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University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT
#58

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The University of Connecticut, located in rural Storrs, CT, offers many graduate programs including the highly ranked Neag School of Education, known for its kinesiology doctoral program. This public institution, founded in 1881, has a lot of fun and unique activities to do on its 4,313 acre campus including an on-campus movie theater and free skating at the school’s ice rink as well as several clubs and organizations.

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2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088
Storrs, CT 06269-3088

2014-2015 Tuition

$32,880 Tuition and Fees

Students

18032 undergraduate students
51% male / 49% female

Admission

January 15 application deadline
53.7% accepted

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Summary


School Details

Institutional Control: public
Year Founded: 1881

Programs Offered

associate degree, terminal associate degree, associate-transfer degree, bachelor's degree, doctorate, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Agriculture, General, Agricultural Economics, Animal Sciences, General, Agronomy and Crop Science, Horticultural Science, Computer Science, Special Education and Teaching, General, Elementary Education and Teaching, Agricultural Teacher Education, Music Teacher Education, Physical Education Teaching and Coaching, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, General, Computer Engineering, General, Electrical and Electronics Engineering, Engineering Physics/Applied Physics, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Materials Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Linguistics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General, Human Development and Family Studies, General, English Language and Literature, General, Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies, General Studies, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Biophysics, Cell/Cellular and Molecular Biology, Animal Physiology, Pathology/Experimental Pathology, Ecology, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Applied Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Natural Resources/Conservation, General, Environmental Studies, Environmental Science, Nutrition Sciences, Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other, Philosophy, Landscape Architecture, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, American/United States Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, African-American/Black Studies, Women's Studies, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Acting, Dramatic/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft, Other, Fine/Studio Arts, General, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Health/Health Care Administration/Management, Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other, Athletic Training/Trainer, Gene/Genetic Therapy, Cytotechnology/Cytotechnologist, Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist, Pharmacy, Dietetics/Dietitian, Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse, Business/Commerce, General, Business Administration and Management, General, Accounting, Finance, General, Management Information Systems, General, Actuarial Science, Marketing/Marketing Management, General, Real Estate, Insurance, History, General, Speech Communication and Rhetoric, Journalism

Minors Offered

Agricultural Business and Management, General, Aquaculture, Dairy Husbandry and Production, Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management, Agricultural and Domestic Animal Services, Other, Ornamental Horticulture, Turf and Turfgrass Management, Animal Sciences, General, Food Science, Information Technology, Computer Science, Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering, Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering, Other, Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering, Materials Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Engineering, Other, Nanotechnology, Linguistics, German Language and Literature, French Language and Literature, Italian Language and Literature, Portuguese Language and Literature, Spanish Language and Literature, Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, American Sign Language, Other, Adult Development and Aging, English Language and Literature, General, Biology/Biological Sciences, General, Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences, Other, Animal Physiology, Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology, Other, Biotechnology, Ecology, Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography, Mathematics, General, Statistics, General, Environmental Studies, Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management, Philosophy, Jewish/Judaic Studies, Philosophy and Religious Studies, Other, Landscape Architecture, Chemistry, General, Geology/Earth Science, General, Oceanography, Chemical and Physical, Physics, General, Psychology, General, Cognitive Psychology and Psycholinguistics, Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration, Public Administration, Anthropology, Economics, General, Geography, Political Science and Government, General, Sociology, Urban Studies/Affairs, Social Sciences, Other, African Studies, American/United States Studies/Civilization, European Studies/Civilization, Latin American Studies, Near and Middle Eastern Studies, African-American/Black Studies, American Indian/Native American Studies, Asian-American Studies, Women's Studies, Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies, Other, Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General, Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology, Film/Cinema/Video Studies, Art History, Criticism and Conservation, Music, General, Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services, Other, Business/Commerce, General, Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies, General Sales, Merchandising and Related Marketing Operations, History, General, Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other

General Student Body Information

Total number of undergraduates: 18,032
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 17,083
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 601
Percent of male undergraduates: 51%
Percent of female undergraduates: 49%

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, minority student, military, older student, personal, psychological, religious, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: campus ministries, choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, international student organization, jazz band, literary magazine, marching band, model UN, music ensembles, musical theater, opera, pep band, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, symphony orchestra, television station, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: golf, ice hockey, tennis
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for men: baseball, basketball, cross country, football, soccer, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity scholarship sports offered for women: basketball, crew (heavyweight), cross country, field hockey, ice hockey, lacrosse, crew (lightweight), soccer, softball, swimming, tennis, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball

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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 12 8 13
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 2 3 0
Aggravated assault 3 3 1
Burglary 26 54 38
Motor vehicle theft 1 0 17
Arson 5 3 2
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 11 6 9
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 0
Aggravated assault 0 1 1
Burglary 15 36 10
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 4 2 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 0
Burglary 0 0 1
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 7 3 4
Drug law violations 135 164 193
Liquor law violations 47 44 20
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 2
Drug law violations 40 70 93
Liquor law violations 0 8 4
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2010 2011 2012
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 0 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.


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