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University of Connecticut

Storrs, CT

FRESHMAN ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.
High School Preparation
High School GraduationHigh school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School ProgramCollege preparatory program is required
High School Units Required or Recommended
SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English4 
Mathematics3 
Science2 
Foreign Language23
Social Studies2 
History  
Academic Electives3 
Examinations
ExamScores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACTRequiredFebruary 1
SAT Only  
ACT Only  
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT  
SAT Subject Tests Only 
ACT Writing Test PolicyWriting component required
Use of SAT/ACT EssaySAT: No policy as of now
ACT: No policy as of now

APPLYING FOR ADMISSION

Admissions Office
Address 
City, State, ZipStorrs, CT  06269
Phone(860) 486-3137
Fax(860) 486-1476
E-mailbeahusky@uconn.edu
Application Dates and Fees
Regular Admission DeadlineJanuary 15
Application Fee$70
Application Fee WaiverAvailable
Regular Admission NotificationMarch 1
Accept Offer of AdmissionBy May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List UsedYes
Defer AdmissionStudent can defer admission
Transfer AdmissionTransfer applications accepted
Early Admission
Early Decision OfferedNo
Early Decision Deadline 
Early Decision Notification 
Early Action OfferedNo
Early Action Deadline 
Early Action Notification 
Application Form
Common ApplicationAccepted, supplemental forms required
Universal College ApplicationNot accepted
Electronic Application Available
Other Application Requirements
InterviewNot required
Essay or Personal
Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters of
Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other 
Financial NeedFinancial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

SELECTION OF STUDENTS

FactorVery ImportantImportantConsideredNot Considered
Rigor of Secondary School RecordX
Academic GPAX
Standardized TestsX
Class RankX
RecommendationsX
EssayX
InterviewX
Level of Applicant's InterestX
Extracurricular ActivitiesX
Volunteer WorkX
Particular
Talent/Ability
X
Character/Personal QualitiesX
First Generation to Attend CollegeX
State ResidencyX
Geographic ResidenceX
Relation with AlumnusX
Religious Affiliation/ CommitmentX
EthnicityX
Work ExperienceX

PROFILE OF FALL ADMISSION

Overall Admission Rate45% of 29,966 applicants were admitted
   Women44% of 15,964 applicants were admitted
   Men45% of 14,002 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled3,382 (25%) of 13,397 admitted students enrolled
   Women1,649 (23%) of 7,086 admitted students enrolled
   Men1,733 (27%) of 6,311 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate 
Early Action Admission Rate 
Students Offered Wait List 1,600
Students Accepting Wait List Position 939
Students Admitted From Wait List 436
Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)
Average GPANot reported
3.75 and AboveNot reported
3.50 - 3.74Not reported
3.25 - 3.49Not reported
3.00 - 3.24Not reported
2.50 - 2.99Not reported
2.00 - 2.49Not reported
SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
SAT Math629 average
580-680 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
20%
Score of 600 - 700
50%
Score of 500 - 600
25%
Score of 400 - 500
5%
Score of 300 - 400
0%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Critical Reading597 average
550-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
10%
Score of 600 - 700
43%
Score of 500 - 600
38%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
SAT Writing550-650 range of middle 50%
Score of 700 - 800
11%
Score of 600 - 700
44%
Score of 500 - 600
36%
Score of 400 - 500
8%
Score of 300 - 400
1%
Score of 200 - 300
0%
ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen
ACT Composite27 average
26-30 range of middle 50%
Score of 30 - 36
27%
Score of 24 - 29
60%
Score of 18 - 23
12%
Score of 12 - 17
1%
Score of 6 - 11
0%
Score of 5 or Below
0%
Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
High School Class RankTop tenth: 48%
Top quarter: 86%
Top half: 98%
Bottom half: 2%
National Merit ScholarNot reported
Valedictorian4%
Class PresidentNot reported
Student Government OfficerNot reported
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CLASS OF 2018 Profile of Students on COLLEGEdata
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  GPA SAT ACT
UW W M CR W  
Average 3.44 3.75 611 585 596 28
Low 2.10 2.57 330 290 280 15
High 4.00 5.00 800 800 800 35
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