High School Students

Freshman Applicant Profile Sought by the School of Engineering

A freshman applicant to UConn must meet the following requirements:

  • Be a graduate of an approved secondary school
  • Have completed at least 16 units of work, of which 15 must be college preparatory in nature
  • Be in the upper range of their high school class
  • Have achieved an appropriate score on the SAT I or the ACT

Applications for freshman admission must include:

  • Official high school transcript or official GED
  • Official SAT or ACT scores
  • Personal essay
  • Application fee (non-refundable)

Minimum high school course requirements for the School of Engineering are as follows:

  • 4 years of English
  • 3 1/2 years of math (Algebra I, Algebra II, and Geometry; Pre-calculus preferred) 4 years is recommended
  • 2 1/2 years of social studies (including 1 year of U.S. History)
  • 2 years of a single foreign language (3 years strongly recommended)
  • 2 years of laboratory science
  • 2 1/2  years of electives
  • High School Chemistry
  • High School Physics

Please refer to the current application for admission for more detailed information regarding requirements and application deadlines.

For more specific information regarding admission, please direct your inquiries to:
The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University of Connecticut, 2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088, , Storrs, CT 06269-3088
Phone: (860) 486-3137
Website: admissions.uconn.edu
E-mail: beahusky@uconn.edu