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university of connecticut

state system of universities composed of a main campus in Storrs and branches in Groton (called Avery Point), Hartford (West Hartford), Stamford, Torrington, and Waterbury, as well as a health centre in Farmington. All campuses are coeducational. The Storrs campus consists of the College of Agriculture and Natural Resources and the College of Liberal Arts and Sciences as well as 12 professional schools, among them the schools of law, engineering, medicine, and dental medicine. Important facilities include the National Undersea Research Center at Avery Point and the Institute for Materials Science, the State Museum of Natural History, and the William Benton Museum of Art in Storrs. Total enrollment is approximately 22,500

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