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    University of Connecticut: Rankings, Courses, Campus, Accommodation, Fees, Scholarships and Placements

    The University of Connecticut is one of the leading public research universities in the USA. It has been ranked 23rd in Top Public Schools by US News and World Report, 2021. Established in 1881, as an agricultural school, the university is also known as UConn.

    The university is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). The institution is moderately selective with an acceptance rate of 49%. More than 24,000 undergraduate and over 8,000 graduate/ professional students took admission in the courses of UConn.

    • The admission in the university takes place on a rolling basis.
    • The international undergraduate students planning to study in the university can expect an annual expenditure of around 56,500 USD (equivalent to 41,61,000 INR).
    • The university offers a range of scholarships for Indian students in the USA.
    • The university holds a record of 90% student placements within 4 months of graduation in 2020.

    University of Connecticut Rankings

    The major rankings of UConn are listed below:

    • #104 US College Rankings, 2021 by Times Higher Education
    • #401-500 in World University Rankings, 2021 by Times Higher Education
    • #501-510 by QS Global World Rankings 2021

    University of Connecticut Highlights

    University Type Public Research University
    Annual Endowment 462.8 million USD
    Acceptance Rate 49%
    Student Retention Rate 93%
    Graduation Rate 74%
    Work-Study Program Yes
    Mode of Program Full-time, part-time and online
    Campus Housing Facility 12,000+
    Annual Cost of Attendance 15,250-56,600 USD
    International Students 14%
    Standardized Test Requirements SAT or ACT
    Application Deadline Fall Semester: December 1, January 15, February 15, May 1; Spring Semester: October 1
    Student Clubs and Organizations 700+
    English Language Proficiency Tests TOEFL, IELTS, PTE and Duolingo
    Application Fee 80 USD
    Website https://uconn.edu/

    University of Connecticut Campus

    The campus of the university overflows the students with all sorts of resources for recreation and activities along with studies.

    • The on campus housing facilities are provided with features like study rooms, wifi, free laundry, game rooms, lounges and volleyball courts, public safety and on campus student health services.
    • The award winning spa-food for the health conscious students are majorly made from the fresh garden products of the university.
    • The university has more than 700 clubs and organizations, dozens of intramural sports teams and more than 30 fraternities and sororities.
    • A number of student run media, community service projects and tutoring youth as an after school program are hosted by the university.

    University of Connecticut Accommodation

    Uconn exhibits the true sense of living in a community with one of the highest percentages of applicants living at the student housing in the USA. The students can choose to live in suites, residence halls and apartments or any of the 20 residential learning communities. Most of the residence halls are co-educational with men and women living on alternate floors.

    On-Campus Housing at the University of Connecticut

    The rate for living in the on-campus housing of the UConn are listed below:

    Rooms Types Rates per Year in USD
    Regular Double, Triple, Northwood Apartments 7,238
    Peter J. Werth Residence Tower Double 4,722
    Busby/Garrigus Suites Triple 7,956
    Busby/Garrigus/South Suites Double, Husky Village, Mansfield Apartments, Northwood Apartments, Northwood Apartments, Regular Single, Regular Double with Private Bathroom 8,868
    Peter J. Werth Residence Tower Hall Single 9,006
    Busby/Garrigus/South Suites Single, Charter Oak 2 Bedroom, Hilltop Apartments Double Efficiency 9,452
    Charter Oak/Hilltop Apartments 4 Bedroom 12,194
    Charter Oak/Hilltop Apartment 2 Bedroom 14,130

    Off-Campus Housing at the University of Connecticut

    Some of the students prefer staying away from the on campus residency in their own company. There are a lot of residency options away from the campus of the university. Here are some of the best living options with different ranges of affordability near the university:

    Rooms Rents in USD
    Walk to School Single House 4000
    Carriage House Townhomes 2000
    24 Ball Hill at Orchard Acres 900
    Meadowbrook Gardens 999-1940
    Colonial Townhouse Apartments 849-1450

    University of Connecticut Top Programs

    The range of courses offered by the university is vast. The top undergraduate and graduate programs in UConn are listed below:

