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?
- 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.
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.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UHart has earned from around the web.
|#7||Highest Paid Teacher Education Subject Specific Graduates||College Factual|
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Where Is University of Hartford?
Contact details for UHart are given below.
|Address:||200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599|
How Do I Get Into UHart?
You can apply to UHart online at: https://www.hartford.edu/admission/apply.aspx
Admission Requirements for UHart
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UHart?
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.
Can I Afford University of Hartford?
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
There are also 1,980 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,247 full-time undergraduates at UHart, 48% are male and 52% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of Hartford students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||625|
|Hispanic or Latino||556|
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
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UHart has changed over the last few years.
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|
|Business Administration & Management||53%|
|Business, Management & Marketing||34%|
|Human Resource Management||5%|
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|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#50|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#50|
|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.
*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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