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Colleges / University of Hartford

University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT 4-Year Private

About Hartford

At the University of Hartford, we help you make your mark on the world. A unique combination of challenging academics, exceptional faculty, student life, and support will guide you through your college career. UHart has a dynamic community with diverse backgrounds, interests and perspectives. Beyond just landing a job after graduation, we empower you to rise quickly in your field. With more than 100 undergraduate programs and 64 graduate programs across seven schools and colleges, you can expect to interact with colleagues, professionals, and faculty across a diverse range of thought and profession. UHart is a four-year private nonprofit university that has been guiding the purpose and passion of undergraduate and graduate students for over six decades. Centrally located alongside Connecticut’s capital city and midway between Boston and New York City, our 350-acre campus offers big opportunities, from major industry partnerships to vibrant cultural destinations.

University of Hartford is a private, nonprofit school located in the suburban setting of West Hartford, CT, less than an hour from Hartford.

Founded in 1877, the institution currently enrolls around 6,493 students a year, including 4,521 undergrads. The institution runs on a semester academic calendar.

As of 2021, the total market value of the school endowment was $176,055,000. For each full-time student, Hartford spends about $16,581.

2021 Admissions Facts About Hartford

Acceptance rate: 77%

Average GPA: 3.28

Mean ACT score: 25

Early Decision or Early Action: No/Yes

2022 Regular Decision Notification Date:

What is University of Hartford's acceptance rate?

Hartford is a moderately difficult school to get accepted to. Around 77 percent of all applicants to Hartford are accepted each year.

The average high school GPA for a student at Hartford is 3.28 on a 4.0 scale. The mean ACT scores is 25.

In 2021, 0 applicants were waitlisted and 0 students were ultimating offered a spot off the waitlist.

Is Hartford a good school?

Different people have different ideas about what makes a "good" school. Acceptance rate and average GPA are good indicators of how competitive an institution is, but they don't tell you how happy or successful students are. There are a few statistics that can give you a good idea of how satisfied students are and how well a school supports its students.

Retention, graduation, and job placement statistics all give valuable information about the quality of the student experience, before and after graduation.

Retention and graduation rates

Out of the 979 students who started at Hartford as first-time freshman, 454 graduate within four years.

Hartford's six-year graduation for undergrads is 62 percent. Compare this to the average six-year graduation rate for colleges and universities in the U.S., which is around 61 percent for public schools and 67 percent for private.

Job outcomes and student debt

Job placement and student debt statistics for recent graduates can give you a sense of the return on investment a school offers. Within six months of graduating, 56 percent of graduates receive at least one full-time job offer.

The average starting salary for recent grads is $55,000 a year.

Based on this information, how does Hartford sound? Remember, the best school for one person may be a terrible fit for another! So the real question to ask yourself: is Hartford a good school for YOU?

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College Info

Hartford Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hartford is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hartford is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Hartford ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 27

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

27 and Above

Good

22 to 27

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hartford is 24. Students with an ACT score of 27 and above have a good chance of getting into Hartford. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 27 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Hartford SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

Not available

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Math SAT Range

510 - 610

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Reading SAT Range

520 - 620

Hartford Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$57,888

In State

$57,888

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$40,490
$40,490
Fees
$3,070
$3,070
Housing
$13,200
$13,200
Books
$1,128
$1,128

Student Life

Wondering what life at Hartford is like? There are approximately 6,773 students enrolled at Hartford, including 4,793 undergraduate students and 1,980 graduate students. 89% percent of students attend school full-time, 50% percent are from CT and 50% percent of students are from other states.

89%

Full Time

11%

Part Time

50%

In State

50%

Out-of-State

Data provided by IPEDs and Peterson's Databases, © 2020 Peterson's LLC. All rights reserved.

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

6,773

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

76%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$43,560

Out-of-State

$43,560

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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