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. Hand written applications will not be accepted.
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 / Universities regardless of achievement or desired credit. Failure to present all former academic records will result in immediate cancelation of your application.
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.
The official academic records must be mailed in a separate sealed envelope. Please visit the Registrar's/Records Office and request that a copy of your official records be sent to the address below:University of Hartford Bates House Office of Admission – International 200 Bloomfield Ave. West Hartford, CT 06117 USA
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 is meets our minimum standard.
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:
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 in class format online classes will NOT be accepted
International Baccalaureate - English A1 or A2 with grade of 3 or higher
Advanced Placement English with a grade of 3 or higher
SAT Evidence based reading / writing 480 or higher
GCSE or GCE English Pass (syllabus A) with grade of A, B or C
A HKCEE English Pass with a grade of (Syllabus A) with a grade of A, B, C or D
Trinity ISE II Level - Pass in all module areas
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 art endeavors and highlights your ideas and conceptual abilities as well as your technique.
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.This will allow you to receive your Letter of Admission and form I-20 by courier service. *If you are studying in the United States and have a valid I-20 you are required to complete our "Transfer-in" I-20 Request Form.
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 scholarship.
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.