University of Connecticut (UCONN)

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University of Connecticut can be found in Storrs, CT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. UCONN has nearly twenty six thousand students enrolled annually.

Students can submit either the ACT or SAT exam scores at UCONN. A score between 1130 - 1330 on the SAT exam, or 25 - 30 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. By applying sampled GPA data from over 150 schools, we are able to estimate that the UCONN average GPA ranges from 3.42 to 3.64 for accepted students. UCONN has an acceptance rate of around 54% with 25% of applicants deciding to enroll. Based on historical acceptance rate data, the projected UCONN acceptance rate 2015 is estimated to be 50%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall UCONN Acceptance Rate - Fall 2013


The overall acceptance rate for University of Connecticut was reported as 53.7% in Fall 2013 with over 27,500 applications submitted to University of Connecticut. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UCONN ACT Scores: 25 - 30
  • UCONN Average GPA: 3.42 - 3.64

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Connecticut?

Applicant Selectivity: High

UCONN has a very competitive selection process for applicants, where most students accepted have a higher than average high school GPA and scored in the top percentiles on standardized tests like the SAT or ACT exam.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UCONN has been staying about the same from year to year.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2009-2010: 49.7%
  • 2010-2011: 54.0%
  • 2011-2012: 47.3%
  • 2012-2013: 44.7%
  • 2013-2014: 53.7%
  • Projected UCONN Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 49.9%

How Does UCONN Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for UCONN is three percent lower than the national average of all colleges which is around 55.5%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Central Connecticut State University64.1%
University of Massachusetts Amherst62.9%
Johnson & Wales University-Providence76.0%
University of Rhode Island78.7%
Southern Connecticut State University75.4%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • High School Class Rankings are Recommended
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Recommended
  • Standardized Test Scores (SAT,ACT,...) are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2013)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to UCONN (Fall 2013)

ACT®Score Range
English0 - 0
Math0 - 0
Composite Score25 - 30
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