Tool December 2017

Best Values in Colleges

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University of Connecticut (Storrs, CT)


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University of Connecticut is ranked 35 in Kiplinger's list of Best Values in Public Colleges and is ranked 159 among all colleges.

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ACADEMIC QUALITY

Applicants who took SAT 80%
Applicants who took ACT 38%

SAT Critical Reading Score

700+11%
600-69942%
600+53%

SAT Math Score

700+22%
600-69947%
600+69%

ACT Score

30-3636%
24-2957%
24+93%

Students applied35,980
Students admitted17,560
Admission rate49%

Students per faculty16

4-year graduation rate70%

ANNUAL COSTS

In State

Tuition$11,998
Fees$2,882
Room and board$12,514
Estimated book expense$850
Total cost$28,244

Cost after need-based aid$17,711
Cost after non-need-based aid$20,344

Average debt at graduation$28,147

Out of State

Tuition$34,066
Fees$2,882
Room and board$12,514
Estimated book expense$850
Total cost$50,312

Cost after need-based aid$39,779
Cost after non-need-based aid$42,412

SALARY DATA

Salary yardstick #$55,800

FINANCIAL AID

% of aid need met58%
Average need-based aid$10,533
Average non-need-based aid$7,900

STUDENT BODY

Total enrollment19,324

Full-Time

Men9,245
Women9,410

Part-Time

Men417
Women252

Freshmen retained92%

# - Based on the median earnings of workers who started at a particular college 10 years earlier and who received federal financial aid. The data don't consider whether the student graduated or went on to graduate school.

NA - Not available


SOURCES - Peterson's Databases (© 2018 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.), U.S. Department of Education College Scorecard.

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