University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 18,362
Graduate Enrollment: 8,309
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Large (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population of 250,000 or more)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, more selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 55.6%

Male/Female: 47% / 53% (2017)

First generation college students: 26.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.6% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.2% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,337
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1230 - 1430

2022 Median Admit ACT: 30
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 27 - 33

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.8% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 73.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 64.2% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 55.3% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 52.5%
Black: 6.9%
Hispanic: 14.4%
Asian: 12.6%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 3.8%
Non-resident alien: 8.2%
Unknown race: 1.4%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $34,149
In-State tuition: $18,524
Out-of-State tuition: $41,192

Estimated books and supplies: $950 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $13,258 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $3,032 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $14,760 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $3,032 (2022)

Average Family Income: $95,569 (2017)
Median Family Income: $67,737 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 23.0%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 36.4%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $228 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,586
$30k-48k $15,226
$48k-75k $20,925
$75k-110k $26,188
$110k+ $29,840

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 72%
6-year graduation rate: 83%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 95.7% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $21,500 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $18,000 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $18,356 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 81.5% (2015)
@3 year 85.0% (2017)
@5 year 89.5% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 65.0% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 69.4% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $50,446 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $65,432 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Doctoral Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 2
Bachelor's Degree Agriculture, General. 8
Master's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 7
Associate's Degree Animal Sciences. 10 $12,000 $127
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 71 $25,000 $256 $18,868 ($1,572) $58,220 ($4,852)
Bachelor's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 93 $23,375 $237 $32,242 ($2,687) $54,935 ($4,578)
Master's Degree Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Radio, Television, and Digital Communication. 7
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 38 $19,591 $207 $63,970 ($5,331) $100,459 ($8,372)
Bachelor's Degree Computer Science. 74 $25,000 $265 $73,341 ($6,112) $105,734 ($8,811)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, General. 25
Master's Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 145 $341 $50,948 ($4,246) $55,989 ($4,666)
Doctoral Degree Curriculum and Instruction. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 18 $47,404 ($3,950) $55,603 ($4,634)
Doctoral Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 37 $509 $80,670 ($6,723) $93,690 ($7,808)
Master's Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 2
Doctoral Degree Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 8
Bachelor's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 15 $54,509 ($4,542)
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 40
Doctoral Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Special Education and Teaching. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Student Counseling and Personnel Services. 6
Doctoral Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 14
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 170 $23,000 $234 $69,219 ($5,768) $82,004 ($6,834)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 12
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 17
Graduate/Professional Certificate Mechanical Engineering. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Systems Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Industrial Engineering. 35 $24,889 $264 $74,158 ($6,180)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Quality Control and Safety Technologies/Technicians. 4
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 12
Master's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 15
Doctoral Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 11
Graduate/Professional Certificate Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 5
Bachelor's Degree East Asian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 24
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 29 $24,377 $256 $35,798 ($2,983) $52,354 ($4,363)
Doctoral Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 191 $23,059 $228 $32,740 ($2,728) $50,448 ($4,204)
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 5
Doctoral Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 11
First Professional Degree Law. 105 $1,096 $70,942 ($5,912) $104,260 ($8,688)
Bachelor's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 32 $25,125 $235 $59,814 ($4,985)
Master's Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 7
Doctoral Degree Physiology, Pathology and Related Sciences. 4
Master's Degree Biomathematics, Bioinformatics, and Computational Biology. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 42 $26,798 $276 $30,776 ($2,565) $38,352 ($3,196)
Master's Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 9
Doctoral Degree Ecology, Evolution, Systematics, and Population Biology. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 12
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 48 $23,750 $224 $50,986 ($4,249) $57,579 ($4,798)
Master's Degree Mathematics. 18
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 11
