University of Connecticut

Public, Four-years School Located in Storrs, CT

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How much is the Connecticut tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, Connecticut's tuition & fees is $20,366 for Connecticut residents and $43,034 for out-of-state students.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $37,970 for Connecticut residents and $60,638 for out-of-state students when a student lives on-campus.

Connecticut Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Connecticut Residents Tuition & Fees$20,366
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$43,034
Books & Supplies Costs$950
On-campus Room & Board$13,622
On-campus Expenses$3,032
Off-campus Room & Board$15,388
Off-campus Expenses$3,032
2023-2024 Projection
Connecticut Residents Tuition & Fees$19,300
Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$41,968

How Much Does it Cost to Go to Connecticut for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $181,876 at Connecticut. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $252,297. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $196,594.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$43,987$61,013$47,541
Sophomore (2024-25)$44,960$62,367$48,597
Junior (2025-26)$45,956$63,751$49,676
Senior (2026-27)$46,973$65,166$50,780
4 Years Total$181,876$252,297$196,594
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$44,960$62,367$48,597
Sophomore (2025-26)$45,956$63,751$49,676
Junior (2026-27)$46,973$65,166$50,780
Senior (2027-28)$48,013$66,612$51,908
4 Years Total$185,902$257,897$200,961
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$45,956$63,751$49,676
Sophomore (2026-27)$46,973$65,166$50,780
Junior (2027-28)$48,013$66,612$51,908
Senior (2028-29)$49,076$68,091$53,061
4 Years Total$190,017$263,621$205,424
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$46,973$65,166$50,780
Sophomore (2027-28)$48,013$66,612$51,908
Junior (2028-29)$49,076$68,091$53,061
Senior (2029-30)$50,162$69,602$54,239
4 Years Total$194,223$269,472$209,987
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$48,013$66,612$51,908
Sophomore (2028-29)$49,076$68,091$53,061
Junior (2029-30)$50,162$69,602$54,239
Senior (2030-31)$51,272$71,147$55,444
4 Years Total$198,523$275,453$214,651

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, Connecticut' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $12,960. Compared to public, four-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $17,194.
University of Connecticut$20,366$43,034
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Four-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between Connecticut and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (public, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of ConnecticutStorrs, CT$20,366$43,034
University of California-San DiegoLa Jolla, CA$15,265$46,042
University of California-BerkeleyBerkeley, CA$14,850$45,627
Texas A & M University-College StationCollege Station, TX$13,099$40,328
Augusta UniversityAugusta, GA$8,122$23,500
Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State UniversityBlacksburg, VA$15,478$36,694
Rutgers University-New BrunswickNew Brunswick, NJ$17,239$36,001
University of Minnesota-Twin CitiesMinneapolis, MN$16,488$36,402
University of DelawareNewark, DE$16,080$39,720
University of FloridaGainesville, FL$6,381$28,659
University of Illinois Urbana-ChampaignChampaign, IL$16,004$34,501

Financial Aid and COA

At University of Connecticut, 15,326 students (83%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $13,180.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at Connecticut is $47,458 for students living on-campus and $49,224 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 3,257 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $14,678 and the average amount of student loans is $8,108.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
Connecticut ResidentsOut-of-State
COA (on-campus)$37,970$60,638
COA (off-campus)$39,736$62,404
Tuition & Fees$20,366$43,034
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$17,604$17,604
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,370$19,370
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$24,790$47,458
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$26,556$49,224
Average Financial Aid$13,180$13,180
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship15,32683%$13,180
Pell Grants4,46824%$5,165
Federal Student Loan7,22839%$6,435
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid3,25789%-
Grants or Scholarships3,05484%$14,678
Federal Grants2,22761%$3,340
Pell Grants90825%$5,370
Other Federal Grants2,22361%$1,153
State/Local Grants1354%$4,224
Institutional Grants2,73275%$13,476
Student Loan Aid1,71347%$8,108
Federal Student Loans1,66546%$5,317
Other Student Loans2326%$21,703
Income LevelNumber of StudentsNumber of Students AwardedAverage Amount Aid Awarded
All level1,3251,104$11,724
110,001 or more455245$3,766

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

Connecticut's acceptance rate is 55.60%. A total of 36,753 applicants applied to and 20,433 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 3,663 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 17.93%.
To apply to Connecticut, 5 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Completion of college-preparatory program, Admission test scores and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 1 items are recommended to submit - Recommendations.
Acceptance Rate55.60%49.51%60.41%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)17.93%20.34%16.36%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankConsidered But Not Required
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRequired
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are required to apply to Connecticut. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,330 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 30.
Its SAT score is higher than the national average score of 1,168. The ACT score is much higher than the national average score of 24.
SAT Total1,3301,2301,430
National Average1,168
Connecticut Average1,223
SAT EBRW655610700
SAT Math675620730
ACT Composite302733
National Average24
Connecticut Average28
ACT Math292631
ACT English312734

Student Population

University of Connecticut has a total of 27,003 students including 18,983 undergraduate and 8,020 graduate students. By gender, there are 12,588 male students and 14,288 female students attending Connecticut. The school offers online degree programs and 1,436 students enrolled online exclusively (5.32% of all students).
Total26,876 12,58814,288
Undergraduate18,567 8,8449,723
Graduate8,309 3,7444,565

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address352 Mansfield Road, Storrs, CT
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered410 Programs
Online Program Offered33 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered197 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate54.51%
Student Population27,003
Graduation Rate83%
Transfer-out Rate8%
Retention Rate91% (Full-time), 69% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate16 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties2,089 (Full-time), 884 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs8,314 (Full-time), 1,920 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$117,307
Average Staff Salary$77,570