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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 83%
Applicants who took ACT: 36%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 42%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 52%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Math score 700+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600+: 71%
ACT score 24-29: 54%
ACT score 30-36: 36%
ACT score 24+: 90%
Students applied: 34,978
Students admitted: 18,598
Admission rate: 53%
Students per faculty: 17
4-year graduation rate: 70%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,826
Full-time enrolled men: 9,046
Full-time enrolled women: 9,085
Part-time enrolled men: 426
Part-time enrolled women: 269
Freshmen retained: 92%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $11,224
Fees (in state): $2,842
Tuition (out of state): $33,016
Fees (out of state): $2,842
Room and board: $12,436
Est. book expense: $850
Total cost (in state): $27,352
Total cost (out of state): $49,144
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,250
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$20,106
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,042
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$41,898
Average debt at graduation: $24,999

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 60%
Average need-based aid: $10,102
Average non-need-based aid: $7,246

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database (© 2016 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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