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What is the International Year?

The International Year Program is for international students who desire a comprehensive and well-supported introduction to an undergraduate degree of their choice.

This program helps transition you seamlessly into university life, ensuring you are prepared for further success during your studies in the United States.

If you meet the academic and English language entry requirements, you may enroll in your undergraduate degree program through our Direct Admission option.

What You Will Study

Each semester you will take a combination of university academic courses (credited) and English courses (non-credited). Course options are dependent upon the required pathway. Once you have reached the required English level you can progress onto your program at the University of Hartford.

Key Facts

Standard 2 semester pathway: 8 months

Extended 3 semester pathway: 12 months

Extended 4 semester pathway: 16 months

Spring 2024

Application Deadline: December 1, 2023

Start Date: January 17, 2024

Fall 2024

Application Deadline: June 7, 2024

Start Date: TBD

Visit the entry requirements and term dates pages for more information on enrolment.

2 Semester $42,277.38

3 Semester $48,483.13

4 Semester $53,999.81

For more information on fees and additional costs, visit our fees page.

Why Study The International Year?

This programme ensures you are prepared with the skills and knowledge you’ll need to progress to the first year of your undergraduate degree. 

Some of the many benefits of the International Year program include:

  • A strong knowledge in a subject area of your choice
  • Developing the required English language skill level required for your further studies
  • Improved academic and study skills, delivered by expert tutors
  • Smaller-sized classes, allowing for a focused, tailored teaching and learning experience

By completing this program and obtained the required grades, you will be well-prepared for your next step as you progress to your chosen degree at the University of Hartford. 

Progression Degrees At The University Of Hartford

The table below show the majors available to IPP students and the grades you will need to achieve.

The overall grade relates to your Grade Point Average (on a 4.0 scale), which is the U.S. system for assessment. The English grades are the minimum requirements you need to obtain in the IPP to progress to your chosen degree.

Undergraduate Grade Requirements

Degree Programme NameAwardOverall GradeEnglish Grade
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