University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions

Avery Point

Experience UConn with an ocean view

Located on Long Island Sound at the mouth of the Thames River, UConn Avery Point challenges students with specialized programs that take advantage of our waterfront location and delivers an outstanding education in more traditional areas of study.

Benefit from small classes, explore unique minors, and enjoy distinctly modern facilities like our state-of-the-art Marine Sciences Building. With unlimited opportunities for undergraduate research, fieldwork, and internships across the many industries near campus, you’re bound to make waves at Avery Point.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule a tour of UConn Avery Point:
(860) 405-9026

By the Numbers:

$12,848in-state tuition and fees, 2018-2019
72 acreson the Connecticut coastline
250+Education AbroadEducation Abroad programs

Love to learn

UConn’s rigorous majors prepare you for a lifetime of learning and accomplishment. You can select from a variety of UConn’s 110+ majors, completing your first 54 credits (typically two years) at UConn Avery Point, and then seamlessly transition to UConn’s main campus in Storrs to finish your bachelor’s degree.

Or, complete your degree at UConn Avery Point by selecting from a variety of four-year degree programs.

Business Administration, Business Data Analytics, Digital Marketing and Analytics, Financial Management, Marine Sciences, and Maritime Studies require coursework at multiple UConn campuses and cannot be completed solely at the main campus in Storrs. Certain programs may require curriculum across multiple campuses to complete an approved plan of study.

UConn Avery Point also offers an array of graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. For details, visit

Avery Point
Avery Point

Kick-start your student life

The vibrant UConn Avery Point campus is a home away from home. Our modern facilities provide the backdrop for a tight-knit community of supportive, engaged students and faculty, with plenty of opportunities for involvement and fun. At UConn Avery Point, students can:

  • Connect to the entire University library system at the Avery Point Library;
  • Access UConn’s Honors Program, an enriched academic experience for eligible top scholars;
  • Choose from our 250+ Education Abroad programs in over 65 countries to expand your global knowledge;
  • Join a student organization, like Martial Arts or Sailing Club, or become an Associated Student Government leader;
  • Take advantage of our beachfront location with recreational, instructional, and competitive water-oriented programs;
  • Hang out in our new, $9 million campus center, featuring a 300-seat auditorium, dining facilities, a game room, lounge, and outdoor patios;
  • Play baseball or men’s or women’s basketball in the National Junior College Athletic Association conference.