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 82 $26,157 $249 $65,569 ($5,464)
Master's Degree Applied Mathematics. 171
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 90 $20,150 $207 $52,910 ($4,409) $68,100 ($5,675)
Master's Degree Statistics. 14
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 10
Master's Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 2
Doctoral Degree Medieval and Renaissance Studies. 2
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 63 $27,000 $282 $24,936 ($2,078) $50,894 ($4,241)
Master's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 8
Doctoral Degree Nutrition Sciences. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis. 3
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 70 $23,307 $228 $39,112 ($3,259) $52,194 ($4,350)
Doctoral Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 17 $58,248 ($4,854) $79,632 ($6,636)
Master's Degree Public Administration. 32 $324 $61,832 ($5,153) $75,602 ($6,300)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Administration. 3
Bachelor's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 30 $25,964 $257 $26,013 ($2,168)
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 13 $61,804 ($5,150)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Policy Analysis. 11
Master's Degree Social Work. 162 $464 $53,218 ($4,435) $60,159 ($5,013)
Doctoral Degree Social Work. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Social Sciences, General. 9
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 26 $18,500 $186 $38,054 ($3,171) $40,198 ($3,350)
Master's Degree Anthropology. 3
Doctoral Degree Anthropology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 388 $22,907 $224 $50,877 ($4,240) $67,339 ($5,612)
Master's Degree Economics. 20
Doctoral Degree Economics. 6
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 13
Master's Degree Geography and Cartography. 2
Doctoral Degree Geography and Cartography. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geography and Cartography. 3
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 185 $22,375 $217 $35,577 ($2,965) $58,466 ($4,872)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 9
Doctoral Degree Political Science and Government. 6
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 20
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 8
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 195 $22,500 $217 $31,798 ($2,650) $69,053 ($5,754)
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 17 $27,000 $278 $55,995 ($4,666)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health/Medical Preparatory Programs. 15
First Professional Degree Medicine. 91 $1,373 $64,525 ($5,377) $92,794 ($7,733)
Master's Degree Medical Clinical Sciences/Graduate Medical Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 79 $27,000 $265 $113,478 ($9,457)
Master's Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 3
Doctoral Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 8 $898 $84,753 ($7,063) $129,289 ($10,774)
First Professional Degree Pharmacy, Pharmaceutical Sciences, and Administration. 91
Master's Degree Public Health. 27 $309 $59,361 ($4,947) $85,577 ($7,131)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 14 $1,475
First Professional Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 27
Bachelor's Degree Dietetics and Clinical Nutrition Services. 12
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 261 $27,000 $215 $75,821 ($6,318) $80,687 ($6,724)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 57 $486 $113,676 ($9,473) $119,725 ($9,977)
Doctoral Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 2
Bachelor's Degree Marketing. 92 $21,889 $228 $51,703 ($4,309) $74,369 ($6,197)
Doctoral Degree Marketing. 5
Bachelor's Degree Real Estate. 13
Bachelor's Degree History. 73 $22,470 $227 $34,715 ($2,893) $48,903 ($4,075)
Master's Degree History. 1
Doctoral Degree History. 5
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Education, Other. 15
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 37 $25,081 $260 $52,307 ($4,359)
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 16 $22,123 $231
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 50 $23,000 $199 $39,731 ($3,311) $51,900 ($4,325)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 78 $23,515 $239 $30,001 ($2,500) $47,096 ($3,925)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 4
Doctoral Degree Animal Sciences. 4
Associate's Degree Plant Sciences. 6
Bachelor's Degree Plant Sciences. 3
Master's Degree Plant Sciences. 2
Doctoral Degree Plant Sciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 97 $22,692 $217 $29,920 ($2,493) $46,035 ($3,836)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 6
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Natural Resources Management and Policy. 12
Bachelor's Degree Landscape Architecture. 11
Bachelor's Degree Area Studies. 10
Master's Degree Area Studies. 6
Graduate/Professional Certificate Area Studies. 3
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 20 $26,262 $262 $33,100 ($2,758)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 268 $24,068 $223 $36,554 ($3,046) $58,767 ($4,897)
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 1
Bachelor's Degree Journalism. 53 $23,250 $228 $56,761 ($4,730)
Master's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 6
Master's Degree Engineering, General. 34 $96,975 ($8,081) $106,104 ($8,842)
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 93 $26,974 $265 $65,034 ($5,420) $84,625 ($7,052)
Master's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 30 $78,817 ($6,568) $99,015 ($8,251)
Doctoral Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 6
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 73 $25,898 $262 $65,077 ($5,423) $83,620 ($6,968)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 2
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 4
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 92 $23,825 $254 $69,595 ($5,800) $81,556 ($6,796)
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 10 $81,122 ($6,760)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 9
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 96 $20,108 $213 $78,039 ($6,503) $91,841 ($7,653)
Master's Degree Computer Engineering. 31
Doctoral Degree Computer Engineering. 15
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 68 $27,000 $281 $74,499 ($6,208) $87,623 ($7,302)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 11
