University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$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

9

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

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

4,793

undergraduate students

1,980

graduate students

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Location

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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,773
Established in 1877
Coeducational Coeducational

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.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Hartford
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • Program Council
  • Brothers and Sisters United
  • Hillel
  • Student Government Association
  • Residence Hall Association

Top Events

  • Hawks Fest
  • Spring Fling
  • Midnight Mania
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • bicycle patrols

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

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.34

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA
class rank
talent/ability

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 47
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $40,490
Room & board $13,200
Additional fees $3,070
Books & supplies $1,128
Other fees $2,122
Total $60,010
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Financial Facts

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Tuition prepayment plan yes
Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

badminton, racquetball, rugby, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

badminton, racquetball, rugby

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Divison I

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Dance, General
Design and Visual Communications, General
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Drawing
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Electromechanical Technology/Electromechanical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
Engineering, General
Engineering, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
General Studies
Graphic Design
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Illustration
Information Science/Studies
Insurance
Intermedia/Multimedia
International Relations and Affairs
Jazz/Jazz Studies
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Management Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
Mechatronics, Robotics, and Automation Engineering
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music History, Literature, and Theory
Music Management
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Music, Other
Painting
Philosophy
Photography
Physical Therapy/Therapist
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Printmaking
Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Sculpture
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,773

total students

50%

in-state

50%

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 Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 50%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

6%
Nonresident aliens
14%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
53%
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

181

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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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