Welcome to the University of Hartford's admission website. The University of Hartford welcomes applications from students who seek personal attention from superbly qualified faculty. We offer the advantages of small class settings but also boast a large range of academic programs typically offered by much larger universities.

Requirements for Admission

A candidate for admission to the University of Hartford must be a graduate of, or student who will be graduated from, an accredited secondary school, or must have passed a state secondary school equivalency examination. For detailed academic requirements and other specific information for admission to a particular college of the university please contact the Office of Admission by calling 800.947.4303 or by email at admission@hartford.edu.

To consider a candidate, the Committee on Admission requires:

  1. »  an application form submitted online, by paper or by The Common Application along with the application fee;
  2. »  an official transcript of the secondary school record; official college transcripts, if any;
  3. »   Beginning with applicants for the Fall 2018 term, the University of Hartford will move to a test optional policy as part of our application process. Applicants who believe that their SAT or ACT scores are not representative of their academic achievements and potential are welcome to apply as test optional and should indicate so on their application. Our test optional policy is consistent with the goal of reviewing each application for admission in a holistic manner. The University of Hartford CEEB code 003436
  4. »  a letter of recommendation is required for admission from a high school teacher or a counselor.
Hartt Applicants

Candidates for The Hartt School must complete a music evaluation consisting of an audition, music theory test, and music aptitude test. Students should schedule appointments for this evaluation according to dates specified by The Hartt School.

Art Applicants

Each applicant to the Hartford Art School is required to have a portfolio review, at which 10 to 15 pieces of original work should be presented. Students should schedule appointments according to the dates specified by the Hartford Art School.

Transfer Applicants

Information about applying as a transfer student.

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