University of Connecticut

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The University of Connecticut is a national leader among public research universities, with more than 32,000 students seeking answers to critical questions in classrooms, labs, and the community. A culture of innovation drives this pursuit of knowledge through the University’s network of campuses and through UConn Online.

Both physically and virtually, we are dedicated to academic excellence, impactful scholarly research, outreach and engagement. We embrace diversity and cultivate leadership, integrity, and engaged citizenship in our students, faculty, staff, and alumni. As our state’s flagship public research university, and as a land, sea, and space grant institution, we promote the health and well-being of Connecticut’s citizens through enhancing the social, economic, cultural and natural environments of the state and beyond.

More than 1,500 faculty research and teach across UConn’s campuses. Its main campus is located in Storrs, is in Storrs, with regional campuses in Hartford, Waterbury, Stamford, and Avery Point (Groton), as well as UConn Health in Farmington. With an annual operating budget in excess of $2 billion, collaborative research is carried out within the departments of UConn’s 14 schools and colleges, across its campuses, UConn Health, and at its 80 research centers and institutes. The UConn network is expansive, with 255,000 alumni around the world.

UConn Online is the gateway for all online courses, graduate certificates, and graduate degrees at the University of Connecticut. UConn Online provides an opportunity to extend the university’s academic experiences to a global audience of learners.