Tuition & Fees

$38,910

$38,910

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
48%
12-17
7%
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undergraduateRatios

49%

51%

male

female

1
9

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,168
Declined + 4,358
Total Received 15,526
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Private (nonprofit)

5,150

undergraduate students

1,564

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Communication
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Codes

SAT 3436
ACT 0606

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School Facts

The University of Hartford, founded in 1877, is a private, comprehensive institution. Its 350-acre campus is located in West Hartford, two miles from downtown Hartford.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 6,714
Established in 1877
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AALS (Association of American Law Schools)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  NAAB (National Architectural Accrediting Board)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASD (National Association of Schools of Dance)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NAST (National Association of Schools of Theatre)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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West Hartford, CT

320-acre, suburban campus in West Hartford (population: 63,268), two miles from downtown Hartford. Served by bus and train; major airport serves Windsor Locks (13 miles). School operates transportation to consortium schools. Public transportation serves campus.

University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117-1599

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
87%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 11% of male students
 
6 sororities 10% of female students

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
16%
500-599
40%
400-499
37%
300-399
5%
700-800
2%
600-699
19%
500-599
39%
400-499
35%
300-399
5%
30-36
10%
24-29
35%
18-23
48%
12-17
7%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

71%

acceptance rate

Accepted 11,168
Declined + 4,358
Total Received 15,526

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Class rank
Standardized test scores

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

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Admissions Contact

Richard Zeiser
Dean of Admissions
P: 800 947-4303
F: 860 768-4961
admission@hartford.edu

Cost

Tuition $36,088
Room $8,000
Board $4,338
Additional fees $2,822
Books & supplies $1,020
Total $52,268
Average Financial Aid - $25,950
Total with Avg. Aid $26,318

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$25,950

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $6,517,823
State $664,019
Institutional $57,399,667
Other external $807,607
Total $65,389,116

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $15,493,582
Other external $155,625
Total $15,649,207

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference (Division I)
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Taxation
Acoustics/Music
Actor Training
Architectural Engineering Technology
Architecture
Art History
Audio Engineering Technology
Biology
Business Administration
Ceramics
Chemistry
Chemistry/Biology
Cinema/Theatre
Civil Engineering
Clinical Lab Science/Medical Technology
Clinical Psychology
Communication
Communications
Community Organization/Advocacy
Community/Public Health Nursing
Composition
Computer Engineering
Computer Engineering Technology
Computer Science
Conducting
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Dance
Drawing
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics/Finance
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electromechanical Engineering
Electronic Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Engineering
Fine Arts
Gender Studies
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Sciences
Health Sciences/Radiologic Technology
History
Human Services
Illustration
Instrumental Performance
Insurance/Finance
Interactive Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Contract Major
Interdisciplinary Engineering
International Languages/Cultures
International Studies
Jazz Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Liberal Studies
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics/Management Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Arts
Modern Languages/Cultures
Music
Music Education
Music History
Music Management
Music Production/Technology
Music Theatre
Nursing
Nursing Education
Nursing Management
Organizational Behavior
Organizational Psychology
Painting
Performing Arts Management
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Economy
Politics/Government
Printmaking
Professional/Technical Writing
Prosthetics/Orthotics
Psychology
Psychology/Clinical Practices/General Experimental/Neuroscience
Respiratory Care
School Psychology
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Social Sciences
Sociology
Special Education
Video
Visual Communication Design
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Undergraduate

77%

5,150
students

Female
51%
2,624

Male
49%
2,526

Graduate

23%

1,564
students

Female
58%
909

Male
42%
655

undergraduateFull-time

87%

4,508
students

Female
51%
2,266

Male
49%
2,242

undergraduatePart-time

13%

642
students

Female
56%
358

Male
44%
284

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
52%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

51%

Transfer applicants accepted

39%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.20
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of Some

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 49
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Kuwait
Saudi Arabia
South Korea
Special services offered for international applicants International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Sam Skinner
Director, International Admission
860 768-4839
skinner@hartford.edu

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