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University of New Haven

West Haven, CT 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate94%
Acceptance Rate94%

About University of New Haven

University of New Haven Overview

University of New Haven is a private, nonprofit school in the suburban setting of West Haven, Connecticut. University of New Haven was founded in 1920 and the school now enrolls around 7,513 students per year, which includes 5,023 undergraduate students. University of New Haven provides housing for up to 2,799 students. Most students live in off campus housing.

Student Activities at University of New Haven

Love music or performing? At University of New Haven you can join a campus band or perform with one of the school's theater groups.

Are you interested in journalism and communications? University of New Haven students can write for the campus newspaper, host a radio show or be a producer for the student-run television channel.

Excited for Greek life? University of New Haven has both fraternities and sororities.

Planning to play sports? University of New Haven has many options for athletes. See them all and learn more about life at University of New Haven on the Student Life page.

2022 University of New Haven Facts At-A-Glance
Academic Calendar 4-1-4 (2 long terms separated by a month-long mini-term)
Overall Acceptance Rate 94%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate 98%
Early Action Acceptance Rate 97%
Average GPA 3.5
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 97%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 26%
Tuition $42,610
Percent of Need Met 63.8%
Average First-Year Financial Aid Package $30,171

Is University of New Haven a Good School?


The definition of a "good school" can mean different things for different people. Admissions difficulty, admitted student statistics, tuition, and financial aid can give you a sense of how selective a college is.

Let's take a look at these areas to get a clearer view of what University of New Haven offers and if the school might be a good choice for you.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of New Haven

It is moderately difficult to get into University of New Haven. Around 94% of applicants get into University of New Haven each year. Last year, 10,277 students applied to University of New Haven and 9,675 were admitted.

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of New Haven

Retention refers to the number of students that stay enrolled at a school over time. It gauges how satisfied students are with their school experience, and if they have the support necessary to succeed in college.

Approximately 76% of students who start at University of New Haven return the next year. University of New Haven's six-year graduation rate for undergrads is 68%. The average six-year graduation rate for U.S. colleges and universities is 61% for public schools, and 67% for private, non-profit schools.

Job Outcomes for University of New Haven Grads

Job placement rates after graduation and average starting salaries can all give important clues about the value of a degree from a specific school.

Check with University of New Haven directly, for information on any information on starting salaries for recent grads.

Tuition and Financial Aid at University of New Haven

Tuition is another important factor when choose a college. Some colleges may have high tuition, but do a better job at meeting students' financial need.

University of New Haven meets 63.8% of the demonstrated financial need for undergraduates. The average financial aid package for a full-time, first-year student is around $30,171 a year.

Students in the class of 2022 who had taken out student loans graduated with an average of $51,332 of debt. For context, compare this number with the average national debt, which is around $36,000 per borrower.

The 2023-2024 FAFSA Opened on October 1st, 2022

Some financial aid is available on a first-come, first-served basis, so fill out the FAFSA as soon as you can. Visit the FAFSA website to apply for student aid. Remember, the first F in FAFSA stands for FREE! You should never have to pay to submit the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), so don't give your money (or info!) to any website that claim you do.

Learn more about Tuition and Financial Aid at University of New Haven.

Based on this information, how does University of New Haven sound? Remember, a school that is perfect for one person may not be the right school for another! So ask yourself: Is University of New Haven a good school for you?

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Where is University of New Haven Located?

University of New Haven is located in the suburban setting of West Haven, Connecticut, less than an hour from New Haven.

If you want to see University of New Haven for yourself, be sure to plan a visit! The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to West Haven, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Tweed-New Haven Municipal.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what University of New Haven and West Haven are like without leaving home.

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College Info

300 Boston Post Road West Haven, CT 06516

Campus Setting: Suburban

University of New Haven Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to University of New Haven is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to University of New Haven is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

University of New Haven ACT Scores

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ACT Range

22 - 29

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

29 and Above

Good

22 to 29

Avg

22 and Less

Low

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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of New Haven is 26. Students with an ACT score of 29 and above have a good chance of getting into University of New Haven. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 29 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 22 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

University of New Haven SAT Scores

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Composite SAT Range

1110 - 1270

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Math SAT Range

550 - 630

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Reading SAT Range

560 - 650

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1270 and Above

Good

1110 to 1270

Avg

1110 and Less

Low

SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for University of New Haven students is 1155. Applicants with SAT scores of 1270 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of New Haven, while applicants with SAT scores between 1110 to 1270 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1110 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of New Haven.

University of New Haven Tuition & Fees

Tuition & Fees

$62,962

In State

$62,962

Out-of-State
Cost Breakdown
In State
Out-of-State
State Tuition
$42,610
$42,610
Fees
$1,574
$1,574
Housing
$17,778
$17,778
Books
$1,000
$1,000

Student Life

Wondering what life at University of New Haven is like? There are approximately 7,513 students enrolled at University of New Haven, including 5,023 undergraduate students and 2,490 graduate students. 94% percent of students attend school full-time, 43% percent are from CT and 57% percent of students are from other states.

94%

Full Time

6%

Part Time

43%

In State

57%

Out-of-State

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

7,513

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

94%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$44,184

Out-of-State

$44,184

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Continuous processing
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