Facts & Statistics

University of Connecticut (AY 2012)

  • Land Grant (1881), Sea Grant and Space Grant institution
  • #21 nationwide among public research universities (U.S. News & World Report)
  • # 1 public university in New England (U.S. News & World Report 1999 - 2012)
  • Carnegie Foundation Research Universities/Very High institution
  • $3.8 billion campus revitalization
  • 14 Schools and Colleges
  • 22,301 undergraduates at the Storrs and regional campuses
  • 7,955 graduate/professional students

School of Engineering (AY 2013-14)

  • Year Founded: 1901
  • # Undergraduates: 2,442
  • # Freshmen: 666 (45% increase vs. AY 2012-13)
  • Ave. SAT incoming freshmen: 1234
  • Diversity, incoming freshmen: 26.5% female; 22% underrepresented minorities
  • Honors Program participants: 416; 17% of total Honors Program population
  • # Graduate students: 366 (178 full-time) M.S. and 507 (445 full-time) Ph.D.
  • 133 Tenured/Tenure Track Faculty
    • $30.8 million in research expenditures 2012-13
    • 2 Elected members, National Academy of Engineering
    • 1 Elected member, National Academy of Sciences
    • 2 Elected Fellows, American Assn. for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
    • 25 NSF CAREER Awards
    • 1 Presidential Early Career Award
    • 4 Office of Naval Programs Young Investigator Awards
    • 2 U.S. Army Research Office Young Investigator Awards
    • 3 Fulbright Awards
    • 1 NASA Young Investigator Award recipient
    • Over 40 Fellows of prestigious professional societies
    • 44 Editors-in-Chief, Associate Editors, and Editors of top technical journals
  • Associated Centers & Institutes
  • Seven Departments:
    • Biomedical Engineering
    • Chemical & Biomolecular Engineering
    • Civil & Environmental Engineering
    • Computer Science & Engineering
    • Electrical & Computer Engineering
    • Materials Science & Engineering
    • Mechanical Engineering
  • Majors:
    • Biomedical Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Chemical Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Civil Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Computer Engineering (B.S.E.)
    • Computer Science (B.S.)
    • Computer Science & Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Electrical Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Engineering Physics (B.S.)
    • Environmental Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Management & Engineering for Manufacturing (B.S.)
    • Materials Science & Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Mechanical Engineering (B.S.E., M.S., Ph.D.)
    • Polymer Science (M.S., Ph.D.)
  • Major Research Centers & Institutes:
    Centers/Institutes Operated by the School of Engineering
    • Bioinformatics & Biocomputing Institute
    • T.L. Booth Engineering Center for Advanced Technology
    • Center for Clean Energy Engineering
    • Center for Transportation & Livable Systems
    • Connecticut Transportation Institute
  • Multi-disciplinary University Centers in which Engineering Faculty Participate
    • Center for Environmental Science & Engineering
    • Institute of Materials Science
  • Scholarships
    2013 - $ 710,000 in scholarships to 300 continuing students

 

 

 
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