Please select this option if you have started a degree/diploma program following completion of your High School / Secondary School.
Web Application - Please complete this online application.
Paper Application – Please type on your computer, scan and send.
The Common Application – Please complete this application if you are attending a High/Prep School in the US or an International School overseas.
You must submit your academic transcripts from all Colleges /
All transcripts presented in a language other than English must include a translation and grade conversion.
We will begin our admission review on the basis of an electronic (scanned) copy of your academic transcripts. Your admission will become final once we receive the official transcript/record from each College/University you have attended.
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You must submit descriptions/syllabi of each subject completed at your previous university to have your subjects considered for transfer credit.
Please contact your previous University to collect the course descriptions and please email us all of your course descriptions.
Descriptions/syllabi should include the following information:
*Note: We do not search web pages for descriptions.
Please follow our instructions online for proving financial support.
English Language Proficiency
If English is not your native language you are required to prove that your language ability
If you intend to pursue a degree at the University of Hartford but you do not meet our English language proficiency requirements, you will begin your studies in our on-campus English Language Institute.
English Language Testing – Minimum Scores
Undergraduate all programs:
IELTS - 6.5
TOEFL - 80 IBT
Pearsons - 58
If you are able to meet only the score requirement you will be considered for admission to our English Language Institute.
Students who will attend the University with Government Scholarship or a Financial Guarantee letter will be permitted direct admission on the basis of a score of 6.0 on the IELTS. This exception is made due to preexisting agreements between the University and the Government sponsor. Students must present their proof of Government Scholarship at the point of application.
Successful completion of English Composition at a Regionally accredited College or University in the United States with a grade of B or higher *Must be a traditional
International Baccalaureate - English A1 or A2 with
Advanced Placement English with a grade of 3 or higher
GCSE or GCE English Pass (syllabus A) with
Trinity ISE II Level - Pass in all module areas
EC Higher Education - Level B2+ Pre advanced
Note: US Citizens and Permanent Residents whose native language is NOT English are also required to prove their proficiency with English.
Please check the following requirements ONLY if you are applying to a degree in the Fine Arts Music, Theatre, or Dance.
Hartford Art School Portfolio Requirements
Painting, Sculpture, Visual Communication Design, Ceramics, & Illustration
Submit an Art Portfolio with a minimum of 15-20 pieces of your art. This should include examples of your best work from the last 2 years, observational drawing and other approaches that demonstrate your strengths. Please submit work that shows the breadth and depth of your
The Hartt School Requirements - Music, Theatre, & Dance
All majors within The Hartt School require the completion of Hartt’s Supplemental Application and an audition and/or interview. This can be through a recording and/or Skype interview. Please visit the Hartt Admission page for further information.
After receiving your acceptance letter you must complete your Smart Ship Request
By submitting your score it may help to increase the strength of your record. In some cases, students who fall below our admission standard have gained admission as a result of a good score on these exams. Submitting these scores can also strengthen your candidacy for
Students in Asia may arrange for an interview with Vericant, it provides in-person interview opportunities for international applicants interested in showcasing English skills and professionalism to the admissions team.