University of Connecticut

United States of America

310th US-News World Ranking

University Of Connecticut is one of the top public research universities in United States, which was established in Storrs, Connecticut in the year 1881. University of Connecticut has over 30,000 students on four regional campuses around the state. The university has been recognized as a Public Ivy, defined as a select group of publicly-funded universities considered to provide a quality of education comparable to those of the Ivy League

University of Connecticut offers a over 100 different undergraduate majors. Students can also work with their Faculty Advisor to create a major and a course of study. After students complete their bachelor degree, University of Connecticut offers several opportunities to advance students education at graduate and professional levels.

University of Connecticut offers programs through its: College of Architecture Health and Natural Resources, School of Business, School of Dental Medicine, School of Engineering, School of Fine Arts, The Graduate School, School of Law, College of Liberal Arts and Science, School of Medicine, Neag School of Education, School of Nursing, School of Pharmacy, Ratcliffe Hicks School of Agriculture, and School of Social Work.

The total student population at the university is more than 27,000 of which over 18,000 students are enrolled in the undergraduate programs. The student to faculty ratio at the University of Connecticut is 14:1 and the acceptance rate is 53%. About 79 % of its students recieve the financial aid in one form or the other.

Notable Alumni: Meg Ryan (American actress, director, and producer), Franklin Ramón Chang Díaz (Costa Rican-American mechanical engineer, physicist, former NASA astronaut)

Program
Duration
Format
Tuition Fees
Deadlines
Standard Test
English

The Dairy/Livestock option in Animal Science is designed to prepare students for a successful career in the dairy or livestock industry. Graduates should be able to:- Integrate the knowledge and skills required to efficiently manage dairy, beef, sheep, poultry, and swine operations- Demonstrate the ability to think clearly and critically about farm management issues and problems, and make appropriate decisions in a variety of situations- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and integrate appropriate management techniques, such as milking, feeding, young animal care, and disease control into production operations- Recognize the importance of genetics, physiology, nutrition, health, and other factors that contribute to the efficiency and quality of animal production- Use appropriate computer applications to increase the efficiency of production enterprises

Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

Farm Manager, Veterinary Assistant, Herd Manager, Breed Association Representative, Livestock Breeder, Artificial Insemination Technician, Technical Representative, Laboratory Animal Technician, Animal Welfare Technician, Feed and Animal Product Sales Representative, Animal Sales and Marketing Specialist, Meat and Food Processing Technician, Breed Association Representative

15th Jan

English

The Equine option in Animal Science is designed to prepare students for a successful career in the horse industry. Graduates should be able to:- Integrate the knowledge and skills required to efficiently manage an equine operation- Understand the importance of genetics, physiology, nutrition, training and other factors that contribute to horse health and performance- Incorporate appropriate management techniques, such as feeding, exercise, mare and foal care, and disease control into equine operations- Select and evaluate horses, and demonstrate training and riding skills- Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, and work well with others- Relate principles of science and technology to the equine industry- Students selecting the Equine option in Animal Science develop a broad base of knowledge and skills to prepare for a successful career. Courses provide a balance of theoretical and practical instruction in anatomy, physiology, nutrition, breeding and reproduction, behavior, and management.

Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

Horse Trainer, Horse Farm Manager, Feed Sales and Marketing Representative, Laboratory Animal Technician, Veterinary Assistant, Equitation Instructor\Breed Association Representative

