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Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut (sometimes referred to as Uconn) is a Land Grant and Sea Grant public research university in Storrs/Mansfield, Connecticut. Uconn is a member of the space-grant colleges, a consortium of 52 universities across the United States that support out space-related research. Uconn has roughly 30,000 students and 8,000 graduate students. In addition to its main campus in Storrs, Connecticut, Uconn has five other campus locations.

General Information

Admission Office

2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088

Storrs, CT 06269-3088

(860) 486-3137

Fax: (860) 486-1476

[email protected]

Contact: Lee Melvin

Director of Admission
Main Address

Storrs, CT 06269

(860) 486-2000

www.uconn.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 16,765

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 3,604

Degree-seeking undergrads: 16,459

Graduate enrollment: 6,583

Setting

Rural setting

Large town (10,000 – 49,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral
First Professional

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $70

Online application fee: $70
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 54%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 93%

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $8,852 $9,338 $9,886 $10,416 +5.36%
Books and Supplies $726 $800 $800 $800 0.00%
Living Arrangement – On Campus
Room and Board $8,850 $9,504 $10,120 $10,782 +6.54%
Other $2,226 $2,740 $2,740 $2,740 0.00%
Living Arrangement – Off Campus
Room and Board $8,850 $9,504 $10,120 $10,782 +6.54%
Other $2,226 $2,740 $2,740 $2,740 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state On Campus $20,654 $22,382 $23,546 $24,738 +5.06%
In-state Off Campus $20,654 $22,382 $23,546 $24,738 +5.06%
In-state with Family $9,578 $10,138 $10,686 $11,216 +4.96%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $9,972
In-state Student Fees $1,856
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $25,884
Out-of-state Fees $1,856

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 2,794 78%
Grant or scholarship aid 2,062 57% $19,526,138 $9,470
• Federal grants 479 13% $2,242,069 $4,681
• Pell grants 479 13% $1,651,547 $3,448
• Other federal grants 420 12% $590,522 $1,406
State/local government grant or scholarships 890 25% $2,947,547 $3,312
Institutional grants or scholarships 1,973 55% $14,336,522 $7,266
Student loan aid 1,848 51% $11,239,353 $6,082
• Federal student loans 1,814 50% $7,835,069 $4,319
Other student loans 275 8% $3,404,284 $12,379

