University of New Haven

West Haven, CT, USA
3.72 Average Rating

Originally founded on the Yale campus in 1920, the University of New Haven is a 4-year private institution on the New Haven coast. UNH is home to six colleges and schools offering bachelor’s degrees in over 100 fields of study. Additionally, the UNH campus hosts the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science featuring six centers of excellence including the National Cold Case Center and the National Crime Scene Training Center. For athletically-inclined students, UNH fields 15 men’s and women’s teams known as the Chargers.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Coed

Need Aware

This school may consider an applicant’s financial situation when deciding admission

Level of Institution
4 Year
Campus Setting
Suburb or town

0
100
84%
Acceptance Rate

Admissions Requirements

SAT
Yes
ACT
Yes
Transcript
Yes

Important Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Decision Acceptance is binding so student must attend college if accepted. December 15, 2019 January 31, 2020
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2019 January 31, 2020

Admitted Student Stats

In-State Students
34%
Out-Of-State Students
64%
29%
Submitting ACT
93%
Submitting SAT
Average ACT Composite: 23
0
36
Average SAT Composite: 1066
0
1600
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
6,867
Total Number of Undergrads
5,092
Academic Calendar

Four-one-four plan

Classroom Sizes

2-19 Students
41%
20-39 Students
51%
40-99 Students
6%
0
100
39%
Graduate in 4 Years US National: 28%
0
100
49%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
16:1
US National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$33,214
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Tuition
In-State Tuition In-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who meet the state's or institution's residency requirements. In-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students residing in the locality in which they attend school and may be a lower rate than in-state tuition if offered by the institution.
$40,440
Out-of-State Tuition Out-of-state tuition is the tuition charged by institutions to those students who do not meet the state’s or institution’s residency requirements. Out-of-district tuition is the tuition charged by the institution to those students not residing in the locality in which they attend school.
$40,440
Additional Costs
Room and Board The weighted average for room and board and other expenses is generated as follows:
  • (amount for on-campus room, board and other expenses * # of students living on-campus.
  • + amount for off-campus (with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus with family
  • + amount for off-campus (not with family) room, board and other expenses * # of students living off-campus not with family)
divided by the total # of students. Students whose living arrangements are unknown are excluded from the calculation. For some institutions the # of students by living arrangement will be known, but dollar amounts will not be known. In this case the # of students with no corresponding dollar amount will be excluded from the denominator.
$16,852
Books and Supplies
$1000

Aid & Grants

0
100
61%
Need Met
Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid. Federal gift aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Aid Per Year
$21,479
Students Receiving Grants Percent of undergraduate students awarded grant aid. Grant aid includes any grant or scholarship aid awarded, from the federal government, a state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.
100%
Average Federal Grant Aid Per Year
$4,884
Average Institution Grant Aid Per Year
$19,756

Student Loans

Students Borrowing Loans Loans to students - Any monies that must be repaid to the lending institution for which the student is the designated borrower. Includes all Title IV subsidized and unsubsidized loans and all institutionally- and privately-sponsored loans. Does not include PLUS and other loans made directly to parents.
81%
Average Loan Amount Per Year
$12,414
Average Debt at Graduation The median federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated. This figure includes only federal loans; it excludes private student loans and Parent PLUS loans.
$27,000
Median Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 5.05% interest rate.
$287
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Student Gender
Male
Female
46%
54%
Student Organizations
195
Size of Town
Suburb or town
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
Yes
On Campus Women's Center
Yes

Housing

0
100
54%
Undergrads Living on Campus
On-campus living required of freshman
No

Athletics

Divisional Sports Nickname
Chargers
School Colors
Blue/Gold
Varsity Athletics Association
NCAA
Varsity Athletics Conference Primary
Northeast 10 Conference

Campus Safety

24-HR security patrol
Yes
Campus emergency phones
Yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Hartford
Boston
New London
Washington
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$52,100
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What Students Are Saying

3.72 Average Rating
diverse students and faculty members. professors are up to date on the latest information, and many still work in their fields of expertise. variety of resources available to students in their search for internships, jobs, study abroad opportunities etc.
Lani from West Warren, MA
the university of new haven has a wide variety of ways for my to excel as a student. they also ask in classes to venture off campus to learn by doing. this university has very helpful teachers as well that are very helpful and understanding.
Kelsey from Milton, VT
University of New Haven is an amazing school to attend. Most, if not all, of the teachers here have experience in the classes they are teaching because they have worked in the field. The experience here is one of a kind.
Nicolette from Wolcott, CT
The University of New Haven is small, yet a very warm and welcoming environment. Our classes are challenging and taught by very qualified teachers who have experience both in the class room and in the field that they are teaching. University of New Haven is the school you want to be a part of.
Susan

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