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Fees and dates for University of Connecticut

The University of Connecticut offers a competitively priced undergraduate education for international students, especially if you qualify for the University’s renewable merit scholarship. On this page you’ll find cost of attendance information and important dates and deadlines for applying.

Cost of attendance for international students

Tuition rate and estimated costs are for the 2021–22 academic year. Prices are in US dollars.
This is only an estimated amount, as the price for dorms, meals, and other expenses can vary.

ProgramTuitionFeesHousing and mealsOther (books, insurance, miscellaneous)Total expenses
Bachelor's degree (on Storrs main campus)$37,698$4,194$14,940$7,340$64,172 per year
College Preparatory Experience*$6,000$790$7,250$2,652$16,692 per semester

* These costs are for the on-campus College Preparatory Experience program at UConn’s American English Language Institute (UCAELI). The Online Academic English Program has the same tuition and fees but students will not need to pay associated costs of living in the USA.

Proof of finances

You need a Certificate of Eligibility – also known as “Form I-20” – to apply for your US study visa. To issue your I-20, UConn must have proof (usually a bank statement or sponsorship letter) that you have funding available to cover costs for at least the first year, including tuition, fees and living expenses.

For 2021–22, the minimum amount required is $64,000.

Important dates and deadlines

Please note that deadlines have now passed for Fall 2021. Applications for Fall 2022 are being accepted by Kaplan and will be submitted to UConn from August 2021.

Year 1 undergraduate admission

Semester startCampusApplication deadline
Fall 2022Special Programs in Medicine, Dental Medicine, Law and EducationDecember 1, 2021
Fall 2022Most degrees in School of Fine Arts* (except Music and Puppetry)January 15, 2022
Fall 2022Storrs main campusFebruary 1, 2022
Fall 2022UConn Stamford (UConn housing available)March 15, 2022
Fall 2022Other regional campusesMay 1, 2022

* These programs require an additional submission through Slideroom.

Transfer admission*

Semester startCampusTransfer programApplication deadline
Fall 2022Storrs main campusNeag School of Education (Teaching majors)
January 15, 2022
Fall 2022Storrs main campusDiagnostic Genetic Sciences, Dietetics,
Exercise Science, Medical Laboratory Sciences, School of Fine Arts (except
Art History and Theatre Studies),
School of Nursing, Sport Management
February 1, 2022
Fall 2022UConn HartfordSocial WorkFebruary 15, 2022
Fall 2022UConn Stamford (UConn housing available)All available majorsMarch 15, 2022
Fall 2022Storrs main campusTransfer into most majors at StorrsApril 1, 2022
Fall 2022Other regional campusesAll available majorsMay 1, 2022

* Some programs require supplemental application materials to be submitted directly to the program — these might have different deadlines from what is listed above. Please check deadlines for supplemental materials with the appropriate department. Additional information is found on the University’s transfer requirements page.

2021–22 semester dates

 Fall 2021Spring 2022Fall 2022
Program start:August 23n/aAugust 22 (TBC)
Classes start:August 30January 18August 29
Semester ends:December 19May 7December 18

Please note: we do not accept applications for the Spring intake. UCAELI summer programs start in May or July. View UConn’s academic calendar for full details on dates.

Further dates and cost information

View the summary sheet below for full details of other deadlines, deposit amounts and program durations.