We have clear expectations of the representatives that are contracted to recruit on behalf of the University of Hartford. We appreciate your efforts to assist our prospective students who are interested in making application to the University of Hartford. What follows is not a complete review of admission requirements but it should answer most of the questions brought to you by your students.
The Office of International Admission currently works with Student Placement agencies on a commission basis. To be considered you must complete the AIRC certification process. To learn more about this process please visit the AIRC page.
Please understand that completing this process does not guarantee that you will be accepted as one of the University’s Overseas Representatives. Once you have completed this process please complete our Overseas Representative Application. Selection of Overseas Reps is based on current representation in your country / region and the relative performance of our representative team currently in place.
Additional questions or concerns should be directed to:
Samuel N. Skinner, International Admission
T: 1.860.768.4839 (Direct) or 1.860.768.4981 (Assistant)
E: firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com
This hyperlinked document will provide answers about the University and take you to the page that will provide full details. These are provided in Arabic, English, and Mandarin.
To support you in introducing the University we have created presentations that provide essential information about the University of Hartford. You will find them in English and Mandarin. These were created to add further support our web pages in these languages.
Students who present the following grades in subjects that prepare them for University level study are good candidates for admission. Students applying for degrees without the necessary preparatory subjects will not be offered admission to their first choice degree but may be considered for an alternate program.
The following exams are not required for admission to the University, but they will be used to select students for the International Grant Program. Additionally these exams may make a marginal candidate admissible.
SAT / University average 1100 / Critical Reading & Math only
ACT / University average 24
International Baccalaureate: No specific score is required for admission. Diploma holders will be offered admission. An applicant's examination results will determine their eligibility for credit. Generally speaking the higher the score the more credit the student will earn. No credit is awarded for Subsidiary level subjects. Please click here for our policy for awarding credit for IB results.
Advanced Placement: Students scoring 3 and above will be considered for credit in their respective subject area. Please click here for our policy for awarding credit for AP results.
If your native language is not English, you are required to prove your ability in the English Language. You can prove your ability in the following ways.
Undergraduate All programs:
TOEFL 79 IBT
Graduate All Programs
TOEFL 80 IBT
Alternative methods for proving English proficiency:
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
An IB English A1 or A2 with grade of 3 or higher
An AP English with a grade of 3 or higher
SAT Evidence based reading / writing 480 or higher
Successful completion of level 053 at the University of Hartford / English Language Institute
Successful completion of English Composition at a Regionally accredited College or University in the United States with a grade of B or higher
ELS Level 112 - Transcripts and Certificate required
EF Level C1 - Transcripts and Certificate required
While students can be granted admission without an Essay, the Admission committee encourages the submission of an example of the student's best writing. An essay submitted for an English Course would be perfectly acceptable.
While students can be granted admission without letters of recommendation, letters are encouraged to help present a more complete picture of the students potential for doing University level study. Character references are not encouraged.
All applicants to The Hartt School must complete an additional supplemental application and audition and / or interview for entrance. All requirements (including how to prepare recorded auditions) can be found on Hartt's website.
Students making application to the Hartford Art School, are required to submit a portfolio of 15 examples of their best work. Of these 15 examples, five must be drawings (either in charcoal, pencil, pastel, conté crayon, or ink). These drawings may include self-portraits, still life, landscapes, and figure drawings. Photography, three-dimensional work, film, and video may also be included in your portfolio.
Portfolios may be mailed to the Office of Admission/International Admission in the form of 35 mm slides. Each slide must be numbered and labeled with your full name. Please also include a description of each slide, indicating the medium used, date completed, and size.
Students are required to complete the Guarantor's Statement of Financial Support. Please insure all three sections are filled out complete with a bank seal.Other acceptable forms of financial support include:
Applications for admission as a first year student are considered on a "rolling basis."
Music, dance, and theatre applicants to The Hartt School in all degree programs must apply, audition and/or interview according to the dates on the Hartt School's website. Only graduate level conducting, music education, artist diploma, and doctoral applicants will need to submit preliminary recordings.