Quick facts about Hartford University:
- The history of the university began in 1877 with the founding of the Hartford Art School. Two years later Hillyer College opened. These two institutions merged with the Hartt School of Music (founded in 1920) in 1957 to form the University of Hartford.
- Its 200-acre campus is located in West Hartford, two miles from downtown Hartford.
- The most popular majors at University of Hartford include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Visual and Performing Arts; Health Professions and Related Programs; Engineering; and Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields
- Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UHart. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of Hartford was 3.45 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #6 in Connecticut for highest average GPA.
- On our 350-acre campus alongside Connecticut’s capital city, approximately 4,600 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students representing 49 states and 47 countries come together for a common purpose: to collaborate across different disciplines, diversify perspectives, and broaden worldviews