2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088 Storrs, CT 06269-3088 860-486-3137
http://www.uconn.edu beahusky@uconn.edu
About University of Connecticut
  • Year of Foundation 1881
  • Size of Campus 4104 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 16,112
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 50% 50% 23%OUS
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $8,064 in-state, $24,528 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $10,782
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition More selective
  • Application Fee $70
  • Enrollment No. 16,691
The University of Connecticut stands among the top 20 public institutions in the nation. UConn's main campus in Storrs is admitting the highest-achieving freshmen in University history. Student diversity continues to increase, as does the number of honors students, valedictorians and salutatorians who consistently make UConn their top choice.
Social Life And Activities
  • Other on-campus organizations 2%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 7%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) African, Albanian, Asian, Bangladeshi, Black Student Association, Celtic American Cultural Society, Chinese, Filipino, German, Hellenic, Hillel, Hong Kong, Hispanic Professional Engineers, Hungarian, Indian, Iranian and oth
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 15
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 10
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Husky WOW (Week of Welcome), Major Concerts (Spring/Fall), Homecoming, Winter Weekend, Lipsync, Spring Weekend, Oozeball, Huskymania;
  • Number of students in fraternities 15
  • Percent students who are frat members 8%
  • Number of honor societies Golden Key, Phi Kappa Phi, Alpha Lambda Delta, Lambda Theta Alpha, Mortar Board, National Society of Collegiate Scholars, Gamma Sigma Delta, Alpha Zeta, Sigma Alpha, Alpha Eta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Beta Alpha Psi, Pi Lambda Theta, Tau Beta Pi, Omega Chi Epsil
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 11
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Adventist Campus Fellowship, All Students Bible Study, Alpha Omega Christian Club, Buddhist Association, Campus Crusade for Christ, Chinese Bible Study Group, Collegiate Fellowship, Faith Christian Fellowship, Impact Moveme
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Storrs-Mansfield (on-campus) (0)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Windsor Locks (40), Boston (75)
  • Distance to nearest train Hartford (25)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 115
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 61%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 95%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 14%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 72%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 17%
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 87%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 6%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (73%), women's dorms (2%), men's dorms (1%), sorority housing (1%), fraternity housing (1%), apartment for single students (14%), special housing for disabled students (4%), special housing for international students (0%), other housing options
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 2%
Campus Services
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, other
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 64,638
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help other
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 193
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Museums Art and natural history museums, national undersearesearch center, research and archive center, arboretum, information technology, materials science, and social inquiry institutes, electron microscope labs.
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library N/A
  • Number Of Subscriptions 35,230
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms, in computer labs, in administrative/faculty offices and work areas
  • Number of e-books 314,014
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Computer Courses Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network N/A
  • Number Of Microforms 2,602,491
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library Facilities Art/Design, Music and Dramatic Arts, and Pharmacy libraries. Dodd Research Center. Archives and special collections.
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Books in Library 2,428,752
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
Student Employment and Career
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 48%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 2,200
  • Employed Students after 1 year 63%
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Career placment and training co-op education, on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Abercrombie & FitchAegis Lending CorporationAetnaAmerican ExpressBlum ShapiroCignaCitigroup Asset ManagementCVS PharmacyDanbury HospitalDeloitte & Touche, LLPElectric Boat CorporationEnconErnst & YoungESPNFleet BankFm Global
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
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