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English

The goal of the Horticulture program is to prepare students for employment, management, or entrepreneurial positions in florist, garden center, landscaping, greenhouse and nursery operations or related businesses.A graduate of the program should be able to:- Understand basic fundamentals of plant growth- Understand relationships between soil and plants- Understand plant water relationships- Understand Integrated Pest Management related to plant management- Understand plant/environment interactions- Understand how plant management practices/strategies effect water quality and the environment- Identify and describe insect, disease, and physiological problems of plants and develop control strategies- Communicate effectively both orally and in writing- Demonstrate skills in accessing information- Demonstrate mathematical skills utilized by today s Green Industry- Identify major taxa of ornamental plants, both woody and herbaceous- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of landscape plant management- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles of horticultural crop production- Demonstrate an understanding of the appropriate uses of ornamental plants- Demonstrate an understanding of the principles and practices of plant propagation.- Demonstrate a professional attitude in relationships with employers, customers, fellow employees, and professional peers.- Understand the importance of professional development, continuing education, and life-long learning as components of a successful careerThe Department of Plant Science offers a wide range of courses in Horticulture providing both academic and applied educational opportunities.

Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

Graduates have gone into business for themselves, or worked in floricultural or nursery production, sales, landscaping, groundskeeping, retail garden centers, florist shops

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English

The Turfgrass Management program is designed to provide students with basic and applied knowledge in turfgrass science and management. Formal and informal learning settings offer students the opportunity to gain a great deal of hands-on experience and design a unique educational experience, with exposure to all aspects of the industry. Students complete course work in turfgrass management and other related fields, such as soil science and fertility, pest control, ornamental horticulture, landscape design, environmental science, and business management. Internships arranged with landscape or lawn care businesses, golf courses, athletic facilities, and municipal, state or federal agencies allow students to gain practical experience and engage in career networking.

Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

Careers in residential and commercial landscaping, golf courses, athletic and recreational fields, and parks and recreational land management.

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English

At UConn, they offer a diverse and intellectually rigorous English curriculum that fosters vital skills in reading, writing, research, and analysis. Their students are thoughtful, creative, and effective communicators who share a deep curiosity about life s great questions. The faculty members are dedicated teachers and experts in their fields, which span writings from every major region, historical period, and genre. They keep their class sizes small, so students have plenty of opportunities to develop close working relationships with faculty mentors. Together, they nourish your passion for language and literature in many forms. A degree in English will give you access to a vibrant community of thinkers and writers, while preparing you for a broad range of career paths. Our graduates have gone on to jobs in publishing, education, marketing, and other areas, as well as advanced graduate and professional study in fields such as law, journalism, and business. English majors may pursue concentrations in Teaching English, Irish Literature, or Creative Writing, among others.

Official high school transcripts or GED Records, Letters of Recommendation and Essay, Average GPA 3.47, TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

Digital copywriter, Editorial assistant, English as a foreign language teacher, Lexicographer, Magazine journalist, Newspaper journalist, School teacher.

15th Jan

a) Common Application or Coalition Application

b) $80 application fee

c) Official high school transcripts or GED Records

d) Letters of Recommendation and Essay

e) Official SAT or ACT Scores

f) Typical SAT scores- Math (590-690), Critical reading (560-660), Writing (550-660), ACT Composite (26-30)

g) Average GPA 4.0

h) TOEFL/IELTS scores if the applicant’s native language is not English

i) TOEFL: PBT-550, CBT- 213, or iBT-79, IELTS-6.5.

j) Acceptance rate: 53% (2015)

Requirements may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific requirements.

Fees

Undergraduate: $36,466

Graduate: Fees vary for each program

Fees may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific fees.

Cost of Living

The annual cost of living is $13,258 approx.

Accommodation

Yes, the university has in campus dorm facilities.

Undergraduate: Fall: July 1, Spring: October 1

Graduate: Deadlines vary for each program.

Deadlines may vary for each program. Please visit program page for specific deadlines.         

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Regional

United States of America
63
US News
71
QS
100 -119
Shanghai
85
Times Higher Education
124
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University Stats

32257

Students

23978

Undergraduates

8279

Postgraduate

3228

Faculty Strength

10

Student Faculty Ratio

49
%

Acceptance Rate

$
36466

Tuition Fees

$
13258

Living Cost

$
7356

Other Fees

4

Avg. GPA

1053

Avg. SAT

28

Avg. ACT

* All cost are in USD