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University of Connecticut

Storrs, Connecticut

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Student Population
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Location Storrs, Connecticut
Online uconn.edu
School Type Public 4 Year
Setting Town Fringe
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Size Large
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in Storrs, Connecticut, University of Connecticut is a large four year public college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 35,096 prospective students applied, and 17,346 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 3,603 enrolled in the school.  24,181 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 3,231 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $13,798 plus fees of $3,428. UConn is ranked 82 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



UConn is rated within the top 19% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 9 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
Very High
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SAT 1200/1410
ACT 26/32
GPA 3.74
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due Feb 1, 2022
Applicant Competition Average
Application Fee $80

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Annual Cost to Attend

Connecticut Resident Tuition
In State Costs for University of Connecticut
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$3,428
Room and Board $13,258
Budget for Other Expenses$2,850
Total One Year Cost$34,284
Out of State Resident Tuition
Out of State Costs for University of Connecticut
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$3,428
Room and Board $13,258
Budget for Other Expenses$2,850
Total One Year Cost$56,952

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$62,000 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
83% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of Connecticut students
Subject Percent of Class
Social Sciences 15%
Business 12%
Health Professions 8%
Engineering 8%
Psychology 8%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129020 IPEDS survey data for University of Connecticut.

Current students may use the University of Connecticut GPA calculator to determine their current college GPA.