University of Hartford

West Hartford, CT 06117
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University of Hartford is one of the nineteen private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in Connecticut. The campus is located in an urban area, in West Hartford.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 6,561 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 1,334 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 974 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 73%). Every year 60% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

UHart's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $36,088, and fees were $2,822. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $36,088 and $2,822 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students6,561
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate73%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 29
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Master's degree 0 0

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1961 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
09/29/2005 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1030 to 1230
ACT21 to 27
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Required
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $35
Graduates $50

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$550/credit
In State Students$550/credit
Out of State Students$550/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$695/credit
In State Students$695/credit
Out of State Students$695/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $24,750 $24,750 $24,750
ADN 70 $38,500 $38,500 $38,500
BSN 125 $68,750 $68,750 $68,750
FNP 50 $34,750 $34,750 $34,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 99% of University of Hartford's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 33% $4,279
Other Federal Grant 2% $1,398
State Grant & Scholarships 7% $2,625
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $19,886
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,698
Private Loans 21% $17,971


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$27,980
$30,001 to $48,000$27,422
$48,001 to $75,000$29,379
$75,001 to $110,000$30,911
Over $110,000$33,302

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Ethnic Diversity
Black/African American
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and Connecticut state board of nursing.
University of Hartford
200 Bloomfield Ave
West Hartford, CT 06117

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