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Quick Facts


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

Website: www.hartford.edu 

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

Full–time Undergraduates: 4,529

Part–time Undergraduates: 642

Total Undergraduates: 5,171

Graduate Students: 1,566 (878 Part-Time)

Total/All Students: 6,737

Degrees Awarded (2016–17 academic year): 1,793
152 associate, 986 bachelor's, 578 master's, 77 doctoral 

States Represented: 46

Countries Represented: 65

Undergraduate Majors: 96

Graduate-Level Degree Programs: 65

Tuition (2017-18): $36,008

Room and Board (2017-18): $12,350*

Total/Fees Included (2017-18): $51,260

Full–time Faculty: 366

Part-time Faculty: 514

Student–Faculty Ratio: 9:1

Full–time Faculty Holding Terminal Degrees in Their Fields: 81%

Minority Representation/Undergraduates: 39% 

Minority Representation/Graduate Students: 24%

Gender Breakdown/Undergraduate Students: 51% female

Gender Breakdown/Graduate Students: 58% female

Schools of the University

  • Barney School of Business
  • College of Arts and Sciences 
  • College of Education, Nursing and Health Professions  
  • College of Engineering, Technology, and Architecture 
  • Hartford Art School 
  • The Hartt School 
  • Hillyer College 

Full–time Undergraduate Student Facts

44% from Connecticut

7% international students

15% African American

12% Hispanic

4% Asian 

Calendar
Semester system (September–December and January–May) with Summerterm (May–July and July–August) and Winterterm (January) offerings

Athletics

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), Softball Field (capacity, 1,000)

Living Alumni: 85,512

Total Alumni: 94,567

Alums in Connecticut: 42%

Notable Alumni:

