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UConn
Highlights 2024

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Year of establishment1881
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Also Known AsUConn
Accepted Exams
TOEFLIELTS+3 More
Total International Students4260
Size of Campus in acres4262
Male/Female Ratio1.12
Faculty/Student Ratio16
Endowments ValueUS Dollar 421 million
No.of Campuses5
Accommodation expenses7640 USD for 2 sharing (UG),9362 USD for 1 sharing (PG)
Meal expenses6026 USD (UG),6026 USD (PG)
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UConn
Entry Criteria

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CoursesExams
B.Sc.(31 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.A.(31 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.E. / B.Tech(15 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
BBA(11 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
BFA(7 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.Agri(4 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.J.M.C.(3 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.Pharma(1 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
B.Arch(1 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above
Others UG(1 Courses)
IELTS: 6.5 & Above
TOEFL: 79.0 & Above
Duolingo: 100.0 & Above

University of Connecticut Fees & Eligibility

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CoursesDuration1st Year Tuition Fees
B.Sc.(31 courses)
4 years
INR 31.3 L - 32.3 L
B.A.(31 courses)
4-5 years
INR 32.3 L
B.E. / B.Tech(15 courses)
4 years
INR 30.7 L - 32.3 L
BBA(11 courses)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
BFA(7 courses)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
B.Agri(4 courses)
2-4 years
INR 32.3 L
B.J.M.C.(3 courses)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
B.Pharma(1 course)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
B.Arch(1 course)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
Others UG(1 course)
4 years
INR 32.3 L
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Commonly asked questions

On Fees and Eligibility

Q:   Is the GRE required for the University of Connecticut?

A: 

GRE or GMAT scores are not requirements for University of Connecticut graduate admissions. However, some courses may require the GRE, specific GRE Subject Tests, or the GMAT score for admission. GRE and GMAT scores are only valid for five years (from the original test date to submission of the UConn application with the fulfillment of application fee payment).

Q:   What are the requirements for UConn English for international students?

A: 

Score of Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL), International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or Duolingo are required by international students if their first language is not English. Students can check the minimum score requirements for UConn English below:

·      TOEFL score: 550 (paper-based), 213 (computer-based), or 79 (internet-based)

·      IELTS score: minimum 6.5

·      Duolingo score: minimum 100

Q:   Is it hard to get into UConn?

A: 

The University of Connecticut acceptance rate is 56%, making it difficult for international students. Because of the high acceptance rate, UConn is moderately selective. For the Fall of 2022, the university has enrolled over 32,000 students in its undergraduate and graduate programme levels. Globally, UConn has over 280,000 notable alumni. 

University of Connecticut Scholarships

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On Scholarships

Q:   Does the University of Connecticut give scholarships to international students?

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The University of Connecticut offers merit-based scholarships to international students. The popular scholarships available at the university are:

·      UConn- Academic Excellence Scholarship

·      UConn- Leadership Scholarship

·      Global Distinction Award

·      Global Excellence Award

·      Global Leader Award

Q:   Which US University gives the most scholarship to international students?

A: 

Studying in US Universities may be challenging for some international students. To recruit more students, many universities offer scholarships and other financial aid to international students. As per the report, Wellesley College offers the largest amount of financial aid per international student on the list, about $78,000. Check below the list of US University gives the most scholarship to international students:

1.     Wellesley College

2.     Haverford College

3.     Washington and Lee University

4.     Wesleyan University

5.     Dartmouth College

Check the List of USA Colleges Offering Financial Aid for International Students

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University of Connecticut Admission Dates

  • Application fees :USD 75 - 80
  • Type of deadline :Depends on course
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Type of documentsApplicable for
SOPNeeded for few courses
LORNeeded for few courses
EssaysNeeded for few courses
CVNeeded for few courses
Additional documentsRequired
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Intake seasonDeadline
Fall1ˢᵗ - 15ᵗʰ Jan 2024
Spring14ᵗʰ Dec 2023
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On Admissions

Q:   How to apply for University of Connecticut admissions?

A: 

To apply for the University of Connecticut admissions 2024, students need to follow the below steps:

·      Step 1: Start a new application

·      Step 2: Choose the application type

·      Step 3: Prepare documents for scanning

·      Step 4: Upload supporting documents

·      Step 5: Review the application

·      Step 6: Pay the application fee

·      Step 7: Submit and close the application

Q:   What is the deadline for the UConn application?

A: 

The University of Connecticut deadline for fall intake is May 1 and for Spring intake is October 1. For admission into special programs like Medicine, Dental Medicine, and Law, the deadline is November 15 for international students. Check the below table to know more about the deadline for the UConn application:

Particulars

Admission Dates

Fall Semester

Application Deadline for Special Programs in Medicine, Dental Medicine, & Law

Nov 15

Priority First-Year Application Deadline for Honors Consideration

Dec 1

Storrs Campus Application Deadline

Jan 15

Regional Campus First-Year Application Deadline

May 1

Spring Semester

First-Year Application Deadline for all UConn Campuses

Oct 1

International students can check the Admission Intakes in the US Universities 2023-2024

Q:   What GPA do you need to get into UConn?