    Courses Scores required English language proficiency Fees in USD
    MBA Competitive GRE and GMAT, 1 year relevant work experience (optional) IELTS: 6.5 39,700
    M.Sc. in Business Analytics and Project Management 4 years UG degree, Competitive GRE and GMAT, 1 semester college level Calculus course IELTS: 6.5 TOEFL iBT: 79 Duolingo: 100 17,550
    M.S. in Computer Science and Engineering Competitive GRE or GMAT, IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL iBT: 79, PTE: 100 and equivalent 39,000 for 30 credits
    B.Sc. in Financial Management 2.0 GPA (73-76%) IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL PBT: 550, TOEFL CBT: 213, TOEFL iBT: 79, Duolingo: 100 38,414
    M.S. in Applied Financial Mathematics 3.5/4.0 GPA (87-89%), 4 years UG degree in STEM TOEFL score 55 in reading and listening 20,788
    M.Sc. in Biomedical Engineering Competitive GRE or GMAT IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL iBT: 79, PTE: 100 and equivalent 20,788
    M.Sc. in Molecular and Cell Biology (Cell and Developmental Biology) Competitive GRE or GMAT IELTS: 6.5, TOEFL iBT: 79, PTE: 100 and equivalent 20,788

    University of Connecticut Admission Requirements

    The university has students from 90 countries. 14% of the incoming students in the university are international students. The requirements for undergraduate admission to Uconn are:

    • Completed application and transcripts
    • Application fees or fee waiver
    • Two letters of recommendation (optional but beneficial for selection)
    • Personal Essay
    • Immigration status documents
    • SAT or ACT (optional and no impact on decision if not provided)

    The requirements for graduate admission to UConn are:

    • A baccalaureate degree or equivalent.
    • Transcripts in English with a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale (equivalent to 83-86%).
    • Immigrational document.
    • Statement of Purpose.
    • GRE, GRE specific subject test or GMAT scores are required based on the course chosen by the candidate.
    • Verified degrees and transcripts from the home country.
    • Photos and immigration documents.

    The undergraduate applicants can apply through the Common Application and the Coalition Application. The graduate applicants of the university can apply through the application portal of the official website.

    Also check: Admission in UConn.

    University of Connecticut Admission Deadlines

    The university intakes students on a rolling basis of admission. Given below are the important dates and deadlines for admission in the undergraduate program of the university:

    Fall Semester:

    Date Event Result Date
    December 1 Priority First-year application deadline for merit & honors Consideration Admission decision notification starts from March 1
    December 1 Special programs in medicine, dental medicine, law and education Admission decision notification starts from March 1
    January 15 Storrs Campus application deadline Admission decision notification starts from March 1
    May 1 Regional Campus First-Year Application Deadline Admission decisions are made on a rolling basis

    Spring Semester:

    For all campuses of the university, the first-year application deadline is October 1. However, the admission decisions are declared on a rolling basis for the spring semester.

    The application fees for UConn are 80 USD for undergraduate students and 75 USD for graduate applicants.

    University of Connecticut Cost of Attendance

    Here’s are some tables of the estimated budget to study in the USA for the international students to study in UConn:

    Expense Type Amount in USD for Undergraduate Amount in USD for Graduate
    Tuition 37,074 38,820
    University and Student Fees 3,428 2,756
    Campus Housing Estimate 7,238 10,426
    On-Campus Meal Plan Estimate 6,020 6,200
    Transportation 1,644 1,644
    Health Insurance (Waivable) 2,835 -
    PIRG Fee (Waivable) 10 -
    Miscellaneous 900 3000
    Total 59,149 62,846

    University of Connecticut Scholarships

    The university offers a number of scholarship programs to the outstanding international students. The scholarship awards are offered as fixed grants and are renewable for all the years of study. The award amount of the scholarships are variable. The students applying before December 1 will be considered on a priority basis. Here are some of of the top scholarship programs offered by the university.

    Global Excellence Award

    This scholarship program is renewable for 4 years. Standardized test score submission is not mandatory. Students submitting SAT and ACT scores while applying should know that the scores are considered on a competitive basis. The award covers full tuition expenses.

    Global Distinction Awards 

    The Global Distinction award considers the students with excellent high school average scores. The scholarship grants full tuition and living expenses. However, the students need to show commitment to multicultural diversity programs through their talents, achievements and leadership qualities in the school.

