* The University of Connecticut is the state's flagship institution of higher learning.
* The University was founded in 1881 as the Storrs Agricultural School and became the University of Connecticut in 1939. Additional information about the University's history and its traditions can be found on The UConn Story website.
* The University has ten schools and colleges at its main campus in Storrs, separate Schools of Law and Social Work in Hartford, five regional campuses throughout the state and Schools of Medicine and Dental Medicine at the UConn Health Center in Farmington. More information about our campuses can be found on the Campuses page.
* UConn is a Land Grant and Sea Grant College and a Space Grant Consortium institution. Additional information about UConn's land-grant mission of outreach is available on the Outreach webpage.
* The University spans 4,108 acres at its main campus and five regional campuses, and an additional 205 acres at the UConn Health Center in Farmington.
* The University of Connecticut is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Additional information can be found in the accreditation letter (PDF), and the NEASC website.
* The University is undergoing an amazing transformation. UConn is renewing, rebuilding and enhancing its campuses through an unprecedented $2.8 billion, 20-year investment in the University’s infrastructure. State-of-the-art facilities grace every campus. More information about this program is available on the UCONN 2000 website.
* UConn is a research intensive university, a prestigious designation shared by only the nation's top higher education institutions. We have more than 70 focused research centers where faculty, graduate students and undergraduates explore everything from improving human health to enhancing public education and protecting the country’s natural resources.
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