other
Ecology
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Finance, General
Financial Planning and Services
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
Gene/Genetic Therapy
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Horticultural Science
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Industrial Engineering
Insurance
International Policy Analysis
Italian Language and Literature
Journalism
Landscape Architecture
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Management Information Systems, General
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Engineering
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nutrition Sciences
Pathology/Experimental Pathology
Pharmacy
Philosophy
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Physics, General
Physics, Other
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Sociology
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
Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
Urban Studies/Affairs
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

27,412

total students

79%

in-state

21%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

19,133
students

Female
51%
9,724

Male
49%
9,409

30%

8,279
students

Female
53%
4,363

Male
47%
3,916

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

96%

18,478
students

Female
52%
9,444

Male
48%
9,034

4%

655
students

Female
43%
280

Male
57%
375

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 93%
Student 4 year graduation rate 73%
Student 5 year graduation rate 11%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

9%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
56%
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

764

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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