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University of Connecticut-Stamford Admission Requirements

Stamford, Connecticut

Chances of getting into University of Connecticut Stamford

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
78.2%
Admission Difficulty for University of Connecticut Stamford
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of Connecticut-Stamford and can I get accepted? The school has a 78% acceptance rate ranking it #19 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,131 out of 4,004 applicants were admitted making University of Connecticut Stamford an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. Only 21% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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Find out which students are getting accepted at University of Connecticut-Stamford, which are not, and how your GPA, SAT, or ACT scores compare.

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University of Connecticut-Stamford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
990-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 500
SAT Math 25th 490
SAT Composite 25th 990
SAT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1100

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Connecticut Stamford?

University of Connecticut Stamford typically requires applicants to be in the top 62 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 990 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 880. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1100 out of 1600. The school ranks #11 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 95 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Connecticut Stamford admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >86%
1100 to 1210 Avg + 78%-86%
990 to 1100 Avg - 68%-78%
880 to 990 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 880 Low <55%
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University of Connecticut-Stamford ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
21-27 
Applicants Submitting ACT
9%
ACT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 24
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 32
ACT Math 75th 23
ACT Composite 75th 27
Average ACT Score 24

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of Connecticut-Stamford?

Admission data indicates that University of Connecticut-Stamford regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 9 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Connecticut Stamford.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2018 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Connecticut Stamford admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
27 and Above Good >86%
24 to 27 Avg + 78%-86%
21 to 24 Avg - 68%-78%
18 to 21 Reach 55%-68%
Less than 18 Low <55%
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University of Connecticut-Stamford GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of Connecticut Stamford has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

Applying

Admission Statistics

University of Connecticut Stamford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,000 2,004 4,004
Accepted 1,549 1,582 3,131
Acceptance Rate 77% 79% 78%
Enrolled 338 323 661
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 22% 20% 21%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Connecticut Stamford and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Connecticut Stamford Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Connecticut Stamford
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Other Colleges to Consider

Other Colleges to Consider
Subject Percent of Class
Q
CUNY Queens College

Flushing, New York

C
University of Connecticut Tri Campus

Waterbury, Connecticut

C
University of Connecticut Avery Point

Groton, Connecticut

P
Penn State Lehigh Valley

Center Valley, Pennsylvania

R
Rowan University

Glassboro, New Jersey

W
West Chester University of Pennsylvania

West Chester, Pennsylvania

P
Penn State Berks

Reading, Pennsylvania

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=436836 IPEDS survey data for University of Connecticut Stamford.

FAQs

Does University of Connecticut Stamford prefer SAT or ACT?

95% of students submit their SAT scores to University of Connecticut-Stamford. 9% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Connecticut Stamford?

78% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Connecticut-Stamford. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Connecticut Stamford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 990 and 1210. 95% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Connecticut Stamford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 9% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.


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