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IPEDS ID: 129020
OPE ID: 00141700
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University of Connecticut
352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, Connecticut 06269
General information:  (860) 486-2000
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Post-master's certificate
Doctor's degree - research/scholarship
Doctor's degree - professional practice
Campus setting:  Suburb: Large
Campus housing:  Yes
Student population:  25,911 (18,032 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  16 to 1
Carnegie Classification
Research Universities (very high research activity)
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services
Special Learning Opportunities
ROTC (Army, Air Force)
Teacher certification
Distance education opportunities - undergraduate level
Distance education opportunities - graduate level
Study abroad
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
On-campus day care for students' children
Credit Accepted
Dual credit
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2013Full timePart time
Total faculty2,305205
Research and public service40973
Total graduate assistants-2,120

Faculty data for this campus includes data from child institutions.:
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
Tuition and fees
Books and supplies$800$850$850$8500.0%
Living arrangement
On Campus
Room and board$10,782$11,050$11,380$11,7223.0%
Off Campus
Room and board$10,782$11,050$11,380$11,7223.0%
Off Campus with Family
Total Expenses2010-20112011-20122012-20132013-2014% change 2012-2013 to 2013-2014
On Campus$24,738$25,220$26,122$27,2444.3%
Off Campus$24,738$25,220$26,122$27,2444.3%
Off Campus with Family$13,616$14,120$14,692$15,4725.3%
On Campus$41,202$42,116$43,954$46,1925.1%
Off Campus$41,202$42,116$43,954$46,1925.1%
Off Campus with Family$30,080$31,016$32,524$34,4205.8%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2013-2014
In-state tuition$11,456
In-state fees$2,206
Out-of-state tuition$29,740
Out-of-state fees$2,206
Alternative Tuition Plans
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2012-2013
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Any student financial aid12,39777%————
Grant or scholarship aid1,95063%$18,287,134$9,378
Federal grants56118%$2,492,415$4,443
Pell grants56118%$2,413,105$4,301
Other federal grants512%$79,310$1,555
State/local government grant or scholarships53817%$1,361,998$2,532
Institutional grants or scholarships1,91662%$14,432,721$7,533
Student loan aid1,51249%$11,241,284$7,435
Federal student loans1,48648%$8,691,671$5,849
Other student loans1645%$2,549,613$15,546
  • 1 Includes students receiving Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber receiving aidPercent receiving aidTotal amount of aid receivedAverage amount of aid received
Grant or scholarship aid110,56260%$105,123,675$9,953
Pell grants3,65921%$14,945,314$4,085
Federal student loans8,78650%$60,480,247$6,884
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid received, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
Average net price$14,877$16,357$18,411
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2010-20112011-20122012-2013
$0 – $30,000$7,238$9,312$12,678
$30,001 – $48,000$9,521$11,653$14,395
$48,001 – $75,000$14,438$15,633$17,834
$75,001 – $110,000$19,252$19,826$21,109
$110,001 and more$22,245$22,940$23,670
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for room and board and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students who received federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2013
Total enrollment25,911
Undergraduate enrollment18,032
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment785
Graduate enrollment7,879
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 95%
Part-time: 5%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 51%
Female: 49%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 9%
Black or African American: 5%
Hispanic/Latino: 8%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 63%
Two or more races: 3%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 8%
Non-resident alien: 4%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 97%
25 and over: 3%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 71%
Out-of-state: 25%
Foreign countries: 3%
Unknown: 0%
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates, Fall 2012.
