Impact Report Fiscal Year 2023

Students walking outside GSU in the fall

Your generosity has left a lasting impact, and we want to express our deepest gratitude.

The collective support of UHart’s proud community of alumni, parents, faculty, and friends helped our University think bigger, act bolder, and ultimately, reach new heights. Your contributions have not only empowered students to conquer challenges but have also paved the way for exciting new opportunities.

Everything we do—and all of your philanthropy—is in support of our students. Students are gaining real-world experience through hands-on research and internship opportunities throughout our seven schools and colleges, and graduating ready to leave their mark on the world.  

Thank you for your continued support. You are truly making a difference.

Your Support Opens Doors

From business and technology, to science and medicine, to music and the arts, the power of a scholarship is universal.

Your generous support empowers more students to pursue the big, bold ideas that will shape industry and impact communities around the world. Thank you for investing in tomorrow's leaders and influencers—you continue to help us transform the future.

Watch the video to hear from recent graduates sharing their gratitude. 

Scholarship Support in 2023

  • 90%

    of full-time students receive financial aid

  • $30,377

    average aid package per student in FY23

  • 3,602

    undergraduates benefited from scholarships and aid in FY23

Reaching New Heights

UHart enthusiastically welcomed more than 1,400 new undergraduate students to campus this fall. This promising class is the largest since 2017, driven by rising applications, high-demand programs, Division III Athletics, and impressive facilities like the Hursey Center. Our growing partnerships with industry leaders like Stanley Black & Decker, Pratt & Whitney, and Hartford HealthCare also played a vital role in students' enrollment decisions. We're proud to have them join our UHart community.

  • 1,465 new students welcomed to campus this fall.
  • 32 states represented.
  • 36% identify as a person of color.
Empowering Future Leaders

The opportunity to be able to attend such a prestigious institution of higher education, without the financial pressure, is something I am truly grateful for. I could not be more thankful to call the University of Hartford my home. —Kyla DeBenedetto, Radiologic Technology major

Our Students Say Thank You

Across the University, your support has meant so much more than financial assistance to UHart students. It has provided them with the opportunity to look forward on a career path, push their limits, and chase their dreams. It has meant a chance to succeed—today and in the future.