Facts at a Glance

Facts at a Glance

Founded in 1889

184 acres; more than 60 buildings

Geographic Origins
From 29 states:
Including Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, North Carolina, Nebraska
From 74 foreign nations:
Including Afghanistan, Bangladesh, Cape Verde, Dominican Republic, Egypt, France, Germany, Haiti
From 163 of the 169 Connecticut cities
– 93.8 percent of students are from Connecticut

Demographic Diversity
Female/male ratio:
Entire student body: 54.6/45.4
Students of color:
Entire student body: 28 percent
Freshman class: 31.1 percent 

2017-18 Student Costs (tuition, fees, room/board)
In-state, resident: $23,929
Out-of-state resident: $36,618

Staff Numbers
Full-time faculty: 225
Full-Time staff: 377
Lecturers: 319
Part-time staff (UA): 78
Student workers: 712
95 percent of faculty with terminal degrees

Average class size: 23.6
Student/faculty ratio: 15.6:1

Full-time undergraduates living on campus: 57.9 percent
Freshmen living on campus: 85 percent
75 percent of financial aid applicants receive awards
Job placement(inc. graduate school): 80 percent