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Chances of getting into University of Hartford

Admissions

Acceptance Rate
77%
Admission Difficulty for University of Hartford
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsChallenging
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
How hard is it to get into UHart and can I get accepted?

The acceptance rate at UHart is 77%.  It ranks #14 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. University of Hartford is an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance if you meet the admission requirements. Last year, 9,800 out of 12,660 applicants were admitted.

The school has challenging admission requirements for SAT and ACT scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 47 percent (SAT 1020/1210 ACT 22/29). University of Hartford typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students with an average GPA around 3.28. 12% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

The UHart application fee is $35 and applications are due by Aug 1.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of Hartford. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 53% of students submitted SAT scores and 12% submitted ACT scores for admission for the 2021/2022 academic year..

UHart SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1020-1210
Applicants Submitting SAT
53%
SAT Scores for University of Hartford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 510
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1020
SAT Scores for University of Hartford
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 610
SAT Math 75th 600
SAT Composite 75th 1210
Average SAT Score 1120

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of Hartford?

University of Hartford typically prefers applicants to be in the top 57 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1020 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 920. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1120 out of 1600. UHart ranks #8 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. 53 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of Hartford admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1210 and Above Good >85%
1115 to 1210 Avg + 77%-85%
1020 to 1115 Avg - 66%-77%
925 to 1020 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 925 Low <54%
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UHart ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-29 
Applicants Submitting ACT
12%
ACT Scores for University of Hartford
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th N/A
ACT Math 25th N/A
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of Hartford
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th N/A
ACT Math 75th N/A
ACT Composite 75th 29
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UHart?

Admission data indicates that UHart regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 29 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #6 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 12 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of Hartford.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of Hartford admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
29 and Above Good >86%
25 to 29 Avg + 77%-86%
22 to 25 Avg - 68%-77%
19 to 22 Reach 57%-68%
Less than 19 Low <57%
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UHart GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.28
Typical High School Grades
B

What GPA do you need to get into University of Hartford?

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 3.28 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #13 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.28 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UHart accepts 77% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted University of Hartford students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
4.0 1.0% Good
3.75 to 3.99 15.0% Good
3.50 to 3.74 23.0% Avg +
3.25 to 3.49 20.0% Avg -
3.00 to 3.24 18.0% Reach
2.50 to 2.99 16.0% Reach
2.00 to 2.49 6.0% Reach
1.00 to 1.99 1.0% Low
less than 1.00 0% Low

GPA Data Source, Peterson's Data 2021

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Admission Statistics

University of Hartford admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 7,887 4,773 12,660
Accepted 6,026 3,774 9,800
Acceptance Rate 76% 79% 77%
Enrolled 653 488 1,141
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 11% 13% 12%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2020 starting class

Fall 2022 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Aug 1, 2022
Days left to Apply
30

Applicants have 30 days left until the Fall 2022 term applications are due on Aug 1, 2022.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of Hartford is $35.

Application Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of Hartford and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of Hartford Application Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Required

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of Hartford
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences No

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129525 IPEDS survey data for University of Hartford.

FAQs

Does University of Hartford prefer SAT or ACT?

53% of students submit their SAT scores to UHart. 12% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of Hartford?

77% of those who apply are granted admission to UHart. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of Hartford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1020 and 1210. 53% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of Hartford?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 29. 12% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.