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University of New Haven
West Haven, CT
The University of New Haven, founded in 1920, is a private university. Programs are offered through the Schools of Arts and Sciences; Business Administration; Engineering; Hotel, Restaurant, and Tourism Administration; and Public Safety and Professional Studies. Its 78-acre campus is located in West Haven, two miles from New Haven.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 4,936
   Women 2,484 (50.3%)
   Men 2,452 (49.7%)
Graduate Students 1,899
Entrance Difficulty Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate 81% of 10,720 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered Yes
Early Decision Offered Yes
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 3.38
SAT Math 520 average
460-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Critical Reading 519 average
470-570 range of middle 50%
SAT Writing
ACT Composite 23 average
20-26 range of middle 50%
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA X      
Standardized Tests X      
Essay   X    
Extracurricular Activities     X  
Cost of Attendance $54,790
  Tuition and Fees $37,060
  Room and Board $15,130
Average Percent of Need Met 58%
Average Freshman Award $22,484
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System 4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 268
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 7% of classes
10-19 students: 41% of classes
20-29 students: 36% of classes
30-39 students: 11% of classes
40-49 students: 2% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Over 100 students: 0% of classes
West Haven Population 55,046
Nearest Metropolitan Area New Haven
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are given priority consideration for housing
Students in College Housing 79% of freshmen, 53% of all students
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division II
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
3.2% Asian
12.0% Black/African-American
10.3% Hispanic/Latino
1.7% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.2% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
66.0% White
6.4% Unknown
International Students 7.4% from 31 countries
First-Year Students Returning 80.4%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 45.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly Not reported