The University of Connecticut (UConn) is a public research university in Connecticut. Founded in 1881 as a land-grant university, UConn serves more than 30,000 students on its six campuses, including more than 8,000 graduate students in multiple programs. The main university campus is located in Storrs, a division of the Town of Mansfield, approximately 28 miles (45 km) east of Hartford, the state’s capital.
The University of Connecticut is the state's flagship institution of higher education. The UConn system includes a main campus in Storrs and five regional campuses across the state in Avery Point, Greater Hartford, Stamford, Torrington and Waterbury. http://www.payscale.com/research/US/School=University_of_Connecticut_(UConn)_-_Main_Campus/Salary