University of New Haven

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School Overview

The University of New Haven (locally referred to as UNH) is privately owned and operated coeducational higher education institution in West Haven, Connecticut. The university also lies on the border of New Haven (a much larger city) and Long Island Sound. According to the U.S. News and World Report UNH is among the top 100 universities in the northeastern United States and is well known of having a top tier engineering school. The university offers undergraduate and graduate degrees through its five academic colleges: the College of Business, the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Lifelong & eLearning, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, and the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. During the past few years the University of New Haven has experienced tremendous growth. Total annual student enrollment is just over 6,000.

General Information

Admission Office

300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 932-7319

(800) 342-5864

Fax: (203) 931-6093



Contact: Kevin Phillips

Director of Undergraduate Admissions
Main Address

300 Boston Post Road

West Haven, CT 06516

(203) 932-7000

www.newhaven.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 3,552

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 1,148

Degree-seeking undergrads: 3,494

Graduate enrollment: 1,681

Setting

Suburban setting

Small city (50,000 – 249,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $75

Online application fee: Reduced fee (not specified)
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 68%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 76%


College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Interior Architecture A,B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Graphic Design A,B,C
Interior Design A,B,C
Music – General B
Music Management/Merchandising B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Biology B
Ecology B
Marine/Aquatic Biology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Business/Managerial Economics B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management A,B,C
International Business B
Logistics/Materials Management C
Marketing Management B
Travel/Tourism Management C

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric A,B
Journalism C
Mass Communications/Media Studies C

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Programming – General C
Computer Science A
Computer/Information Sciences – General B
Information Sciences/Systems B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Mechanical Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

Hazardous Materials Management C
Occupational Safety A,B,C

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Institutional Food Production A

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Dental Hygiene A,B
Medical Dietetics B

History

History – General B

Law & Legal Studies

Law & Legal Studies – General A,B
Paralegal/Legal Assistance C

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Liberal Arts & Sciences B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Nutrition Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Natural Resources & Conservation – General B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Sport/Fitness Administration B

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training C

Physical Sciences

Chemistry A,B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Public Administration B

Science Technologies

Biology Technician B

Security & Protective Services

Fire Protection/Safety Technology A,B,C

Fire Science/Firefighting B,C
Forensic Technologies B,C
Law Enforcement Administration B
Police Science A,C
Security/Loss Prevention C
Victim services administration C

Social Sciences

Political Science/Government B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of New Haven Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(203) 932-7000
Website:www.newhaven.edu
Type of School:4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:www.newhaven.edu/admissions/apply/
Address:300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516-1916
Setting:21
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:6,835
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):55%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:16 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:5,225 (76% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$37,060
Out-of-state Tuition:$37,060
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:96%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$20,569

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of New Haven Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of New Haven.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Architecture and Related Services11
Biological and Biomedical Sciences142
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services8166
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2133
Education12
Engineering276
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields111
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences1
Health Professions and Related Programs2232
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service144561
Legal Professions and Studies111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities11
Mathematics and Statistics2
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies2
Natural Resources and Conservation21
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies11
Physical Sciences1
Psychology312
Public Administration and Social Service Professions211
Science Technologies/Technicians1
Social Sciences32
Visual and Performing Arts3111
Grand total451258331

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of New Haven.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Education1
Engineering1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1
Grand total113

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of New Haven and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$37,060
Out-of-state$37,060
Books and supplies$1,000

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,860
Out-of-state$15,860

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid1,19096%
Grant or scholarship aid1,19096%$20,569
Student loan aid96578%$11,245

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid4,28686%$18,945
Federal student loans3,35767%$6,872

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of New Haven. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of New Haven students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants10,7204,2956,425
Percent admitted100%79%81%
Percent admitted who enrolled11%11%10%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of New Haven Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment6,835
Undergraduate enrollment4,936
Graduate enrollment1,899

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of New Haven Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
  • American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation
    • Dental Hygiene (DH)

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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