University of ConnecticutSchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

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Storrs, Connecticut Public Nonprofit regional Accreditation

$17,226

Avg in-state tuition

$39,894

Avg out-of-state tuition

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About University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut is located in Storrs, Connecticut, and enrolls over 27,000 students annually. The public university's acceptance rate is 49%, and its graduation rate is 84%. UConn offers more than 120 undergraduate majors and 90 professional and research programs at the graduate level, including 10-plus online programs. UConn has seven campuses across the state. It hosts more than 700 student organizations and over 80 research centers and institutes.

Admissions Breakdown

Acceptance Rate Insight

49% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Acceptance Rate 49%

Retention Rate (High Retention Rate) 94%

Graduation Rate (High Graduation Rate) 84%

SAT & ACT

Students who attend this school typically have higher standardized test scores than students at other schools.

While test scores can be an important aspect of college applications, schools determine admission based on several factors, and these test scores are only a suggested range.

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SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1200-1410

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 26-32

Ways to Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Learning Environment

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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52%

Female Student Population

16:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

27k

Students Enrolled

Demographics

White

53%

Non-U.S. Citizen

15%

Hispanic

10%

Asian

10%

Black

6%

Unknown

3%

Two or more races

3%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Socio-Economic Diversity

20% of students received an income-based federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Aid Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

20%

State Grant Aid

5%

Institution Grant Aid

61%

Pell Grant

20%

Average Aid Awarded
Federal Grant Aid $5,345
State Grant Aid $3,648
Institution Grant Aid $12,665
Pell Grant Aid $4,826
Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.