University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven

West Haven, CT

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Tuition & Fees

$40,440

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
30%
500-599
53%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%
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undergraduateRatios

44%

male

56%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,126
Declined 1,871
Total Received 10,997
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Private

4,912

undergraduate students

1,881

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of New Haven, founded in 1920, is a private coeducational university situated on an 82-acre campus on the coast of southern New England.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,793
Established in 1920
Coeducational Coeducational

82-acre campus in West Haven (population: 55,000), two miles from New Haven. Air, bus, and train serve New Haven; major airports serve Hartford (50 miles) and New York City (73 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: New Haven
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Tweed-New Haven Municipal

University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT
06516

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55.2%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
17%
Top 1/4
42%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
2%
600-699
30%
500-599
53%
400-499
13%
300-399
0
700-800
3%
600-699
24%
500-599
55%
400-499
15%
300-399
0
30-36
10%
24-29
36%
18-23
46%
12-17
6%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Has early decision program yes
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.46

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 9,126
Declined 1,871
Total Received 10,997

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA

Important

application essay
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
interview
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency
talent/ability

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 31
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

99%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,667

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $39,000
Room & board $16,360
Additional fees $1,440
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $1,000
Total $58,800
Average Financial Aid - $4,667
Total with Avg. Aid $54,133

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

ice hockey, lacrosse, rugby, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

field hockey, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Cheerleading, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Related Services, Other
Applied Mathematics, General
Arts, Entertainment, and Media Management, Other
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business Statistics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer Engineering, General
Computer Science
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Computer and Information Sciences, Other
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Criminal Justice/Police Science
Crisis/Emergency/Disaster Management
Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
Dietetics/Dietitian
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Emergency Medical Technology/Technician (EMT Paramedic)
Engineering, General
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
Fine Arts and Art Studies, Other
Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
Fire Protection, Other
Forensic Psychology
Forensic Science and Technology
Genome Sciences/Genomics
Graphic Design
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
Illustration
Industrial Engineering
Interior Design
International Business/Trade/Commerce
International Economics
International Finance
International Marketing
International Relations and Affairs
International/Global Studies
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Legal Studies, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Management
Music Technology
Music, General
National Security Policy Studies
Natural Resources Management and Policy
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Theatre/Theatre Arts Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

6,793

total students

43.3%

in-state

56.7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

72%

4,912
students

Female
56%
2,738

Male
44%
2,174

28%

1,881
students

Female
47%
882

Male
53%
999

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

4,625
students

Female
57%
2,592

Male
43%
2,033

6%

287
students

Female
51%
146

Male
49%
141

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

Student Break-down

2%
Nonresident aliens
11%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Hispanic/Latino
63%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

204

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Other
  • Personal
  • Psychological

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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