How to be a Husky

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
    • One year of Chemistry (With Lab)
    • One year of Physics (With Lab)
  • 2 1⁄2 years of electives

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

The Office of Undergraduate Admissions
University of Connecticut
2131 Hillside Road, Unit 3088,
Storrs, CT 06269-3088
Phone: (860) 486-3137