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New partnership: study at the University of Connecticut!

01 Feb 2021 - Barni Homden

We’re delighted to announce a brand new partnership for Kaplan International: we are now accepting applications to study at the University of Connecticut! This prestigious university has a history stretching back over 100 years, and is among the highest regarded public universities in the USA.

With Kaplan, you can now apply for an undergraduate degree at this great university, with a wide range of majors to select from.

Why choose the University of Connecticut?

University of Connecticut

With origins that can be dated back to 1881, the University of Connecticut — often referred to simply as UConn — has played a significant role in US education for generations. It’s among the highest ranked public universities in the USA, placed in the top 25 by U.S. News & World Report 2021.

It is also classified as a Tier 1 research institution, meaning it has some of the highest university research activity in the USA. The University even has a dedicated office that helps undergraduate students find and develop research opportunities, and in 2019-20 it disbursed $620,000 to support undergraduate student research.

UConn is located in the state of Connecticut in northeastern USA, part of the beautiful New England region. Roughly halfway between New York City and Boston, it’s perfectly situated for you to explore the major cities and countryside of the region, and also travel to other parts of the country.

You can look forward to a thrilling and enriching student experience at UConn, where you’ll be joining a global community of nearly 4,000 other international students. You’ll be able to meet new people and make new friends, all with the same desire to grow and learn as you.

UConn is also a superb place to study if you like sports, as the University has a vibrant and extensive sports culture. It’s particularly highly regarded for basketball, and has won 23 national championships across 24 Division I varsity teams, the highest level of college athletics in the USA.

And all this is of course accompanied by exceptional academic facilities and social amenities, including an extensive library, a movie theater and a huge fitness center.

What can I study?

With Kaplan, you can apply for admission to a bachelor’s degree. There are 115+ majors to choose from, and you can take courses across UConn’s 9 academic schools and colleges that offer bachelor’s programs.

These include degrees in disciplines such as:

  • Art and Design
  • Business and Accounting
  • Computing
  • Engineering
  • Environment and Agriculture
  • Marketing and Media
  • Mathematics
  • Music and Performing Arts
  • Science and Health
  • Social Sciences and Humanities

This gives you fantastic choice in what you can study at UConn, with such diverse degrees as Biological Sciences, Management, Finance, Digital Media and Design, Biomedical Engineering and Actuarial Sciences. UConn is particularly highly regarded in Business, and can boast the 53rd best undergraduate business program in the USA (U.S. News & World Report 2021).

students in a classroom at University of Connecticut

Our first intakes for applicants to the University of Connecticut are in August 2021 and January 2022, and we are accepting applications now!

The deadline for the Fall 2021 semester is February 15, 2021 (for year 1 admission to degrees on the main campus), so it’s worth getting in touch soon if you’re interested in joining UConn next year. With Kaplan, you’ll receive expert guidance throughout the application process, help with preparing all the necessary documents, and you won’t have to pay an application fee.

Below you can find out more about what you can study at UConn, speak to an adviser about your study options, or apply.

 
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