University of Connecticut

Mae'r cynnwys hwn ar gael yn Saesneg yn unig.

Storrs, Connecticut

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Fast facts

Language of study English
Students enrolled 30,474
Campuses 9
Academic year August-May
Semester 1 (Fall) August-December
Semester 2 (Spring) January-May
Times World Ranking 301-350
QS World Ranking 380

Living costs 2014/15

Approximate living costs per semester:

Return flight from UK £600-900
Visa costs £150-250
Accommodation £1,900-3,100
Health insurance £1,000-1,500

Kiplinger's Personal Finance ranks University of Connecticut #22 in public colleges nationally. Kiplinger's bases its rankings "on a combination of outstanding academic quality plus an affordable price tag."

Accommodation

The University has 17 housing facilities split over two sites. On-campus accommodation is guaranteed to all exchange students who apply on time.

Students will complete the application for on-campus housing online after acceptance and
upon receipt of their UConn NetID from the UConn Exchange Coordinator.

Assignments will be made by Residential Life prior to the start of the semester.

Things to do

Living at UConn is the perfect way to have New England's unique four-season lifestyle. Every few months, there's a different way to discover the region.

Autumn is famous for the brilliant foliage. In the summer, students may enjoy the beaches of Rhode Island and Cape Cod, Massachusetts. In the winter, the ski slopes of Vermont and New Hampshire are easily accessible.

Travel opportunities

The proximity of major cities provides students with innumerable opportunities to travel and see more of the US.

New York is approximately two and a half hours away and Boston an hour and a half away. Providence, Rhode Island is about an hour away from the University.

Climate

Connecticut has a generally temperate climate, with mild winters and warm summers. The January mean temperature is -3°C, while in July it is 21°C. Coastal areas have warmer winters and cooler summers than the interior.

Academic Schools

Students studying in the following Schools are eligible to apply:

  • History, Archaeology and Religion
  • Modern Languages
  • Social Sciences

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