University of Hartford

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world rank  1268

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University Overview

Founded in 1957, University of Hartford is a non-profit private higher-education institution located in the urban setting of the small city of West Hartford (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Connecticut. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, University of Hartford (UHart) is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 8,000-8,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. University of Hartford (UHart) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 63 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. UHart also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym UHart
Founded 1957 Origins date back to 1877
Motto Ad Humanitatem
For Humanity
Colours Scarlet and white

University Location

Address 200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford
06117-1599 Connecticut
United States
Tel +1 (860) 768 4100
Fax +1 (860) 768 4961

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is required
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office Bates House
West Hartford 06117-1599
(860) 768 4981

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 8,000-8,999
Academic Staff 900-999
Control Type Private
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Doctoral/Professional Universities
2000 Classification Doctoral/Research Universities--Intensive
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile High undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Professions focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to University of Hartford's Library
University of Hartford's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 236,050 physical volumes, 28,765 physical media, 505 digital/electronic medium and 250 licensed digital/electronic databases. University of Hartford's library has 1 branch.
Housing Yes
University of Hartford provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,505 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1961


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Engineering Accreditation Commission (EAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • American Chemical Society (ACS)
  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • National Association of School Psychologists (NASP)
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation (CAEP)
  • Commission on Physical Therapy Education (CAPTE)
  • National Architecture Accrediting Board (NAAB)
  • National Association of Schools of Dance (NASD)
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre (NAST)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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Online Courses

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Open Education Global

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