University of Connecticut-Waterbury Campus

Overview

At a Glance

School type

Public, 4-year or above

Religious affliation

Not applicable

Mission Statement

The University of Connecticut is dedicated to excellence demonstrated through national and international recognition. As Connecticut's public research university, through freedom of academic inquiry and expression, we create and disseminate knowledge by means of scholarly and creative achievements, graduate and professional education and outreach. Through our focus on teaching and learning, the University helps every student grow intellectually and become a contributing member of the state, national and world communities. Through research, teaching, service and outreach, we embrace diversity and cultivate leadership, integrity and engaged citizenship in our students, faculty, staff and alumni. As our state's flagship public university, and as a land and sea grant institution, we promote the health and well-being of Connecticut's citizens through enhancing the social, economic, cultural and natural environments of the state and beyond.

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cost & financial aid

Annual tuition & fees

Undergraduate

In state

$15,246

Out of state

$37,914
Graduate

In state

No information

Out of state

No information

Financial Aid: Undergraduates

Received financial aid
89%
Did not receive aid
11%
Type of aid % of students recieving aid Average amount
Federal grants 71.0% $4,990
State/local grants 10.0% $2,705
Institutional grants 66.0% $7,522
Loans 44.0% $5,969

Financial aid resources

Paying for college

Learn about different ways to cover costs, incluing financial aid, GI Bills, grants and scholarships

Applying for financial Aid

Review this step-by-step guide on everything you need to do to complete your application.

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Academics

Types of Degrees Offered

  • Certificate
  • Associate's degree
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Master's degree
  • Doctoral degree
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Admissions

Undergraduate acceptance rate

Acceptance rate
96.63%
  • Apply 1,393
  • Accepted 1,346
  • Attend 355

Application Fee

Undergraduate
$80
Graduate
No information

Undergraduate application requirements

  • High school transcript

    Required
  • High school GPA

    Required
  • Recommendation letter

    Recommended
  • Admissions test
    (SAT or ACT)

    Required
  • TOEFL
    (international students)

    Required
  • Completion of college
    prep program

    Required
  • Demonstration of
    competencies

    Not applicable

Average sat scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Math
Reading

Average act scores

Half of the freshman class scored within these ranges. 25% scored lower and 25% scored higher. 2020 data.

Composite
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Student Life

Student Demographics

Female Students
57%
Male Students
43%

Student Ethnicities
  1. Caucasian49.94%
  2. Hispanic/Latino24.85%
  3. Asian10.32%
  4. Black8.32%
  5. Two Or More Ethnicities5.63%
  6. Not Specified0.7%
  7. American Indian/Alaska Native0.12%
  8. Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0.12%

Student body breakdown

Total students enrolled

965

Undergraduate students

965

Attendance breakdown

Full time
93%
Part time
7%

Student services

  • Meal plan
  • Counseling services
  • Remedial services
  • Work-study
  • Placement services
  • Study abroad
  • Weekend/evening classes
  • On-campus day care for student's children
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