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University of Connecticut

2131 Hillside Road Unit 3088
Storrs, Connecticut
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Main Phone Number: 860-486-2000
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The University of Connecticut (UCONN) is the state's flagship institution of higher learning. It was founded in 1881 as the Storrs Agricultural School and became the University of Connecticut in 1939. The University has ten schools and colleges at its main campus in Storrs, separate Schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses throughout the state and Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine at the UConn Health Center in Farmington. The main campus spans 4,108 acres and an additional 205 acres at the UConn Health Center in Farmington. It is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Currently, the University is undergoing an amazing transformation. UConn is renewing, rebuilding and enhancing its campuses through an unprecedented $2.8 billion, 20-year investment in the University’s infrastructure. State-of-the-art facilities grace every campus. UConn is a research intensive university, a prestigious designation shared by only the nation's top higher education institutions. We have more than 70 focused research centers where faculty, graduate students and undergraduates explore everything from improving human health to enhancing public education and protecting the country’s natural resources.
  • Tuition and Fees

    • Effective Term: Fall 2009
    • Tuition: 23,232
    • Room and Board: 10,120
    • Estimated Additional Expenses: 0
    • Average Financial Aid Awarded to International Students: 0
    • Fees: 2,138
  • Statistics

    • Total Undergraduates: 17,008
    • First Years: 4,170
    • Graduate Enrollment: 8,021
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  • Attributes

    • Setting: Rural
    • City Size: Small
    • Type of School: University
    • Public/Private: Public
    • Gender: Co-ed
    • Religious Affiliation: Not applicable
    • Calendar: Semester
    • Services for International Students: On-campus Summer Housing, English as a Second Language Program, International Student Advisor , Special International Student Orientation Program
    • Programs Offered: Bachelor's Degree, Graduate or higher
  • Admissions Office

    • 2131 Hillside Road
    • Unit 3088
    • Storrs, CT 06269-3088
    • (860) 486-3137
    • Admissions Contact Name: Contact: Lee Melvin, Director of Admission

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