UNH

University of New Haven

300 Boston Post Rd, West Haven, United States
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  • Currently Enrolled
    21
  • Previously Enrolled
    79

Overview of University of New Haven (UNH)

About this school

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.
  • Institution Type


    Private

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:5,216
    • Men:2,468 (47.3%)
    • Women:2,748 (52.7%)

Location

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Admission Information (UNH)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to University of New Haven is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
-
4
Mathematics
-
3
Science
-
3
Foreign Language
-
2
Social Studies
-
3
History
-
-
Academic Electives
-
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Required
Not reported
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
Not used if submitted
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for placement ACT: No policy as of now

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
300 Boston Post Road
City, State, Zip
West Haven, CT  06516
Phone
(203) 932-7319
Fax
(203) 937-0756
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
Yes
Defer Admission
Student cannot defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
Yes
Early Decision Deadline
December 1
Early Decision Notification
December 15
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Action Deadline
November 15
Early Action Notification
January 15

Application Form


Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 required for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
-

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
88% of 9,953 applicants were admitted
Women
89% of 5,738 applicants were admitted
Men
87% of 4,215 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,686 (19%) of 8,735 admitted students enrolled
Women
909 (18%) of 5,088 admitted students enrolled
Men
777 (21%) of 3,647 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
3.37
375 And Above
26%
3.50 - 3.74
23%
3.25 - 3.49
14%
3.00 - 3.24
18%
2.50 - 2.99
16%
2.00 - 2.49
3%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
550 average |500-600 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
23%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
22%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%
Sat Critical Reading
562 average |510-610 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
3%
• Score 600 - 700
30%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
17%
• Score 300 - 400
1%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
24 average |21-27 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
8%
• Score 24 - 29
41%
• Score 18 - 23
45%
• Score 12 - 17
6%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (UNH)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - $38,170 (67.70131252217098%)
  • Room & Board: - $15,610 (27.687123093295494%)
  • Other Expences: - $1,000 (1.7736786094359702%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,600 (2.8378857750975524%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


University of New Haven accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
-
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
Priority deadline January 1
Award Notification Date
On a rolling basis beginning January 15
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 001397
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
1,290 (89.6%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
1,177 (91.2%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,177 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
164 (13.9%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
60%
Average Award
$23,746
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,177 (100.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $20,963
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 963 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $3,400
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 141 (12.0%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
230 (16.0%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $17,063

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
4,032 (83.5%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
3,714 (92.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
3,714 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
546 (14.7%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
59%
Average Award
$23,082
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 3,681 (99.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $19,708
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 3,031 (81.6%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,348
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 437 (11.8%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
696 (14.4%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $16,299

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
79%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$49,941
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Not reported
Special Achievements/Activities
Not reported
Special Characteristics
Not reported

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported

Academics & Instruction (UNH)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


4-1-4

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


263

Part-Time Faculty


384

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


33%

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 7% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 38% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 39% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 10% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 3% of classes
  • Over 100 students: - 0% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
Over 100 students
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 6% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 69% of discussion sections/labs
  • 20-29 students: - 25% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
20-29
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not reported

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
-

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
Not Reported
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


University of New Haven provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


78.9%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


52.2%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


58.9%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


60.0%

Programs & Majors (UNH)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (47)


  • Accounting
  • Applied Mathematics, General
  • Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Business/Managerial Economics
  • Chemical Engineering
  • Chemistry, General
  • Civil Engineering, General
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Engineering, General
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Dental Hygiene/Hygienist
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Ecology
  • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
  • Engineering, General
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • Finance, General
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • Fire Prevention and Safety Technology/Technician
  • Fire Protection, Other
  • Forensic Science and Technology
  • General Studies
  • History, General
  • Hospitality Administration/Management, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Information Science/Studies
  • Interior Architecture
  • International Business/Trade/Commerce
  • Legal Studies, General
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marine Biology and Biological Oceanography
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics, General
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Music Management
  • Music, General
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Public Administration
  • Security and Loss Prevention Services
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Sustainability Studies
  • Visual and Performing Arts, Other

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services, Business/marketing, Engineering

Online Degrees


None

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Executive Master of Business Administration, Master of Science, Master of Business Administration, Master of Arts, Master of Public Administration, Executive Master of Science, Master of Science in Industrial Engineering

Master's Programs of Study (49)


  • Accounting
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Cell Biology
  • Computer Engineering
  • Computer Science
  • Computer and Information Systems Security
  • Conflict Resolution and Mediation/Peace Studies
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Database Systems
  • Ecology
  • Electrical Engineering
  • Emergency Management
  • Engineering Management
  • Engineering and Applied Sciences--General
  • Environmental Engineering
  • Environmental Management and Policy
  • Environmental Sciences
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • Facilities Management
  • Finance and Banking
  • Fire Protection Engineering
  • Forensic Psychology
  • Forensic Sciences
  • Geographic Information Systems
  • Geosciences
  • Hazardous Materials Management
  • Health Services Management and Hospital Administration
  • Human Resources Management
  • Industrial and Labor Relations
  • Industrial and Manufacturing Management
  • Industrial and Organizational Psychology
  • Industrial/Management Engineering
  • International Business
  • Management Strategy and Policy
  • Marketing
  • Mechanical Engineering
  • Molecular Biology
  • National Security
  • Nutrition
  • Organizational Management
  • Public Administration
  • Science Education
  • Social Psychology
  • Software Engineering
  • Sports Management
  • Taxation
  • Urban and Regional Planning
  • Water Resources Engineering

Campus Life (UNH)

Location & Geography

Population


55,046

Nearest Metropolitan Area


82 acres

Environment


Suburban environment

Campus Size


New Haven

Weather


Temperature
15.8 average low in January, 80 average high in September
Rain
128 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
50 mile(s) from campus in Hartford
Nearest Bus Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New Haven
Nearest Train Station
3 mile(s) from campus in New Haven

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Coed housing, disabled student housing

Students of College Housing


52% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


48%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Not offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
-
School Colors
Blue and gold

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
basketball, cheerleading, racquetball, soccer, softball, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


University of New Haven offers marching band, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, national fraternities, national sororities

Sororities


Fraternities


ROTC


Army ROTC offered on campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


4,831

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
5,216
Women
2,748
Men
2,468

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.3% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 3.2% Asian
  • 12.4% Black/African-American
  • 12.2% Hispanic/Latino
  • 1.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 64.6% White
  • 5.9% Unknown

International Students


5.7% from 36 countries

Average Age


21

Number of Graduate Students


1,768

Student Resources (UNH)

Study resources