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University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

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Overview

University of New Haven ÔÇö Success Starts Here

The University of New Haven, located in West Haven, Connecticut, is one of the country's leaders in student-first education. The University offers independent, motivated, and successful students a purposeful career-focused education that is both personal and pragmatic, empowering them to achieve excellence. By combining a strong liberal arts curriculum with real-world learning experiences such as internships, faculty-mentored research, community service and study abroad, students are fully prepared for life after graduation. A private, coeducational institution situated on an 84-acre campus, the University of New Haven has an enrollment of nearly 7,000 which includes about 1,700 graduate students as well as more than 4,700 full-time undergraduate students. Sixty-five percent of undergraduate students live in university-sponsored housing with13 different residence halls available. The University's New England campus is located about halfway between Boston and New York City, giving students access to the amenities and learning opportunities of these metropolitan areas and only 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 six 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, the Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts, and the School of Health Sciences. Some of the most popular programs of study include biology, criminal justice, forensic science, forensic psychology, national security, fire science, engineering, genetics and biotechnology, health sciences, music and sound recording, music industry, computer science, cybersecurity & networks, marine biology, sport management, graphic design, interior design, psychology, and dental hygiene. In support of these programs and to ensure the success of its students, the University of New Haven 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, a Crime Scene Training house, newly renovated graphic/interior design labs, a T.V. production set, 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 College of Business Campus, and more. The University of New Haven also recently opened a satellite campus in Prato, Italy – only 20 minutes outside of Florence in the Tuscany region. Students are able to extend their learning opportunities overseas by joining their classmates and university faculty members on the Prato campus.

Location & Contact

Address Bayer Hall, 300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT  06516
United States
Contact Mr. Jason Riendeau
Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Email: jriendeau@newhaven.edu
Phone: 203-932-2920

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Fire Prevention And Safety Technology Checkmark Checkmark
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,426
Applied
8,744
Accepted
5,092
Enrolled
84%
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Female Admissions

6,042
Females Applied
5,099
Females Accepted
84%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,384
Males Applied
3,645
Males Accepted
83%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.44
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Early decision plan December 1st December 15th
Other early decision plan December 15th January 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 571 520 620
SAT Math 561 510 600
ACT Composite 23 20 26

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

37,870
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Fees

1,400
Full-time student fees
15,900
Room & board
10,150
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

23,954
Avg. Financial Aid Package
24,790
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,896
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,228
Avg. Loan Aid
17,025
Avg. Grant Aid
20,685
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
59%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
15%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

5,092
Total Undergrad students
4%
International Students
55%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 12.23%
Black or African American 11.88%
White or Caucasian 61.84%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.35%
Asian 3.26%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 0.71%
Other 5.36%

Gender

Male (46.13%)
Female (53.87%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements None
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 53%

Student Activities

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Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

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Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark No Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No No Checkmark
Field Hockey No No No
Football No No Checkmark
Lacrosse No No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No No Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball No Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Field Hockey No Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Lacrosse No Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball No No No
Soccer No Division 2 Checkmark
Softball No Division 2 Checkmark
Tennis No Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball No Division 2 Checkmark

Faculty

662
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 258
Part-time - 404
Male - 421
Female - 241