Quick Stats

  • Avg. SAT Score
    1250
  • Annual Tuition (in-state excl. fees)
    $9,216
    $ $ $ $ $
  • Program Enrollment
    1,729
  • University Selectivity
    54%
  • University Yield
    28%
  • Job Offers
    73%
  • Average Salary
    $55,380
  • Top Industry
    Financial Services
  • School Status
    Public
  • Accreditation
    AACSB Accredited
  • B-School Founded
    1941
  • Program Length
    Four Year
Contact Information
2100 Hillside Road Unit 1041
Storrs, Connecticut 06269, United States
Website

School of Business

The University of Connecticut School of Business has evolved into one of the most comprehensive business schools in the nation, offering academic programs at the bachelors, masters, doctorate and advanced certificate levels, in five Connecticut locations – Storrs, Hartford, Stamford, Torrington and Waterbury. Our mission is to be a globally recognized provider of exceptional managerial and business leadership through innovative experiential learning in a dynamic global business context: integrating real world education, outstanding research and strategic outreach.

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UConn's business program is unique in that the school does a great job hiring teachers that worked in the field they're teaching so they bring great real world experience into their lessons.

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Events Calendar

  • Jul 19
    EMBA Class of 2016 Application Deadline

    Online

    Candidates are encouraged to apply as early as possible. The selection of applicants will be made by the Executive MBA Admissions Committee when the applicant's file is complete. Consideration is based primarily on the work record of the applicant. Applicants should have an undergraduate degree and at least five years of work experience. Applicants must assure the Committee of the motivation, commitment, and family and organizational support necessary to attend classes and complete all assigned class work.

  • Aug 6
    5:00 PM - 6:30 PM
    Hartford - Graduate Business Infosession

    Hartford, CT

    Join us for a graduate business infosession to get your questions answered, meet with admissions representatives, and hear from some of our faculty members. Infosessions at UConn's downtown Hartford campus present information on the following programs: Full-time MBA, Part-time MBA, Executive MBA (EMBA), MS in Business Analytics and Project Management (MSBAPM), and MS in Financial Risk Management (MSFRM). We look forward to meeting you.

  • Aug 7
    6:00 PM - 7:00 PM
    Waterbury - Graduate Business Infosession and GMAT Strategy Session

    Waterbury, CT

    UConn's graduate business infosessions are an ideal opportunity to learn first-hand about our highly ranked programs, meet with admissions representatives and hear from some of our faculty members. Infosessions at UConn’s Waterbury campus present information on Part-time MBA.

About University of Connecticut

Admissions

Admissions Selectivity
54% University of Connecticut 59% Average Across All Schools

Most Important Admissions Factors
  1. Class rank
  2. SAT/ACT scores
  3. High school GPA
More Information
Total Applications
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
29979% 29,979
54% 54
28% 28
54% School Selectivity
28% School Yield
Demographics of Applicants
  • Male Applicants
  • Female Applicants
  • International Applicants
  • U.S. Applicants
Required Tests
  • SAT or ACT
  • Are Interviews Required? Not offered
Additional Requirements:

TOEFL; Certified transcripts in English; Proof of immigration status; Transcripts of all post-secondary work; Financial statement for international students requiring and F-1 visa. Transfer application due dates vary by school.

Total Applications to Program
  • Applied
  • Accepted
  • Accepted Apps Enrolled
6178% 6,178
34% 34
30% 30
34% Program Selectivity
30% Program Yield
Program Requirements
  • Admissions managed by Business Program
  • Are interviews required? Not offered
Required Tests

Transfer Requirements
  • How internal transfers are handled Separate application
  • Min college GPA for transfers
  • Other transfer requirements English; Economics; Math; Statistics; Financial Accounting with at least a grade of C; and additional general education courses.
Freshman Requirements
  • Freshman admissions Yes
  • Percent of admitted applicants who are freshmen 54
  • Min GPA required in pre-business courses? Yes
  • How freshmen are admitted Indicate interest on university application
Other requirements for freshmen

Careers

Financial Services 28%
Top Industry
  • Manufacturing 7%
  • Consulting 4%
  • Other 3%
PricewaterhouseCoopers,LLP 46
Top Employer
  • Deloitte, LLP 31
  • United Technologies Corporation 10
  • KPMG 10
Job offers within 3 months after graduation
73% School of Business 78% Average Across All Schools

