Hillyer College is one of the University of Hartford’s seven schools and colleges. You will have access to all that UHart has to offer, as well as small class sizes, mentoring programs, and accomplished faculty to help you make a smooth, successful transition to college. Right from the start, you will be a part of Hillyer College and one of UHart’s other schools through our dual admission program. Learn more about Dual Admission.

The Hillyer Advantage

The Hillyer College Advantage provides profound support as you begin your academic journey toward your Bachelor of Arts or Bachelor of Science degree. Our academic strategies courses are built into the curriculum to strengthen your study skills and help you explore different careers. With smaller class sizes, mentoring from expert faculty, and dedicated study and tutoring centers, you are set up for academic success! Watch our video to learn how our students benefit from the Hillyer College experience!

Hillyer College Mission Statement

Hillyer College provides the first two years of a four-year undergraduate degree at the University of Hartford.  Through small class sizes, a challenging curriculum, as well as strong faculty mentoring and a commitment to advising, students are prepared for successful completion of the full array of majors at the University. Hillyer is a transformational experience; it prepares all of our students to reach their potential.


We invite students with high academic achievements to join our Honors Program after their first semester.

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Sophomores, juniors, and seniors can apply to become student ambassadors for Hillyer College. The Student Ambassadors represent the college at events and personalized visits for prospective students and families.


Whatever you love, we set you on a path to achieve your goals. Gain experience through multiple internships and other hands-on learning opportunities.

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