University of Connecticut
Undergraduate Admissions


Embrace urban connections

Make a difference in business, community service, education, law, medicine, or politics. UConn Waterbury has opened the doors to educational access and excellence for thousands of students. Today, the campus is located in a leading-edge facility in the heart of Waterbury’s revitalized arts and education corridor.

Enjoy new classroom and activity space, as well as a café, in the newly renovated, historic Rectory Building. Contribute to community outreach programs that strengthen the partnership between UConn and the city of Waterbury. Learn from great professors and participate in research opportunities that enrich your college experience, all without missing a beat.

Contact Us

For more information or to schedule a tour of UConn Waterbury:
(203) 236-9803

By the Numbers:

$12,848in-state tuition and fees, 2018-2019
17:1student-faculty ratio
34%students of color
250+Education 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 Waterbury, and then seamlessly transition to UConn’s main campus in Storrs to finish your bachelor’s degree.

Or, complete your degree at UConn Stamford 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 Waterbury also offers an array of graduate and post-baccalaureate programs. For details, visit


Kick-Start Your Student Life

Our vibrant campus is a home away from home. UConn Waterbury’s 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 Waterbury, you can:

  • Explore options for the future and set the path to achieve your goals with the Center for Career Development;
  • Connect to the entire University library system at the Waterbury Campus Library;
  • Choose from our 250+ education abroad programs in over 65 countries to expand your global knowledge;
  • Plan student activities and represent the student body as a member of the Associated Student Government;
  • Join a student group like the Latin American Student Association, or start your own club;
  • Obtain academic assistance through our Writing and Quantitative Learning centers;
  • Take in a show at the historic Palace Theater, located across the street, and enjoy the diverse cuisines Waterbury offers.