If you are considering submitting an application to University of New Haven, the application fee is $50.
The following is an overiew of some of University of New Haven's admissions stats.
|University of New Haven 2022||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.5|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||18%|
|Mean SAT Score||1155|
|Admissions Test Policy||Test Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||26%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||3%|
These are the application deadlines for University of New Haven.
|Application Type||Offered||Application Deadline||Notification Deadline|
|Early Decision I||Yes||December 1||December 15|
|Early Decision II||––||––||––|
|Early Action||Yes||December 15||January 15|
University of New Haven offers early decision and also offers early action. Early decision is binding, which means you must attend if you are admitted, while early action allows you to apply early without committing.
🗓️ Early Decision I applications are due by December 1 EDI applicants should receive a decision by December 15.
🗓️ The Early Action deadline is December 15. 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 98%, compared to an overall acceptance rate of 94%.
University of New Haven accepts around 97% of early action applicants and 94% all applicants for all deadlines. Last year, University of New Haven admitted 51 of the 52 students who applied early decision. Last year, University of New Haven admitted 5,664 of the 5,845 who applied early action.
Some students apply to college early in hopes that it will increase their chances of being offering admission. When you apply early, your application is considered before all the regular decision applicants apply. Applying early may increase your chance of admission, since it is a way to show that you are very interested in a school.
➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.
Getting into University of New Haven is moderately difficult. 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 94% of all applicants, approximately 9,675 from 10,277 applicants.
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.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
In 2022, University of New Haven waitlisted 426 students and 420 accepted a place on the waitlist. Of those, 170 eventually received an admissions offer.
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 in the admissions process. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that prioritize the areas where you shine.
What does University of New Haven consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.
|Academic GPA||Very Important|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
Make sure to check with University of New Haven for more information on admission factors.
To apply to University of New Haven, all applicants 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, 4% submitted a class rank. At University of New Haven 18% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 43% were in the top 25% and 76% were in the top 50%.
At University of New Haven, student GPAs fall in the following ranges.
|GPA||Percent of Students|
|3.75 and 3.99||17.96%|
|3.50 and 3.74||22.91%|
|3.25 and 3.49||10.45%|
|3.00 and 3.24||12.62%|
|2.50 and 2.9||14.92%|
|2.00 and 2.49||2.15%|
This chart depicts the percentage of all enrolled, degree-seeking, first-time, first year (freshmen) students who had high school grade point average within the given ranges.
Note: Some schools choose not release this information. If you have any questions regarding missing numbers, be sure to reach out to University of New Haven directly.
Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.
An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.
University of New Haven considers ACT or SAT scores as part of 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 2022, 26% of University of New Haven's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 3% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other University of New Haven applicants, you should aim to earn between 1110 and 1270 (or higher!) on the SAT. At University of New Haven 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1270 and 25% of scored lower than 1110, 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 1155.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of University of New Haven students scored 630 or higher and 75% of students scored 560 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of University of New Haven students scored 650 or higher, and 75% scored a 560 or higher.
To be most competitive at University of New Haven, you should strive to earn between 22 and 29 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 29 means you fall in the 75th percentile for University of New Haven's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 29, and three out of four students scored lower than 29 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:
• CLEP subject tests
Do I have to submit test scores to University of New Haven?
❌ No, University of New Haven is test optional, so you can decide whether to submit your test scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you should strongly consider submitting them. If you scored lower than a school's average, you may want not want to include them in your application.
What is University of New Haven's acceptance rate?
✅ The acceptance rate for University of New Haven is 94%.
What is the early decision acceptance rate at University of New Haven?
✅ University of New Haven's early decision acceptance rate was 98% in 2021.
What is the early action acceptance rate at University of New Haven?
✅ The early action acceptance rate at University of New Haven 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 94%. This means that the institution accepts 94 out of every 100 applicants.
First-Year Applications are Due
Transfer 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
29 and Above
22 to 29
22 and Less
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.
Composite SAT Range
Math SAT Range
Reading SAT Range
1270 and Above
1110 to 1270
1110 and Less
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.
Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At University of New Haven, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.47. 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.
Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved
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