The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in the U.S. state of Connecticut. Founded in 1881 as a land-grant university, UConn serves more than 28,000 students on its six campuses, including nearly 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs.
UConn’s main campus is in Storrs, Town of Mansfield. The university’s interim president is Dr. Philip E. Austin, who took over from Dr. Michael J. Hogan, a noted historian and former provost of the University of Iowa. Hogan resigned June 30, 2010 and took the position of President at the University of Illinois.
Considered a Public Ivy, UConn is one of the founding institutions of the Hartford, Connecticut/Springfield, Massachusetts regional economic and cultural partnership alliance known as New England’s Knowledge Corridor. UConn is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and a member of the Big East Conference.
The main University of Connecticut campus is located in Storrs, a division of the Town of Mansfield, approximately 28 miles (45 km) east of Hartford, the state’s capital. It is situated between North Eagleville Road and South Eagleville Road. The Storrs Road (CT Route 195) cuts through the campus from north to south. In addition to the main campus in Storrs, there are five regional campuses: Avery Point (in Groton), the Greater Hartford campus (West Hartford), Stamford, Torrington, and Waterbury.
|University & Student Fees||$2,352||$2,352|
|Residence Hall (average)||$5,774||$5,774|
|University Meals (7-day program)||$5,008||$5,008|
|Estimated Yearly Expenses*||$37,662||$21,198|
|University & Student Fees||$600||$600|
|Estimated Yearly Expenses*||$25,128||$8,664|