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

It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses around the country and around the world.

Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.

Basic details

  • Region: Northeast
  • Location: West Haven, Connecticut
  • Campus setting: Suburban
  • Type of institution: Private; Liberal Arts College

Admissions information and areas of study offered

  • Percentage of students admitted: 70%
  • Average ACT range: 20-30
  • Average SAT range: 1500-2000 (with writing included)
  • Test optional? No
  • Common Application accepted? Yes
  • Areas of study offered include: Accounting/Finance; Architecture; Arts; Biology; Biomedical Engineering; Business; Chemistry; Communications; Computer Science; Creative Writing; Criminal Justice; Design; Drama/Theatre Arts; Economics; Engineering; English; Environmental Sciences; Film/Cinema Studies; History; Humanities; Information Sciences/Systems; Journalism; Law; Liberal Arts; Literature; Management; Marketing; Mathematics; Medical Sciences; Military Sciences; Music; Nutrition; Political Science; Psychology; Public Health; Public Policy; Public Relations/Affairs; Sociology
  • Full list of majors available: http://www.newhaven.edu/academics/

Finances

  • International students are eligible for: Merit-based scholarship
  • Estimated yearly cost (including tuition, board, room and student fees): $53,780

Athletics

  • Athletic association for the majority of sports: NCAA - Division II
  • Varsity sports: Men's American Football; Men's Athletics / Track and Field; Women's Athletics / Track and Field; Men's Baseball; Women's Softball; Men's Basketball; Women's Basketball; Men's Cross Country; Women's Cross Country; Women's Field Hockey; Men's Football / Soccer; Women's Football / Soccer; Women's Lacrosse; Women's Volleyball

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