University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions

Restricted Program Requirements

College of Agriculture, Health, and Natural Resources

Diagnostic Genetic Sciences, Dietetics, and Medical Laboratory Sciences:

Minimum criteria for consideration:

Exercise Science:

Minimum criteria for consideration:


School of Business

Accounting, Finance, Health Care Management, Management, Management and Engineering for Manufacturing, Management Information Systems, Marketing, and Real Estate & Urban Economics Studies (Storrs only):

Minimum criteria for consideration:

  • 3.3 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Must have minimum of 30 credits earned and completed prerequisites
  • Bachelor degree holders are not eligible

Business Administration & Business Data Analytics (Hartford, Stamford, and Waterbury campuses only):

Minimum criteria for consideration:

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Must have minimum of 30 credits earned and completed prerequisites
  • Bachelor's degree holders are not eligible

Financial Management and Digital Marketing & Analytics (Stamford campus only):

Minimum criteria for consideration:

  • 3.3 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Must have minimum of 30 credits earned and completed prerequisites
  • Bachelor's degree holders are not eligible
  • Restricted enrollment


Neag School of Education

Teaching Professions:
Agricultural Education, Comprehensive Special Education, Elementary Education, English Education, Foreign Languages Education (French, German, or Spanish), History and Social Studies Education, Mathematics Education, and Natural Sciences Education (Biology, Chemistry, Earth Science, or Physics):

Minimum criteria for consideration:

Sport Management:

Minimum criteria for consideration:

Music Education: Prospective music educators initially enroll in the School of Fine Arts.


School of Engineering

Biomedical Engineering, Chemical Engineering, Civil Engineering, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Computer Science and Engineering, Electrical Engineering, Engineering Physics, Environmental Engineering, Management and Engineering for Manufacturing, Materials Science and Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering:

Minimum criteria for consideration:

  • 3.0 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Completed prerequisites in calculus, chemistry, and physics


School of Fine Arts

Programs in Acting, Art, Design/Technical Theatre, Music, Music Education, Puppetry, and Theatre Studies require either a portfolio, audition or interview in addition to the undergraduate application. There are no additional requirements for Art History majors. Admission decisions for these programs will not be made until the Office of Undergraduate Admissions receives results of your portfolio review, audition, or interview. Electronic submission through SlideRoom is available for most Fine Arts majors.

Program Additional Requirement Contact Information
Acting Audition

860-486-2281

Art Portfolio

860-486-3930

Art History Essay 860-486-3930
Design/Technical Theatre Interview/Portfolio

860-486-2281

Digital Media & Design Interview/Portfolio 860-486-6765
Music & Music Education* Audition

860-486-3728

Puppetry Audition

860-486-2281

Theatre Studies Interview/Essay

860-486-2281

*Prospective music educators initially enroll in the School of Fine Arts.


School of Nursing

Nursing:

Minimum criteria for consideration:

  • 3.5 cumulative GPA (4.0 scale)
  • Completed prerequisites in physics, biology, anatomy & physiology, chemistry, and mathematics

Due to the competitive nature of UConn's School of Nursing, limited seats are available and admission is extremely selective. 


School of Pharmacy

Pharmacy:

Minimum criteria for consideration:​


School of Social Work

Social Work:

Minimum criteria for consideration:​

  • Must have completed 54 credits including all or majority of the general education credits required by UConn from an accredited college/university. Review of transfer credits will be considered as part of your application evaluation.  
  • Must have a competitive GPA 

Application process:

  • The application including required components and instructions for submission (the application will open December 15)
  • BSW Recommendation Form - Three references are required:  
    • REQUIRED: An academic instructor who has graded your academic work and/or who can assess your potential for success in the professional program; AND,
    • REQUIRED: An academic advisor; AND,
    • A work/volunteer supervisor; OR,
    • A professional who has contributed to your leadership development and/or provided academic coaching to support you as a scholar

Please note: The School of Social Work is located at UConn Hartford and students admitted to the BSW program will be part of the UConn Hartford community. Students accepted to the BSW program do have the option to reside on the Storrs Main Campus, however, the majority of courses must be taken at UConn Hartford for BSW program completion.