University of Connecticut

country rank  80
world rank  110

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University Overview

Founded in 1881, University of Connecticut is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Storrs (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Avery Point, Farmington, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Connecticut (UConn) is a very large (uniRank enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Connecticut (UConn) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 137 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UConn also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Identity

Name
Acronym UConn
Founded 1881
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 352 Mansfield Road
Storrs (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06269 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 486 2000
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Other locations Avery Point, Farmington, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury

Degree Levels & Study Areas


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate
Postgraduate
Local student 12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
Int'l student over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
Storrs 06269-3088
+1 (860) 486 3137

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment Total Enrolment Range 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Control Type Public
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library University Library Yes Go to University of Connecticut's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and International Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition
Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges


Year of first Accreditation
1931


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Dental Assoc

Affiliations

  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Site last updated: Tuesday, 16 January 2018