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The City of West Hartford

Location, location, location!

The University of Saint Joseph has it all: one mile from West Hartford center, three miles from downtown Hartford, mid-way between New York City and Boston; and only a train ride from Washington DC.

NICHE.COM RATES WEST HARTFORD #1 in "2020 BEST PLACES TO LIVE IN CONNECTICUT" rates West Hartford the #1 place to live in Connecticut, "Living in West Hartford offers residents a dense suburban feel and most residents own their homes. In West Hartford there are a lot of bars, restaurants, coffee shops, and parks. Many young professionals and retirees live in West Hartford and residents tend to be liberal. The public schools in West Hartford are highly rated."

The newly developed Blue Back Square brings even more options to this lively town. Some favorites include: Criterion Cinemas, Cheesecake Factory, Crate & Barrel, Barnes & Noble, and live performances on the Square -- but why don't you see for yourself?

Learn more about West Hartford, CT. 



West Hartford is home to a variety of outstanding restaurants, offering both casual and fine dining experiences. The Center and Blue Back Square - only three miles from campus - present numerous options.

View a list of restaurants.



Ooops, we did it again! West Hartford is top ranked city on a variety of lists. A proud resident since 1932, University of Saint Joseph appreciates West Hartford’s unique blend of events (culture, entertainment, shopping), its thriving business district, and its overall family feel.


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