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The University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine And Dentistry

Overview of The University Of Connecticut School Of Medicine And Dentistry

The campus of UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry is in Farmington, CT, which is a medium-sized city. The school is a public institution. Degrees at UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry include, at the school's highest level, the Doctoral degree.

Areas of Study

The school has a tighter focus on specific areas of study than most colleges its size. UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry is known for its programs in medicine.

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Selectivity

Admission at the school is selective, not open to all who apply.

Faculty

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry maintains a faculty/student ratio (full-time) which is better than most colleges. The school has a tenure system for senior faculty. The full-time faculty at UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry is well-paid, which often goes with faculty quality.

More complete details are provided below.

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Contacting UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry

The University of Connecticut School of Medicine and Dentistry
263 Farmington Ave
Farmington , CT 06030-1905
General Phone: (860) 679-2000
http://www.uchc.edu

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Medicine119dentistry, dental clinical sciences, medicine, public health
Science0biomedical sciences

Number of programs and degrees for UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Awarded
Number of
Programs
Doctor's degree01
First-professional degree1192
Master's degree02

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Student Body

In 2007-2008, UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry had a total enrollment of 487 students.

Students By Class:

Group Percent
First Professional 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 64%
Black 9%
Hispanic 3%
Asian 10%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 8%
(Foreign Students) 4%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
20-21 2%
22-24 43%
25-29 46%
30-34 8%
35-39 1%
40-49 0%
50-64 0%

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Farmington, Connecticut for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other Connecticut Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount

Financial Aid:
UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 1121500)

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Faculty

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry has a tenure system for faculty.

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year19$158,5313$142,816
Associate professorcalendar year14$119,9884$114,594
Assistant professorcalendar year14$100,7619$97,384
Instructorcalendar year4$77,4245$62,109
No academic rankcalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year51$125,73122$101,985

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Degree Programs (2007)

Medicine
Dental Clinical Sciences, General (MS, PhD)
Dentistry (DDS, DMD)
Medicine (MD)
Public Health, General (MPH, DPH)

Science
Biomedical Sciences, General

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UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Highlights

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What Sets UConn School of Medicine and Dentistry Apart:

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