5,216
Students
Financial aid thermometer
23,082
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
87
87%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Suburban
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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

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
Interior Architecture Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Genome Sciences/genomics Checkmark
Marine Biology And Biological Oceanography Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
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Business Administration And Management Checkmark Checkmark
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Hospitality Administration Checkmark
Hotel/motel Administration Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
International Finance Checkmark
International Marketing Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Chemical Engineering Checkmark
Civil Engineering Checkmark
Computer Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark
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Industrial Engineering Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Dental Hygiene Checkmark Checkmark
Dietetics Checkmark
Emergency Medical Technology (EMT Paramedic) Checkmark Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
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
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
International/global Studies Checkmark
Sustainability Studies Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Natural Resources Management And Policy Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Forensic Psychology Checkmark
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark
Criminal Justice/police Science Checkmark
Fire Prevention And Safety Technology Checkmark Checkmark
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Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Economics Checkmark
National Security Policy Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Commercial And Advertising Art Checkmark
Drawing Checkmark
Fine Arts Related Checkmark
Illustration Checkmark
Music Checkmark
Music Management Checkmark
Music Technology Checkmark
Painting Checkmark
Sculpture Checkmark
Theater/theater Arts Management Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,953
Applied
8,735
Accepted
5,216
Enrolled
88%
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Female Admissions

5,738
Females Applied
5,088
Females Accepted
89%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

4,215
Males Applied
3,647
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
3.37
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Recommended Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 562 510 610
SAT Math 550 500 600
ACT Composite 24 21 27

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

23,082
Avg. Financial Aid Package
23,746
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
20,203
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,267
Avg. Loan Aid
16,299
Avg. Grant Aid
19,708
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

5,216
Total undergrad students
6%
International Students
56%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.52%
Black or African American 11.69%
White or Caucasian 60.91%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.33%
Asian 3.05%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.13%
Two or more races 1.09%
Other 5.56%

Gender

Male (47.32%)
Female (52.68%)

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 52%

Student Activities

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Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Marching band Checkmark
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Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
vehicle, bicycle and foot patrols, crime prevention programs

Athletics

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Men's Sports

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

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

Faculty

647
Total Faculty
16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 263
Part-time - 384
Male - 417
Female - 230
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