University of New Haven

West heaven, Connecticut
4-year Private university

Overview

University of New Haven is a private institution established in 1920 with suburban setting located in West Haven, CT. It is ranked 94 in Regional Universities North in 2018 edition of Best Colleges. It practices 4-1-4 based academic calender. To graduate, each student must complete one form of experiential learning, such as an internship, a faculty-mentored research project, a study abroad experience or an academic service-learning project in the community. It offers services to help freshmen transition from high school and to help sophomores begin to think about their career search.

#94 in Regional Universities North
Setting
Suburban
Location West heaven, Connecticut
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1920
Selectivity Very Low
Size Medium
5,216 Undergraduates

Learning

16:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Security and Protective Services
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Legal Professions And Studies
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
    Program offered through an exclusively distance-education program
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Science Technologies/Technicians
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$57,770
Cost of Attendance
$29,933
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $39,270
Outstate Tuition Fee $39,270
Room and Board Fees $15,900
$49,400 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

81% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
Application Fee Waiver Available
3.31 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp
Apply College's Own Application Portal

For International Students

75 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Dec
15
Early Action Deadline
Dec
01
Early Decision Deadline
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Regular Decision Deadline
Rolling Admission
Mar
01
Priority Application Deadline
Transfer Applications
--
--
Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Jan
01
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$23,746 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$20,963 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $57,770
100% Students with need received Financial Aid
60% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth $20,000-$24,000 per academic year
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance Remain full time undergraduate student and a minimum cumulative GPA of 3.0
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Distinguished Scholar Awards
Total Worth $15,000-$18,000 per academic year
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance Remain full time undergraduate student and a minimum required GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A
Charger Award
Total Worth $10,000-$14,000
Eligibility First year freshmen
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance Remain full time undergraduate student and maintain required GPA
Separate application needed No
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Federal Pell Grants
Total Worth $596 to $5,920
Details The Pell Grant Program is a need based federal program providing grant assistance to low-income students.
Dean's Scholarships
Total Worth $2,000
Details Dean's Scholarships are chosen by the dean of each of the four undergraduate colleges at the University of New Haven: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, and the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences. It is renewable.

Students

5,216 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Medium
79% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
57% Students graduate within 6 years