University of Connecticut Academic Life

Summary

The student-faculty ratio at University of Connecticut is 17:1, and the school has 46.5 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at University of Connecticut include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Social Sciences; Health Professions and Related Programs; Biological and Biomedical Sciences; and Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 92.5 percent.

Faculty & Classes

General education/core curriculum required Yes
Coursework required for graduation
Arts/fine arts Philosophy
Humanities Foreign languages
Computer literacy Sciences (biological or physical)
Mathematics History
English (including composition) Social science
Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 17:1
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Full-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution
Part-time faculty gender distribution

Majors

Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 12%
Social Sciences 12%
Health Professions and Related Programs 11%
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 9%
Engineering 8%

Academic Programs & Offerings

Degrees offered Associate, transfer-associate, terminal-associate, Bachelor's, Post-bachelor's certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate - professional practice, Doctorate - research/scholarship
Combined-degree programs N/A
Student participation in special academic programs
First-year experiences 80%
Service learning 25%
Senior capstone or culminating academic experience 33%
Writing in the disciplines 100%
Undergraduate research/creative projects 30%
Learning communities 4%
Institution is G.I. Bill certified Yes
Institution participates in Yellow Ribbon Program No
Institution is SOC Member No
Offers DANTES course(s) for credit No

Graduation & Retention

Average freshman retention rate 93%
4-year graduation rate 67%

* Academic Life details based on 2012 data


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