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 16
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 10
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 23 $21,738 $228 $60,339 ($5,028)
Doctoral Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 7
Bachelor's Degree Materials Engineering 46 $27,000 $286 $70,817 ($5,901) $76,010 ($6,334)
Master's Degree Materials Engineering 5
Doctoral Degree Materials Engineering 18
Master's Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 53
Doctoral Degree Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Research and Advanced Professional Studies. 24
Graduate/Professional Certificate Legal Professions and Studies, Other. 15
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 141 $24,529 $231 $28,101 ($2,342) $47,797 ($3,983)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 4
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 134 $22,000 $211 $38,896 ($3,241) $47,843 ($3,987)
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 225 $25,000 $246 $30,637 ($2,553) $56,494 ($4,708)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 4
Doctoral Degree Biology, General. 20
Graduate/Professional Certificate Biology, General. 5
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 141 $24,500 $257 $28,414 ($2,368) $70,038 ($5,837)
Master's Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 15
Doctoral Degree Cell/Cellular Biology and Anatomical Sciences. 8
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 6
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 108 $23,750 $246 $27,792 ($2,316) $43,133 ($3,594)
Master's Degree Genetics. 11
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 37 $23,125 $228 $31,681 ($2,640)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 19 $48,155 ($4,013) $54,097 ($4,508)
Doctoral Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 8
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 11
Master's Degree Philosophy. 8
Doctoral Degree Philosophy. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Philosophy. 2
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 51 $26,158 $274 $49,228 ($4,102) $65,230 ($5,436)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 6
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 26
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 14
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 10
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 6
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 32 $26,324 $270
Master's Degree Physics. 9
Doctoral Degree Physics. 12
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 390 $23,500 $228 $33,814 ($2,818) $51,468 ($4,289)
Bachelor's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 28 $23,199 $246 $39,023 ($3,252)
Master's Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 21
Doctoral Degree Research and Experimental Psychology. 18
Graduate/Professional Certificate Research and Experimental Psychology. 24
Bachelor's Degree Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science/Research and Allied Professions. 6
Master's Degree Clinical, Counseling and Applied Psychology. 84 $420 $52,055 ($4,338) $59,843 ($4,987)
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 58 $22,500 $207 $33,089 ($2,757) $49,247 ($4,104)
Master's Degree Sociology. 5
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Urban Studies/Affairs. 32 $23,000 $220 $27,012 ($2,251) $55,065 ($4,589)
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 29 $25,414 $269 $23,779 ($1,982) $33,757 ($2,813)
Master's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 8
Graduate/Professional Certificate Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 2
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 48 $23,750 $228 $20,038 ($1,670) $46,590 ($3,883)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 4
Bachelor's Degree Music. 28 $25,000 $256 $40,283 ($3,357)
Master's Degree Music. 2
Doctoral Degree Music. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Music. 6
Master's Degree Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Arts, Entertainment,and Media Management. 6
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 72 $25,000 $228
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 25 $466 $63,557 ($5,296) $73,183 ($6,099)
Doctoral Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 1 $69,411 ($5,784) $77,492 ($6,458)
First Professional Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 8
First Professional Degree Dentistry. 40 $1,634 $86,450 ($7,204) $156,777 ($13,065)
Master's Degree Advanced/Graduate Dentistry and Oral Sciences. 18 $227,867 ($18,989)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 12 $80,323 ($6,694)
Master's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 13
Graduate/Professional Certificate Health and Medical Administrative Services. 14
Doctoral Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 7
Bachelor's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 51 $19,078 $202 $47,074 ($3,923) $64,727 ($5,394)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 86 $21,399 $217 $52,758 ($4,397) $71,443 ($5,954)
Master's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 275 $550 $108,181 ($9,015) $138,802 ($11,567)
Doctoral Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 4
Graduate/Professional Certificate Business Administration, Management and Operations. 25 $59,998 ($5,000)
Bachelor's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 149 $21,898 $228 $66,812 ($5,568) $80,683 ($6,724)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 81 $240 $68,367 ($5,697) $94,814 ($7,901)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Accounting and Related Services. 30
Bachelor's Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 244 $20,399 $207 $65,130 ($5,428) $87,592 ($7,299)
Doctoral Degree Finance and Financial Management Services. 1
Master's Degree Human Resources Management and Services. 38 $420 $84,058 ($7,005)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Human Resources Management and Services. 4
Bachelor's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 89 $23,250 $246 $60,917 ($5,076) $95,070 ($7,923)
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 221 $446 $95,764 ($7,980) $107,552 ($8,963)


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $116,856
Full time faculty: 67%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 15.0

School's endowment start of year: $449,797,309 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $568,953,383 (2022)