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University of New Haven

  • West Haven, CT
    location
  • Private
    type
  • Suburban
    setting
  • 49%51%
    student ratio
  • 4,864
    total students
  • $32,440 | $32,440
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • Rolling
    fall application deadline
  • 74%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 526
    sat math
  • 513
    sat reading
  • Not
    Reported

    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Overview

University of New Haven -- A Leader in Experiential Education

The University of New Haven, located in West Haven, Connecticut, is one of the country's leaders in experiential education. The University combines a strong liberal arts curriculum with real-world learning experiences such as internships, faculty-mentored research, community service and study abroad to fully prepare students for life after graduation. A private, coeducational institution situated on an 84-acre campus, the University of New Haven has an enrollment of more than 6,000 which includes about 1,700 graduate students as well as more than 4,300 undergraduate students. Seventy-five percent of undergraduate students live in university sponsored housing - 11 different residence halls are available with a brand new 370-bed hall currently under construction. The university's New England campus is located about halfway between Boston and New York City, giving students great access to the amenities and learning opportunities of these metropolitan areas, and just five minutes from the Connecticut shoreline.

New Facilities and New Academic Programs

The University of New Haven offers over 100 bachelor's degrees and 30 master's degree programs throughout five academic colleges: the College of Business, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, the College of Arts and Sciences and the College of Lifelong & eLearning. Some of the most popular programs of study include criminal justice, forensic science, national security studies, fire science, engineering, music and sound recording, computer science, marine biology, sports management, graphic design, interior design, and dental hygiene. In support of these programs and to ensure the success of its students, UNH has invested in new and updated facilities on campus. Some of these innovative and unique spaces include digital and analog recording studios, a National Crime Scene Training and Technology center, graphic and interior design labs, a center for convergent media, a new Marine Sciences Center on historic Long Wharf in New Haven, Arson Investigation Labs, a Dental Center, a new 70,000 square-foot Graduate Business Campus, and more. The University of New Haven also recently opened a satellite campus in Prato, Italy - just 20 minutes outside of Florence in the Tuscany region. Students are able to extend their learning opportunities overseas by joining their classmates and UNH faculty members on the Prato campus. Even a first semester freshman can enjoy this unique study experience. In addition, the University of New Haven also offers competitive dual-degree options. Students can pursue a 3+1 Bachelor's and Master's of Business Administration through our Fast Track Study Option, while education students can pursue a tuition-free master's through our 4+1 Education program.


Location & Contact

300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516-1916
USA

Mr.Kevin Phillips

Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management

Phone: 203-932-7318
Fax: 203-931-6093
Email: adminfo@newhaven.edu

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Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Interior Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Accounting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business Administration and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Business/Managerial Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Finance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hotel/Motel Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Business/Trade/Commerce
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Marketing/Marketing Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Science/Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Dental Hygiene
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminal Justice/Police Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fire Protection Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forensic Science and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Security and Loss Prevention
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Law/legal studies
    • Legal Studies
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • General Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Public Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Science technologies
    • Biology/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Visual and Performing Arts Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

74% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied10,169
    • Accepted7,567
    • Acceptance Rate74%
    • Enrolled4,864
    • Female Applicants5,739
    • Females Accepted4,291
    • Female Acceptance Rate74%
    • Male Applicants4,430
    • Males Accepted3,276
    • Male Acceptance Rate73%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.31
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen Yes
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Yes
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 513 460 550
    • SAT Math 526 470 580
    • SAT Writing 460 560
    • ACT Composite 20 25
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$32,440
    • Out-of-state tuition *$32,440
    • In-district tuitionN/A
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$1,300.00
    • Room and board *$13,900.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,864
    • Male Student Percentage51%
    • Female Student Percentage49%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino7.96%
    • Black or African American7.98%
    • White or Caucasian51.62%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.43%
    • Asian2.12%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.14%
    • Two or more races1.13%
    • Unknown19.12%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout7.5% representing 24 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students57% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 51%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center No
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Student government, Criminal Justice Club, Music Entertainment and Industry Association, Black Student Union, Fire Science Club
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other escort service, vehicle, bicycle and foot patrols, crime prevention programs

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division II
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No Division 2 Yes
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football No Division 2 Yes
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 2 Yes
    • Field hockey No Division C No
    • Football No No No
    • Ice hockey No No No
    • Lacrosse No Division 2 Yes
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy No No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Tennis Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Track No Division 2 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee No Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 2 Yes
    • Wrestling No No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty620
    • Full-time Percentage39%
    • Part-time Percentage61%
    • Female Percentage34%
    • Male Percentage66%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 5,613 students to 354 faculty


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