Guys & Girls

Location
Storrs, CT
Undergrads
16,736
Tuition (in-state)
$29,074 ($11,242)
Admission Difficulty
Average
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4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Unless you have a long distance relationship your probably just hooking up with all the singles that UConn has.

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3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: There are a lot of students here so there is a lot of diversity in looks, interests, dress, social life, and relationships.

1 person found this useful Report
3 College Student

Guys & Girls: Like everywhere else, there are people that one can get along with but there are definately some people who make your experiences not worthwhile.

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3 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Hook-ups galore. However, many people are in long distance relationships from home.

4 College Freshman

Guys & Girls: Most students are of the same caliber regarding their appearance. Although there is a lot of diversity on campus, many students are typically fit the white, middle class stigma.

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Rankings View more rankings . . .

  • 34th
    Party Girls
  • 47th
    Party Guys
  • 57th
    Most Athletic Girls
  • 80th
    Most Athletic Guys
  • 270th
    Hottest Girls

Student Author OverviewWhat's This?

Jordan Acker
Hometown
Harwinton, CT
Major
Journalism & Sociology
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UConn is an active campus. Students are spotted outdoors jogging or hitting the gym, and there are tons of club sports to get involved with, as well. People work hard to look good, and it shows when the weekend comes. Girls like to get dressed up to go out to parties or the bar. You'll see a lot of them wearing high heels—a big mistake when you have to walk everywhere, though.

Most people are friendly, too. It's not unusual to hear crowds yell the UConn Huskies chant while walking to a party or to end up in an apartment where you know no one, but leave with a couple of new contacts in your phone. It's easy to meet people—just get out of your dorm room!

Facts & Statistics

Female Undergrads
49%
Male Undergrads
51%
Birth Control Available?
Yes
Students can get birth control pills at the Women's Clinic on campus (located in the Infirmary).
Best Places to Meet Guys & Girls
  1. Bars/parties
  2. Class
  3. The gym
  4. Your floor or dorm building
Best Places to Hook Up
  1. Your dorm-if your roommate has some night classes
  2. House parties
Social Scene
There are groups, cliques, and people everywhere on campus doing an array of activities. Overall, students are friendly and looking to meet new people, so get out there!
Hookups or Relationships?
While you may see a lot of hooking up at weekend parties, you will still see a fair number of couples holding hands on the walk to class. Some party scenes seem to be focused on the hookup lifestyle, but a lot of individuals are in long-term relationships, too. They seem to be balanced.
Dress Code
Many students have a preppy look, but a lot of the time you'll see people in sweatpants and UConn T-shirts. In the winter, everyone seems to wear North Face jackets and fleeces, and girls wear Ugg boots; this has been informally dubbed the "UConn uniform." Jeans and a T-shirt will always suffice. It all depends on how early you want to wake up to get ready.

Student Polls

I would say girls on campus are    Based on 89 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

I would say guys on campus are    Based on 89 responses

Strongly disagree
Strongly agree
  • Attractive
  • Athletic
  • Creative/artsy
  • Friendly
  • Fun
  • Geeky
  • Hardworking
  • Into partying
  • Outgoing
  • Preppy
  • Religious
  • Smart
  • Stuck-up

What kinds of relationships have you had since coming to school?    Based on 100 responses

  • 23% Random hook-up with someone at your school
  • 18% None
  • 16% Casual dating at your school
  • 13% Long-distance relationship
  • 12% Exclusively dating someone at your school
  • 10% Long-term relationship with someone at your school
  • 4% Random hook-up with someone at a neighboring school
  • 2% Long-term relationship with someone at a neighboring school
  • 2% Exclusively dating someone at a neighboring school
  • 1% Casual dating at a neighboring school

What are the best ways to make friends at your school?    Based on 15 responses

  • 36% Get involved
  • 24% Talk to people about whatever.
  • 15% Talk to people in class
  • 12% Parties
  • 6% Random people approaching me in dining hall
  • 6% Go to public areas and talk to people

What are the best places to meet guys/girls?    Based on 15 responses

  • 36% Your floor or dorm building
  • 25% Class
  • 19% Bars/parties
  • 14% Club activities
  • 6% The gym

What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?    Based on 15 responses

  • 73% Husky pride.
  • 13% Friendly
  • 7% Frat Bros, Sorority Girls
  • 7% I suck at interacting with people enough to tell

How would you rate the social scene on campus?    Based on 100 responses

  • 4% Lacking, with almost no interesting or popular activities.
  • 8% Quiet, with few popular activities and chances to meet new people.
  • 44% Active, with a handful of popular activities.
  • 44% Very vibrant, with lots of popular activities available almost every day.

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