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Your time at UHart goes beyond the classroom. You will learn new things about yourself, find new passions and make friends who have come from all corners of the world to study at the International Study Center and at the University of Hartford. It is more than just an education; it’s an experience that will shape who you are for years to come. 

A World of Culture And Excitement At Your Doorstep

Located in West Hartford, Connecticut, we are next to Hartford, the state’s capital city. We’re based on a 350-acre campus, home to 3,977 undergraduate and 1,763 graduate students from all over the world.

Studying with us means you’ll get the full local college campus experience while being close to cities like New York, America’s largest city where there is something for everyone. For those seeking something smaller, Boston is also close by, a city renowned for its rich cultural history. From exciting nights out to shopping or even taking in the sights — whatever your interest, you’ll never be without something to see or do.

Your UHart Advisor

All University of Hartford students are assigned to an advisor. Advisors will help you with class registration, guide you to campus resources, and much more.

If you are part of the International Pathway Program (IPP), you will meet with your IPP advisor every other week on a one-on-one basis make sure you are doing all you can to be successful in your classes. Your IPP advisor will monitor your academic progress and help you access campus resources, should you need help. This might include:

  • Referring you to campus tutoring
  • Pointing you to library resources
  • Creating a study plan to help you with time management
  • Answering questions about the visa process


All undergraduate International Pathway Program students will be housed in the same building among American and other international students. You'll be paired with a roommate in a double room in the F Complex. These residence halls accommodate eight to ten students in each suite. The rooms are comfortable, spacious, and include cable TV and high-speed internet connections. In addition, each complex has laundry facilities, study lounges, and air conditioning; everything you need during your time at Hartford.

As an undergraduate student, you are required to live on campus and participate in the meal plan for the duration of your IPP experience.

Because you’ll be living on campus, this means that all campus facilities and services are within easy walking distance, so you’re never too far away from what you need.

Career opportunities

Throughout your studies, we will make sure that you have everything you need to start your career after your time with us. With New York, America’s largest city, so close by, there will be no shortage of networking and work opportunities waiting for you.

Be Part of the Hartford Community

The Department of Public Safety's mission is to provide the University community with a safe and secure environment, in which everyone can learn, live, work, and grow. Public Safety is in full operation 24 hours a day, seven days a week.

For information about COVID-19 safety and precautions, visit the University of Hartford's Healthy Hawks page.

IPP students have many opportunities to celebrate their cultures with the campus community. Activities include the Buddy Program, Conversation Partners, Success Seminars, day trips, volunteer and community service, and a monthly calendar to celebrate cultural holidays and events.

Catch an action-packed soccer or lacrosse game on Al-Marzook field, watch the basketball team compete in Chase Arena, or get in a workout yourself in the Sports Center.

Intramural and Clubs

Sports clubs are a great alternative for students. Options include karate and rugby, while intramural sports such as whiffle ball and tennis are also available.


  • Students who value health and fitness can use the Sports Center to:
  • Swim in the 25-yard, eight-lane pool
  • Work out in the weight room
  • Play tennis or basketball on a lighted court
  • Relax in the sauna

Student clubs allow you to network with other students and the community. There are over 100 student clubs and organizations you can get involved in at UHart.Some of the many clubs include:

  • National Association for Music Education (NAfME)
  • Biomedical Engineering Society
  • Campus Activities Team (CAT)
  • Photography Club
Morgane from Thailand in front of a red wall.

“You have to see more to know more about yourself and to know more about the world. So being here is really good because you can see a lot of different people in different cultures. Everyone is nice to me.”

Morgane from Thailand
Studied the International Pathway Program
Progressed to MBA

Before You Get Here

Make sure to read our helpful pre-arrival guide in order to prepare for your arrival on campus.


International Pathway Program

Whether you are an undergraduate or a graduate student, our International Pathway Program, housed at the International Study Center, can help you study a degree at the top-ranking University of Hartford.

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Find out more about the admissions process to study the International Pathway Program or by direct entry to UHart, as well as information on entry requirements and fees.

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