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University of Connecticut-Stamford Admission Requirements

Stamford, Connecticut

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Chances of getting into University of Connecticut Stamford

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
91.3%
Admission Difficulty for University of Connecticut Stamford
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of Connecticut-Stamford and can I get accepted? The school has a 91% acceptance rate ranking it #21 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 3,994 out of 4,373 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 51 percent. Only 17% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Test Requirements

You must submit admission test scores with your application. University of Connecticut Stamford is not a test optional school. Note: Please consult the school directly to determine if testing requirements are temporarily suspended due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

University of Connecticut-Stamford SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1010-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
95%
SAT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 500
SAT Composite 25th 1010
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 1110

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 prefers applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 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 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #10 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 2019 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 >95%
1110 to 1210 Avg + 91%-95%
1010 to 1110 Avg - 86%-91%
910 to 1010 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 910 Low <78%
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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 21
ACT Math 25th 20
ACT Composite 25th 21
ACT Scores for University of Connecticut Stamford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 27
ACT Math 75th 26
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 #9 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 2019 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 >95%
24 to 27 Avg + 91%-95%
21 to 24 Avg - 86%-91%
18 to 21 Reach 78%-86%
Less than 18 Low <78%
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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.

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Admission Statistics

University of Connecticut Stamford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 2,269 2,104 4,373
Accepted 2,068 1,926 3,994
Acceptance Rate 91% 92% 91%
Enrolled 320 354 674
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 15% 18% 17%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Connecticut Stamford is $80.

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

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?

91% of those who apply are granted admission to University of Connecticut-Stamford. Admission competition is and the college has average 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 1010 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.