- 48Acceptance Rate
- 88Employment Rate
The primary 4,400-acre (17.8 km2) campus is in Storrs, Connecticut, approximately a half hour's drive from Hartford and 90 minutes from Boston. It is a flagship university that is ranked as tied for the best public national university in New England and is tied for 24th in "top public schools" and tied for 64th best national university in the 2020 U.S. News & World Report rankings.UConn has been ranked by Money Magazine and Princeton Review top 18th in value. The university is designated "R-1: Doctoral Universities – Highest Research Activity" with the Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education classifying the student body as "More Selective", its most selective admissions category.
A strong academic foundation is the key to a successful admission application. International first-year applicants must complete secondary school (equivalent to U.S. grades 9-12) and be eligible to enter a university in their own country prior to the expected entry date to the University of Connecticut.
International applicants should have college preparatory coursework in the core subjects of English (if offered), mathematics, physical science, and social science reflected throughout their high school academic careers. Students applying to the school of Nursing or Engineering must have taken secondary school level physics and chemistry.
International students who have completed all four years of secondary school in the U.S. are required to meet the domestic first-year admission requirements.
Minimum Duolingo score requirement is 100.
The university offers scholarship opportunities. For more information