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University of Connecticut Overview

University of Connecticut is a public institution situated in Storrs, Connecticut. Storrs is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

What Is University of Connecticut Known For?

0 Undergraduate Awards
$44,764 Avg Cost After Aid
56% Acceptance Rate
  • The student loan default rate at UCONN is 1%, which is significantly lower than the national rate of 10.1%. That's great news for students who are worrying about paying off their student loans.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UCONN.
  • For the <nil> academic year, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UCONN bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $76,076 a year. That's about 86% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average UCONN student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

Where Is University of Connecticut?


Contact details for UCONN are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: 860-486-2000

How Do I Get Into UCONN?

You can apply to UCONN online at:

Admission Requirements for UCONN

Submission Required?
High School GPA Required
High School Rank Considered but not required
High School Transcript Required
College Prep Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
SAT or ACT Scores Required
TOEFL Required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCONN?

56% Acceptance Rate
61% Of Accepted Are Women
43% Submit SAT Scores
With an acceptance rate of 56%, UCONN does not let just anybody through their doors! Make sure you spend enough time polishing up your application so you will make a great impression.

Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 50%, and the acceptance rate for women is 60%.

Average Test Scores

About 43% of students accepted to UCONN submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 610 and 700. Math scores were between 620 and 730.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 610 to 700 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 620 to 730 )
UCONN received ACT scores from 7% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 27 and 34. Math scores were between 26 and 31. Composite scores were between 27 and 33.

ACT English Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 27 to 34 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 26 to 31 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 27 to 33 )

Can I Afford University of Connecticut?

$44,764 Net Price
37% Take Out Loans
0.9% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCONN is $44,764. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UCONN, approximately 37% of students took out student loans averaging $7,838 a year. That adds up to $31,352 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCONN is 0.9%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Diversity

17,951 Full-Time Undergraduates
53% Women
38% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,567 undergraduate students at UCONN, with 17,951 being full-time and 616 being part-time.


There are also 8,309 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 17,951 full-time undergraduates at UCONN, 47% are male and 53% are female.


Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Connecticut students is as follows.

Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,290
Black or African American 1,237
Hispanic or Latino 2,590
White 9,358
International Students 1,520
Other Races/Ethnicities 956

Geographic Diversity

Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of Connecticut. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 106 countries are represented at UCONN. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Connecticut

1,540 Took All Classes Online
13,188 Took At Least One Class Online
530.5% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2020-2021, 13,188 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UCONN has changed over the last few years.


Online Growth Rankings of UCONN

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Connecticut was 530.5%. This is the #162 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at UCONN regardless of major.

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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