More Information
Job Offers Received and Accepted
  • This School
  • All Schools
By Graduation
66% 66
62% 61.74527272727272
66% Receive Offers
66% 66
59% 59.252482758620694
66% Accept Offers
After graduation, but within 3 months
7% 7
16% 15.83261363636364
7% Receive Offers
7% 7
17% 16.796475409836066
7% Accept Offers
More than 3 Months after graduation
0%
0%
0%
0%
94% Graduates seeking full-time employment
6% Graduates not seeking employment
89% Percentage of graduates for whom employment information is available
Salaries and Percentages of Job Accepting Graduates
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Consulting
3% 3
$64,833.00
35K 80K
Finance/Accounting
65% 65
$54,974.00
25K 70K
General Management
1% 1
$52,500.00 Data not provided
Management Information Systems
11% 11
$59,740.00
40K 80K
Marketing/Sales
7% 7
$47,583.00
35K 56K
Operations/Production
11% 11
$56,150.00
35K 65K
Other
2% 2
$48,250.00
43K 54K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
Accounting
40% 40
$56,204.00
37K 68K
Consumer Products/Retail
4% 4
$51,188.00
42K 59K
Consulting
4% 4
$64,357.00
51K 80K
Financial Services
28% 28
$55,990.00
25K 80K
Government/Education
2% 2
$45,667.00
35K 60K
Pharma/Biotech/Health
5% 5
$52,922.00
40K 60K
Manufacturing
7% 7
$55,250.00
45K 64K
Media/Entertainment
1% 1
$41,500.00
35K 48K
Petroleum/Energy
1% 1
$65,000.00 Data not provided
Real Estate
2% 2
$46,500.00
42K 55K
Technology/Science
3% 3
$54,700.00
54K 55K
Other
3% 3
$52,583.00
42K 60K
Area Grads Accepting Jobs Avg. Salary 10k 50k 100k 150k 190k
U.S. Northeast
83% 83
$54,763.00
25K 80K
U.S. Mid-Atlantic
15% 15
$57,865.00
26K 80K
U.S. South
1% 1
$59,000.00
58K 60K
U.S. Southwest
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Midwest
1% 1
$57,000.00 Data not provided
U.S. West
0% 0
Data not provided
U.S. Possessions/Territories
0% 0
Data not provided
Canada
0% 0
Data not provided
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Salaries for Most Recent Graduates
Average Signing Bonus for Most Recent Graduates
Internship Employers / Interns Hired
  • PricewaterhouseCoopers 34
  • Deloitte 22
  • United Technologies Corporation 9
  • McGladery 9
  • State Comptroller 7
Internship Services
  • Companies that recruit interns on campus
  • Companies that posted internships on school message board
  • Average intern length in weeks 12
  • Percentage of internships that are paid 100
Career Services
  • Number of companies that recruited students on campus 145
  • Number of companies that posted full-time jobs on school message boards 280
Other activities and career services provided to undergraduate business students:
Career coaching; market plan development; resume / cover letter review; job postings; mock interviews; video interviews; job offer analysis; Weekly e-Newsletter; website resources; 360 students in on-line/live career development class. Employer Relationship Model; networking opportunities; on-campus interviews; info sessions/speaker series; branding opportunities; case competition support; BusinessCareerExpo; Corporate Presentations; Alumni Mentor Program; Regional Campus support

Cost

Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$25,004
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $9,216
  • Fees $2,710
  • Expenses $13,078
Non-Resident
$ $ $ $ $
$43,868
Total Yearly Cost
  • Tuition $28,080
  • Fees $2,710
  • Expenses $13,078
47% Percent of Institutional Grants or Scholarships 1% Percent of Full-tuition Institutional Grants or Scholarships
Basis for Grants or Scholarships
  • Need
  • Merit
More Information
Financial Aid
  • Financial Aid Management No
  • Website http://financialaid.uconn.edu/
Scholarships
$6,259,834
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students last year
$6,321,020
Total aid distributed to undergrad business students this year
Loans
  • Loan Guarantee Policy No
  • Max Loan Guarantee Per Year

Academics

Average Class Size
  • School of Business
  • All Schools
Core Business Classes
38% 35
50% 46
Elective Business Classes
53% 31
50% 29
Required Classes with a Waiting List
School of Business 13 Average Across All Schools

* On the First Day of Enrollment
Top Areas of Study
  • Accounting
  • Entrepreneurship
  • Finance
  • Health Care Administration
  • Marketing
More Information
Business Program Classes
21% Less than 20 Students 6% More than 50 Students
73% 21 to 50 students
31 Average number of students in non-business required electives
49 Different Elective Courses
New Electives
  • Legal Aspects of Entrepreneurship
  • Real Estate a Practical Approach
  • Managing Creativity and Innovation in the Context of Nano-Enabled Technologies
  • Sustainable Real Estate
  • Program length Four Year
  • Last change to curriculum 2001
Degrees Offered
  • BS in Business
  • BS in Management and Engineering for Manufacturing
Faculty
  • All Faculty
  • Tenured
86% 86
55% 55
Prominent Faculty
  • William Ross, Jr.

    Marketing

  • Michael Willenborg

    Accounting

  • John Mathieu

    Management

  • Are work study or co-ops available? Yes
  • Description of work study / co-ops:

  • Is study abroad available? Yes
  • Description of study abroad programs:

    Opportunities range from 1 week to a full year in general or business curriculum: Universitas 21; Grenoble Ecole de Management; UConn Social Entrepreneurship in Guatemala; University College Dublin, Ireland Business Program; Paderno Del Grappa Business Program in Italy; UConn Business in Florence, Italy; UConn Business in London; National University of Singapore; University of Warwick, England; and numerous others.

  • Is community service or volunteering available? Yes
  • Description of community service/volunteering:

    The School of Business has several student organizations dedicated to volunteer and community service activities. The university has an office dedicated to providing opportunities for students to engage in these experiences.

Students

42% Students in Top 10% of High School Class
1290 75th Percentile Score on SAT 29 75th Percentile Score on ACT
Student Body Breakdown
  • International Students
  • U.S. Students
  • Male Students
  • Female Students
Ethnicity of Students
White
70% 70
Not Reported
11% 11
Asian American
9% 9
* Percentages are for U.S. citizens in most recent entering class; only top three responses shown.
More Information
U.S. Regional Breakdown
1%
1%
96%
0%
1%
2%
Student Citizenship
U.S.
89% 89
Other Non-U.S. Citizenship
11% 11
Dual Citizenship
0% 0
Canada
0% 0
18 Average age of full-time students
94% Freshman retention rate
Graduation Rate
  • 4 Years
  • 6 Years
0%
0%

Alumni

Alumni Donors
Total Living Alumni 25,480
Alumni Donations
$1,850 Average Gift $98,170 Largest Gift

Mr. James Nuttall

Most Prominent Alumni
  • Keith Fox

    CEO & President, The Fox Family Foundation

  • Bob Kaufman

    President & Co-Founder, Bob’s Discount Furniture

  • Dan Toscano

    Co-Head of Global Leveraged & Acquisition Finance, Morgan Stanley