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Study at a top-ranked public research university, and a smart choice for international students: the University of Connecticut. With exceptional facilities and vibrant student life across its 5 campuses, UConn offers an ideal New England undergraduate experience to its global community of bright and ambitious students.

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Top reasons to study at UConn

Subject ranking highlights

Subject areaRankingSource
Accounting#25 in USACollege Factual 2021
Business#53 in USA
#60 in USA
U.S. News Best Colleges 2021
U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Chemical Engineering #72 in worldUS News Best Global Universities Rankings 2021
Computer Engineering #56 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Computer Science#87 in USA
#82 in USA
U.S. News Best Colleges 2021
U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Education #27 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Engineering #69 in USA
#71 in USA
U.S. News Best Colleges 2021
U.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Environment/ Ecology#112 in worldUS News Best Global Universities Rankings 2021
Linguistics #28 in worldQS World Subject Rankings 2021
Materials Engineering #46 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Mechanical Engineering #49 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Nursing#27 in USAU.S. News Best Nursing Schools: Master's 2022
Psychology#53 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Public Finance#10 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Real Estate#3 in world Journal of Real Estate Literature 2021
Sociology#49 in USAU.S. News Best Graduate Schools 2022
Sport Management Top 100 in worldQS World Subject Rankings 2021

Your UConn experience

Notable international alumni

  • Luz Oliveros-Belardo (Philippines)

    Graduated from UConn

    Oliveros-Belardo was a pharmaceutical chemist who received a PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry from the University of Connecticut in 1957.

    Lifetime achievements

    Across her career, Oliveros-Belardo worked on projects relating to extracting essential oils and other chemicals from native Philippine plants for a range of purposes, including medicine, food and cosmetics. She was given the National Scientist of the Philippines award by the Philippine government in 1987.

  • Kartik Chandran (India)

    Graduated from UConn

    Kartik Chandran is an award-winning environmental engineer who received a PhD from the University of Connecticut.

    Lifetime achievements

    Chandran is a professor of environmental engineering at Columbia University and a global leader in sustainable wastewater treatment and engineered resource discovering. He has received a MacArthur “Genius Grant” for his groundbreaking work to transform wastewater into fertilizers, energy and other valuable resources.

  • Franklin Chang-Díaz (Costa Rica and USA)

    Graduated from UConn

    Franklin Chang-Díaz is a mechanical engineer, physicist and former NASA astronaut who received a bachelor’s in engineering from the University of Connecticut.

    Lifetime achievements

    Chang-Díaz is a veteran of 7 US space shuttle missions. He was the third Latin American (and first Latin American immigrant) to be selected by NASA to go into space. Chang-Díaz was inducted into the NASA Hall of Fame in 2012.

  • Tansu Çiller (Turkey)

    Graduated from UConn

    Tansu Çiller is a notable Turkish politician who received a PhD from the University of Connecticut

    Lifetime achievements

    Tansu Çiller returned to Turkey after her studies and became the nation’s youngest full-time professor. Elected to Parliament in 1991, she was soon appointed Minister of State. Çiller then served as Turkey’s 22nd Prime Minister, the country’s first and only woman to hold the position.

  • Svetlana Abrosimova (Russia)

    Graduated from UConn

    Svetlana Abrosimova is a professional athlete who graduated with a BS in business from the University of Connecticut.

    Lifetime achievements

    Abrosimova is a basketballer, and has played for the Minnesota Lynx, Connecticut Sun and Seattle Storm US WNBA professional teams during her career. She has also represented Russia at the 2000 and 2008 Summer Olympics.

Welcoming and educating international students is critical to UConn’s educational mission and core values as a comprehensive and multi-cultural global research institution. The University places great emphasis on a diverse student body; international students are an essential part of our community. We want you to feel safe and valued here, in your home away from home.

Tom Katsouleas, President, UConn
Thomas Katsouleas President, University of Connecticut

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