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University of Connecticut is a public institution located in Storrs, Connecticut. Storrs is a good match for students who enjoy the safety and convenience of the suburbs.

271 Undergraduate Degrees
93 Graduate Degrees
$44,059 Avg Cost After Aid (Undergrad)
48% Acceptance Rate

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University of Connecticut Rankings

We have ranked UCONN as #136 out of 1,284 colleges and universities in the country in our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.

UCONN has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#69 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#106 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#144 Best Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UCONN.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#12 Best Nursing Graduate Certificate Schools Tweet It - Post It
#105 Most Popular Nursing Bachelor’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UCONN has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#24 Best Colleges for Nursing College Factual
#52 Best Colleges for international Students College Factual
#104 Best Colleges College Factual
#151 Best Healthcare Schools Healthcare Degree Search
#189 Best Colleges for Non-Traditional Students College Factual

Where Is University of Connecticut?

Location of University of Connecticut

Contact details for UCONN are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT 06269
Phone: 860-486-2000

How Do I Get Into UCONN?

You can apply to UCONN online at:

Admission Requirements for UCONN

Submission Required?
High School GPA required
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program required
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UCONN?

48% Acceptance Rate
45% Of Accepted Are Women
82% Submit SAT Scores
The acceptance rate of University of Connecticut is 48%. While it may not be as selective as some schools, it does screen its applicants very carefully. Do what you can to stand out among others in the pool of applicants!

Approximately 55% of accepted students are men and 45% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 56%, and the acceptance rate for women is 41%.

Average Test Scores

About 82% of students accepted to UCONN submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 600 and 680. Math scores were between 610 and 710.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 600 to 680 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 610 to 710 )
UCONN received ACT scores from 33% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT English scores ranged between 25 and 33. Math scores were between 26 and 32. Composite scores were between 26 and 31.

ACT English Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 25 to 33 )
ACT Math Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 26 to 32 )
ACT Composite Scores for University of Connecticut  ( 26 to 31 )

Can I Afford University of Connecticut?

$44,059 Net Price
43% Take Out Loans
2.3% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UCONN is $44,059. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At UCONN, approximately 43% of students took out student loans averaging $7,059 a year. That adds up to $28,236 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UCONN is 2.3%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.

University of Connecticut Undergraduate Student Diversity

18,229 Full-Time Undergraduates
51% Women
33% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 18,847 undergraduate students at UCONN, with 18,229 being full-time and 618 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UCONN

There are also 8,433 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 18,229 full-time undergraduates at UCONN, 49% are male and 51% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UCONN

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Connecticut students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UCONN Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 2,025
Black or African American 1,180
Hispanic or Latino 2,175
White 9,943
International Students 1,884
Other Races/Ethnicities 1,022

Geographic Diversity

Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of Connecticut. At this time, 36 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 106 countries are represented at UCONN. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and South Korea.

Online Learning at University of Connecticut

565 Took All Classes Online
3,409 Took At Least One Class Online
2.4% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
In 2017-2018, 3,409 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UCONN has changed over the last few years.


This school is the 4th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UCONN

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Connecticut was 2.4%. This is the #1,319 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UCONN regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UCONN majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Nursing 16%
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 60%
Palliative Care Nursing 67%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UCONN ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UCONN.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Palliative Care Nursing #3
Nursing #409

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Connecticut Nursing Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Registered Nursing 271 0 0 0 271
Nursing Practice 0 0 58 20 78
Nursing Science 0 0 0 7 7
Other Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing 0 5 0 0 5
Palliative Care Nursing 0 3 0 0 3
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 271 8 58 27 364


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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