If you are considering submitting an application to Hartford, the application fee is $35.
Here is an overiew of some of Hartford's admissions stats.
|Hartford 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.3|
|Admissions Test Policy||Not optional and are considered|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||25%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||4%|
These are the application deadlines for University of Hartford.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||No||––||––|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
Hartford does not offer early decision but does offer early action.
Hartford is a moderately difficult school to get into. Hartford evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Hartford accepted 79% of all applicants, about 10,605 from 13,459 applicants.
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.
Hartford has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.
Colleges consider a range of factors when determining who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college decides which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you stand out.
Wondering what factors are considered by Hartford during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Very Important|
|Standardized Test Scores||Important|
Make sure to check with Hartford for more information on admission factors.
To apply to Hartford, all applicants must submit the following items. Make sure to check in 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.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that highlights your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
Hartford considers ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Hartford is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2022, 25% of Hartford's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 4% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Hartford students scored 620 or higher and 75% of students scored 540 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Hartford students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 540 or higher.
To be most competitive at Hartford, you should strive to earn between 23 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 23 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Hartford students. Only one out of every four students scored below 23.
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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:
• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit
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 79%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at Hartford?
❌ Hartford does not offer early decision.
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How hard is it to get into Hartford? Hartford is a somewhat selective institution. The Hartford acceptance rate is 79%. This means that the institution accepts 78 out of every 100 applicants.
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
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Hartford, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.26. 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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