Founded in 1881, the University of Connecticut is ranked as one of the best public universities in the U.S.

With a combination of dynamic faculty, strong athletic pride and an extraordinary sense of community, UConn is a university like no other. Offering over 115 majors and the ability to create a major of your own, a broad range of academic choices is provided. As a top research university, UConn is a hub for breakthrough exploration and scholarship. Distinctive research opportunities pair undergraduate students with faculty in every academic discipline offered.


Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: Storrs, Connecticut
  • Campus setting: Rural
  • Type of institution: Public

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 48%
  • Average ACT score: 28-33
  • Average SAT score: 1240-1410
  • Test optional?: Yes
  • Common Application accepted?: Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance, Agriculture, Anthropology, Art History, Arts, Biology, Biomedical Engineering, Business, Chemistry, Communications, Computer Science, Creative Writing, Dance, Design, Drama/Theatre Arts, Economics, Education, Ethnic/Cultural Studies, Engineering, English, Environmental Sciences, Film/Cinema Studies, Gender Studies, Genetics, Geography, Geology, History, Humanities, Information Sciences/Systems, International Relations, Journalism, Languages, Law, Liberal Arts, Linguistics, Literature, Management, Marketing, Mathematics, Medical Sciences, Music, Neuroscience, Nursing, Nutrition, Pharmacology, Philosophy, Physics, Physiology, Political Science, Psychology, Public Health, Public Policy, Public Relations/Affairs, Social Work, Sociology, Theology/Religion, Urban Planning, Urban Studies, Veterinary Medicine
  • Full list of majors available


  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarships
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $64,000


  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division I
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football, Men's Athletics / Track and Field, Women's Athletics / Track and field, Men's Baseball, Women's Softball, Men's Basketball, Women's Basketball, Women's Cross Country, Women's Field Hockey, Men's Football / Soccer, Women's Football / Soccer, Men's Golf, Men's Ice Hockey, Women's Ice Hockey, Women's Lacrosse, Women's Rowing, Women''s Swimming and Diving, Women's Tennis, Women's Volleyball

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