If you want to apply to University of New Haven, the fee for the application costs $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for an application fee waiver.
|University of New Haven 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||17%|
|Mean SAT Score||1142|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||68%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||11%|
University of New Haven offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, meaning you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
Mark your calendar!
The Early Action deadline is December 15, which is coming up fast! University of New Haven will release EA admissions decisions no later than January 15.
The early decision acceptance rate at University of New Haven is 97%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 91%. Last year, University of New Haven admitted 68 of the 70 students who applied early decison.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
University of New Haven is a moderately difficult school to get into. University of New Haven evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny or waitlist.
In 2021, University of New Haven accepted 91% of students, around 9,721 of the 10,671 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like University of New Haven, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
It is moderately difficult to be admitted as a transfer student.
In 2021, University of New Haven waitlisted 468 students. Of those, 447 eventually got in.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis the admissions factors where you're strong.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|First Generation||Not Considered|
|Racial/Ethnic Status||Not Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to University of New Haven must submit the following items. Double check with University of New Haven's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to University of New Haven have an average unweighted GPA of 3.5.
Out of all students that were admitted, 49% submitted a class rank. At University of New Haven 17% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 41% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At University of New Haven, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.21%|
|3.50 and 3.74||25.24%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10.94%|
|3.00 and 3.24||11.96%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.51%|
|2.00 and 2.49||1.75%|
University of New Haven does look at standardized tests scores during the admissions process.
University of New Haven has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 68% of University of New Haven's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 11% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of New Haven applicants, you should strive to earn between 1060 and 1220 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of New Haven 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1220 and 25% of scored lower than 1060, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.The mean composite SAT score for a University of New Haven student is 1142.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of New Haven students scored 600 or higher and 75% of students scored 530 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of New Haven students scored 620 or higher, and 75% scored a 530 or higher.
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To be most competitive at University of New Haven, you should strive to earn between 22 and 28 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 28 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of New Haven's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 28, and three out of four students scored lower than 28 on the ACT.
A 22 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for University of New Haven students. Only one out of every four students scored below 22.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to University of New Haven. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in University of New Haven during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to University of New Haven?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to University of New Haven.
Does University of New Haven accept transfer credits?
University of New Haven accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. University of New Haven accepts:
Do I have to submit test scores to University of New Haven?
No, University of New Haven is test optional, so you can choose whether or not to submit your test scores. If you have higher than average scores, you probably want to include them. If your scores are average or below average, you it might make sense to leave them out of your application..
What is University of New Haven's acceptance rate?
University of New Haven's acceptance rate is 91%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of New Haven?
University of New Haven's early decision acceptance rate was 97% in 2021.
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How hard is it to get into University of New Haven? University of New Haven is a somewhat selective institution. The University of New Haven acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 91 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to University of New Haven is 25. Students with an ACT score of 28 and above have a good chance of getting into University of New Haven. Students with an ACT score that falls between 22 and 28 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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1220 and Above
1060 to 1220
1060 and Less
The median SAT score for University of New Haven students is 1142. Applicants with SAT scores of 1220 and above have a good chance of being admitted to University of New Haven, while applicants with SAT scores between 1060 to 1220 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1060 have a low chance of being offered a spot at University of New Haven.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of New Haven, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.48. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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