University of Connecticut

country rank  92
world rank  153

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University Overview

Founded in 1881, University of Connecticut is a non-profit public higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium-sized town of Storrs (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. This institution has also branch campuses in the following location(s): Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, University of Connecticut (UConn) is a very large (EduListing enrollment range: 30,000-34,999 students) coeducational higher education institution. University of Connecticut (UConn) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the EduListing degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 139 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 40-50% making this US higher education organization a averagely selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment.

University Identity

Acronym UConn
Founded 1881
Colours Blue and white

University Location

Address 352 Mansfield Road
Storrs (population range: 10,000-49,999)
06269 Connecticut
United States
T +1 (860) 486 2000
F +1
Other locations Avery Point, Hartford, Stamford, Waterbury

Study Areas and Degree Levels

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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate 40-50%
Admission Office 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
Storrs 06269-3088
+1 (860) 486 3137

Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 30,000-34,999
Academic Staff Not reported
Control Type Public
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Connecticut's Library
Housing Yes
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes


Institutional Accreditation

Commission on Institutions of Higher Education of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges

Year of first Accreditation


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
  • Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
  • Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
  • American Bar Association
  • American Chemical Society
  • American Dental Association ADA
  • American Psychological Association APA
  • American Speech Language Hearing Association
  • Association of American Law Schools
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education CAPTE
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Commission on Dental Accreditation CODA
  • Commission on the Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
  • Computing Accreditation Commission of ABET
  • Connecticut Board of Examiners for Nurses
  • Connecticut Department of Higher Education
  • Connecticut State Board of Education
  • Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs CACREP
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP
  • Council on Education for Public Health
  • Council on Social Work Education
  • Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology ABET
  • Joint Commission on Accreditation of Health Care Org
  • Landscape Architectural Accreditation Board
  • Liaison Committee on Medical Education-Association of American Medical Colleges
  • National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Lab Sciences
  • National Association of School Psychologists NASP
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • National Association of Schools of Public Affairs and Administration
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation CAEP

Memberships and Affiliations

  • Universitas 21 (U21)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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