    STEM Scholarships

    The students achieving good academic scores with a STEM course and have chosen a major in a STEM course in the university are eligible to apply for the scholarship. The recipients of these scholarships will receive a grant and the membership of the UConn’s Honors Program and STEM Scholars community.

    Note: There are many other private and Government scholarships to study in the USA offered to the students of the university.

    University of Connecticut Placements

    The university takes intense care of the post study plans in the USA of the undergraduate and graduate students. Here are some of the achievements of Uconn in terms of job placements of the business graduates:

    • The university has provided placements to 90% business students within 4 months of graduation
    • The average salary offered to the students was 93,200 USD
    • The average base salary for international students was 80,125 USD
    • The university students received an average signing bonus of 20,280 USD

    University of Connecticut Alumni

    The institution has six alumni networks helping the students in professional development and personal connections. The alumni network helps the students in settling in their new home and organizing social gatherings.

    Some of the Notable Alumni of the institution includes:

    • Ray Allen - Basketball Player
    • Bob Kaufman - American Poet
    • Bobby Moynihan - Actor
    • Jackie Burns - American Actress
    • Sue Bird - Basketball Player

    The innovative culture of the university and the top notch research and study equipment makes it stand out among other top universities in the USA. The huge employability rate along with the lucrative salary packages attracts international students from all over the globe to stay in the USA and study in the university.


    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jul 26

    Application Deadline

    COLLEGE STUDENT REVIEWS

    N
    7.2 / 10
    $36,9621st YEAR
    FEES

    20 months

    Course Duration

    Mar 01

    Application Deadline

    EXAM SCORESGMAT500|TOEFL79|IELTS6.5

    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jul 26

    Application Deadline

    $38,4141st YEAR
    FEES

    4 years

    Course Duration

    Dec 01

    Application Deadline


    2 years

    Course Duration

    Jul 26

    Application Deadline

    University of Connecticut Overview

    Insitution type
    Public
    Student Population
    30043
    FAFSA Code
    001417
    Application Cost
    $80
    Accreditation
    NEASC
    Average Cost of Attendance
    $38,414 / Year
    Student : Faculty Ratio
    1 : 1

    Admission & dates

    Early Action Deadlines

    November 1

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Regular Decision Deadlines

    January 15

    Application deadline

    April 1

    Application results

    Test Scores For International Applicants

    ExamsAvg. ScoreMin ScoreMax. Score%Submitted
    Language Proficiency
    TOEFL-79--
    IELTS-6.5--
    Undergraduate
    SAT Check Detailed Score13001210139082
    Evidence-Based Reading and Writing640600680-
    Mathematics660610710-
    ACT Check Detailed Score29263133
    English292533-
    Mathematics292632-
    Graduate
    GMAT639---

    University of Connecticut Acceptance Rate

    47.8 %

    acceptance rate

    34198

    total applicants

    30043

    total enrolled

    Male
    Female

    49.2%

    Male

    50.8%

    Female

    Undergraduate
    Undergraduate Programs
    47.8%
    Total Applicants
    43191
    Total Enrolled
    20662
    Graduate
    Graduate Programs
    47.8%
    Total Applicants
    19610
    Total Enrolled
    9381

    University of Connecticut enrollment

    Enrollment
    University of Connecticut Enrollment
    30043
    Undergraduate Enrollment
    20662
    Graduate Enrollment
    9381
    Graduation Rate
    Average Graduation Rate
    75.9%

    Attendance Cost

    $38,414

    attendance cost

    The table shows average yearly cost of attendance for international students. Amount may vary with the course opted, nature of accommodation, and personal spending habits of a candidate. Check Program wise Fees

    Tuition fees
    Undergraduate Programs
    $38,414 / Year
    Post Graduate Program
    $18,481 / Year
    On Campus
    Books & Supplies
    $850 / Year
    On campus, Room & Board
    $12,514 / Year
    On Campus, Other Expenses
    $2,800 / Year
    Off Campus
    Off campus (not with family), Room & Board
    $12,514 / Year
    Off campus (not with family), Other Expenses
    $2,800 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Room & Board
    $2,600 / Year
    Off campus (with family), Other Expenses
    $2,750 / Year

