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B-
Overall Niche Grade
How are grades calculated?
  1. Academics
    B
  2. Value
    B+
  3. Diversity
    A
  4. Campus
    D+
  5. Athletics
    B
  6. Party Scene
    B
  7. Professors
    B-
  8. Location
    C+
  9. Dorms
    D+
  10. Campus Food
    C+
  11. Student Life
    C
  12. Safety
    C
University of Hartford is ...
Private not-for-profit
Athletic Division
NCAA Division I (without football)
Athletic Conference
America East Conference
Address
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117
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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
Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA
Recommended
Early Decision/Early Action

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
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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
65%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want.113 responses
63%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage.113 responses
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Majors

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,508Undergrads
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 74 responses
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  • Average
    36%
  • Very involved in on campus activities
    23%
  • Not involved
    11%
  • Committed to Community
    8%
  • They are all different
    8%
  • Friendly to all
    5%
  • Career & success oriented..happy with campus life
    4%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
85%
Poll
57%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join.127 responses
Poll
55%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life.135 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 79 responses
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  • Small school but BIG at heart!
    27%
  • Good atmosphere to start off your college life
    24%
  • BORING!
    10%
  • The best university in Connecticut
    9%
  • Great in academics, OK social life
    8%
  • My home away from my home
    5%
  • Hartt is the only good thing
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$45,200/ year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
58%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
77%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation.70 responses
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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!
What I like about the University Of Hartford community is just everything about it, the academics are fantastic, the athletics are outstanding and the community itself is just very vibrant and good energy. There's so much to do on campus, the staff is amazing, I've met so many wonderful friends I'm proud to have for life and just very grateful for having the chance to come to a school like this. This has really change my-life for the better, in more ways than one speaking. One thing I would like to change to the UHART Community is adding more bus service on campus for students traveling on and off campus, along with added a couple more sports to the athletics department. However, overall I'm rather please and grateful that I have the opportunity to attend a wonderful school like UHART and to please not only myself, but everyone around me in the process. It's fantastic and I wouldn't change anything about my decision to attend this school.