Best Colleges in Hartford

Halfway between New York and Boston is one of America's oldest towns, Hartford. Connecticut's capital is ready to stimulate your ambitious spirit with historic sites, captivating nature parks, endless eateries and diverse shopping destinations. With over 13 colleges in the city limits, you can major in just about anything from visual communication design to mechanical engineering. and with a nickname like "Insurance Capital of the World" and home to numerous insurance empires, a degree in business could be a golden ticket to a career straight after graduation. Hartford also offers desirable career opportunities to graduates at big-name employers like General Electric, Xerox Corp, and Champion International.

Whether you're a ski buff ready to tackle West Hartford Reservoir's 3000-acre forest or driven to tap into your inner author at Wadsworth Antheneum, Hartford is the place for you. With its vibrant community attractions like the Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Launch Trampoline Park, and Bushnell Center for Performing Arts, Hartford's fun knows no limits. Explore downtown Hartford's rustic bar and dining scene or get your cheer on at a Hartford Wolf Pack hockey game or New England Seawolves AFL game. With a dynamic, four season climate, sunshine and snow adventures await you 365 days a year. Hartford's past meets present culture and offers an unsurpassed collegiate experience and post-graduate lifestyle. go-connecticut.com visitconnecticut.com Wikipedia, "Hartford"

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Best Four Year Universities in Hartford

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
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  • Private for-profit
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University of Connecticut
Storrs, CT
Based on 48 Reviews
Wesleyan University
Middletown, CT
Based on 4 Reviews
University of Hartford
West Hartford, CT
Based on 12 Reviews
Central Connecticut State University
New Britain, CT
Based on 20 Reviews
Trinity College
Hartford, CT
Based on 4 Reviews
University of Saint Joseph
West Hartford, CT
Goodwin College
East Hartford, CT
Based on 4 Reviews
Charter Oak State College
New Britain, CT
Based on 4 Reviews
Holy Apostles College and Seminary
Cromwell, CT

Best Community Colleges in Hartford

  • Associate's
  • Bachelor's
  • Master's
  • Doctoral
  • Certificates
  • Less than 2 years (below associate)
  • At least 2 but less than 4 years
  • Four or more years
  • Private for-profit
  • Private not-for-profit
  • Public
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Tunxis Community College
Farmington, CT
Capital Community College
Hartford, CT
Asnuntuck Community College
Enfield, CT