B
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    A-
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    C+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B
  8. Location
    C
  9. Dorms
    C-
  10. Campus Food
    B
  11. Student Life
    C+
  12. Safety
    B-
University of Hartford is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
America East
Address
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

University of Hartford Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
72%
Application Deadline
SAT Range
920-1160
ACT Range
20-26
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Required
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$30,233/ year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Net Price by Household Income
  • <$30k
    $26,271/ year
  • $30-48k
    $26,432/ year
  • $49-75k
    $28,324/ year
  • $76-110k
    $30,552/ year
  • $110k+
    $32,938/ year

Academics

Professors
B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
9:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
75%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes.100 responses
66%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.110 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.110 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,533Undergrads
Undergrads Over 25
3%
Pell Grant
33%
Varsity Athletes
6%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 71 responses
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  • Average
    37%
  • Very involved in on campus activities
    24%
  • Not involved
    10%
  • Committed to Community
    8%
  • They are all different
    7%
  • Friendly to all
    6%
  • Career & success oriented..happy with campus life
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
59%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.124 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.132 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 76 responses
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  • Small school but BIG at heart!
    28%
  • Good atmosphere to start off your college life
    24%
  • The best university in Connecticut
    9%
  • BORING!
    9%
  • Great in academics, OK social life
    7%
  • My home away from my home
    5%
  • Hartt is the only good thing
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,900/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
92%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.70 responses
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University of Hartford Reviews

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Overall, I enjoy my time at University of Hartford and feel that it's worthwhile to attend the school. Here are the things that especially stick out to me:

The food is top-notch. I actually eat better at school than at home!

Student facilities are pretty nice, too. There's ~50 practice rooms (each with a piano) that even non-music students can use, several large common "hangout" rooms (some with ping-pong tables and the like), and an impressive library.

I have no significant complaints about the school.
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I really was interested in coming to the University of Hartford at first, but after awhile attending the school. I realized that this school wasn't for me. My major Communications) didn't have a good program to help me excel in my field. The campus is very lifeless, there is no type of school spirit. The food is trash, there's barely any diversity and this isn't a party school whatsoever. The only good aspect about this school, is that I met some amazing people here!
One quality of the University of Hartford that really stood out to me among other schools I looked at was the on-campus apartment-style living. You don't have to stay in a dorm all 4 years. You can move into a 4, 5, or 6-man apartment right after your freshman year! The dorms are great during your first year, with RAs holding programs to help bond floormates and comfortable rooms. My entire floor became very close my freshman year and we are all still friends now, post-grad! Hawk Hall is also a very unique living experience, with each floor having "themes" (community service, honors, leadership, Hawk spirit, etc.) that bond the students living on them. The apartments are great, too! They provide more independent living with living rooms, kitchens, beds and baths. They provide a real community feel with the apartments around you.