Joining The International Pathway Program

We offer two pathway programs leading to degree study at the University of Hartford. Undergraduate students can study the International Year in order to complete a four-year degree at the University of Hartford. Graduate students are able to study a Master’s International Year with us.

Pre-Sessional English

Students whose English is limited may need to study in full English immersion in our Pre-Sessional English program at the University of Hartford's English Language Institute (ELI). You can find entry requirement information on our English language courses, for both undergraduate and graduate students, in the below tables.

Undergraduate IPP Entry/Exit Requirements

UndergraduateTOEFL (iBT)IELTSPEARSON PTEPearson VersantDuolingoGaoKao English
International Year (2-Semester)60-69 overall5.5 overall42-4948-6385105/150; 83/120
International Year (3-Semester)55-59 overall5.0 overall36-4143-477599/150;77/120
International Year (4-Semester)45-54 overall4.5 overall30-3541-426595/150; 75/120
Pre-Sessional English (1-Semester + IY 4-Semester)40 overall4.0 overallNot Accepted37-4055Below 95/150; below 75/120
Pre-Sessional English (2-Semester + IY 4-Semester)32 overall3.5 overallNot Accepted31-3645Not Accepted
Direct Admission80 overall6.5 overall58Not Accepted110Not Accepted

Graduate IPP Entry/Exit Requirements

GraduateTOEFL (iBT)IELTSPEARSON PTEPearson VersantDuolingo
Master's International Year (2-Semester)70-79 overall6.0 overall50-5755-6395
Master's International Year (3-Semester)60-69 overall5.5 overall42-4948-5485
Pre-Sessional English (1-Semester + MIY 3-Semester)55-59 overall5.0 overall36-4143-4775
Pre-Sessional English (2-Semester + MIY 3-Semester)45 overall4.5 overall30-3541-4265
Pre-Sessional English (3-Semester + MIY 3-Semester)40 overall4.0 overallna37-4055
Direct Admission80 overall6.5 overall58Not Accepted110


English for University Studies Entry/Exit Requirements

Direct AdmitEntry RequirementsExit Standard 
8-Week English for University Studies online programEquivalent of IELTS 6.0IELTS 6.5 in all skills areas
12-Week English for University Studies online programEquivalent of IELTS 5.5IELTS 6.5 in all skills areas

2022 Admissions Waivers

GRE not required for Electrical and Computer Engineering. GRE may not be required for other programs.

Important dates

Fall 2022
Application Deadline: July 15, 2022
Move-In Date: August 17, 2022
Orientation Dates: August 18-20, 2022
Start Date: August 22, 2022

Spring 2023
Application Deadline: December 5, 2022
Start Date: January 18, 2023

Summer 2023
Application Deadline: April 3, 2023
Start Date: May 15, 2023

Fall 2023
Application Deadline: July 4, 2023
Start Date: TBD

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Student Fees

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