If you are considering submitting an application to Hartford, the application fee costs $35.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|Hartford 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||72%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||10%|
University of Hartford does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Hartford. Hartford evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Hartford accepted 77% of students, around 9,800 of the 12,660 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Hartford, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight in the admissions process. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you shine.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Work Experience||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Not Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
|Volunteer Work||Not Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Hartford must submit the following items. Double check with Hartford's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||2|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Hartford have an average unweighted GPA of 3.3.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of Hartford, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||15%|
|3.50 and 3.74||23%|
|3.25 and 3.49||20%|
|3.00 and 3.24||18%|
|2.50 and 2.9||16%|
|2.00 and 2.49||6%|
Hartford does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Hartford does not have a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 72% of Hartford's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 10% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hartford students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 510 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hartford students scored 610 or higher, and 75% scored a 510 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Hartford, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Hartford's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hartford students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Hartford. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Hartford during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Hartford?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Hartford.
Does Hartford accept transfer credits?
Hartford accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Hartford accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to Hartford?
Hartford is not test optional. You must submit test scores as part of the application.
What is Hartford's acceptance rate?
Hartford's acceptance rate is 77%.
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How hard is it to get into Hartford? Hartford is a somewhat selective institution. The Hartford acceptance rate is 77%. This means that the institution accepts 77 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Hartford is Continuous processing.
The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Hartford is Continuous processing.
Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Hartford is 25. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into Hartford. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Hartford, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.28. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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