University of Hartford Admissions

University of Hartford Admissions

The University of Hartford is largely accessible, accepting 72 percent of the applicants. Learn more about what it takes to be accepted. Calculate your chances of getting in with this free tool from Cappex.

University of Hartford Description

Chartered in 1957, the University of Hartford is a private university located in West Hartford, Connecticut. Students come from 48 states and 62 countries. Undergraduates can choose from over 100 programs from the university's seven colleges. Communication Studies and Medical Radiologic Technology are the most popular. The University of Hartford values personal attention, something they support with a healthy 12 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 22 students. On the athletic front, the Hartford Hawks compete in the NCAA Division I America East Conference. The university fields 9 men's and 9 women's intercollegiate sports.

Admissions Data (2016)

  • University of Hartford Acceptance Rate: 72 percent
  • GPA, SAT and ACT Graph for Hartford Admissions
  • Test Scores: 25th / 75th Percentile
    • SAT Critical Reading: 460 / 580
    • SAT Math: 460 / 580
    • ACT Composite: 20 / 26

Enrollment (2016)

  • Total Enrollment: 6,714 (5,150 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 49 percent male / 51 percent female
  • 88% Full-time

Costs (2016 -17)

  • Tuition and Fees: $37,790
  • Books: $972 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,986
  • Other Expenses: $2,382
  • Total Cost: $53,130

University of Hartford Financial Aid (2015 -16)

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 98 percent
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 98 percent
    • Loans: 75 percent
  • Average Amount of Aid​
    • Grants: $21,219
    • Loans: $9,960

Academic Programs

  • Most Popular Majors: Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Finance, General Studies, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Psychology, Radiologic Technology
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Graduation and Retention Rates

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 75 percent
  • Transfer-out Rate: 34 percent
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 48 percent
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 60 percent

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs

  • Men's Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Lacrosse, Golf, Track and Field, Cross Country, Tennis, Soccer
  • Women's Sports: Softball, Volleyball, Tennis, Track and Field, Basketball, Golf, Soccer

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University of Hartford Mission Statement:

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"As a private university with a public purpose, we engage students in acquiring the knowledge, skills, and values necessary to thrive in, and contribute to, a pluralistic, complex world."

Data Source: National Center for Educational Statistics

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