University of Hartford

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2019 Undergraduate Tuition
$39,220
3.75% growth from 2018
2019 Average Net Price
$29,141
After Financial Aid
2017 Student Loan
7.38%
Default Rate
2019 Acceptance Rate
76.3%
13,233 Applicants
2019 Enrolled Students
6,773
73.2% Full-Time
2018 Graduation Rate
59.7%
599 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 (96 degrees awarded), General Psychology (70 degrees), and Mechanical Engineering (61 degrees).

In 2019, 1,965 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Hartford. 56.1% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.9% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (1,217 degrees), 5.51 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (221 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $39,220, which is $10,720 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $39,220, which is $10,720 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $29,141.

In 2019, 88% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$39,220
2019 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2019, the cost of tuition at University of Hartford was $39,220. The cost of tuition at University of Hartford is $10,720 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($28,500).

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Average Net Price

$29,141
2019 Value
2.27%
1 Year Growth

In 2019 University of Hartford had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $29,141. Between 2018 and 2019, the average net price of University of Hartford grew by 2.27%.

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Average net price is calculated from full-time beginning undergraduate students who were awarded a grant or scholarship from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.

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Other Student Expenses

$11,636
Room and Board
$1,020
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hartford was of $11,636 in 2019. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,020. The cost of room and board decreased by 5.75% between 2018 and 2019. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

88%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
63%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

88% of undergraduate students at University of Hartford received grants or loans in 2019. This represents a growth of 1.15% with respect to 2018, when 87% 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.
7.38%
2017 Default Rate
118
Number of Defaults

In 2017 the default rate for borrower's at University of Hartford was 7.38%, which represents 118 out of the 1599 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 13,233 undergraduate applications in 2019, which represents a 12.7% annual decline. Out of those 13,233 applicants, 10,103 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 76.3% acceptance rate.

There were 6,773 students enrolled at University of Hartford in 2019, and 73% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Hartford has an overall enrollment yield of 12.2%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

76.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2019
10,103
Accepted Out of 13,233

In 2019, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Hartford was 76.3% (10,103 admissions from 13,233 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2018, which was 71.4%. Between 2018 and 2019, the number of applicants declined by −12.7%, while admissions declined by −6.64%.

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SAT Scores

73%
Submission Percentage
732
Scores Submitted

73% of enrolled first-time students at University of Hartford in 2019 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Hartford has a total enrollment of 6,773 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 4,955 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,818. This means that 73.2% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 53.6% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.31% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0148% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Hartford in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28%), followed by White Male (25.7%) and Black or African American Female (7.56%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (29.5%), followed by White Male (18.6%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (5.23%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

73.2%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,773 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 4,955 and the part-time enrollment is 1,818. This means that 73.2% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time compared with 77.6% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

75%
2019 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 75%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), 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
    3,627
  2. Black or African American
    846
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    758

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford is 53.6% White, 12.5% Black or African American, 11.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.31% Asian, 3.13% Two or More Races, 0.207% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0148% 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 50.3% White, 14.3% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.48% 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, 556 students (8.21%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2019, 241 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 (1,217 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (221 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Hartford is General Health Services (96 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (70 degrees) and Mechanical Engineering (61 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 (253 degrees awarded), Engineering (182 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (77 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 Software developers (469,025 people), Other managers (466,017 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (348,191 people), Civil engineers (278,176 people), and Mechanical engineers (216,099 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (253 degrees awarded), Engineering (182 degrees), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (137 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, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, Physicians, Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers, and Cardiovascular technologists and technicians

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (253 degrees awarded), Engineering (182 degrees), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (137 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 (589,234 people), Elementary & secondary schools (559,559 people), Computer Systems Design (546,851 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (446,134 people), and Construction (383,159 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Visual & Performing Arts (253 degrees awarded), Engineering (182 degrees), Engineering Technologies (77 degrees), Architecture and Related Services (14 degrees), and Psychology (137 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. 96 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 70 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 61 degree-majorss awarded

In 2019, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Hartford was General Health Services with 96 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

862
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2019
1,103
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2019

In 2019, 862 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford, which is 0.782 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,103).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2019, 146 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.19 times more than the 123 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2019, 123 degrees were awarded to women at University of Hartford in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.842 times less than the 146 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

1%
100% Completion Time
58%
150% Completion Time

In 2019, 1% of students graduating from University of Hartford completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 58% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 58% 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 Gender

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

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Hartford is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (69.1%).

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, 4.34% of graduates (26 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,217 degrees awarded
  2. Black or African American
    221 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    204 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Hartford is white (1,217 degrees awarded). There were 5.51 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (221 degrees).

3.66% of degree recipients (72 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic
  1. White Female
    690 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    527 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    131 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Hartford is white female (690 degrees awarded). There were 1.31 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (527 degrees).

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Operations

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at nearly $183M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $6.94M (3.8%), compared to the 4.24% average return ($13.2M on $311M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2019, University of Hartford had a total salary expenditure of $185M. University of Hartford employs 123 Associate professors, 115 Assistant professors, and 89 Professors. Most academics at University of Hartford are Male Associate professors (65), Male Professors(63), and Female Assistant professors (63).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford are: Business and Financial Operations, with 213 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 147 employees, and Service with 122 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$183M
2019 Endowment
2.27%
growth from 2018

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at about $183M, as of the end of the 2019 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Hartford grew 2.27% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $128M 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. $2.43M - Federal
  2. $833k - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2019, University of Hartford received $2.43M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $833k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$78.9M
2019 Salaries
4.81%
growth from 2018

In 2019, University of Hartford paid a median of $78.9M in salaries, which represents 42.5% of their overall expenditure ($185M) and a 4.81% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 0.477% decline from 2017 and a 3.12% growth from 2016.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 234M (42.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$28.5M
Instructional Salaries
357
Number of Employees

In 2019, University of Hartford paid a total of $28.5M to 357 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $71.1M (30.3%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor
Most Common Instructor
123 Employees
Business and Financial Operations
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
213 Employees

In 2019, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Hartford were Associate professor with 123 employees; Assistant professor with 115 employees; and Assistant professor with 89 employees.

In 2019, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford were Business and Financial Operations with 213 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 147 employees; and Service with 122 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

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

In 2019, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Hartford was Male Associate professor with 65 employees, Male Professor with 63 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 63 employees.

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

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