University of Connecticut degree admission

University of Connecticut degree admission

Already meet the academic and English language admission requirements for the degrees you’re interested in at UConn? We can help you with the next step: your application for bachelor’s degree admission!

Do I qualify for degree admission?

You may qualify for degree admission based on the following minimum requirements.*

Admission requirements for undergraduate students: 

  • GPA: minimum GPA 3.0 in previous study
  • English language: minimum TOEFL 79, IELTS 6.5, Duolingo 100, or equivalent 

UConn uses “holistic admission” review, which means the University considers an applicant’s overall background and achievements. 

*These are UConn’s minimum requirements, but the average GPA of admitted students at Storrs campus is 3.5; average GPA at regional campuses is 3.0. Certain degree programs will have additional requirements. Use our Degree Finder to see the requirements for the program(s) you’re interested in.

Why apply for degree admission at UConn?


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Top 30 public university in the USA

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Top 200 university in the world

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What is degree admission?

Types of degree admission

Through Kaplan, there are two undergraduate freshman entry options at UConn. The best option for you depends on your academic background and study plans.


Undergraduate degree admission

For high school graduates who meet UConn’s entry requirements and want to earn a bachelor’s degree.


Special pre-professional programs 

These special programs are geared toward top-performing high school graduates who want to get on a path to medical or law school.

Want to see the subjects you can study at UConn?

Interested in learning more about applying to UConn? 

Discover all you need to know about the UConn admissions process from our helpful PDF download.

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