University of Hartford


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: Connecticut


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 89 majors 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. 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.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting, Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Early Childhood Education, Finance, General Studies, Graphic Design, Mechanical Engineering, Music, Psychology, Radiologic Technology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 7366
Total Grad Students: 1868
Undergraduate Students: 5498
Faculty: 334

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 22:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

Financial Resources


Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 59%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

200 Bloomfield Ave
Hartford Connecticut 6117


Main Email:

Main Phone: 860-768-4100

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
(800) 947-4303

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

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Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
The University of Hartford does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
U Hartford has a minimum grade requirement of C- or higher for transfer credit (providing the credits were earned at a regionally accredited institution and 100 level or higher).

Credits (Min/Max):
The University of Hartford does not publish a minimum/maximum credit requirement for transfer.

Test Scores for Applying:
You must submit official standardized test scores if you have less than 30 completed semester hours for transfer.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
The University of Hartford does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
An essay about why you wish to attend the University of Hartford is included on the application.

Application Fee:
There is a $35 nonrefundable application fee.

Other Requirements:
The Hartford Art School required a portfolio review for admission to its programs of study.

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Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 470 570
Math 480 590

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 62%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -62%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1086

Other Expenses: 1404

Room and Board: 11920

Tuition and Fees: 30754

Total Cost: 45164

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
All full-time, US citizen or Permanent Resident transfer applicants who have not earned a previous Bachelor's degree will be considered for up to one form of non-need based aid at the time of admission.

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Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 10283

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 20%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 24%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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