18,395
Students
Financial aid thermometer
14,884
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
49
49%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

University of Connecticut is a University institution located in Storrs, CT, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 2131 Hillside Road, U-88
Storrs, CT  06269
United States
Contact Nathan Fuerst
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: beahusky@uconn.edu
Phone: 860-486-3137
Fax: 860-486-1476

Majors & Degrees

Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Agronomy And Crop Science Checkmark
Animal Sciences Checkmark Checkmark
Animal/livestock Husbandry And Production Checkmark
Applied Horticulture/horticulture Operations Checkmark
Horticultural Science Checkmark Checkmark
Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
African American/Black Studies Checkmark
American Studies Checkmark
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Animal Physiology Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Cell And Molecular Biology Checkmark
Ecology Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Pathology/experimental Pathology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Actuarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
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Finance Checkmark
Financial Planning And Services Checkmark
Insurance Checkmark
Management Information Systems Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Journalism Checkmark
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
Agricultural Teacher Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
Physical Education Teaching And Coaching Checkmark
Science Teacher Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Bioengineering And Biomedical Engineering Checkmark
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
Engineering Physics/applied Physics Checkmark
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering Checkmark
Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Materials Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences Associate Bachelors
Human Development And Family Studies Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Chinese Checkmark
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Linguistics Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health And Medical Assisting Services Related Checkmark
Athletic Training Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Cytotechnology Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Gene Therapy Checkmark
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark
Pharmacy Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies Related Checkmark
Nutrition Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Environmental Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources/conservation Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Geology/earth Science Checkmark
Physics Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
Cognitive Psychology And Psycholinguistics Checkmark
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
International Policy Analysis Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Geography Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Sociology Checkmark
Urban Studies/affairs Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Acting Checkmark
Art History, Criticism And Conservation Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark
Dramatic/theater Arts And Stagecraft Related Checkmark
Fine/studio Arts Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Theater Design And Technology Checkmark
Theater Literature, History And Criticism Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

31,280
Applied
15,629
Accepted
18,395
Enrolled
50%
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Female Admissions

16,550
Females Applied
8,495
Females Accepted
51%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

14,730
Males Applied
7,134
Males Accepted
48%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

70
Application Fee
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended 2 recommendations

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen January 15th March 1st
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer April 1st Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
ACT Composite 26 30

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

12,848
In-state
35,216
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,882
Full-time student fees
12,874
Room & board
7,028
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Tuition deferred payment Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

14,884
Avg. Financial Aid Package
15,174
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,409
Avg. Loan Aid
8,338
Avg. Grant Aid
11,306
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
98% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

18,395
Total undergrad students
4%
International Students
22%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 8.48%
Black or African American 5.09%
White or Caucasian 61.68%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 9.8%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.05%
Two or more races 2.68%
Other 7.85%

Gender

Male (50.44%)
Female (49.56%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 71%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Husky WOW (Week of Welcome), Homecoming and Winter Weekend/One Ton Sundae

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 1A Checkmark
Golf No Division 1 Checkmark
Gymnastics No No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Water Polo No No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Bowling Checkmark No No
Crew No Division 1 No
Cross-country Running Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 1 Checkmark
Football No No No
Golf No No No
Gymnastics Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 1 No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sailing Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Squash Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Volleyball Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
Water Polo Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting No No No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

1,589
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 1,223
Part-time - 366
Male - 929
Female - 660