The University of Hartford (UHart) is a private university located in West Hartford, Connecticut, USA, which offers a comprehensive selection of undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses. Hartford is one of the oldest cities in the USA, located between New York City and Boston, around a 2-hour journey from each.
The university sits within a huge 350-acre landscaped site, with open green spaces and wide tree-lined avenues. The Park River runs through the middle of the campus, separating the academic section from the residential area. There are around 6,000 enrolled students at the university, representing 49 states and over 44 countries globally.
The university is organized into seven academic faculties, offering over 100 different undergraduate degree courses and 64 graduate programs, spanning a wide range of subject areas from business, science and engineering to fine art, music and languages. Students benefit from small class sizes, with an average staff to student ratio of 1:8 allowing plenty of contact time with tutors and a more personalized approach towards learning. Individual and group tuition is encouraged across many courses, and students engage in a multitude of working methods from research to presentation and assignment-based learning.
Facilities include a comprehensive main library, with hundreds of thousands of publications and study resources, as well as a state-of-the-art performing arts center and fully equipped sports facility. The campus also contains cafes with a variety of healthy eating options, a convenience store and even a post office.
The University of Hartford is a progressive and outward looking institution, whose alumni have gone on to achieve great things in the world. Graduates include a president of El Salvador, executives at ESPN and Stanley Black & Decker, accomplished performers and award-winning theatre producers, radio hosts and even NASA astronauts.