University of Hartford

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School Overview

Founded in 1877 as the Hartford Art School, the University of Hartford is a privately owned and operated independent university in West Hartford, Connecticut. University of Hartford is regionally accredited by the New England Association of Schools (NEASC) and hold specialized accreditation from the Association of Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) and the Engineering Accreditation Commission of the Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology (EAC/ABET). Students at Hartford come from 48 states and 43 foreign countries. The university’s campus is located in three municipalities: Hartford, Bloomfield, and West Hartford.

General Information

Admission Office

Bates House

West Hartford, CT 06117-1599

(860) 768-4296

Fax: (860) 768-4961

Contact: Richard Zeiser

Dean of Admission
Main Address

200 Bloomfield Avenue

West Hartford, CT 06117

(860) 768-4296

www.hartford.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 5,695

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,469

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,449

Graduate enrollment: 1,671

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $35

Online application fee: $35
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 57%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 75%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Architecture B

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Acting B
Art History/Criticism/Conservation B
Arts – General B
Ceramics B
Commercial/Advertising Art B
Dance B
Design/Visual Communications B
Drama/Theater Arts B
Drawing B
Film Production/Cinematography B
Film Studies B
Jazz Studies B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music History/Literature B
Music Management/Merchandising B
Music Theory/Composition B
Painting B
Photography B
Printmaking B
Sculpture B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Insurance/Risk Management B
Management Information Systems B
Marketing Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Education

Early Childhood Education B
Elementary Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Secondary Education B
Special Education B

Engineering

Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Architectural Engineering Technology B
Computer Engineering A,B
Electrical Engineering Technologies A,B
Engineering Technology – General B
Environmental Engineering Technology B
Mechanical Engineering Technology B

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
Technical/Business Writing B

Foreign Language & Literature

Foreign Language & Literature – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science B
Health Services – General A,B
Medical Radiologic Technology B
Nursing RN to BSN completion B
Respiratory Therapy B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance A,B,C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A,B
Liberal Arts & Sciences A,B

Mathematics

Mathematics – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy B

Security & Protective Services

Police Science B

Social Sciences

Economics B
International Economics B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B,C

Theological Studies & Religious Vocations

Religious/Sacred Music B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of Hartford Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(860) 768-4100
Website:www.hartford.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:admission.hartford.edu\apply
Address:200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
Setting:Rural: Remote
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,714
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):61%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:9 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,986 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$37,790
Out-of-state Tuition:$37,790
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:98%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$21,219

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of Hartford Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of Hartford.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies1
Biological and Biomedical Sciences11
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services263
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services12
Education1672
Engineering55
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields26
English Language and Literature/Letters12
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics1
Health Professions and Related Programs4154
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service1
Legal Professions and Studies111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies1
Philosophy and Religious Studies2
Physical Sciences2
Psychology113
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences15
Theology and Religious Vocations1
Visual and Performing Arts11861
Grand total13672313

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of Hartford.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services3
Education1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total14

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of Hartford and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$37,790
Out-of-state$37,790
Books and supplies$972

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$12,570
Out-of-state$12,570

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,41698%
Grant or scholarship aid1,41698%$21,219
Student loan aid1,08575%$9,960

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,36787%$19,919
Federal student loans3,36967%$7,017

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of Hartford. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of Hartford students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants15,5266,3589,168
Percent admitted100%73%71%
Percent admitted who enrolled8%10%8%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of Hartford Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,714
Undergraduate enrollment5,150
Graduate enrollment1,564

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of Hartford Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs
  • American Physical Therapy Association, Commission on Accreditation in Physical Therapy Education
    • Physical Therapy (PT) - Professional programs for the physical therapist
  • American Psychological Association, Commission on Accreditation
    • Clinical Psychology (CLPSYD) - PsyD Doctoral programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology
    • Magnetic Resonance (MR) - Programs for magnetic resonance technologists
    • Radiologic Technology (RAD) - Programs for radiographers
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design, Commission on Accreditation
    • Art and Design (ART) - Degree-granting schools and departments and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Dance, Commission on Accreditation
    • Dance (DANCE) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre, Commission on Accreditation
    • Theatre (THEA) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs

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