Undergraduate Programs

The University of Hartford offers a wide variety of majors, and you may select any one of them for your course of study. In your final semester of the IPP, you will be introduced to your university academic advisor for your major. This advisor will help you plan the rest of your degree program beyond the IPP. 

Barney School of Business
Hartford Art School
College of Engineering, Technology and Architecture
Hillyer College

The English Language Institute (ELI)

The English Language Institute (ELI) of the University of Hartford offers a comprehensive academic program designed for international students who need to improve their English language skills.

Learn more about the levels, course dates, and tuition.

IPP Admissions Checklist

UNDERGRADUATE IPP ENTRY/EXIT REQUIREMENTS

 Entry RequirementsExit Requirements
Program Length/credits English GPA* English GPA**
Standard IPP 2 semesters

24 credits
70-79 TOEFL or
6.0 IELTS or
50-57 PTE or
55-63 Versant or
49-60 Duolingo or
95/120; 115/150 GaoKao or
70% CBSE or
170 CEFR Level B2 or
GTEC 1101-1175
2.3 Students must pass all English courses with an 80/100 or better 1.8
Extended IPP 3 semesters

30 credits
60-69 TOEFL or
5.5 IELTS or
42-49 PTE or
48-54 Versant or
39-48 Duolingo or
83/120; 105/150 GaoKao or
60% CBSE or
160, CEFR Level B2 Cambridge English or
1001-1100 GTEC
2.3 Students must pass all English courses with an 80/100 or better 1.8
Extended Plus IPP 4 semesters***

30 credits
55-59 TOEFL or
5.0 IELTS or
36-41 PTE or
43-47 Versant or
29-38 Duolingo or
7/120; 99/150 GaoKao or
50% CBSE or
150 CEFR Level B1 Cambridge English or
801-1000 GTEC
2.3 Students must pass all English courses with an 80/100 or better 1.8

Pre-Sessional
English

1/1+ semesters 45-54 TOEFL or
4.5 IELTS or
41-42 Versant or
26-28 Duolingo or
75/120; 95/150 GaoKao or
50% CBSE or
145 Cambridge English
2.3 Students must pass all English courses with an 80/100 or better 1.8

*Students applying for degrees in Engineering, and the Health Sciences will be required to demonstrate above average grades in the areas of Math and the Sciences. Grades in Math/Science subjects must be equal to or better than a, “B,” 3.0 (out of 4.0).
**Some academic programs may have a higher progression requirement from the IPP into the degree program.
***Extended Plus IPP includes one or more semesters of Pre-Sessional English (dependent upon student proficiency level and progression in English courses)
plus 3 semesters of Extended IPP.

Costs

UNDERGRADUATE FEES 2018-2019

 Accelerated IPPExtended IPPExtended Plus IPP
Tuition $39,850 $45,700 $50,900
Room & Board $12,090  $18,135  $24,180 
Registration Fee $60 $90 $120
Technology Fee $460 $690 $920
Student Support Fee* $2,372 $3,558 $4,744
Annual Health Insurance $2,200 $2,200 $2,200*
Total $57,032 $70,373 $80,864**

*Extended Plus students will have one additional semester of health insurance cost.
**Additional fee of $350 will be applied to students in the Hartt School. Hartt Performance majors in Extended Plus will also have an additional $2200 fee for private music lessons.

 

UNDERGRADUATE FEES 2019-2020

 Standard IPPExtended IPPExtended Plus IPP
Tuition $41,046 $47,071 $52,427
Room & Board $12,452  $18,678  $24,904 
Registration Fee $60 $90 $120
Technology Fee $460 $690 $920
Student Support Fee* $2,372 $3,558 $4,744
Annual Health Insurance $2,266 $2,266 $2,266*
Total $58,656 $72,353 $85,381**

*Extended Plus students will have one additional semester of health insurance cost.
**Additional fee of $350 will be applied to students in the Hartt School. Hartt Performance majors in Extended Plus will also have an additional $2200 fee for private music lessons.

IPP Dates

 Application DeadlineArrival DateOrientation Start DateFirst Day of Class
Summer 2019 April 1, 2019 May 16, 2019 May 17, 2019 May 22, 2019
Fall 2019 July 1, 2019 August 27, 2019 August 28, 2019 September 4, 2019
Spring 2020 November 15, 2019 January 15, 2020 January 16, 2020 January 21, 2020
Summer 2020 April 1, 2020 May 13, 2020 May 14, 2020 May 20, 2020

Sample Curriculum

Undergraduate IPP 
  Semester 1Semester 2Semester 3Semester 4
Standard IPP Academic courses
credit hours

MATH
Determined by placement test
3 credits

UIST 150
Technology as a Human Affair
3 credits

UISA 140
Creativity: The Dynamics of Artistic Expression
3 credits

EC 110
Principles of Macro-economics
3 credits

UISC 212
Discovering America III: American Civilization 1945-Present 
3 credits

UISS 340
Ethics in Professions
3 credits

WRT 110
Academic Writing I
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

   
English courses  English for Academic Purposes
15 contact hours
English for Academic Purposes
7 contact hours
   
Extended IPP Academic courses
credit hours 

MATH
Determined by placement test
3 credits

UIST 150
Technology as a Human Affair
3 credits

UISA 140
Creativity: The Dynamics of Artistic Expression
3 credits

EC 110
Principles of Macro-economics
3 credits

UISC 212
Discovering America III: American Civilization 1945-Present
3 credits

UISS 340
Ethics in Professions
3 credits

WRT 110
Academic Writing I
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

 
 English courses English for Academic Purposes
22 contact hours
English for Academic Purposes 
15 contact hours
English for Academic Purposes 
7 contact hours
 
Extended Plus IPP Academic courses
credit hours 
Non-credit academic support courses

MATH
Determined by placement test
3 credits

UIST 150
Technology as a Human Affair
3 credits

UISA 140
Creativity: The Dynamics of Artistic Expression
3 credits

EC 110
Principles of Macro-economics
3 credits

UISC 212
Discovering America III: American Civilization 1945-Present
3 credits

UISS 340
Ethics in Professions
3 credits

WRT 110
Academic Writing I
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits

Course in Major
3 credits 

 English courses English for Academic Purposes
22 contact hours
English for Academic Purposes 
22 contact hours
English for Academic Purposes 
15 contact hours
 English for Academic Purposes 
7 contact hours

Courses are subject to change based on factors such as student enrollment, course rotation in academic calendar, and faculty availability.