University Of Connecticut Stamford

University Of Connecticut Stamford

The University of Connecticut, Stamford is abbreviated as UConn. It is a public, land grant university of the State of Connecticut. The Stamford Campus of UConn was established to provide education for the Korean War-return GIs in 1951. Undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered at the university. The University has the following academic centers:

  • Center for Academic Programs
  • Center for Continuing Studies
  • Center for Globalization & Commerce
  • Center for Judaic & Middle Eastern Studies
  • CT Information Technology Institute (CITI)
  • Seaweed Marine Biotechnology Lab
  • The Writing Center
  • Women's Studies

UConn athletic teams compete at the National Collegiate Athletic Association Division 1-A level sports. The athletics teams at UConn are nicknamed as the Huskies. The teams participate in sports including basketball, soccer, ice hockey, baseball, tennis, swimming, cross country and football. UConn offers financial aid to the students.

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Contacting UConn Stamford

University of Connecticut-Stamford
One University Place
Stamford , CT 06901-2315
General Phone: (860) 486-2000

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UConn Stamford Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

UConn Stamford Student Body

In 2007-2008, UConn Stamford had a total enrollment of 1,270 students (1,002 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 43%
Women 57%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 50%
Black 9%
Hispanic 12%
Asian 7%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 6%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 5%
18-19 29%
20-21 21%
22-24 20%
25-29 12%
30-34 6%
35-39 2%
40-49 4%
50-64 1%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York1%

UConn Stamford Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 79 %
Part-Time 52 %

UConn Stamford Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Stamford, 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 Stamford Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440540
SAT Math440550
SAT Writing440530
ACT Composite1925

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrequired
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT97%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT10%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

UConn Stamford Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,754
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,466
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
UConn Stamford participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 141702)

UConn Stamford Degree Programs (2007)

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