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University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
The University of Hartford, founded in 1877, is a private, comprehensive institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in West Hartford, two miles from downtown Hartford.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 5,150
   Women 2,624 (51.0%)
   Men 2,526 (49.0%)
Graduate Students 1,564
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 72% of 15,526 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.04
SAT Math 523 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 520 average
460-580 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA     X  
Standardized Tests   X    
Essay     X  
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $53,130
  Tuition and Fees $37,790
  Room and Board $11,986
Average Percent of Need Met 66%
Average Freshman Award $25,502
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academic Calendar System Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 354
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 25% of classes
10-19 students: 45% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 3% of classes
40-49 students: 1% of classes
50-99 students: 1% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
West Hartford Population 63,268
Nearest Metropolitan Area Hartford
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 84% of freshmen, 62% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division I
Mascot Hawk
Sororities 21% of women participate
Fraternities 17% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.4% Asian
16.0% Black/African-American
13.0% Hispanic/Latino
3.4% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
56.4% White
7.4% Unknown
International Students 5.9% from 49 countries
First-Year Students Returning 75.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 48.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 51%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 23.0%