Coronavirus Update

In-person classes will not resume for the spring semester or Summerterm. Classes are being offered through remote instruction. Find full details of changes to the University’s schedule and operations, and additional information regarding our response to COVID-19 at

#renderEmergencyWidget( $widget )

At a Glance

500 Internal Server Error

Internal Server Error

The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.


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
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
Total Employees: 1,464


Full–time Undergraduates: 4,260
Part–time Undergraduates: 550
Total Undergraduates: 4,810
Graduate Students: 1,984
Total/All Students: 6,794
States Represented: 50
Countries Represented: 51
Minority Representation/Undergraduates: 40%
Including international students: 41%
Minority Representation/Graduate Students: 28%
Including international students: 30%
Gender Breakdown/Undergraduate Students: 52% female
Gender Breakdown/Graduate Students: 60% female

Below applies to full-time undergraduates:

Residents of Connecticut: 47%
International students: 6.3%
Black or African American: 16.4%
Hispanic of any race: 14.7%
Asian: 4.2%


Undergraduate Majors: 97
Graduate-Level Degree Programs: 64
Associate Degree Programs: 5
Certificate and Diploma Programs: 31
Degrees Awarded (2018–19 academic year): 1,940
50 professional certificates/diplomas, 122 associate, 1093 bachelor's, 590 master's, 85 doctoral
Full–time Faculty: 362
Part-time Faculty: 453
Student–Faculty Ratio: 9:1


Living Alumni: 88,549
Alums in Connecticut: 39%
Countries with Most Alumni (outside North America): France, Malaysia, Thailand, India

Notable Alumni


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)
Home Softball Field: University of Hartford Softball Field (capacity, 1,000)