    Schools, Faculties & Campuses

    School

    School of Business, University of Connecticut

    Address: 2100 Hillside Rd, Storrs, CT 06268, 100 Constitution Plaza, Hartford, CT 06103

    Top Accreditations [Institutional & Program Wise]

    Institutional accreditations
    New England Association of Schools and Colleges
    Program wise accreditation
    Arts Programs
    National Association of Schools of Art and Design
    Clinical Science Programs
    American Speech-Language-Hearing Association
    Dentistry Programs
    American Dental Association

    Faculty

    total facultyfull timepart timegraduate assistants
    4042726862135652410

    Ranking

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    Ranked #401 - #500

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    Ranked #251 - #300

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    Ranked #176 - #200

    Arts (International)

    Ranked #401 - #500

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    Ranked #251 - #300

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    College Rating

    Based on 11 Students Rating

    7.8 out of 10
    8.7/10Academic
    8.3/10Accommodation
    7.9/10Faculty
    8.0/10Infrastructure
    8.1/10Placement
    8.3/10Social Life

    Reviews

    PP
    6.7 /10

    After I heard that the university is extremely good in education quality and the student reviews also said that the university will prepare me to thrive in the most competitive environments, as well as globally renowned faculty members. My GPA of 7 helped me to get admitted here. I was required to submit a common application form.

    Course Curriculum :

    Simple economic concepts and tools and their application to the interactions between growing economies and the environment. Concepts include: supply and demand; models of economic growth; theory of externalities; valuation of natural capital and environmental services;

    9 /10 academic/food
    7 /10 faculty
    7 /10 infrastructure
    9 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 extracurricular
    N
    7.2 /10

    I did my bachelors from this University so I did not have to give any entrance exams when applying for my masters

    Course Curriculum :

    Data analytics is certainly a very relevant course in this day and age especially considering the fact that my program had a mix of both machine learning as well as project management.

    10 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    10 /10 accomodation
    5 /10 placement
    AO
    9.3 /10

    I surfed online webpages about Colleges. I got to know everything about the college and the facilities it provides maybe academic or recreational facilities within the campus. I applied for other colleges too but I like the school of business the most because of its environment and secondly, my aunt lives in Connecticut. the application form is for $75.

    Course Curriculum :

    MS in business analytics helped me grow some real business analytics and project management skills. I can analyze the dynamic aspect of business and projects as its integrated curriculum builds a global perspective and helps to evolve with the business environment.

    10 /10 academic/food
    10 /10 faculty
    10 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    NB
    8.7 /10

    I read about this on Collegedunia only. I got to know everything about the college and it provides every academic and recreational facility within the campus. I also applied to several colleges which is important because no one knows where you are gonna be. So as a backup you should always do the same.

    Course Curriculum :

    It has a very simple curriculum having 57 credits, turning you into an expert of finance, health system financial management, marketing, OPM and real estate investment and financing.

    9 /10 academic/food
    9 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    9 /10 placement
    9 /10 extracurricular
    NT
    8.0 /10

    This is one of the best-ranked colleges in its states and apart from that this is a public-funded college meaning the course fee are slightly lesser than the private ones, these were the reason why I decided to join this college. I applied to college online mainly because it is much more convenient. The cost of the application fee is $75.

    Course Curriculum :

    The course emphasizes on building leadership, entrepreneurial thinking, and strategic vision. The course provides the students with a lot of case study to learn from and along with that a lot of projects to develop real-world problem-solving skills.

    9 /10 academic/food
    8 /10 faculty
    8 /10 infrastructure
    8 /10 accomodation
    8 /10 placement
    7 /10 extracurricular
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    352 Mansfield Road
    ADDRESS

    Nearby This Campus

    • Book Store
    • Shopping Mall
    • Super Market
    • Airport

    Book Store

    UConn Bookstore0.40 km
    Barnes & Noble at UConn - Downtown Storrs1.12 km
    Paperback Trader6.93 km

    Super Market

    Price Chopper1.36 km

    Shopping Mall

    University plaza1.32 km
    Holiday Mall2.83 km

    Airport

    Metenosky Aviation Field7.32 km

    *All distance are measured radially. Actual distance may vary

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