University of Connecticut, Storrs
University of Connecticut, Storrs

Continente: North America

Country: United States

Address: University of Connecticut Storrs, Connecticut 06269, USA

Web Site: www.uconn.edu



About University of Connecticut, Storrs:

The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public land grant, National Sea Grant and National Space Grant research university in Storrs, Connecticut, United States. It was founded in 1881. The primary 4,400-acre (17.8 km2) campus is in Storrs, Connecticut, approximately a half hour's drive from Hartford and 90 minutes from Boston. UConn was founded in 1881 as the Storrs Agricultural School, named after two brothers who donated the land for the school. In 1893, the school became a land grant college. In 1939, the name was changed to the University of Connecticut. Over the next decade, social work, nursing and graduate programs were established, while the schools of law and pharmacy were also absorbed into the university. During the 1960s, UConn Health was established for new medical and dental schools. John Dempsey Hospital opened in Farmington in 1975. Students at UConn can pursue over 100 majors, eight undergraduate degrees, 17 graduate degrees and five professional degree programs. Students choose from 87 different minors at UConn, including areas of study not offered as formalized majors.



World University Rankings

2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
World University Rankings 109 146 271 303 323 305 306 327 317 304 334 327

ByField

Field 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agriculture - 85 119 198 169 142 192 194 192 191 200 195
Engineering - 133 172 189 211 175 179 196 179 177 232 208
Life Sciences - 100 262 287 - - 284 - - - 301-350 351-400
Clinical Medicine - 146 - - - - - - - - 301-350 351-400
Natural Sciences - 220 255 258 291 291 - - - - 351-400 301-350
Social Sciences - 61 109 96 86 89 92 103 99 100 109 119

BySubject

Subject 2007 2008 2009 2010 2011 2012 2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018
Agricultural Sciences - - - - 170 142 150 167 179 184 171 177
Chemistryical Engineering - - - 114 116 74 96 116 105 106 144 144
Chemistry - - - 261 260 230 238 281 272 260 279 247
Civil Engineering - - - 256 290 - 291 250 244 271 256 244
Computer Science - - - 259 262 242 - - 296 - 301-350 301-350
Electrical Engineering - - - 264 272 272 231 205 201 233 256 296
Environment / Ecology - - - - 124 141 153 148 134 143 150 146
Geosciences - - - - - - - - - - - -
Materials Science - - - 163 219 203 211 245 252 252 261 239
Mathematics - - - 155 145 162 162 201 202 195 231 238
Mechanical Engineering - - - 169 202 138 132 167 181 134 137 168
Pharmacology & Toxicolog - - - - - 188 165 218 238 206 202 197
Physics - - - 276 287 - - - - - 401-450 401-450
Plant & Animal Science - - - - 286 293 287 - - - 286 292