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Colleges / University of Connecticut

UConn Student Life

UConn is on a 4,099-acre campus in a rural setting in Storrs, Connecticut. There are many activities and organizations for UConn students to participate in – band, chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

UConn also has fraternities and sororities..

UConn students' favorite campus events are Husky WOW (Week of Welcome), Homecoming and Winter Weekend/One Ton Sundae.

Does UConn Offer Student Housing?

UConn offers housing. Students are not required to live on campus First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most UConn students live off campus. In 2021, 25% of undergrads at UConn lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 75% of students lived off-campus or commuted to UConn. In the 2020-21 school year, 12,076 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 70% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

UConn offers coed housing and housing for students with disabilities.

UConn Athletics

At UConn there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the unversity, funding, and compention level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at UConn:

Sport Mens Intramural Womens Intramural Mens Division Womens Division Mens Scholarships Womens Scholarships
Ice Hockey Club Teams Club Teams NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Basketball NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Soccer NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Swimming And Diving NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Tennis NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Track And Field NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 1 NCAA Division 1

Is UConn Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus. The UConn campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

UConn offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students.

Plan a Visit to UConn

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to UConn, take Interstate 84 to Storrs, CT. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in Connecticut you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore UConn's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

UConn Students

52%

Women

48%

Men

96%

Full Time

4%

Part Time

80%

In State

20%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

53%

13%

12%

10%

7%

4%

2%

0.09%

0.04%

Undergraduate Students

18,917

Graduate Students

8,298

Non-Resident / International Students

1,843

UConn Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Health Clinic
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Women's Center
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 Veterans Affairs
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Career Planning
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Alumni Networking
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

27,215

Campus Setting

Rural

Acceptance Rate

56%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$18,524

Out-of-State

$41,192

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Jan 15
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