University of Hartford

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$40,490
3.24% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$28,692
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
5.18%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
77.4%
12,660 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
6,493
74.3% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
56.9%
556 Graduates

About

University of Hartford is a higher education institution located in Hartford County, CT. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of Hartford were General Health Services (72 degrees awarded), General Psychology (68 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (48 degrees).

In 2020, 1,866 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Hartford. 55.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 44.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,095 degrees), 5.02 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (218 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $40,490, which is $11,861 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $40,490, which is $11,861 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $28,692.

In 2020, 87% of undergraduate students attending University of Hartford received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 62% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$40,490
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at University of Hartford was $40,490. The cost of tuition at University of Hartford is $11,861 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,629).

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Average Net Price

$28,692
2020 Value
1.54%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 University of Hartford had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $28,692. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of University of Hartford grew by 1.54%.

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Other Student Expenses

$12,289
Room and Board
$1,102
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hartford was of $12,289 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,102. The cost of room and board increased by 5.62% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies increased by 8.04% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

87%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
62%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

87% of undergraduate students at University of Hartford received financial aid through grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 1.14% with respect to 2019, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
5.18%
2018 Default Rate
86
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at University of Hartford was 5.18%, which represents 86 out of the 1661 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of Hartford received 12,660 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 4.33% annual decline. Out of those 12,660 applicants, 9,800 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 77.4% acceptance rate.

There were 6,493 students enrolled at University of Hartford in 2020, and 72% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Hartford has an overall enrollment yield of 11.6%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

77.4%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
9,800
Accepted Out of 12,660

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Hartford was 77.4% (9,800 admissions from 12,660 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 76.3%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −4.33%, while admissions declined by −3%.

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SAT Scores

72%
Submission Percentage
709
Scores Submitted

72% of enrolled first-time students at University of Hartford in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Hartford has a total enrollment of 6,493 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 4,822 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,671. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 54.8% White, 13.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Asian, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.262% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0924% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Hartford in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.3%), followed by White Male (24.4%) and Black or African American Female (9.16%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (39.3%), followed by White Male (20.4%) and Black or African American Female (4.67%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

74.3%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,493 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 4,822 and the part-time enrollment is 1,671. This means that 74.3% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time compared with 76.4% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

81%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of Hartford was 81%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (84.5%), University of Hartford had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    3,555
  2. Black or African American
    886
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    763

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford is 54.8% White, 13.6% Black or African American, 11.8% Hispanic or Latino, 4.64% Asian, 2.4% Two or More Races, 0.262% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0924% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 49.8% White, 15.1% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.74% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 396 students (6.1%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 212 more women than men received degrees from University of Hartford. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at University of Hartford is white (1,095 degrees awarded). There were 5.02 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (218 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Hartford is General Health Services (72 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (68 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (48 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of Hartford, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Visual & Performing Arts (242 degrees awarded), Engineering (180 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Other managers (467,217 people), Software developers (411,881 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (335,792 people), Civil engineers (258,171 people), and Elementary & middle school teachers (220,606 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (242 degrees awarded), Engineering (180 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Psychology (139 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Surgeons, Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Physicians, Dentists, and Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (242 degrees awarded), Engineering (180 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Psychology (139 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Architectural, engineering & related services (578,113 people), Elementary & secondary schools (546,251 people), Computer Systems Design (526,798 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (424,489 people), and Construction (363,268 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (242 degrees awarded), Engineering (180 degrees), Engineering Technologies (74 degrees), Psychology (139 degrees), and Architecture and Related Services (12 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of Hartford.
Most Common
  1. 72 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 68 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 48 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Hartford was General Health Services with 72 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

827
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
1,039
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 827 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford, which is 0.796 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,039).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 142 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.09 times more than the 130 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 130 degrees were awarded to women at University of Hartford in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.915 times less than the 142 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%
100% Completion Time
60%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 49% of students graduating from University of Hartford completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 60% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 60% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
American Indian or Alaska Native Male
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Hartford is Male and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 2.7% of graduates (15 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,095 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    218 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    212 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Hartford is white (1,095 degrees awarded). There were 5.02 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (218 degrees).

3.64% of degree recipients (68 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    615 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    480 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    127 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at University of Hartford is white female (615 degrees awarded). There were 1.28 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (480 degrees).

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Operations

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at nearly $176M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $−NaNM (−0.808%), compared to the 3.48% average return ($10.5M on $302M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2020, University of Hartford had a total salary expenditure of $176M. University of Hartford employs 114 Associate professors, 112 Assistant professors, and 89 Professors. Most academics at University of Hartford are Male Professors (65), Female Assistant professors(65), and Female Associate professors (58).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford are: Business and Financial Operations, with 212 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 124 employees, and Service with 117 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$176M
2020 Endowment
3.7%
decline from 2019

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at about $176M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Hartford declined 3.7% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $126M lower than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $2.84M - Federal
  2. $760k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, University of Hartford received $2.84M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $760k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$84.1M
2020 Salaries
6.63%
growth from 2019

In 2020, University of Hartford paid a median of $84.1M in salaries, which represents 47.7% of their overall expenditure ($176M) and a 6.63% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.81% growth from 2018 and a 0.477% decline from 2017.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 238M (43% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27.3M
Instructional Salaries
349
Number of Employees

In 2020, University of Hartford paid a total of $27.3M to 349 employees working as instructors, which represents 32.4% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $69.9M (29.4%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
114 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
212 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Hartford were Associate professor with 114 employees; Assistant professor with 112 employees; and Assistant professor with 89 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford were Business and Financial Operations with 212 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 124 employees; and Service with 117 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Male Professor
  2. Female Assistant professor
  3. Female Associate professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Hartford was Male Professor with 65 employees, Female Assistant professor with 65 employees, and Female Associate professor with 58 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at University of Hartford.

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