University of Connecticut – Avery Point

1084 Shennecossett Rd, Groton, CT

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University of Connecticut - Avery Point is located in Groton, Connecticut and is a public institution that assists students to meet their educational goals. The school's small size in terms of enrollment, approximately 710 students, offers students a more hands on education due to the size of the class and easier access to professors and faculty.

The admissions process will begin with the submission of an application, transcripts, and standardized test scores, which are then reviewed by the admissions committee. The majority of students accepted to University of Connecticut - Avery Point earn an SAT score in a range of 900 to 1100, or an ACT composite score between 21 to 24. 62% of applicants are admitted to University of Connecticut - Avery Point, of which 65 percent choose to enroll. More information on admissions can be found at

The tuition at this school varies based on the state of residence of the student. In-state residents pay nearly $9,800 per year, while out-of-state residents are charged $28,000 annually. Students enrolled at this school may qualify for aid which is usually loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admission details below may give an overview of the applicants University of Connecticut – Avery Point accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of Connecticut – Avery Point is around 720 students, with undergraduate students making up about 100% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $7,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $70 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid76%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships52%$7,800
Receiving Student Loans51%$5,680
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Connecticut – Avery Point may offer services to students including:

  • Distance learning
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Student employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

University of Connecticut – Avery Point has an overall graduation rate which is around 48%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years29%
Graduating in 5 Years16%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Connecticut – Avery Point is a Member of National Junior College Athletic Association (NJCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NJCAA Division II classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball
  • Basketball

Contact Information

General Contact

Admissions Office

Financial Aid Office

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