About UConn Waterbury

The University of Connecticut's Waterbury campus serves more than 1,000 students annually. In its sixty years of operation, UConn Waterbury has opened the doors to educational access and excellence to thousands of Connecticut residents, many of whom have distinguished themselves in the fields of community service, business, education, law and politics. Today, the campus is located in a modern, state-of-the art facility in the heart of downtown Waterbury.

Academic Plan

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Meeting the Needs of Today's Students

Students at UConn Waterbury have a variety of education options.

Undergraduate students may complete one of the following four-year degree programs exclusively at the Waterbury campus:

As an undergraduate student enrolled at UConn Waterbury, you can also complete the first two years of study that are required for most of the more than 100 undergraduate academic majors that UConn offers. Typically, once you have completed 54 credits of core curriculum course work in Waterbury, you can transition to the Storrs campus to complete your bachelor's degree.

Non-traditional students - people who are returning to college - have the option to pursue the Bachelor of General Studies degree at UConn's Waterbury campus.

Graduate students may pursue the Master of Business Administration (MBA) program at the Waterbury campus as well as the Teachers Certification Program for College Graduates, and a Master's Degree in Nursing (MS).

Life on Campus

Students at UConn Waterbury enjoy smaller classes and a more intimate campus environment. With a low student to faculty ratio, students are able to engage in frequent classroom discussions with the school's distinguished faculty. Professors come from diverse academic backgrounds and are actively involved in scholarly research. Many serve as student advisors and mentors. Uconn Waterbury offers a variety of campus resources and support services. Students can use the library, writing center, math center, peer tutoring assistance, computer labs and counseling services.

Student life at UConn Waterbury is active and diverse. It is an important part of the student's college experience. Students can become involved in student government and other leadership opportunities. They can join a club or participate in an array of student activities and off-campus events.

This is a tremendously exciting time to enroll at UConn Waterbury. Students are able to link to all the resources of a top university while staying within the community of Waterbury.