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University of Hartford Data & Information Overview

Get the facts about University of Hartford. Learn how it ranks, what majors it offers, how diverse it is, and much more. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of Hartford Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

In its yearly rankings, College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities to determine which ones are the best in a variety of categories, such as overall value, quality, diversity, which schools are the best for each major, and much more.

University of Hartford was awarded 18 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is business administration and management.

Overall Quality

According to College Factual's 2021 analysis, UHart is ranked #703 out of 1,715 schools in the nation that were analyzed for overall quality.

Out of the 19 colleges in Connecticut, UHart is ranked at #11.

See all of the rankings for University of Hartford.

Is It Hard to Get Into UHart?

Acceptance Rate

The acceptance rate at University of Hartford is 81%. That's higher than the rate at many schools, but still low enough to be considered somewhat selective. If you want to get in, you'll need good grades and to be able to show that UHart is a good fit for you.

Average Test Scores

About 66% of students accepted to UHart submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 520 and 620. Math scores were between 510 and 610.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of Hartford  ( 520 to 620 )

SAT Math Scores for University of Hartford  ( 510 to 610 )
UHart received ACT scores from 16% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for University of Hartford  ( 21 to 27 )

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University of Hartford Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

At UHart, the student to faculty ratio is an excellent 10 to 1. That's much better than the national average of 15 to 1. This indicates that many classes will probably be small, and students will have ample opportunites to work closely with their professors and classmates.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

When estimating how much access students will have to their teachers, some people like to look at what percentage of faculty members are full time. This is because part-time teachers may not have as much time to spend on campus as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of Hartford is 41%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  41 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of Hartford

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of Hartford has a freshmen retention rate of 73%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  73 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At UHart the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 49%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  49 out of 100

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Excellent Overall Diversity at UHart

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 5,000 undergraduates at UHart with 4,428 being full-time and 572 being part-time.

UHart Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

With an overall score of 96.70 out of 100, UHart is one of the most diverse schools in the nation.

Overall Diversity Score  96.70 out of 100
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How Much Does University of Hartford Cost?

The overall average net price of UHart is $29,592. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for UHart

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$25,554 $26,450 $28,905 $30,916 $33,088

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of UHart, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UHart, approximately 76% of students took out student loans averaging $9,170 a year. That adds up to $36,680 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at UHart is 6.4%. Although this is lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, you'll still want to keep this in mind when taking out student loans.

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How Much Money Do UHart Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from UHart with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $47,800 in their early years. That's great news for UHart students since it is 20% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


See which majors at University of Hartford make the most money.

Location of University of Hartford

University of Hartford is a private not-for-profit institution located in West Hartford, Connecticut. The location of the school is great for students who enjoy the amenities of city life.

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Location of University of Hartford

Contact details for UHart are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
Phone: 860-768-4100

University of Hartford Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 69 majors graduated from University of Hartford. Of these students, 1,248 received undergraduate degrees and 675 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Health Sciences & Services 96 $31,000
General Psychology 70 $24,300
Music 66 $22,600
Mechanical Engineering 61 $62,400
Communication & Media Studies 52 $29,300
Business Administration & Management 50 $41,700
Finance & Financial Management 43 NA
General Sales & Marketing 41 $37,300
Design & Applied Arts 36 $28,900
Accounting 36 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of Hartford along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at UHart

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2017-2018, 990 students took at least one online class at University of Hartford. This is an increase from the 703 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 990 671
2016-2017 703 314
2015-2016 728 333
2014-2015 350 160
2013-2014 465 167

Learn more about online learning at University of Hartford.

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Notes and References


*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.


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