University of Hartford

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2017 Undergraduate Tuition

$36,088

3% growth from 2016

2017 Average Net Price

$30,789

After Financial Aid

2016 Student Loan

6.47%

Default Rate

2017 Acceptance Rate

80.9%

14,043 Applicants

2017 Enrolled Students

6,561

77.9% Full-Time

2017 Graduation Rate

57.5%

589 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 Psychology (70 degrees awarded), General Health Services (68 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (66 degrees).

In 2017, 1,909 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of Hartford. 56.5% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.5% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (1,158 degrees), 5.34 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (217 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $36,088, which is $9,588 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of Hartford is $36,088, which is $9,588 more than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $30,789.

In 2017, 84% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 63% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$36,088

2017 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2017, the cost of tuition at University of Hartford was $36,088. The cost of tuition at University of Hartford is $9,588 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($26,500).

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Average Net Price

$30,789

2017 Value

1.84%

1 Year Growth

In 2017 University of Hartford had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $30,789. Between 2016 and 2017, the average net price of University of Hartford grew by 1.84%.

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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

$11,986

Room and Board

$972

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of Hartford was of $11,986 in 2017. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $972. The cost of room and board decreased by 12.3% between 2016 and 2017. The cost of books and supplies increased by 21.5% during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

84%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

63%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

84% of undergraduate students at University of Hartford received grants or loans in 2017. This represents a decline of 3.45% with respect to 2016, 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.

6.47%

2016 Default Rate

110

Number of Defaults

In 2016 the default rate for borrower's at University of Hartford was 6.47%, which represents 110 out of the 1699 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 14,043 undergraduate applications in 2017, which represents a 9.55% annual decline. Out of those 14,043 applicants, 11,360 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 80.9% acceptance rate.

There were 6,561 students enrolled at University of Hartford in 2017, and 66% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of Hartford has an overall enrollment yield of 11.7%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

80.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2017

11,360

Accepted Out of 14,043

In 2017, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of Hartford was 80.9% (11,360 admissions from 14,043 applications). This is higher than the acceptance rate of 2016, which was 71.9%. Between 2016 and 2017, the number of applicants declined by -9.55%, while admissions grew by 1.72%.

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SAT Scores

66%

Submission Percentage

729

Scores Submitted

66% of enrolled first-time students at University of Hartford in 2017 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of Hartford has a total enrollment of 6,561 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 5,109 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,452. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 56.3% White, 13% Black or African American, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of Hartford in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (28%), followed by White Male (27.4%) and Black or African American Female (7.83%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (38.2%), followed by White Male (24%) and Asian Female (3.7%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

77.9%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of Hartford, both undergraduate and graduate, is 6,561 students. The full-time enrollment at University of Hartford is 5,109 and the part-time enrollment is 1,452. This means that 77.9% of students enrolled at University of Hartford are enrolled full-time compared with 78% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

73%

2017 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 73%. 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

    3,696

  2. Black or African American

    851

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    747

The enrolled student population at University of Hartford is 56.3% White, 13% Black or African American, 11.4% Hispanic or Latino, 3.93% Asian, 3.19% Two or More Races, 0.183% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.107% 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 51.5% White, 13.4% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.57% 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, 390 students (5.94%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2017, 249 more women than men received degrees from University of Hartford. The majority of degree recipients at University of Hartford are white (1,158 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (217 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of Hartford is General Psychology (70 degrees awarded), followed by General Health Services (68 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (66 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 Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (225 degrees), and Engineering (208 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 (480,697 people), Software developers (395,744 people), Miscellaneous engineers, including nuclear engineers (319,732 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (257,815 people), and Civil engineers (239,211 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (225 degrees), Engineering (208 degrees), Psychology (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (225 degrees), Engineering (208 degrees), Psychology (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 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 (566,139 people), Elementary & secondary schools (556,334 people), Computer Systems Design (527,252 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (426,042 people), and Construction (352,049 people).

The most specialized majors at University of Hartford are Architecture and Related Services (29 degrees awarded), Visual & Performing Arts (225 degrees), Engineering (208 degrees), Psychology (149 degrees), and Engineering Technologies (74 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. 70 degrees awarded

  2. 68 degrees awarded

  3. 66 degrees awarded

In 2017, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of Hartford was General Psychology with 70 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 830

  2. 1,079

In 2017, 830 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford, which is 0.769 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (1,079).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2017, 73 degrees were awarded to men at University of Hartford in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.961 times less than the 76 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2017, 78 degrees were awarded to women at University of Hartford in Liberal Arts & Sciences, which is 1.77 times more than the 44 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

49%

100% Completion Time

60%

150% Completion Time

In 2017, 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 61% 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.

White Female

Highest Graduation Rate (65.2%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of Hartford is Female and White (65.2% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (68.1%).

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, 2.72% of graduates (16 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    1,158 degrees awarded

  2. Black or African American

    217 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    167 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of Hartford is white (1,158 degrees awarded). There were 5.34 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, black or african american (217 degrees).

5.19% of degree recipients (99 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    666 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    492 degrees awarded

  3. Black or African American Female

    140 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of Hartford is white female (666 degrees awarded). There were 1.35 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (492 degrees).

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Operations

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at nearly $164M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $22.8M (13.8%), compared to the 5.91% average return ($16.9M on $287M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2017, University of Hartford had a total salary expenditure of $181M. University of Hartford employs 130 Associate professors, 113 Assistant professors, and 92 Professors. Most academics at University of Hartford are Male Associate professors (71), Male Professors(66), and Female Assistant professors (60).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford are: Business and Financial Operations, with 191 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 149 employees, and Service with 129 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$164M

2017 Endowment

13%

growth from 2016

University of Hartford has an endowment valued at about $164M, as of the end of the 2017 fiscal year. The endowment of University of Hartford grew 13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $122M 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. $2.87M - Federal

  2. $783k - State

  3. $0 - Local

As of 2017, University of Hartford received $2.87M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $783k from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$75.6M

2017 Salaries

3.12%

growth from 2016

In 2017, University of Hartford paid a median of $75.6M in salaries, which represents 41.7% of their overall expenditure ($181M) and a 3.12% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 4.74% decline from 2015 and a 2.28% growth from 2014.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 215M (42.7% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$27.7M

Instructional Salaries

350

Number of Employees

In 2017, University of Hartford paid a total of $27.7M to 350 employees working as instructors, which represents 36.7% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $25.2M (35.5%) for similar Doctoral Universities: Moderate Research Activity.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

130 Employees

Business and Financial Operations

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

191 Employees

In 2017, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of Hartford were Associate professor with 130 employees; Assistant professor with 113 employees; and Assistant professor with 92 employees.

In 2017, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of Hartford were Business and Financial Operations with 191 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 149 employees; and Service with 129 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 2017, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of Hartford was Male Associate professor with 71 employees, Male Professor with 66 employees, and Female Assistant professor with 60 employees.

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

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