University Of Connecticut Tri Campus

University Of Connecticut Tri Campus

The University of Connecticut-Tri Campus is a partnership of the University of Connecticut, also known as Uconn. Uconn was established in the year 1881. The three campuses of the Tri-Campus are Torrington, Greater Hartford, and Waterbury. Uconn offers more than 100 majors, academic concentration, and programs of study. The School of Business is one school under the University of Connecticut-Tri Campus.

Uconn's athletics department fields a wide variety of men's and women's sports teams. They compete in the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) Division I-A and the Big East Conference. They are nicknamed the Huskies. The Huskies participate in several sports including hockey, basketball, golf, softball, and cross country.

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Contacting UConn Tri-Campus

University of Connecticut-Tri-Campus
55 West Main Street, Suite 500
Waterbury , CT 06702
General Phone: (860) 486-2000

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UConn Tri-Campus Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

UConn Tri-Campus Student Body

In 2007-2008, UConn Tri-Campus had a total enrollment of 2,480 students (2,006 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 45%
Women 55%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 100%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 58%
Black 9%
Hispanic 9%
Asian 6%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 16%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 6%
18-19 44%
20-21 17%
22-24 11%
25-29 6%
30-34 4%
35-39 3%
40-49 5%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

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


UConn Tri-Campus Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 78 %
Part-Time 63 %

UConn Tri-Campus Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Waterbury, 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 Tri-Campus Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal440530
SAT Math440550
SAT Writing450540
ACT Composite1723

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 SAT98%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT6%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

UConn Tri-Campus Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 7,744
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 22,456
Books and supplies $ 800

Financial Aid:
UConn Tri-Campus participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 141701)

UConn Tri-Campus Degree Programs (2007)

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UConn Tri-Campus Highlights

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What Sets UConn Tri-Campus Apart:

Number of students
(vs. colleges with similar degree levels)
Top 12%UConn Tri-Campus Number of students
% students 40 years or older
(for colleges of its size and type)
Top 16%UConn Tri-Campus % students 40 years or older
% of accepted students who choose to enroll
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 17%UConn Tri-Campus % of accepted students who choose to enroll
Male % of student body
(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 19%UConn Tri-Campus Male % of student body

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checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Option to study abroad
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Has ROTC (army, air force)

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