University of Connecticut
Region: Northern America
Country/Region: United States
Found Year: 1881
Address: 2131 Hillside Road
Introduction

Located in the heart of the Northeast, the University of Connecticut is ranked among the top 25 public universities in the United States. Originally founded as an agricultural school in 1881 by brothers Charles and Augustus Storrs, UConn provides a top-quality education to more than 30,000 students at four regional campuses in addition to its main campus in Storrs—located halfway between New York City and Boston. With 14 schools and colleges, and more than 110 majors, students from more than 90 countries choose UConn not just for the rigorous academic programs but also for the richly diverse and inclusive community. The university’s 18 different global institutes, centers, and programs provide students with a worldwide perspective as they engage with diverse cultures and traditions. With more than 160 partnerships with institutions of higher education in over 50 countries, students have countless research-based and entrepreneurial opportunities to dive into their passions, exercise their curiosity, and grow both in and outside of the classroom. In fact, one in five UConn undergraduate students studies abroad. UConn supports a robust research program in all of its academic units and across 80 research centers and institutes, placing it among those universities with the highest level of research activity. Its core research initiatives include cybersecurity, energy, genomics, health behavior, manufacturing, materials, and neuroscience, with a number of programs ranked among the top research programs in their respective disciplines What’s more, UConn places a high priority on developing partnerships with industry leaders and small- to medium-sized businesses in the region, along with foundations and other academic institutions, to tackle bigger challenges and find innovative solutions. UConn also operates four art galleries and five theaters on campus, including the Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts, which emphasizes the university’s long-established commitment to the fine arts. More than 650 clubs and organizations on campus means there’s no shortage of activities for students to choose from on a night off from hitting the books. If exploration is what interests them, students can take advantage of UConn’s education abroad opportunities, consisting of more than 400 approved programs in over 50 countries. Huskies past and present say there's nothing quite like the UConn community. They’re tied together by the rush of cheering for their 24 NCAA Division I athletics teams and boundless love for their school. As part of a growing network of 255,000 alumni worldwide, everything students learn at UConn is designed to help them achieve their goals.

Academic Ranking of World Universities
201-300
Academic Ranking of World Universities
The Academic Ranking of World Universities (ARWU) is recognized as the precursor of global university rankings and the most trustworthy one. ARWU presents the world's top 1000 research universities annually based on transparent methodology and objective third-party data.
301-400
2017
301-400
2018
201-300
2019
201-300
2020
201-300
2021
Global Ranking of Academic Subjects
All Subjects
Subject
Rank
Best Ranked Subjects
Subject Rank
Communication
41
Dentistry & Oral Sciences
51-75
Sociology
51-75
Ecology
76-100
Mechanical Engineering
76-100
Remote Sensing
76-100
Education
76-100
Psychology
76-100
Key Statistics
29692
Total Enrollment
4017(13.5%)
International Students
23040
Undergraduate Enrollment
2079(9.0%)
International Students
6652
Graduate Enrollment
1938(29.1%)
International Students