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History

Late in 1880, brothers Charles and Augustus Storrs donated land and money to start an agricultural school in Connecticut. More than 130 years later, the University of Connecticut has become one of the top 20 public universities in the nation. 

Education

Learning and academics are about exploring the things that interest you, growing with that knowledge, and finding the path on which you’ll be most successful. With 14 schools and colleges and more than 100 undergraduate majors, you’ll find what you’re looking for at UConn. And what if you come up with something unique to study? You can create your own major.

Whether you want to learn from the past by studying history or you want to set the course for the future with groundbreaking scientific research, learning opportunities here abound. Challenge yourself to reach new academic heights in rigorous courses taught by our expert faculty. 

Research

  • At UConn, our faculty, staff, and students are dedicated to learning more about the world around them through research. With annual expenditures in excess of $200 million, collaborative research is carried out within the departments of our 14 schools and colleges and at our more than 100 research centers and institutes. 
  • We are working to enhance the nation’s hardware security at the Center for Hardware Assurance, Security, and Engineering; figuring out how to build everything from jet engines to spaceship parts using advanced three-dimensional printing technology at the Pratt & Whitney Additive Manufacturing Innovation Center; developing sustainable energy systems at the Center for Clean Energy Engineering.

Career

A career plan is a way to organize your career goals and develop a plan of action to achieve them. UConn has developed the Personalized Career Plan so that all UConn students can build their own plan based on their unique goals. This resource helps you create your own customized actions steps to save to your plan. 

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University of Connecticut Scholarships

Below you will find scholarships related to University of Connecticut. Distinction can be made between scholarships provided by the University and those provided by independent providers.

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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
31 Oct 2024
Belgian American Educational Foundation (BAEF)
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Education USA
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Grant
Various benefits
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
The Next Genius Foundation Scholarship
Merit-based

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Next Genius Foundation
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Independent provider
Grant
332500 USD
Deadline
31 May 2024
Study Abroad Graudate Scholarships Of SBS Foundation
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 HKD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Sir Edward Youde Memorial Fellowships For Overseas Studies
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
08 May 2025
South-East Regional CONACYT Scholarships
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
300000 MXN
Deadline
20 Mar 2025
CONACYT Scholarships For Doctoral Studies Abroad
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
Not specified
Becas Fulbright - Ampliación De Estudios
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
30 Sep 2024
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Chungcheongnam
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Master/Doctoral Program Of Lotte Foundation
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Education USA
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Grant
40000 USD
Deadline
31 Mar 2025
Study Abroad Graduate Scholarships Of Jeollanam
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
40000 AUD
Deadline
13 Oct 2024
Veterans’ Fund Indigenous Scholarships
Merit-based

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American Australian Association (AAA)
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Independent provider
Grant
35000 USD
Deadline
31 Jan 2025
Fulbright Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
30000 CZK
Deadline
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Olomouc Region Study Scholarship
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Education USA
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Grant
30000 USD
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Baltic American Freedom Foundation Scholarships
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Education USA
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Grant
30000 USD
Deadline
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International Education Center's Study Abroad Programs
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Education USA
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Grant
28000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
Fulbright Program
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
21200 EUR
Deadline
01 Jul 2024
Next 100 (Kitas 100)
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Education USA
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Independent provider
Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
03 Mar 2025
Thanks To Scandinavia Grants To Danish Students
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Education USA
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Grant
20000 USD
Deadline
01 Dec 2024
NORAM Scholarships
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Education USA
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Grant
11000 USD
Deadline
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Dositeja Fund For Young Talents Of Serbia
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University Ranking

Academic Ranking of World Universities by Shanghai Jiao Tong University
2023
301
2022
301 -100
2021
201
ARWU World University rankings is the first world university ranking. It ranks the world's top 1000 colleges and universities based on objective indicator.
World University Rankings by Times Higher Education
2024
351 50
2023
401
2022
401
World University Rankings is a vital resource that provides the definitive list of the world's best universities.
QS World University Rankings by TopUniversities
2024
444 -94
2023
350 23
2022
373
QS World University Rankings is one of the top international rankings measuring the popularity and performance of universities all over the world.
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report
2024
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2023
309 15
2022
324
Best Global Universities Rankings by U.S. News & World Report presents all the top universities from the U.S. and 60 other countries around the world.

Student services

The Division of Student Affairs supports the educational mission of the University and enables student success through services, programs and experiences that extend learning, support health and wellness, and enhance personal development. The Division fosters an inclusive community, student engagement and active and responsible citizenship.

Housing services

UConn Residential Life enhances students’ personal, interpersonal, and intellectual growth by creating safe and inclusive environments, producing innovative programs and services, and fostering meaningful relationships. 

Library services

The UConn School of Law Library & Technology Department connects members of the law school community to people, places, information, ideas and resources.

We accomplish this mission by:

  • Partnering with faculty, students, staff, alumni, consortia and other external groups;
  • Educating students, faculty and staff;
  • Providing comprehensive, current and relevant print and digital collections;

ICT services

Wireless access is available throughout the building. You must register for access to the wireless network. The main campus University Information Technology Department's website has more information or please visit the main desk while you are visiting.

Medical services

The mission of the University of Connecticut Student Health and Wellness is to promote the lifelong physical and emotional well-being of our students. Our multi-disciplinary team provides high quality, cost-effective Primary Care, Health Promotion and Educational Outreach.

Campus life

More than 130 years later, UConn is ranked among the top 25 public universities in the nation, according to U.S. News & World Report. From Horsebarn Hill to Downtown Storrs, our picturesque main campus is home to more than 19,000 undergraduates, as well as graduate students pursuing one of 17 graduate degrees or a doctorate in pharmacy.

Located in the heart of the northeast, halfway between New York City and Boston, UConn’s main campus makes for an energizing and inspiring environment. Here, our students learn and create new knowledge alongside esteemed professors and talented peers.

Sports facilities

A tradition of coaching winning athletes ensures UConn is a standout in Division I sports and fuels our academic spirit. Our teams work hard to compete at the highest level, racking up championship titles and making us proud. 

UConn student-athletes are ambassadors for the student body, working just as hard in the classroom as they do in competition. When they’re not training or studying, our athletes give back to the community.

From baseball, softball, and soccer to hockey, track and field, and swimming and diving, UConn athletes consistently perform at an elite level athletically and academically. Our students, alumni, and fans from all over Connecticut – and beyond – rally around Husky pride.

Student clubs

UConn offers over 350 student clubs to help students get more involved in the community. Organizations include academic, volunteer, sporting, performance, and other groups. 

The University of Connecticut is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc. through its Commission on Institutions of Higher Education. 

Storrs, Connecticut, United States

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