International Transfer Application
Please complete all sections of the application. Please take care to print or type your name, address and contact information clearly (legibly). If you are applying as a first year/freshman student you may apply online or download the International Student Application.
Attach a bank draft/check or international money order in the amount of $35.00. The bank must have a branch office in the United States. Applications will not be
considered without this fee.
Include academic records from each University attended. If you have completed less than one year of study your high school/secondary school academic results are also required. These academic records must be sent from the school(s) to the Office of Admission in separate sealed envelopes and must be accompanied by official English translations.
Evaluating Previous Studies
To have your subjects considered for transfer credit, you must submit descriptions/syllabi of each subject completed at your previous university. Descriptions/syllabi should include the following information:
- Objectives of the subject;
- Skills developed as a result of subject;
- Textbooks required for each subject; and
- The number of hours per week in lecture/laboratory;
- The length of the academic term in weeks.
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. English as a Second Language Testing:
| Minimum Overal Required
1) TOEFL - Test of English as a Foreign Language
2) IELTS - The International English Testing System
- If you score 550 PBT, 213 CBT, or 79 IBT(with no subscore below 15) you will be permitted to begin your degree program
- If you score between 500 PBT/ 173 CBT and 550 PBT/213 CBT, 61-75 IBT you will be required to take our English Proficiency Examination during the orientation program at the beginning of the academic semester. Your performance on this examination will determine your first semester schedule.
- If you score between below 500 PBT/ 173 CBT 90, or 61 IBT you will begin your studies in our English Language Institute (ELI). You should plan to study ESL for a minimum of two academic semesters before beginning your degree program at the University of Hartford.
- If you score 6.0, you will be waived from any further ESL Testing.
- If you score 5.5, you will be required to take our English Proficiency Examination during the orientation program at the beginning of the academic semester.
- If you score 5.0, you will begin your studies in our English Language Institute (ELI).
Alternative ways to prove English Proficiency:
- A 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 with scores of Critical Reading 500, Writing 500
- Successful completion of English Composition at a Regionally accreditated College or University in the United States with a grade of B or higher.
Proof of Financial Support
Complete the Guarantor's Statement of Financial Support. Please insure that all three sections are filled out complete with a bank seal. Other acceptable forms of financial support include;
- Statement from your parents/sponsor's bank indicating adequate financial support.
- A letter on Bank Letterhead indicating a balance equal to or greater than the dollar figure quoted under Tuition and Living Expenses. This letter should identify the account as that of your sponsor's (Family/Relatives)
Performing Arts - Music, Theatre, & Dance/Audition Requirements
If you are making application to the Hartt School, you are required to complete both the International Student Application and the Hartt Supplementary Application. In addition, you must prepare an audition of two or three contrasting works from the standard musical literature, major and minor scales, and technical studies where appropriate. You can be considered for admission via a taped audition. Videocassettes are required for Music Theatre applicants. Please visit the Hartt School Admission page to learn about procedures for completing your application. Also, please visit the Hartt Supplementary Undergraduate Application.
Fine Arts - Art Portfolio Requirements
If you are applying to study the Fine Arts(Painting, Sculpture
Visual Communication Design, Ceramics, Illustration) you will be required to
prove your talent by sending samples of your Art work. Your Art Portfolio
should have a minimum of 15 pieces of your Art. To learn more about Portfolio
requirements please visit our Art Porfolio page.
New Visa Processing Requirements
You are now required to provide a permanent home country address with the following information:
*If you fail to provide any of the information it will not be possible to prepare your form I-20*
- Name as indicated on your record of Birth and Passport
- House number
- Street name (P.O. Box Not Acceptable)
- State, Province, Prefecture or District