University of Connecticut, Storrs Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

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University of Connecticut Admissions Overview:

Students interested in applying to UConn can apply with the Common Application (more on that below). Other needed materials include SAT or ACT scores, a high school transcript, and a personal essay. The school has an acceptance rate of 53%, making it selective. Around one-half of applicants are not admitted each year. For more information, and to start an application, visit the school's website.

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Admissions Data (2015):

University of Connecticut Description:

The University of Connecticut at Storrs (UConn) is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. It is a Land and Sea Grant University made up of 10 different schools and colleges. UConn's faculty is heavily involved in research, but the university was also awarded a chapter of Phi Beta Kappa for its strengths in undergraduate education in the arts and sciences.

In athletics, the University of Connecticut Huskies compete in the NCAA Division I American Athletic Conference. Popular sports include football, basketball, field hockey, soccer, tennis, ice hockey, and cross country.

Enrollment (2015):

  • Total Enrollment: 27,043 (18,826 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female
  • 96% Full-time

Costs (2015 - 16):

  • Tuition and Fees: $14,066 (in-state); $35,858 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $850 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $12,436
  • Other Expenses: $2,650
  • Total Cost: $30,002 (in-state); $51,794 (out-of-state)

University of Connecticut Financial Aid (2014 - 15):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 65%
    • Loans: 51%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $11,470
    • Loans: $7,338

Academic Programs:

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 92%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 12%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 70%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 83%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Football, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Baseball, Basketball, Ice Hockey
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Field Hockey, Rowing, Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Swimming, Ice Hockey

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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