University of Connecticut is a public, state school located in the rural setting of Storrs, CT
Founded in 1881, UConn currently enrolls around 27,215 students a year, including 18,917 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.
As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $367,014,863.
Acceptance rate: 56%
Mean ACT score: 29
Early Decision or Early Action: No/No
2022 Regular Decision Deadline: January 15
2022 Regular Decision Notification Date: March 1
It is moderately difficult to get into University of Connecticut. Around 56 percent of all applicants to UConn are accepted each year.
The mean ACT scores is 29.
In 2021, 2,808 applicants were waitlisted and 203 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.
The definition of a "good school" is different for different people. Admissions difficulty and admitted student statistics can give you a sense of how competitive a college is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. However, there are a few good ways to get a better sense how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its student body.
Out of all the first-year, full-time undergrads who start at UConn, around 93 percent return for their sophomore year. Out of the 3,546 students who started at UConn as first-time freshman, 2,569 graduate within four years.
UConn's six-year graduation for undergrads is 83 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.
Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 82 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.
The average student debt for graduates in the class of 2021 was around $29,217 per student, not including those with no debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.
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UConn's application deadline is January 1. All applicants will be notified by March 1.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UConn is Jan 15.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UConn is Apr 1.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to UConn is 29. Students with an ACT score of 31 and above have a good chance of getting into UConn. Students with an ACT score that falls between 26 and 31 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 26 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Wondering what life at UConn is like? There are approximately 27,412 students enrolled at UConn, including 19,133 undergraduate students and 8,279 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 79% percent are from CT and 21% percent of students are from other states.
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