University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

The University of Hartford, founded in 1957 when three local institutions merged, is a private, comprehensive institution. Its 350-acre campus is located in West Hartford, two miles from downtown Hartford.

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

Tuition & Fees

$43,560

$43,560

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
51%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

48%

male

52%

female

1

teacher

9

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,103
Declined + 3,130
Total Received 13,233
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Private (nonprofit)

4,793

undergraduate students

1,980

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 1957 when three local institutions merged, 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 6,773
Established in 1957
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEAP Continuing Education Accreditation Program
•  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)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NECHE (New England Commission of Higher Education)

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West Hartford, CT

320-acre, suburban campus in West Hartford (population: 63,133), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
70%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

Greek Life

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

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
4%
600-699
31%
500-599
49%
400-499
15%
300-399
1%
700-800
5%
600-699
26%
500-599
51%
400-499
16%
300-399
2%
30-36
12%
24-29
43%
18-23
39%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 10,103
Declined + 3,130
Total Received 13,233

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

Financial Aid

70%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$30,965.00

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $40,490
Room $8,090
Board $5,110
Additional fees $3,070
Books & supplies $1,128
Total $57,888
Average Financial Aid - $30,965
Total with Avg. Aid $26,923

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,093,660
State $591,050
Institutional $67,266,388
Other external $565,913
Total $75,517,011

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $20,306,308
Other external $144,667
Total $20,450,975
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 860 768-4296
F: 860 768-4961

Financial Aid Officer

Katherine Deacon
Director of Financial Aid

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, racquetball, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, racquetball, rugby

Intramural/Recreational Sports

badminton, basketball, football, handball, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
American East Conference
Mascot
Hawks
School colors
red and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Taxation
Acoustics/Music
Actor Training
Architectural Engineering Technology
Architecture
Art History
Audio Engineering Technology
Biology
Biomechanical Engineering
Business Administration
Business Analytics
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 Technology
Computer Science
Computer Science/Engineering
Conducting
Criminal Justice
Dance
Digital Media/Journalism
Drawing
Early Childhood Education
Economics
Economics/Finance
Educational Leadership
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Electromechanical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Technology
English
Entrepreneurial Studies
Environmental Engineering
Exercise Science
Fine Arts
General Studies
Health Sciences
Health Sciences/Radiologic Technology
History
Illustration
Instrumental Performance
Insurance/Finance
Interactive Information Technology
Interdisciplinary Contract Major
Interdisciplinary Engineering
International Languages/Cultures
International Studies
Jazz Studies
Legal Studies
Liberal Arts
Management
Management Information Systems
Marketing
Mathematics/Management Science
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering Technology
Media Arts
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
Prosthetics/Orthotics
Psychology
Psychology/Clinical Practices/General Experimental/Neuroscience
Respiratory Care
Risk Management/Insurance
Robotics Engineering
School Psychology
Sculpture
Secondary Education
Sociology
Special Education
Video
Visual Communication Design
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Psychology
  2. Mechanical Engineering
  3. Communication

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Health Professions

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,773

total students

47%

in-state

53%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

4,793
students

Female
52%
2,514

Male
48%
2,279

29%

1,980
students

Female
60%
1,196

Male
40%
784

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

88%

4,247
students

Female
53%
2,213

Male
47%
2,034

12%

546
students

Female
56%
301

Male
44%
245

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Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
13%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
12%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
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

40%

Transfer applicants accepted

44%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

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

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
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 44
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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