New London County

Gateway to the Sea

Well known for its ties to the whaling industry in the 19th century, New London County is comprised of historic seaside communities. The area is also known for its major manufacturers and pioneering work in the submarine and bioscience industries. New London County is also home to UConn Avery Point which prides itself on academic excellence paired with a small college setting alongside stunning ocean views.

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Avery Point Campus Impact


Total Economic Impact


Employment Impact (in job numbers)


Labor Income Impact


Value Added to State Economy

Impact by Town

In every corner of the state UConn’s impact can be felt in numerous ways. From the number of students attending the University, to the dedicated faculty and staff working to make UConn what it is today, and the thousands of patients who seek quality care at UConn Health, our University touches all 169 towns in Connecticut. Find your city or town in the interactive map below to see how UConn reaches you.

UConn IS New London County

Every region of the state has its own unique story and prospective to tell. UConn’s story is also New London’s story.