Stamford, Connecticut

University of Connecticut-Stamford Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of Connecticut Stamford

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for University of Connecticut Stamford
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsModerate
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of Connecticut-Stamford and can I get accepted? The school has a 82% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,497 out of 4,248 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 moderate requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. Only 16% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

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University of Connecticut-Stamford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
Applicants Submitting SAT
SAT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 550
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1060
SAT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 610
SAT Composite 75th 1250
Average SAT Score 1160

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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 49 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1060 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 960. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1160 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Connecticut Stamford admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1250 and Above Good >89%
1155 to 1250 Avg + 82%-89%
1060 to 1155 Avg - 73%-82%
965 to 1060 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 965 Low <61%
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University of Connecticut-Stamford ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
Applicants Submitting ACT
ACT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 19
ACT Math 25th 18
ACT Composite 25th 20
ACT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 26
ACT Math 75th 26
ACT Composite 75th 25
Average ACT Score 22

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 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 22 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 25 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 11 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Connecticut Stamford.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Connecticut Stamford admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
25 and Above Good >90%
22 to 25 Avg + 82%-90%
20 to 22 Avg - 75%-82%
18 to 20 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 18 Low <66%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

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

Admission Statistics

University of Connecticut Stamford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,047 2,197 4,248
Accepted 1,718 1,779 3,497
Acceptance Rate 84% 81% 82%
Enrolled 264 297 561
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 17% 16%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Connecticut Stamford and what considerations affect 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

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