University of Connecticut Video Review

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The University of Connecticut is located in Storrs, Connecticut approximately 25 miles from Hartford. The school is known for its strong programs in business, real estate and engineering.

The University of Connecticut, which is located on 4,100 acres in rural Storrs and is one of the most respected universities in New England. In addition to being ranked #64 on the America's Best Colleges list, UConn takes top 80 honors for its programs in business, real estate and engineering.

Considered a 'Public Ivy' institution, UConn offers eight undergraduate degrees in 105 majors through ten schools and colleges. UConn is considered a research-intensive university, with more than 70 research centers exploring topics such as human health, public education and natural resources.

The University of Connecticut also has five separate regional campuses located throughout the state, as well as separate schools of law, social work, medicine and dentistry. UConn is considered a 'Public Ivy' institution for its academic competitiveness and exceptional faculty.

Students participate in over 300 registered organizations, including honors societies, minority and international student organizations and 26 fraternities and sororities.

UConn's sports teams, known as the Huskies, participate in the N.C.A.A.'s Big East Conference. UConn's men's and women's basketball teams are best known for consistently ranking in or near the top ten in the nation in their respective divisions.

Students interested in attending UConn compete in a 'more selective' admission process. The typical incoming freshman has SAT test scores between 1,090 and 1,290 or ACT test scores between 23 and 27.

44 percent of classes at the University of Connecticut have less than 20 students, and the student-to-faculty ratio is 17:1.

-statistics compiled by U.S. News and World Report in its annual list 'America's Best Colleges.'

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