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University of Hartford Overview

University of Hartford is a private not-for-profit institution located in West Hartford, Connecticut. The surrounding area of the school is a good match for students who enjoy city life.

What Is University of Hartford Known For?

1,266 Undergraduate Awards
$39,834 Avg Cost After Aid
81% Acceptance Rate
  • Students who want to work more closely with their professors have an easier time at UHart since the student to facuty ratio is 10 to 1.
  • Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at UHart.
  • For the 2017-2018 academic year, 41% of the faculty were full-time.
  • After graduation, UHart bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $47,800 a year. That's about 17% more than their peers at other schools.
  • It takes the average UHart student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.

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University of Hartford Rankings

Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.

Program Level Awards

These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UHart.

Rank Ranking Name Share
#66 Best Accounting Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It
#123 Best Business Administration & Management Master’s Degree Schools Tweet It - Post It

Awards From Around the Web

The following table lists some notable awards UHart has earned from around the web.

Rank Ranking Name Source
#7 Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates College Factual
#65 Highest Paid Nursing Graduates College Factual

Where Is University of Hartford?

Location of University of Hartford

Contact details for UHart are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
Phone: 860-768-4100
Website: www.hartford.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universityofhartfordnews
Twitter: https://twitter.com/uhartfordnews

How Do I Get Into UHart?

You can apply to UHart online at: https://www.hartford.edu/admission/apply.aspx

Admission Requirements for UHart

Submission Required?
High School GPA recommended
High School Rank recommended
High School Transcript required
College Prep Program recommended
Recommendations recommended
SAT or ACT Scores required
TOEFL required

How Hard Is It To Get Into UHart?

81% Acceptance Rate
57% Of Accepted Are Women
66% Submit SAT Scores
UHart has an acceptance rate of 81%, which means that is not quite as selective as some other schools. Still, you'll need good grades and a solid application if you want to be admitted.

Approximately 43% of accepted students are men and 57% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 82%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.

Average Test Scores

About 66% of students accepted to UHart submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Hartford  ( 520 to 620 )
200
800

SAT Math Scores for University of Hartford  ( 510 to 610 )
200
800
UHart received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Hartford  ( 21 to 27 )
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36

Can I Afford University of Hartford?

$39,834 Net Price
76% Take Out Loans
6.4% Loan Default Rate
The overall average net price of UHart is $39,834. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group.

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UHart, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $9,170 a year. That adds up to $36,680 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UHart is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

University of Hartford Undergraduate Student Diversity

4,428 Full-Time Undergraduates
50% Women
37% Racial-Ethnic Minorities*
There are 5,000 undergraduate students at UHart, with 4,428 being full-time and 572 being part-time.

 Full-Time vs. Part-Time Undergraduate Students at  UHart

There are also 1,770 graduate students at the school.

Gender Diversity

Of the 4,428 full-time undergraduates at UHart, 50% are male and 50% are female.

Undergraduate Student Gender Diversity at  UHart

Racial-Ethnic Diversity

The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Hartford students is as follows.

Racial-Ethnic Diversity of UHart Undergraduate Students
Race/Ethnicity Number of Grads
Asian 164
Black or African American 683
Hispanic or Latino 613
White 2,418
International Students 228
Other Races/Ethnicities 322

Geographic Diversity

Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of Hartford. At this time, 29 states are represented by the student population at the school.

Over 70 countries are represented at UHart. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and Kuwait.

Online Learning at University of Hartford

671 Took All Classes Online
990 Took At Least One Class Online
53.0% Avg Growth Over 4 Years
There are 1 bachelor’s degree and 4 master’s degree programs available online at UHart. In 2017-2018, 990 students took at least one online class at the school.

The following chart shows how the online learning population at UHart has changed over the last few years.

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This school is the 7th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.

Online Growth Rankings of UHart

The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of Hartford was 53.0%. This is the #486 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UHart regardless of major.

The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of UHart majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.

