University of Hartford

West Hartford, Connecticut
4-year Private university


University of Hartford is a private institution established in 1877 with suburban setting located at West Hartford. It is ranked 176 in National Universities in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $40,694 (2018). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,069. It practices semester-based academic calendar.

#176 in National Universities
Location West Hartford, Connecticut
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1877
Selectivity Very Low
Size Medium
5,069 Undergraduates


Student-Faculty Ratio
Visual Arts
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Theology And Religious Vocations
  • Visual And Performing Arts


Cost of Attendance
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $40,694
Outstate Tuition Fee $40,694
Room and Board Fees $12,476
$45,200 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation


72% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$35 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal
Other Applications Accepted Paper

For International Students

79 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS, Doulingo English Test Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Early Action Deadline
Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$27,225 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$23,015 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $56,599
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
67% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Academic Scholarship
Total Worth $23,000 - full-tuition
Eligibility undergraduate students
Minimum Criteria SAT: 1090 or in the top 20% or better of their class, and with a GPA: 3.45
Requirement for maintenance maintain full-time enrollment status, a minimum 3.0 cumulative grade point average (GPA) and satisfactory academic progress.
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Artistic Merit Scholarships
Total Worth full tuition
Details Scholarship is awarded based on the quality of their portfolio review and academic achievement and students must maintain a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA
Hartt Performing Arts Scholarships
Total Worth full tuition
Details Students must maintain a minimum cumulative GPA of either 2.75 in all of their University of Hartford course work or a cumulative GPA of 3.0 in their major field(s) of study at The Hartt School and quantitative academic progress.


5,069 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
73% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
58% Students graduate within 6 years