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University of Hartford Campus Life

Campus Size

Medium-Sized Campus
Total Undergrads
Including 804 Part-time
Degree-Seeking Freshmen
Including 7 Part-time

Gender Breakdown:

54% Women
46% Men


NCAA Division I-AAA

America East

  • Basketball
  • Baseball
  • Cross Country/Track

Total Varsity Sports


Men's sports coaches (Average salary: $72,002)
Women's sports coaches (Average salary: $70,491)
Athletics Details
Sport Varsity Men Varsity Women Club Intramural
All Track Combined 66 69 - -
Baseball 31 - - -
Basketball 15 12 - -
Golf 11 7 - -
Lacrosse 40 - - -
Soccer 24 26 - Yes
Softball - 14 - Yes
Tennis 9 10 - Yes
Volleyball - 12 Yes Yes
Badminton - - - Yes
Bowling - - Yes -
Court Sports - - - Yes
Flag Football - - - Yes
Frisbee/Disc Sports - - - Yes
Martial Arts/Self Defense - - Yes -
Outdoor Fitness/Recreation - - Yes -
Rugby - - Yes -
Skiing - - Yes -
Swimming and Diving - - - Yes
Track and Field, X-Country - - - Yes


Student Total
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0.2%
Asian/Pacific Islander 4.0%
Black/non-Hispanic 10.7%
Hispanic 5.8%
Non-resident alien 3.7%
Race/Ethnicity unknown 16.1%
Two or more races 0.1%
White/non-Hispanic 59.5%
Percent of students with disability 10%

Services & Housing

Services Offered
  • Remedial services for students with learning disabilities
  • Academic/Career counseling
  • Employment services for current students to find part-time positions
  • Job placement for graduates to find full-time employment
  • Library on campus
  • On-Campus Housing
  • Meal plan offered, meals per week can vary

Clubs & Organizations

Musical Groups
  • Choral Groups
  • Concert Band
  • Jazz Band
  • Music Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • Symphony Orchestra
Performance Arts
  • Dance
  • Drama Theater
  • Musical Theater
  • Opera
Journalism & Publications
  • Literary Magazine
  • Student Newspaper
  • Yearbook
  • Television Station
  • Radio Station
Reserved Officers' Training Corps (ROTC)
  • Army ROTC
  • Air Force ROTC
  • International Student Organization
  • Student Government
  • Campus Ministries

Safety Statistics

Arrests On Campus
Illegal Weapons Possession 0
Drug Law Violation 7
Liquor Law Violation 0
Criminal Offenses On Campus
Personal Crime 3
Property Crime 23

Notable Alumni

  • Jack Hardy (Class of '70), Singer-songwriter
  • Jeff Bagwell (Class of '89), Baseball player
  • Dionne Warwick (Class of ' 63), Singer
Reviews Dorm Life
  • Isaac from Bridgeport, CT
  • 4
  • From the freshmen complexes to the upperclassmen villages, it's a great way to interact with people from all over the world. If you ever need help or guidance with an…

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Food And Dining
  • 5
  • Nicholas from MA
  • Jul-22-2017 I am a current student here

    The food here is always amazing. Here's what you can look forward to at Commons, the main dining hall (where you'll probably eat 99% of your meals): Breakfast: eggs, bacon, sausage, and one or two other miscellaneous breakfast items. Lunch: the grill will have either hamburgers, chicken sandwiches, or something similar. Dinner: the most common themes are Italian and Spanish, but it's always something different. If you don't like what's being served at any time, there's also the deli (which makes sandwiches), the plural soups and/or chilis, the kosher station, the salads/fruit station, and the miscellaneous station that makes anything from omelettes to Chinese food, depending on the time of day. There's also a bakery that makes delicious pastries and other dessert items. Failing all that, there's a few wafflemakers that students can use. Because all of these are contained within Commons, they're all-you-can-eat. However, there are also many non-dining-hall, non-all-you-can-eat options.

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  • 4
  • C. from CT
  • Sep-08-2016 I am a current student here

    Campus food is actually pretty good. They're constantly renovating and taking student suggestions.

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  • 4
  • Rose from haddonfeild, NJ
  • Sep-07-2016 I am a past student here

    Most dining halls just got redone and are constantly improving food choices! There is always something very good to eat. We also just got a Moe's put in to go along with other well known places to eat like Starbucks and Enstine's.

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  • 4
  • ED
  • Jun-20-2015 I am a current student here

    Recently renovated Commons, and more renovations taking place (Starbuck's is coming to the library).

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  • 4
  • Meghan from Syracuse, NY
  • Dec-21-2014 I am a current student here

    They re-did commons this year and it is much better than last year, the food can be a hit or miss sometimes.

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  • 4
  • Isaac from Bridgeport, CT
  • May-14-2014 I am a current student here

    If you're looking for a scoop of ice-cream or a nice roast beef dinner, you're just a swipe away. From 7am to 1:30am, there are many options to choose from that would satisfy your cravings. The university offers a market packed with your everyday needs, Einstein's bagel for your breakfast meal, and a deli for those who want to watch their weight.

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  • 3
  • N/A from FL
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Its horrible at first, but you get used to commons really easily. GSU is always worth the walk. Hawks nest is actually the dirtiest place to eat, but sometimes it doesn't even matter.

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Student Responses to Review Topic: Greek Life
  • 0
  • Isaac from Bridgeport, CT
  • May-14-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is very strong on the University of Hartford campus. There are so many choices of fraternities and sororities to choose from that would love to invite another member into their organization. It is a pleasure to be apart of a group of wonderful people and I would urge you to look into them when you arrive.

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  • 0
  • N/A from FL
  • Apr-23-2014 I am a current student here

    Greek life is pretty much a joke. DG and SK are the more elite sororities, but its all about who you know/ how hard you party. SDT and AZD are the middle, then there's DZ and PM, there the lowest.

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  • 0
  • Alison
  • Feb-26-2014 I am a current student here

    A very friendly community. Greek unity is very strong here, people have close friends from other chapters in every single chapter. Chapters are very small, the largest being about 55 members, so everyone really gets to know one another, and chapters differ in their personalities and interests, rather than the stereotype of fitting the look. Thats a pretty cool thing about the Greek community here.

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  • 0
  • Averi from Waterbury, CT
  • Jan-03-2014 I am a current student here

    We have over 10 fraternities and sororities on campus (that I know of). Its very popular on our campus and I know so many people who love it.

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