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University of Connecticut
  • 4 Year
  • STORRS, CT

Report Card

grade A
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade A minus
  2. Value
    grade A
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade A+
  6. Party Scene
    grade A
  7. Professors
    grade B+
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade C+
  10. Campus Food
    grade B+
  11. Student Life
    grade A
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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Connecticut is a highly rated public university located in Storrs, Connecticut. It is a large institution with an enrollment of 18,090 undergraduate students. Admissions is fairly competitive as the Connecticut acceptance rate is 56%. Popular majors include Economics, Psychology, and Communications. Graduating 83% of students, Connecticut alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $46,400.

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352 MANSFIELD ROAD
STORRS, CT 06269
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Athletic Division
NCAA Division I-FBS
Athletic Conference
Big East Conference

Branch Campuses

University of Connecticut Rankings

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UConn Admissions

Acceptance Rate
56%
Application Deadline
January 15
SAT Range
1170-1390
ACT Range
27-32
Application Fee
$80
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$22,233 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$14,170 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
77%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B+
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
76%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 180 responses
45%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 210 responses
50%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 210 responses

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Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    45%
  • On Campus
    1%
  • Online
    55%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
18,090 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
827
Undergrads Over 25
50900%
Pell Grant
21%
Varsity Athletes
3%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 138 responses
  • Husky pride.
    40%
  • Friendly
    20%
  • Typical New Englander
    14%
  • Frat Bros, Sorority Girls
    7%
  • We are all huskies, no one excluded!
    6%
  • Cliquey
    5%
  • I suck at interacting with people enough to tell
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 262 responses
Poll
60%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 312 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 151 responses
  • Husky Pride!
    47%
  • BLEED BLUE
    21%
  • Students today Huskies Forever
    17%
  • School Spirit!
    4%
  • Windchill
    4%
  • Hivemind
    2%
  • Shabazz
    1%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$58,400 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
86%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 125 responses

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