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 67%
Part-time: 33%
Undergraduate Distance Education StatusGraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 0%
Enrolled in some distance education: 7%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled only in distance education: 3%
Enrolled in some distance education: 4%
Not enrolled in any distance education: 93%
Undergraduate application fee (2013-2014): $70
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2013
Number of applicants27,47912,93714,542
Percent admitted54%53%54%
Percent admitted who enrolled25%27%24%
Admissions ConsiderationsRequiredRecommended
Secondary school GPAX
Secondary school rankX
Secondary school recordX
Completion of college-preparatory programX
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT)X
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign language)X
Test Scores: Fall 2013 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scoresNumberPercent
Test Scores25th Percentile*75th Percentile**
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading550650
SAT Math580680
ACT Composite2530
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 94%
Part-time students: 86%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2012 and Returned in Fall 2013
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 79 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2013.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 83%
Transfer-out rate: 10%
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2005]
4-year: 68%
6-year: 83%
8-year: 84%
[Began in Fall 2007]
4-year: 68%
6-year: 83%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2005 or Fall 2007
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 81%
Female: 85%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 91%
Asian: 90%
Black or African American: 72%
Hispanic/Latino: 80%
White: 84%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 84%
Non-resident alien: 87%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2007 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2012-2013
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramAssociateBachelorMasterDoctorUndergraduate
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, and Related Sciences
Agricultural Economics-59137--
Agriculture, General-12----
Agronomy and Crop Science-13----
Animal Sciences, General187942--
Horticultural Science89----
Plant Sciences, General--10--
Category total26172189--
Architecture and Related Services
Landscape Architecture-15----
Category total-15----
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender and Group Studies
African-American/Black Studies-2----
American/United States Studies/Civilization-16----
Area Studies, Other--6---
Latin American Studies-2----
Women's Studies-4---8
Category total-246--8
Biological And Biomedical Sciences
Animal Physiology-37----
Biology/Biological Sciences, General-209----
Biomedical Sciences, General--221-2
Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology-7420--
Cell/Cellular Biology and Histology--31--
Conservation Biology--10---
Genetics, General--203--
Genetics, Other-----0
Human/Medical Genetics--0---
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography-10----
Microbiology, General--32--
Pathology/Experimental Pathology-2320--
Physiology, General--43--
Category total-3815141-2
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Actuarial Science-43----
Business Administration and Management, General-8728710-0
Business/Commerce, General-46----
Finance, General-142----
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--5d---
Investments and Securities--34---
Management Information Systems, General-28----
Management Science--22---
Marketing, Other---8--
Marketing/Marketing Management, General-74----
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management--5d--13
Real Estate-8----
Category total-594440d18-13
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia-00---
Speech Communication and Rhetoric-2817---
Category total-3227---
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer Science-17----
Web Page, Digital/Multimedia and Information Resources Design----0-
Category total-17--0-
Adult and Continuing Education and Teaching--92-3
Agricultural Teacher Education-0----
College Student Counseling and Personnel Services-----1
Curriculum and Instruction--1637-4
Education, General-----7
Education, Other-----25
Educational Assessment, Testing, and Measurement-----3
Educational Leadership and Administration, General--05-27
Educational/Instructional Technology--00-9
Elementary Education and Teaching-39----
Higher Education/Higher Education Administration--19---
Music Teacher Education-20----
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching-61----
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education-0----
Special Education and Teaching, General-1901-1
Category total-13919115-80
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering-74231--
Chemical Engineering-52112--
Civil Engineering, General-69143--
Computer Engineering, General-452110--
Electrical and Electronics Engineering-431715--
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics-4----
Engineering, General--6---
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering-1893--
Industrial Engineering-17----
Materials Engineering-16129--
Mechanical Engineering-122218--
Category total-46013451--
Engineering Technology and Engineering-Related Fields
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician--1d---
Category total--1d---
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General-207148--
Category total-207148--
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
Adult Development and Aging-----0
Family Systems---4--
Human Development and Family Studies, General-1769---
Category total-17694-0
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General-2----
Comparative Literature--136--
French Language and Literature-1500--
German Language and Literature-1600--
Italian Language and Literature-100--
Spanish Language and Literature-1700--
Category total-621611--
Health Professions and Related Programs
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing-----1
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other-196----
Athletic Training/Trainer-8----
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist--140--
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist-14----
Community Health and Preventive Medicine-----0
Cytogenetics/Genetics/Clinical Genetics Technology/Technologist-----0
Dental Clinical Sciences, General--15---
Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other-----0
Gene/Genetic Therapy-10----
Health and Medical Administrative Services, Other-----0
Health/Health Care Administration/Management-188---
Maternal/Child Health and Neonatal Nurse/Nursing-----0
Medical Scientist--2---
Nursing Practice--242-0
Nursing Science---4--
Pharmaceutics and Drug Design--08--
Physical Therapy/Therapist--023--
Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse/Nursing-----0
Public Health Education and Promotion-----2
Public Health, General--281--
Public Health, Other---1--
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse-288---0
Category total-64591246-3
History, General-12956--
Category total-12956--
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other--9d---
Category total--9d---
Legal Professions and Studies
Advanced Legal Research/Studies, General--140--
American/U.S. Law/Legal Studies/Jurisprudence--16---
Legal Professions and Studies, Other-----20
Tax Law/Taxation-----37
Category total--30178-57
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-272----
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies-13----
Category total-285----
Mathematics and Statistics
Applied Mathematics, General-1111---
Mathematics, General-37435--
Statistics, General-322410--
Category total-807815--
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis-----0
Medieval and Renaissance Studies--10--
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other-52----
Nutrition Sciences-5669--
Category total-10879-0
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Science-27----
Environmental Studies-6----
Natural Resources Management and Policy---1--
Natural Resources/Conservation, General-483---
Category total-8131--
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science--201--
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management-0----
Category total-0201--
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies--2---
Category total-753--
Physical Sciences
Chemistry, General-311125--
Geology/Earth Science, General-1333--
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical--09--
Physics, General-71311--
Physics, Other-0----
Polymer Chemistry--22--
Category total-512950--
Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics-13---5
Educational Psychology--8618-0
Health/Medical Psychology-----4
Psychology, General-4002115--
Category total-41310733-9
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
International Policy Analysis-0---10
Public Administration--26--1
Social Work--2000--
Category total-02260-11
Social Sciences
Economics, General-209133--
Geographic Information Science and Cartography-----5
Political Science and Government, General-21442-0
Political Science and Government, Other--5d---
Research Methodology and Quantitative Methods-----8
Urban Studies/Affairs-32----
Category total-61138d16-13
Visual and Performing Arts
Art History, Criticism and Conservation-84---
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General-105---
Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other-2----
Fine/Studio Arts, General-575---
Music History, Literature, and Theory--0---
Music Performance, General---4-0
Music, General-4881--
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology-8----
Category total-143225-0
Grand total265,1221,5577200196

Programs/Majors awards data for this campus includes data from child institutions:
2012-2013 Varsity Athletes
NCAA Division I-A MenWomen
All Track Combined11788
Field Hockey24
Ice Hockey2921
Swimming and Diving2529
Institutional Accreditation
AgencyPeriods of AccreditationStatus
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education12/1/1931 -  Accredited
Specialized Accreditation
Agency / ProgramPeriods of AccreditationStatus
Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
Dietetics (DIET) - Coordinated Program in Dietetics7/1/1973 -  Accredited
Didactic Program in Dietetics3/1/1976 -  Accredited
Dietetics (DIETI) - Dietetic Internship12/1/1988 -  Accredited
Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education
Pharmacy (PHAR) - Professional degree programs8/19/1938 -  Accredited
American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy, Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy Education
Marriage and Family Therapy (MFT) - Clinical training programs at the master's, doctoral, and postgraduate levels7/31/2000 - 4/15/2013No Longer Recognized
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
Law (LAW) - Professional schools1/1/1933 -  Accredited
American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist12/1/1952 -  Accredited
American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
Clinical Psychology (CLPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs12/19/1951 -  Accredited
School Psychology (SCPSY) - PhD Doctoral programs5/1/2001 -  Accredited
American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs10/18/1966 -  Accredited
Audiology (AUD) - Graduate degree programs10/10/1969 - 1/1/2005Resigned
Clinical doctoral program in Audiology1/1/2005 -  Accredited
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels9/29/2005 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels9/29/2005 -  Accredited
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels(!)10/7/2014 -  Accredited
Commission on English Language Program Accreditation
English Language9/1/2002 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1983 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs(!)9/1/1963 -  Accredited
National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs9/1/1991 - 10/31/2007Resigned
National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education
Teacher Education (TED) - Baccalaureate and graduate programs for the preparation of teachers and other professional personnel for elementary and secondary schools1/1/1954 -  Accredited
  • (!) Estimated date
2012 Crime Statistics
Arrests - On-Campus201020112012
Illegal weapons possession734
Drug law violations135164193
Liquor law violations474420
Arrests - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Illegal weapons possession002
Drug law violations407093
Liquor law violations084
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible12813
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault331
Motor vehicle theft1017
Criminal Offenses - On-Campus Residence Halls !201020112012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
Negligent manslaughter000
Sex offenses - Forcible1169
Sex offenses - Non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only)000
Aggravated assault011
Motor vehicle theft000
  • (!) Residence Halls are a subset of On-Campus statistics
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • These data do not include incidents that: (a) took place off campus on public property immediately adjacent to and accessible from the Campus; (b) took place on a noncampus building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) incidents at buildings/property owned or controlled by an institution but is not contiguous to the institution. For further information, see
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year201120102009
Default rate3.8%3.1%3.0%
Number in default190145127
Number in repayment4,9294,5554,172
  • These default rates apply to all locations of this institution.
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)
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