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International students must have a cumulative GPA value of 3.0 or higher, excluding the ESL curriculum to get into UConn. The grade point average may vary as per the programme in which students are applying. Students can check the below table to know more about the GPA requirements for specific programs at UConn:

Programs

GPA Requirements

Undergraduate at the UConn School of Law

GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale)

Matriculate at the UConn School of Law

Maintain at least a 3.4 GPA as an undergraduate

Undergraduate at the School of Medicine

GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale)

Matriculate at the School of Medicine

Maintain at least a 3.6 GPA as an undergraduate

Undergraduate at the School of Dental Medicine

GPA of 3.5 (4.0 scale)

Matriculate at the School of Dental Medicine

Maintain at least a 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale)

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University of Connecticut Placements

Top Recruiters

Amazon
Experion
Aetna
Pitney
Reebok
IBM
Apple
General Electric
Time
pwc
Vestas
Bank of America
United Health Group
Google
UBS
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On Placements

Q:   What is the University of Connecticut placement rate?

A: 

The University of Connecticut placement rate is 90% and the university maintain its success rate for many years. Students can check the placement report for undergraduate students for 2022:

Particular

Stats

Employed

60.5%

Continuing Education

25.8%

Seeking Employment or Continuing Education

12.1%

Others

1.6%

Q:   What is UConn's job placement rate for MSBAPM?

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The UConn job placement rate for MSBAPM is good as 65% of graduates accepted employment within 6 months of graduation. The average starting salary is USD 85,000 and the highest salary offer is USD 144,000 for MASBAPM graduates. Top employers that hire graduates are IBM, CBRE, Cognizant, PWC, PayPal, TARGET, etc. 

Q:   Which are the top employers offering placements to UCONN graduates?

A: 

The University of Connecticut graduates are hired by many reputed agencies and organizations. Some of them are Official ASM Global, UConn Health, KPMG, JP Morgan Chase & Co., Synchrony, Citi, Goldman Sachs, PepsiCo, Fuss & O'Neill, MTU Aero Engines North America, Washington Inventory Service, Sandhills School, Seasons Hospice & Palliative Care, etc.

UConn
Accommodation & Meals

On-Campus Accommodation
AVAILABLE
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University of Connecticut Rankings

B++
Overall University Grade
by Shiksha
#401-450
#101-150
Business Economics
C
#401-500
Chemical Engineering
C++
#56
Mechanical Engineering
C++
#501-520
#56
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On Rankings

Q:   Is the University of Connecticut worth it?

A: 

The University of Connecticut ranks among the top universities in the world since 2020 by QS. Academically, UCONN consistently ranks among the best public schools in the Northeast. Many of the University of Connecticut courses are ranked among the top 100 in the world. According to US News & World Report 2023, the university ranks #68 in the Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs and #39 in Nursing.

Q:   What is Connecticut University ranked in the US?

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Connecticut University ranks among the top 100 universities in the US since 2019 by US News & World Report. According to QS World University Ranking 2024, the University of Connecticut ranking dropped from 62 in 2023 to 74 in 2024 in the USA. The US News and Times Higher Education rank UCONN 67 and 103 respectively.

Q:   What is the world ranking of the University of Connecticut?

A: 

The University of Connecticut world ranking is dropped by 94 positions from last year. According to QS World University Ranking 2024, Connecticut ranking is 444 while it was ranked 350 in 2023. As per the US News and Times Higher Education, the University of Connecticut ranking is 309 and 401-500 respectively.

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Studying in USA

Average Accommodation Expense

INR 6.7 L (based on 146 colleges)

Average Meals Expense

INR 3.9 L (based on 116 colleges)

Part Time Work
Permitted

International students are allowed to work part-time for 20 hours per week during an academic term.

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Post Study Work Permit
Permitted

Optional Practical Training (OPT) is a one-year work and stay-back permit given to international students o... Read more about post study work permit

Cost of Visa Application
USD 185 = INR 15,343.9
Visa Application Process
Simple

You will need an F1 visa if your course of study is a full-time degree.

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Hot Job Sectors

IT, Tech, Energy, Healthcare, E-commerce and Business services are some of the popular job sectors in the U... Read more about hot job sectors

Economy Growth Rate

According to the BEA (Bureau of Economic Affairs), the Real GDP of USA was 2.1% in 2022.

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Updated on Aug 28, 2023

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UConn
Location

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University CityMansfield, Connecticut, USA
Size of citySmall
Population of City25,969
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UConn
Campuses

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Address

1084 Shennecossett Road Groton, Connecticut 06340

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UConn
Contact Information

Address

Storrs, CT 06269, United States
Mansfield ( Connecticut)

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