The University of Connecticut, founded in 1881, is a public, comprehensive university. It is recognized for its excellent academic programs and internationally acclaimed faculty. In addition to an extensive variety of top-quality academic programs offered at the undergraduate level, UConn is the only public university in New England with a School of Medicine, School of Dental Medicine and School of Law. Programs are also offered through the Colleges of Agriculture and Natural Resources, and Liberal Arts and Sciences; the Schools of Allied Health Professions, Business Administration, Education, Engineering, Family Studies, Fine Arts, Nursing, and Pharmacy; and Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture. The university is fast becoming the school of choice for incoming freshmen: enrollment has jumped dramatically in recent years while academic quality has also increased. The university is currently in the midst of an historic building program called UCONN 2000, a nationally unprecedented ten-year, $1 billion program to renew, rebuild and enhance UConn's campuses. The 4,104-acre campus is located in Storrs, 30 miles from Hartford.

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collegeType
Public
studentType
Coed
18,917
Undergraduates
9,156
Men - 48.4%
9,762
Women - 51.6%
8,298
Graduate Students
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Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
56% of 34,437 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
January 15
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
670 average
590-710 range of middle 50%
SAT EBRW
645 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
ACT Composite
29 average
27-32 range of middle 50%
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Cost of Attendance
In-state: $35,764
Out-of-state: $58,432
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $18,524
Out-of-state: $41,192
Room and Board
$13,258
Average Percent of Need Met
59%
Average Freshman Award
$16,136
Average Indebtedness of 2018 Graduates
$29,217
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Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
1,221
Regular Class Size (Students)
2-9
17%
10-19
36%
20-29
14%
30-39
12%
40-49
5%
50-99
8%
Over 100
8%
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Storrs Population
15,344
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Not reported
Freshman Housing Guarantee
College offers housing to students
Students in College Housing
25% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Sororities
13% of women participate
Fraternities
10% of men participate
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Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.1%
Asian
12.9%
Black/African-American
7.4%
Hispanic/Latino
14.7%
Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
4.1%
Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
0%
White
58.8%
Unknown
1.9%
International Students
9.7% from 79 countries
First-Year Students Returning
93.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
72.6%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
82%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
30.0%
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