University of Connecticut

, Storrs, CT 06269

About University of Connecticut

University of Connecticut is classified as a doctoral-granting university with very high research activity. This very large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 10,000 students or more. At least 80% of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrads reside on campus. This institution awards 60-79% of its bachelor’s degrees within the arts and sciences fields. Graduate degrees are available in more than half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school awards research doctorate degrees in the sciences, humanities, social sciences, and medical fields. Professional degree offerings may also be available within other health professions or in other professional fields. According to data for fall enrollment, at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Transfer students make up fewer than 20% of entering undergraduates. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution, with the majority of students enrolled in undergrad programs. 25-49% of students are enrolled in graduate programs.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate17,008
Student Age% Under 2575%
 % 25 and Over25%
 % Age Unknown0%
Attendance Type% Full-time85%
 % Part-time15%
Race/Ethnicity% White62.3%
 % Black5.2%
 % Asian7.4%
 % Latino5.1%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Race Unknown13.5%
 % International student6%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesYes
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareYes
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus settingTown/Rural
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyLandscape Architecture
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
 Doctoral Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted54%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled28%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRecommended
 College Prep CoursesRequired
 Letter of RecommendationRecommended
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT25%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800640 / 800
 SAT Math580 / 800670 / 800
Admitted Student ACT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 ACT Composite25 / 3629 / 36

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$70
 Graduate Application Fee$55
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,416
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$26,880
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid78%
 % Undergraduates with Loans51%
 % Undergraduates with Grants57%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,782
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,782
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,740
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,740
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,400

Neighborhood Data for the Storrs Area

Median Age20.4
Median Household Income$29,030
Total Population13,899
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.9% 53.1%
 Age 0-965.5%34.5%
 Age 10-1755.0%45.0%
 Age 18-2446.8%53.2%
 Age 25-2969.7%30.3%
 Age 30-3946.6%53.4%
Race/Ethnicity% White79.2%
 % Black3.7%
 % Asian14.0%
 % Latino4.3%
 % Native American0.1%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)3.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals per week can vary
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$10,782
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$10,782
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$968
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $5000.0%25.6%2.7%
 $500 to $7490.0%8.6%0.0%
 $750 to $999100.0%17.7%26.5%
 Over $10000.0%48.1%63.7%
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