University of Connecticut-Avery Point

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University of Connecticut-Avery Point can be found in Groton, CT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The small size of enrollment, which is around 600 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Most of the students that got into this school got an SAT score in the range of 1010 - 1200, or got accepted with an ACT composite score in the range of 20 - 24. We were able to estimate the University of Connecticut-Avery Point average GPA (3.06 - 3.25) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. University of Connecticut-Avery Point admits about 90% of those that apply each year. Of those that are admitted, roughly 23% of students attended the school. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Connecticut-Avery Point Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Connecticut-Avery Point was reported as 94.2% in Fall 2020 with over 894 college applications submitted to this school. 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

  • ACT Scores: 20 - 24
  • Average GPA: 3.06 - 3.25

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Connecticut-Avery Point?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

The applicant selectivity of University of Connecticut-Avery Point is about average, as determined by collecting standardized test scores e.g. ACT/SAT and high school average GPA ranges of students who were granted admissions from previous years.

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 University of Connecticut-Avery Point has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 62.4%
  • 2017-2018: 94.2%
  • 2018-2019: 92.1%
  • 2019-2020: 94.2%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 83.2%

How Does University of Connecticut-Avery Point Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of Connecticut-Avery Point is sixty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Mitchell College78.1%
University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus95.0%
Hampshire College2.0%
Franklin W. Olin College of Engineering15.7%
Pine Manor College45.4%

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 2020)


Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of Connecticut-Avery Point (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading510 - 610
Math500 - 590
Total Score1010 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English16 - 23
Math17 - 22
Composite Score20 - 24
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