At a Glance

Spread across seven dynamic schools and colleges, the University of Hartford has been guiding the purpose and passion of students for over six decades. On our 350-acre campus alongside Connecticut’s capital city, approximately 5,000 undergraduate and 1,800 graduate students from 48 states and 46 countries come together for a common purpose: to collaborate across different disciplines, diversify perspectives, and broaden worldviews. We’re a four-year private university focused on advancing the public good through meaningful connections within our communities. Our unique approach to comprehensive education gives us the critical perspectives that lead to impactful change, regionally and beyond. With degree programs spanning the arts, humanities, business, engineering and technology, education, and health professions, we focus on doing the work that matters.


Chartered: 1957
President: Gregory S. Woodward (sixth president, as of July 1, 2017)
Location: Main campus in Hartford, West Hartford, and Bloomfield, Conn.
Mailing Address: 200 Bloomfield Avenue, West Hartford, CT 06117-1599
Type: independent, nonsectarian, coeducational
School Colors: scarlet and white
Main Campus: 350 acres (Hartford 193, Bloomfield 133, West Hartford 24)
Asylum Avenue Campus: 10.4 acres
Handel Center Campus: 7 acres
Total Employees: 1,466


Full–time Undergraduates: 4,443
Part–time Undergraduates: 576
Total Undergraduates: 5,019
Graduate Students: 1,773
Total/All Students: 6,792
States Represented: 48
Countries Represented: 46
Minority Representation/Undergraduates: 37%
Including international students: 40.1%
Minority Representation/Graduate Students: 25.4%
Including international students: 31.2%
Gender Breakdown/Undergraduate Students: 51% female
Gender Breakdown/Graduate Students: 60% female

Below applies to full-time undergraduates:

Residents of Connecticut: 46%
International students: 5.3%
Black or African American: 16.2%
Hispanic of any race: 14.6%
Asian: 3.9%


Undergraduate Majors: 97
Graduate-Level Degree Programs: 64
Associate Degree Programs: 5
Certificate and Diploma Programs: 31
Degrees Awarded (2017–18 academic year): 1,697
59 professional certificates/diplomas, 142 associate, 941 bachelor's, 475 master's, 80 doctoral
Full–time Faculty: 363
Part-time Faculty: 473
Student–Faculty Ratio: 9:1


Living Alumni: 88,549
Alums in Connecticut: 39%
Countries with Most Alumni (outside North America): France, Malaysia, Thailand, India

Notable Alumni


Level: Division I
Nickname: Hartford Hawks
Mascot: Howie the Hawk
Conference: America East (with Albany; Binghamton; Maine; Maryland, Baltimore County; New Hampshire; Stony Brook; UMass Lowell; Vermont)
Intercollegiate Sports: 17 (8 men’s, 9 women’s)
Home Soccer/Lacrosse Facility: Yousuf Al-Marzook Field at Alumni Stadium (capacity, 2,500)
Home Basketball Arena: Chase Family Arena in Reich Family Pavilion (capacity, 3,508)
Home Baseball Field: Fiondella Field (capacity, 1,000)
Home Softball Field: University of Hartford Softball Field (capacity, 1,000)