UHart

University of Hartford

200 Bloomfield Ave, West Hartford, United States
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  • Total Documents
    937
  • Class Notes
    683
  • Textbook Notes
    142
  • Study Guides
    111
  • Currently Enrolled
    560
  • Previously Enrolled
    283

Overview of University of Hartford (UHart)

About this school

The University of Hartford, founded in 1877, is a private, comprehensive institution. Its 200-acre campus is located in West Hartford, two miles from downtown Hartford.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,069
    • Men:2,479 (48.9%)
    • Women:2,590 (51.1%)

Location

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Admission Information (UHart)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of Hartford is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is required

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
2
3
Science
2
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
2
-
History
2
-
Academic Electives
4
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Not used ACT: Not used

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
200 Bloomfield Avenue
City, State, Zip
West Hartford, CT  06117-1599
Phone
(860) 768-4296
Fax
(860) 768-4961
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15, December 15
Early Action Notification
Not reported

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Recommended for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
2 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
81% of 14,043 applicants were admitted
Women
80% of 8,179 applicants were admitted
Men
82% of 5,864 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,592 (14%) of 11,360 admitted students enrolled
Women
822 (13%) of 6,527 admitted students enrolled
Men
770 (16%) of 4,833 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.05
375 And Above
Not reported
3.50 - 3.74
Not reported
3.25 - 3.49
Not reported
3.00 - 3.24
Not reported
2.50 - 2.99
Not reported
2.00 - 2.49
Not reported

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
526 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
24%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
19%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
518 average |520-620 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
5%
• Score 600 - 700
28%
• Score 500 - 600
54%
• Score 400 - 500
12%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
10%
• Score 24 - 29
37%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
2%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UHart)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $40,694 (71.89879679853001%)
  • Room & Board: - $12,476 (22.042792275481897%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,020 (1.8021519814837719%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $2,409 (4.25625894450432%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of Hartford accepts prepayment plan, installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline February 15
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning March 1
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001422
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,174 (91.1%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,046 (89.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,045 (99.9%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
143 (13.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
67%
Average Award
$27,225
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,033 (98.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $23,015
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 847 (81.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,594
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 117 (11.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
202 (15.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,578

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,590 (80.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,273 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,268 (99.8%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
424 (13.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
68%
Average Award
$27,599
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,227 (98.7%) of aid recipients, average amount $22,152
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,718 (83.2%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,300
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 295 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
868 (19.5%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,666

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Architecture, Area/Ethnic Studies, Biological Sciences, Business, Communication, Computer Science, Education, Engineering/Technologies, English, Foreign Languages, Home Economics, Humanities, International Studies, Mathematics, Premedicine, Religion/Biblical Studies, Social Sciences
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Creative Writing, Dance, Debating, Journalism/Publications, Music, Performing Arts, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Community Service, Leadership
Special Characteristics
Adult Students, Children of Current Students, Children of Faculty/Staff, Children of Union Members/Company Employees, Children with a Deceased or Disabled Parent, Ethnic Background, First-Generation College Students, Handicapped Students, International Students, Local/State Students, Members of Minorities, Parents of Current Students, Previous College Experience, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Spouses of Current Students, Twins, Veterans, Veterans' Children

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$1,916

Academics & Instruction (UHart)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Not required

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


355

Part-Time Faculty


520

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


24%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 27% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 45% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 23% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 3% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 0% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 0% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 15% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 73% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 12% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
348,164

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
400
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of Hartford provides wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


73.0%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


46.1%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


55.4%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


58.0%

Programs & Majors (UHart)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (80)


  • Accounting
  • Acting
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Art History, Criticism and Conservation
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Ceramic Arts and Ceramics
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Community Organization and Advocacy
  • Computer Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Police Science
  • Dance, General
  • Design and Visual Communications, General
  • Drawing
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • Engineering Technology, General
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Entrepreneurship/Entrepreneurial Studies
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Finance, General
  • Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
  • Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
  • General Merchandising, Sales, and Related Marketing Operations, Other
  • General Studies
  • Graphic Design
  • Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other
  • Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
  • History, General
  • Human Services, General
  • Illustration
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Insurance
  • Intermedia/Multimedia
  • International Relations and Affairs
  • Jazz/Jazz Studies
  • Jewish/Judaic Studies
  • Legal Assistant/Paralegal
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician
  • Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Management
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music, General
  • Music, Other
  • Painting
  • Philosophy
  • Photography
  • Physical Therapy/Therapist
  • Physics, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Political Science and Government, Other
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Printmaking
  • Professional, Technical, Business, and Scientific Writing
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Religious/Sacred Music
  • Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
  • Sculpture
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


Some online degree programs

Special Programs


Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Visual and performing arts, Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Fine Arts, Master of Architecture, Master of Science, Master of Music, Master of Science in Physical Therapy, Master of Music Education, Master of Business Administration, Master of Science in Advanced Technology, Master of Education, Master of Arts, Master of Science in Nursing, Master of Engineering

Master's Programs of Study (25)


  • Accounting
  • Architecture
  • Art/Fine Arts
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences--General
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Communication--General
  • Community Health Nursing
  • Counselor Education
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Education--General
  • Educational Media/Instructional Technology
  • Elementary Education
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Music
  • Music Education
  • Neuroscience
  • Nursing Education
  • Nursing--General
  • Organizational Behavior
  • Physical Therapy
  • Psychology--General
  • School Psychology
  • Taxation

Campus Life (UHart)

Location & Geography

Population


63,268

Nearest Metropolitan Area


320 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


Hartford

Weather


Temperature
15.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
128 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
13 mile(s) from campus in Windsor Locks
Nearest Bus Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Hartford
Nearest Train Station
4 mile(s) from campus in Hartford

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


61% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


39%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Hawk
School Colors
Scarlet and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-Country Running
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, football, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of Hartford offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, program council, brothers and sisters united, hillel, student government association, residence hall association

Sororities


21% of women participate

Fraternities


17% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,460

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,069
Women
2,590
Men
2,479

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.8% Asian
  • 16.0% Black/African-American
  • 13.9% Hispanic/Latino
  • 4.1% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 58.7% White
  • 3.1% Unknown

International Students


5.1% from 45 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,492

Student Resources (UHart)

Study resources