Tuition & Aid

Tuition & Aid

An investment in higher education is an investment in what matters — you and your future. Choosing the University of Connecticut is a smart step toward success: we pride ourselves on being not only among the premier public research universities in the nation, but also a best value among public colleges.

Cost of Attendance

Financial Aid

Higher education is an invaluable investment. Our goal is to make a UConn education affordable to each student selected for admission.

Our Office of Student Financial Aid Services is dedicated to helping you afford this opportunity, working with you and your family to help make UConn a reality. The cost to attend varies depending on each student’s personal financial situation. In addition to direct costs, indirect costs such as books, supplies, and transportation are taken into consideration when calculating financial need.

Types of Aid

Your financial aid offer will be tailored to your individual need. Offers typically include various forms of aid, such as scholarships, grants, loans, and work-study.

How to Receive Aid

If you have accepted admission to UConn and filled out your FAFSA, follow our Steps to Aid.


We offer a number of scholarship opportunities for incoming and continuing students.


Information about payments is available through UConn's central Office of the Bursar. UConn Hartford has a bursar’s office that can answer questions, and accept check and money order payments.

Notes & Tips

  • Checks are made payable to University of Connecticut and can be mailed to the UConn Avery Point Bursar’s Office.
  • Did you submit your Title IV waiver?
  • Did you submit your health insurance waiver? The deadline is September 15 for students entering in the fall and February 15 for students entering in the spring.
  • If you took out a federal loan, did you submit your entrance counseling and master promissory note at

The total Cost of Attendance (COA) includes direct educational costs (i.e., tuition, fees, housing, and food) and indirect costs.  Indirect costs include books, course materials, supplies and equipment, transportation, miscellaneous personal expenses, loan fees, and professional licensure or certification, if applicable.  For additional information about the Cost of Attendance at UConn, please visit