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS Doctor AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 4904 1459 740 26 203
Agriculture 112 10 9 26
Agricultural Economics 32 6 6
Agronomy and Crop Science 10
Animal Sciences 56 3 2 13
Horticultural Science 14 13
Plant Sciences 1 1
Architecture and Related Services 13
Landscape Architecture 13
Area, Gender, Cultural, Ethnic, and Group Studies 37 4 15
African-american/black Studies 2
American/united States Studies/civilization 24
Area Studies, Other 4
Latin American Studies 2
Near and Middle Eastern Studies
Women’s Studies 9 15
Biology and Biomedical Sciences 345 40 45
Animal Physiology 38
Biochemistry 5 1
Biology and Biological Sciences, General 154
Biomedical Sciences 1 29
Biophysics 5 2
Biotechnology
Botany/plant Biology
Cell/cellular and Molecular Biology 99
Cell/cellular Biology and Histology 4 1
Conservation Biology 4
Ecology 18 4
Entomology
Genetics 17 3
Genetics, Other
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography 8
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Microbiology 1 1
Pathology/experimental Pathology 23 2 3
Physiology 4 3
Zoology/animal Biology
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 638 408 14 16
Accounting 192 87
Actuarial Science 49
Business Administration and Management 138 309 10
Business/commerce
Finance 158
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration 10
Insurance 3
Investments and Securities
Management Information Systems 14
Marketing, Other 4
Marketing/marketing Management 71
Non-profit/public/organizational Management 2 16
Real Estate 13
Communication and Journalism Programs 330 5
Journalism 79
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 251 5
Computing and Information Sciences 10
Computer Science 10
Education 103 233 10 73
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching 3 1
Agricultural Teacher Education
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services
Curriculum and Instruction 157 3 6
Education 10
Education, Other 6
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement
Educational Leadership and Administration 5 43
Educational/instructional Technology 27 1 8
Elementary Education and Teaching 41
Higher Education/higher Education Administration 18
Music Teacher Education 14
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 36
Special Education and Teaching 12 28
Engineering 326 88 37
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering 42 24 2
Chemical Engineering 23 8 5
Civil Engineering 66 3 4
Computer Engineering 34 14 8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 35 8 8
Engineering Physics/applied Physics 3
Engineering 6
Environmental/environmental Health Engineering 4 5 2
Industrial Engineering 14
Materials Engineering 9 7 3
Mechanical Engineering 96 13 5
Engineering Technology 2
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/technician 2
English Language, Composition and Literature/letters 249 13 6
English Language and Literature 249 13 6
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 74 20 5
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics 8
Comparative Literature 3 1
French Language and Literature 12 4 1
German Language and Literature 15 3
Italian Language and Literature 10 1
Linguistics 5 5
Spanish Language and Literature 24 4 3
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences 422 102 256 3
Adult Health Nurse/nursing 30
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other 112
Athletic Training/trainer 12
Audiology/audiologist 11
Audiology/audiologist and Speech-language Pathology/pathologist 16 2
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology/technologist 31
Community Health and Preventive Medicine
Cytogenetics/genetics/clinical Genetics Technology/technologist
Cytotechnology/cytotechnologist
Dental Clinical Sciences 11
Dentistry 40
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other
Dietetics/dietitian 18
Gene/genetic Therapy 10
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other
Health/health Care Administration/management 16 11
Maternal/child Health and Neonatal Nurse/nursing
Medical Scientist 3
Medicine 75
Nursing Science 10
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design 1 10
Pharmacy 98 100
Physical Therapy/therapist 2 8
Psychiatric/mental Health Nurse/nursing
Public Health Education and Promotion 3
Public Health 28
Public Health, Other
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse 125
History 153 11 2
History 153 11 2
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other 1
Human Services 204 3 4
International Policy Analysis 2
Public Administration 23 2
Social Work 181 3
Legal and Law Studies 27 222 73
Advanced Legal Research/studies 14
American/u.s. Law/legal Studies/jurisprudence 13
Law 222
Legal Professions and Studies, Other 27
Tax Law/taxation 46
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 258
General Studies 258
Liberal Arts and Sciences/liberal Studies
Mathematics and Statistics 53 50 16
Applied Mathematics 4
Financial Mathematics 8
Mathematics 32 33 11
Statistics 17 9 5
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies 90 13 6
Biopsychology
Cultural Studies/critical Theory and Analysis
Medieval and Renaissance Studies 2 1
Multi-/interdisciplinary Studies, Other 36
Nutrition Sciences 54 11 5
Natural Resources and Conservation 51 8 2
Environmental Science 20
Environmental Studies 7
Natural Resources Management and Policy 2
Natural Resources/conservation 24 8
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies 19 25 7
Kinesiology and Exercise Science 25 7
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management 19
Physical Sciences 58 38 30
Chemistry 41 13 15
Geology and Earth Science 5 4
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical 5 3
Physics 12 14 6
Polymer Chemistry 2 6
Psychology 439 81 28 6
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics 8
Educational Psychology 58 4 4
Health/medical Psychology 2
Psychology 431 23 24
Social Sciences 798 44 34 10
Anthropology 61 5 8
Economics 236 16 7
Geographic Information Science and Cartography 5
Geography 14 4 4
Political Science and Government 308 7 9
Political Science and Government, Other 5
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods 5
Sociology 148 7 6
Urban Studies/affairs 31
Visual and Performing Arts 110 20 3 3
Acting 10
Art History, Criticism and Conservation 10 2
Drama and Dramatics/theatre Arts 3 3
Dramatic/theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other 1
Fine/studio Arts 42 4
Music History, Literature, and Theory 1
Music Performance 2 3
Music 37 10 1
Technical Theatre/theatre Design and Technology 7
Work and Family Studies 216 12 5
Adult Development and Aging
Family Systems 5
Human Development and Family Studies 216 12
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

Undergraduate Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Economics B
Agriculture – General B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Husbandry A
Animal Sciences B
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science B

Architecture & Related Programs

Landscape Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

American Studies B
Latin American Studies B
Near/Middle Eastern Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Puppetry B
Theater Design/Stagecraft B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Animal Physiology B
Biology B
Biophysics B
Cellular/Molecular Biology B
Ecology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B
Pathology – Human/Animal B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Actuarial Science B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management B
Finance/Banking B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B
Real Estate B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Journalism B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B

Education

Agricultural Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Physical Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Biomedical Engineering B
Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering Physics B
Environmental Engineering B
Industrial Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Materials Science B
Mechanical Engineering B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Human Development/Family Studies B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Italian B
Linguistics B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Cytotechnology B
Gene Therapy B
Health Services – General B
Health System Administration B
Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B
Prepharmacy B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B
Statistics B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Cognitive Science B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Studies B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks/Leisure Facilities Management B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Cognitive Psychology/Psycholinguistics B
Psychology – General B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Economics B
Geography B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B
Urban Studies B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.


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