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UConn Tuition & Cost

Storrs, Connecticut

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How much does it cost to attend?

In State Connecticut Resident Sticker Price

In State Costs for University of Connecticut
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$3,494
Room and Board $13,258
Other Expenses Budget$3,032

Out of State Resident Sticker Price

Out of State Costs for University of Connecticut
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$950
Other Fees$3,494
Room and Board $13,258
Other Expenses Budget$3,032

In-State Tuition

In-state tuition at University of Connecticut for undergraduate students residing in Connecticut is $15,030. Room and board charges total $13,258 per year. Students will also need to budget for books and supplies, which typically amount to $950 annually. Other administrative or academic fees are $3,494 for the year. Additionally, students should plan an estimated $3,032 for other miscellaneous expenses throughout the year. In sum, residents attending University of Connecticut full time should expect a total annual cost of $35,764.

Out-of-State Tuition

Undergraduate tuition at University of Connecticut is $37,698 for out-of-state students. Additionally, out-of-state students are charged $13,258 for room and board, $950 for textbooks and educational resources, plus fees of $3,494. Students are advised to budget $3,032 for other expenses. When these costs are combined, annual out-of-state charges total $58,432. This figure is 63.4% higher than what Connecticut residents pay.

All price data is sourced from the 2021/2022 U.S. Department of Education National Center for Education Statistics survey.

Net Price

The average reported annual net price for University of Connecticut for students receiving grants or scholarship aid was $22,233 in 2019/2020. Net price includes tuition and required fees, books and supplies, and average cost for room and board and other expenses

The net price provides a more realistic estimate of the true cost of attending University of Connecticut, once common grants and scholarships have been taken into account. It's important to note that this net price can fluctuate based on factors such as family income and individual financial need.

Average Net Price 2019/2020

Net Price by Income University of Connecticut
Family Income Net Price Paid
$0 to $30,000$14,069
$30,001 to $48,000$15,498
$48,001 to $75,000$20,344
$75,001 to $110,000$26,653

Financial Aid

77% of full-time undergrad University of Connecticut received financial aid in the form of grants, scholarships, fellowships from the institution or from Federal, State or local government agencies. This aid averaged $14,170 per student during the 2019/2020 school year. Grant and scholarship aid does not need to be paid back. 42% of students received Federal Student Loans averaging $5,283 and 6% of undergrads took out private student loans averaging $18,841.

Finanical Aid University of Connecticut
Type Avg./Student Students Receiving
Total Grant and Scholarship Aid $14,170 77%
Institutional Grants and Scholarships $12,633 63%
Pell Grants $4,986 21%
Other Federal Grants $962 36%
State and Local Grants $3,792 3%
Federal Student Loans $5,283 42%
Other Student Loans $18,841 6%

Student Loans

To gauge a more realistic picture of what it may really cost you out of pocket to go to University of Connecticut, we've modeled a ten year student loan with an original principal value of $59,508. The loan balance of $59,508 is a four year multiple of the $14,877 average net price. This is a estimate of what you could owe upon graduation if you were to qualify for average financial aid and what a degree really may cost. Should you not qualify for financial aid, you may owe significantly more when you graduate. Based on these assumptions, a monthly repayment of $631 could be required to satisfy your student loan.

Please note that financial aid is not guaranteed and is only available for qualifying students. Federal Student Loans are not grants and must be repaid with interest. The current Stafford loan interest rate is 4.99%.

Example Loan $59,508
Stafford Loan Interest Rate 4.99%
Time to Pay Off Student Loan 10 years
Example Monthly Payment $630.88
Total Interest Paid $16,198.06
Sum of All Loan Payments $75,706.06

Projected 4 Year Degree Price

4 Year Sticker Price

Year Connecticut Residents Non Residents
1 $35,764 $58,432
2 $38,189 $62,395
3 $40,779 $66,626
4 $43,545 $71,145

Based on published tuition prices, we estimate the current cost of a 4 year bachelor's degree and living expenses at University of Connecticut to be $143,056 - assuming graduation in normal time. The estimation assumes a 6.8% annual increase over the next 4 years which has been the recent trend for this school.

Credit Hour Cost and Price per Class

Credit Hour and Class Costs at University of Connecticut
Price Per Credit 3 Credit Class 4 Credit Class
Connecticut Residents $627 $1,881 $2,508
Out of State Residents $1,571 $4,713 $6,284

Estimated cost for a class at University of Connecticut based on published credit hour prices. Note that not all schools allow single class enrollment. These prices should be used for comparison purposes as to how much it may cost to take a class at University of Connecticut versus other colleges.

Tuition Payment Plans Available

University of Connecticut Payment Plans
Tuition Payment Plan Yes
Prepaid Tuition Plan No
Alternative Tuition Plan Yes
Guaranteed Tuition Plan No

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129020 IPEDS survey data for University of Connecticut.