Major 1-Year Growth Rate
Accounting 11%
Business Administration & Management 53%
Business, Management & Marketing 34%
Human Resource Management 5%
Special Education 21%

The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UHart ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UHart.

Major Growth Rate Rank
Human Resource Management #12
Special Education #20
Accounting #30
Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities #50
Liberal Arts General Studies #50
Education #84
Business Administration & Management #122
Business, Management & Marketing #157

When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.

University of Hartford Undergraduate Concentrations

The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.

Major Basic Certificate Associate’s Bachelor’s Graduate Certificate Master’s Doctor’s TOTAL
Business Administration & Management 0 0 50 2 217 0 269
Liberal Arts General Studies 0 99 26 0 0 0 125
Music 0 0 66 0 26 8 100
Health Sciences & Services 0 0 96 0 0 0 96
Mechanical Engineering 0 0 61 0 17 0 78
Accounting 0 0 36 9 28 0 73
General Psychology 0 0 70 0 0 0 70
Nursing 0 0 27 0 42 0 69
Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions 0 0 0 0 24 44 68
Communication & Media Studies 0 0 52 0 15 0 67
Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology 0 0 0 11 33 23 67
Fine & Studio Arts 1 0 35 0 16 0 52
Allied Health Professions 0 18 33 0 0 0 51
Finance & Financial Management 0 0 43 0 0 0 43
Human Resource Management 0 0 0 0 43 0 43
Special Education 0 0 31 0 12 0 43
General Sales & Marketing 0 0 41 1 0 0 42
Teacher Education Subject Specific 0 0 18 0 24 0 42
Teacher Education Grade Specific 0 0 6 0 35 0 41
Design & Applied Arts 0 0 36 0 0 0 36
Film, Video & Photographic Arts 0 0 24 0 12 0 36
Civil Engineering 0 0 26 0 8 0 34
Architectural Engineering Technology 0 0 32 0 0 0 32
General Biology 0 0 30 0 0 0 30
Criminal Justice & Corrections 0 0 28 0 0 0 28
Electronics Engineering Technology 0 4 21 0 0 0 25
Electrical Engineering 0 0 22 0 3 0 25
Legal Support Services 17 4 1 0 0 0 22
Biomedical Engineering 0 0 18 0 0 0 18
Political Science & Government 0 0 18 0 0 0 18
Computer Information Systems 0 0 17 0 0 0 17
General Engineering 0 0 12 0 4 0 16
Electromechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
General English Literature 0 0 15 0 0 0 15
General Architecture 0 0 0 0 14 0 14
Insurance 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Sociology 0 0 14 0 0 0 14
Neurobiology & Neurosciences 0 0 0 0 13 0 13
Drama & Theater Arts 0 0 13 0 0 0 13
Entrepreneurial Studies 0 0 12 0 0 0 12
Educational Administration 0 0 0 0 0 10 10
Arts & Media Management 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
Dance 0 0 8 0 0 0 8
Biochemistry, Biophysics & Molecular Biology 0 0 7 0 0 0 7
Computer Engineering 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
International Relations & National Security 0 0 6 0 0 0 6
Computer Engineering Technology 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
History 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Economics 0 0 5 0 0 0 5
Information Science 0 0 4 0 0 0 4
Environmental Engineering 0 0 0 0 4 0 4
Other Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Chemistry 0 0 3 0 0 0 3
Mathematics 0 0 2 0 0 0 2
Taxation 0 0 0 1 0 0 1
Other Engineering 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Philosophy 0 0 1 0 0 0 1
Instructional Media Design 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Student Counseling 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mechanical Engineering Technology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Engineering Technology (Other) 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Writing Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Ethnic Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Linguistics & Comparative Literature 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Science 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Health/Medical Prep Programs 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Religious Studies 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Physics 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Child Development & Psychology 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Community Organization & Advocacy 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Sacred Music 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 18 125 1,123 24 590 85 1,965

References

*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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