About the School
Founded in 1881, University of Connecticut, or UConn, is a public university. Located in Mansfield, Connecticut, its 4,052-acre rural campus is about 25 miles east of Hartford. Enrollment is approximately 18,000 undergraduate and 14,000 graduate students. University of Connecticut is in the Big Ten Conference in the NCAA Division 1. There are also club and intramural sports on campus. Around 13% of students participate in “Greek Life” across 40 fraternities and sororities. UConn has a St. Thomas Aquinas Catholic Center and FOCUS ministry.