University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus

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University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus can be found in Waterbury, CT, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. The smaller size of enrollment, which is around 900 students, provides smaller class sizes for enrolled students.

Students can report either the SAT or ACT exam scores at University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus. A score within the range of 990 - 1200 on the SAT exam, or 17 - 26 on the ACT exam is among the 25th - 75th percentile range among admitted students. Based on sampled GPA data collected and applied, it is estimated that the University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus average GPA range for accepted students is around 2.80 - 3.38. 95% of all those students that apply are granted admission to University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus, from which 19% choose to enroll. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus was reported as 95.0% in Fall 2020 with over 1,290 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: 17 - 26
  • Average GPA: 2.80 - 3.38

How Hard Is It to Get into University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus has been getting much higher in the past few years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 58.2%
  • 2017-2018: 95.9%
  • 2018-2019: 96.7%
  • 2019-2020: 95.0%
  • Projected Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 84.5%

How Does University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus Compare?

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The acceptance rate for University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus is sixty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Bard College at Simon's Rock93.0%
Mitchell College78.1%
University of Connecticut-Avery Point94.2%
Hampshire College2.0%

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-Tri-Campus (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading490 - 610
Math500 - 590
Total Score990 - 1200
ACT®Score Range
English20 - 28
Math16 - 23
Composite Score17 - 26
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