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Why Mansfield?

As a business owner, you have a lot of options when it comes to the place you call home. Here are just a few reasons to consider Mansfield:

University of Connecticut
Mansfield is home to Connecticut’s flagship university, one of the top public research universities and the Town’s major employer.

  • 32,182 students enrolled (Fall 2017) 4,857 full-time, part time staff and faculty (Fall 2017)
  • 7 undergraduate degrees, 17 graduate degrees, and 6 professional degrees offered
  • Total budget FY2016: $2.4 billion
  • Next Generation Connecticut: $1.5 billion in capital investments over next ten years
  • Bioscience Connecticut: $864 million investment in genomics and personalized medicine
  • UConn Tech Park: Over $40 million Invested in state-of-the-art research equipment; 113,700 square feet with three floors
  • UConn provides resources for businesses to offer internship opportunities to UConn students
  • Conferred 8,622 degrees in 2016-2017 academic year to highly motivated graduates eager to join the workforce

Schools and Education
Mansfield is known for its commitment to high-quality education.

  • The Mansfield Board of Education operates three elementary schools and one middle school
  • Average Class Size:
    • Kindergarten—Grade 3: 17
    • Grades 6—8: 18
  • E.O. Smith Regional High School
    • UConn Early College Experience – Access to University of Connecticut courses and college credits for high school students
    • Agri-Science Program - Unique opportunity for students interested in agriculture-related business to get a head start on agricultural education
  • Windham Technical High School
    • 8 career-directed, trade technologies: Architectural, Automotive, Carpentry, Culinary Arts, Electrical, Health Technology, HVAC and Manufacturing

Community Life
Located in The Last Green Valley, Mansfield provides unparalleled access to outdoor recreation, dining, and cultural opportunities:

Downtown Storrs
Mansfield’s vibrant downtown has something for everyone:

Four Corners
Mansfield’s northern gateway is expected to be a focus for redevelopment in the coming years thanks to recent state and local investments:

  • Public water system completed
  • Public sewer system coming soon
  • The UConn Tech Park is adjacent to Four Corners 

Please contact the Planning and Development Department for information about additional areas available for development.