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University of Connecticut, Storrs - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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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.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 25,483 (17,528 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 51% Male / 49% Female
  • 95% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $11,242 (in-state); $29,074 (out-of-state)
  • Books: $850 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,380
  • Other Expenses: $2,650
  • Total Cost: $26,122 (in-state); $43,954 (out-of-state)

University of Connecticut Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of Students Receiving Aid: 79%
  • University of Connecticut Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 63%
    • Loans: 54%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $10,297
    • Loans: $6,638

Most Popular Majors:

Accounting, Biology, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Economics, English, Finance, General Studies, History, Human Development, Nursing, Political Science, Psychology, Sociology

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 93%
  • Transfer Out Rate: 12%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 67%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 82%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

UConn and the Common Application

The University of Connecticut accepts the Common Application. These articles can help guide you:

University of Connecticut Mission Statement:

mission statement from the official University of Connecticut website

"The University of Connecticut is dedicated to excellence demonstrated through national and international recognition. As Connecticut's public research university, through freedom of academic inquiry and expression, we create and disseminate knowledge by means of scholarly and creative achievements, graduate and professional education, and outreach. Through our focus on teaching and learning, the University helps every student grow intellectually and become a contributing member of the state, national, and world communities. Through research, teaching, service, and outreach, we embrace diversity and cultivate leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. As our state's flagship public university, and as a land and sea grant institution, we promote the health and well-being of Connecticut's citizens through enhancing the social, economic, cultural and natural environments of the state and beyond."

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