The University of Connecticut, also called UConn, was set up in 1881 by brothers Augustus Storrs and Charles as an agricultural school. Today, with more than 32,000 students seeking answers to crucial questions in school rooms and laboratories, it is now the top research university in Storrs, Connecticut. UConn’s commitment to higher education attracts students who flourish in the most competitive environment. The institute is composed of 14 schools and colleges, among which more than 30,000 students have provided choices of more than hundred degree programs. At the same time, the university’s 18 different global centers, colleges as well as programs provide students with a universal perspective making it a magnet for international students. UConn’s commitment to art has a long history. Along with an exclusive educational partnership with the Metropolitan Opera, it is one of only two universities that offer a puppetry degree.