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Kiplinger's Best College Values

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University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)

ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT: 90%
Applicants who took ACT: 27%
SAT I Verbal score 600-699: 43%
SAT I Verbal score 700+: 10%
SAT I Verbal score 600+: 53%
SAT I Math score 600-699: 49%
SAT I Math score 700+: 22%
SAT I Math score 600+: 71%
ACT score 24-29: 59%
ACT score 30-36: 33%
ACT score 24+: 92%
Students applied: 31,280
Students admitted: 15,629
Admission rate: 50%
Students per faculty: 16
4-year graduation rate: 67%
6-year graduation rate: 0%

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment: 18,395
Full-time enrolled men: 8,851
Full-time enrolled women: 8,826
Part-time enrolled men: 428
Part-time enrolled women: 290
Freshmen retained: 93%

ANNUAL COSTS

Tuition (in state): $10,522
Fees (in state): $2,842
Tuition (out of state): $32,066
Fees (out of state): $2,842
Room and board: $12,174
Est. book expense: $850
Total cost (in state): $26,388
Total cost (out of state): $47,932
Cost after need-based aid
(in state):
$17,634
Cost after non-need-based aid
(in state):
$19,869
Cost after need-based aid
(out of state):
$39,178
Cost after non-need-based aid
(out of state):
$41,413
Average debt at graduation: $24,999

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met: 61%
Average need-based aid: $8,754
Average non-need-based aid: $6,519

SOURCE: Peterson's Undergraduate Database. (© 2015 Peterson's/Nelnet LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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