University of New Haven Overview
Located in West Haven, Connecticut, University of New Haven is a private not-for-profit institution. West Haven is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
What Is University of New Haven Known For?
- Students at University of New Haven have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 5%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at University of New Haven.
- In 2017-2018, 40% of the faculty were full-time.
- A student who earns a bachelor's degree from University of New Haven makes roughly $52,100 a year. This is 28% more than their peers from other colleges and universities.
- It takes the average University of New Haven student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
University of New Haven Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at University of New Haven.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards University of New Haven has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of New Haven?
Contact details for University of New Haven are given below.
|Address:||300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516-1916|
How Do I Get Into University of New Haven?
You can apply to University of New Haven online at: www.newhaven.edu/admissions/apply/
Admission Requirements for University of New Haven
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into University of New Haven?
Approximately 42% of accepted students are men and 58% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 87%, and the acceptance rate for women is 89%.
Average Test Scores
About 91% of students accepted to University of New Haven submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 510 and 610. Math scores were between 500 and 600.
Can I Afford University of New Haven?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At University of New Haven, approximately 81% of students took out student loans averaging $12,414 a year. That adds up to $49,656 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at University of New Haven is 4.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of New Haven Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,881 graduate students at the school.
Of the 4,625 full-time undergraduates at University of New Haven, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of New Haven students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||554|
|Hispanic or Latino||609|
Connecticut students aren't the only ones who study at University of New Haven. At this time, 27 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 68 countries are represented at University of New Haven. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Saudi Arabia, and China.
Online Learning at University of New Haven
The following chart shows how the online learning population at University of New Haven has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 10th most popular in Connecticut for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of University of New Haven
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of New Haven was 30.1%. This is the #692 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at University of New Haven regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of University of New Haven majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Other Homeland Security||24%|
|Public Administration & Social Service||9%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at University of New Haven ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at University of New Haven.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Homeland Security||#6|
|Teacher Education Grade Specific||#53|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#77|
|Liberal Arts / Sciences & Humanities||#78|
|Liberal Arts General Studies||#78|
|Homeland Security, Law Enforcement & Firefighting||#84|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of New Haven Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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