University of Hartford

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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

Total undergrads: 5,695

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,469

Degree-seeking undergrads: 5,449

Graduate enrollment: 1,671


Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:

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


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


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 – 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 – General B

Philosophy & Religion

Jewish/Judaic Studies B
Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Physics B


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.

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