  • DON ALLAN ’86 (BARNEY), Senior Vice President and CFO, Stanley, Black and Decker
  • JEFF BAGWELL, National Baseball Hall of Fame member, former all-star for the Houston Astros
  • VIN BAKER, former NBA All-Star
  • THOMAS O. BARNES, SR. ’72 (BARNEY), Chair, Barnes Group Foundation
  • KATHY BEHRENS ’85 (ENHP), President of Social Responsibility and Player Programs for the National Basketball Association
  • MATT BESSETTE ’07 (A&S), mixed martial artist in Bellator
  • ANDREW BLOCK ’90 (BARNEY), CEO of DariFair Foods, known for inventing Reddi-Whip
  • RICHARD BOOTH ’69 (BARNEY), M’77 (BARNEY), H’05, Retired Chairman, President, and CEO, Hartford Steam Boiler
  • LEONARD BOYLE ’80 (A&S), Director of the Terrorist Screening Center for the FBI
  • PETER BOYER M’93 (HARTT), D’95 HARTT, composer, orchestrator, and conductor, whose Grammy-nominated work Ellis Island: The Dream of America will be featured on PBS's Great Performances series in the 2017-18 season
  • PHILLIP BOYKIN ’95 (HARTT), American bass-baritone, Broadway, opera, film, and stage actor
  • MARK BOXER ’83 (CETA), ’83 (A&S), EVP and Global CIO, GIGNA Corporation
  • SCOTT BRADLEE ’05 (HARTT), founder and band member of the musical group Postmodern Jukebox
  • ALEX BRILEY, the “military man” from the band Village People
  • RICHARD CARDIN ’62 (A&S), retired Head of Corporate Human Relations, UPS
  • TINA CHEN (A&S), Stage, film and television actress, director, and producer
  • DAVID CORDANI M’95 (BARNEY), President and CEO, Cigna
  • JEFF GOFFMAN ’80 (BARNEY), Chairman and CEO, Integrated Oncology Network
  • JUNE RESSLER COLDREN ’77 (HAS), Founder and President of Cenergy International Services, a woman-owned, global provider of specialized personnel for the oil and gas industry
  • JAVIER COLON ’00 (HARTT), singer and songwriter who won NBC’s reality singing competition The Voice
  • STEPHEN DALYAI ’61 (WARD), A’09 (CETA), ’13 (CETA), president and CEO of Quindar Electronics, Inc., credited with the introduction of the first transistor voice frequency
  • FRANC D’AMBROSIO ’81 (HARTT), Broadway actor who gained distinction as the world’s longest running Phantom in Phantom of the Opera
  • THE HONORABLE JOHN DANAHER M’77 (A&S), Connecticut Superior Court Judge and former Commissioner of the State of Connecticut Department of Public Safety
  • LOU D’ANGELI A’94 (HILLYER), ’95 (A&S), Extreme Championship and WWE professional wrestler
  • THE HONRABLE ROBERT N. DAVIS ’75 (A&S),  Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for Veterans Claims
  • STEVE DAVIS ’89 (HARTT), jazz trombonist
  • MARK DION ’86 (HAS), noted artist
  • CHRISTINE DWYER ’07 (HARTT), Broadway actress who played Elphaba in the musical Wicked
  • FRANCISCO FLORES A’79 (HILLYER), H’00, former president of El Salvador
  • ROBERT FORRESTER ’66 (A&S), Chairman and CEO of Newman’s Own, Inc., and Newman’s Own Foundation
  • JUSTIN FOLEY M’01 (HARTT), drummer for the Grammy-nominated metal band Killswitch Engage
  • JIM FORD ’04 (HARTT), actor and stuntman
  • JOXEL GARCIA ’99 (BARNEY), past President and Dean, Ponce Medical School
  • BRETT GERSTENBLATT ’94 (HAS)Enterprise Creative Director for CVS Corporation, responsible for the campaign that ended the sale of tobacco products at all of its stores
  • JEFF GOFFMAN, ’80 (BARNEY), Chairman and CEO of the Integrated Oncology Network
  • ALLYN GOLUB ’62 (A&S), Vice President of Clinical and Technical Affairs, Key Pharmaceuticals
  • JIMMY GREENE ’97 (HARTT), Grammy-nominated musician and performer
  • KATHERINE HAMMACK M’90 (BARNEY), Assistant Secretary of the Army (Installations, Energy, and Environment), U.S. Department of Defense
  • A.J. HAMMER ’88 (BARNEY), radio personality and television host of CNN’s Showbiz Tonight
  • LIANE HANSEN H’07, host of National Public Radio’s Weekend Edition Sunday
  • JACK HARDY ’70 (A&S), singer and songwriter
  • JOHN HARRIS M’83 (BARNEY), historian, author and former President and CEO of Quality Time Video, Inc.
  • FRANCIS "FRANK" X. HURSEY A’73 (CETA), ’77 (CETA), President and Founder of On Site Gas Systems, Co-Founder of Z-Medica, and inventor of QuikClot
  • MARIN IRELAND ’00 (HARTT), actress who won the 2009 Theatre World Award and was a Tony Nominee for her performance in Reasons to be Pretty
  • SEYMOUR ITZKOFF A’48 (HILLYER), ’50 (A&S), professor and researcher in intelligence
  • JONATHAN LEE IVERSON ’98 (HARTT), first African-American ringmaster of Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus
  • JERRY KELLEY ’89 (BARNEY), PGA Senior Tour professional
  • GARY LaROCQUE ‘75 (ENHP), director of player development for the St. Louis Cardinals
  • TONY LEONE ‘92 (HARTT), professional rock/country drummer
  • JUSTIN ROSS LEE ’06 (BARNEY), M’08 (BARNEY), socialite and businessman
  • VALERIE LEWIS H’08, Retired Commissioner of Higher Education, State of Connecticut 
  • MIA LOVE ’97 (HARTT), U.S. House of Representatives, representing Utah’s 4th House District
  • KENT McCRAY ’47 (HARTT), H’07, television industry pioneer, produced numerous successful series for television and film
  • MICHAEL MONGILLO ’90 (HAS), award-winning film director and screen writer
  • WILLIAM J. MURPHY ’85 (A&S), former Speaker of the House for the State of Rhode Island
  • RICHARD NEAL M’76 (BARNEY), U.S. House of Representatives, representing Massachusetts’ 1st House District
  • SEAN NEWCOMB, professional baseball player in the Atlanta Braves system, 2014 first-round draft pick 
  • DAVID NORD ’79 (BARNEY), CEO and President, Hubbell, Inc.
  • KEIR O’DONNELL ’00 (HARTT), actor who has appeared in such movies as The Wedding Crashers and American Sniper
  • JERRY OREFICE ’66 (BARNEY), President, JA Orefice and Company
  • CHUCK PAGANO ’84 (CETA), M’07 (A&S), former Executive Vice President of Technology and Chief Technology Officer, ESPN
  • NANCY BERGMAN PANTIERER ’77 (HAS), Visual artist
  • ANNE PARTHIOT-MONS ’91 (BARNEY), M’92 (BARNEY), President, Permal Group SAS
  • TIM PETROVIC ’88 (A&S), PGA professional
  • JACKALYNE PFANNENSTIEL M’78 (BARNEY), Former Assistant Secretary of the Navy, Energy, Installations and Environment, U.S. Department of the Navy
  • DAVID PRITIKIN ’94 (A&S), Emmy-award winning producer of reality TV shows, including Deadliest Catch, Sarah Palin’s Alaska, and Survivor
  • SHANE SHANAHAN M’98 (HARTT), two-time Grammy award-winning percussionist and original member of Yo-Yo Ma’s Silk Road Ensemble
  • DEVERELL SMITH ’00 (WARD)retail real estate and development, Apple, Inc.
  • RUTH SMITH ’81 (A&S), M’86 (BARNEY), Executive Vice President, National Life Group
  • EVARISTO STANZIALE ’87 (BARNEY), Founding Partner and Senior VP, SCS Commodities
  • TIMOTHY STELLA ’75 (HARTT), musician, musical director, and associate conductor of Broadway’s Phantom of the Opera
  • JACK SWIGERT, Jr. M’67 (BARNEY), former NASA astronaut; elected as Colorado Congressman in 1982.
  • DIONNE WARWICK H’86, Grammy-Award winning singer, actress and television show host.
  • JEFFREY WOLF ’82 (A&S), Partner and internationally recognized franchise law attorney at Quarles & Brady 


*  based on the standard double-occupancy rate for the Complexes and Hawk Hall, and the Freshman 7-Day All-Access plan.