University of New Haven (UNH)

300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT

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The University of New Haven was founded in 1920 at New Haven, Connecticut and was originally located on Yale's campus. In 1960 the school moved to it West Haven location. UNH is a private university, and is considered a top tier liberal arts college. The school services over 6,400 undergraduates and graduates, and provides hands on learning opportunities for more than 75 majors.


The University of New Haven has over 100 undergraduate, and 25 graduate programs that it offers. The school provides students with a high quality education and strong learning environment to ensure that students are given every opportunity to succeed.

Programs offered include:

Admissions and Financial Aid

Requirements for admissions to the University of New Haven will vary based on various factors. Interested students should contact an admissions officer and discuss what is necessary to attend UNH. Students interested in financial aid should contact UNH to discuss tuition, scholarship, grant and loan options available and how to determine eligibility.


The New Haven Chargers compete in a variety of sports as a NCAA Division II school.

Sports programs:

  • Baseball/Softball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Lacrosse
  • Football
  • Soccer
  • Track & Field
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates University of New Haven accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of New Haven is around 6,800 students. The student body is made up of 74% undergraduate students and 18% graduate students.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $34,000-$41,000 per year
  • Per unit charges are around $1,300 for part time students

Financial Aid Details

The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid95%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships95%$20,209
Receiving Student Loans77%$11,535

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of New Haven may offer services including:

  • Online course work available
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial instructional courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Student employment
  • Assistance to find work

Graduation Rates

The overall graduation rate of University of New Haven is approximately 54%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years42%
Graduating in 5 Years8%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Dental Hygienist Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the American Dental Association, Commission on Dental Accreditation (since 1994)
  • Dietetics Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics (since 2007)
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
    • * Accredited by the National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education (since 2012)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of New Haven is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division II (with football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Northeast 10 Conference)
  • Basketball (Northeast 10 Conference)
  • Track and Field (Northeast 10 Conference)
  • Football (Northeast 10 Conference)
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Family and Consumer Sciences

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Legal Professions and Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Physical Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Science Technology

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of New Haven for official up-to-date information.

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