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University of New Haven
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  • 4 Year
  • WEST HAVEN, CT

Report Card

grade B
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B
  2. Value
    grade B+
  3. Diversity
    grade A
  4. Campus
    grade C
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B
  7. Professors
    grade B
  8. Location
    grade C+
  9. Dorms
    grade B minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C
  11. Student Life
    grade B
  12. Safety
    grade B+

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New Haven is an above-average private university located in West Haven, Connecticut. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 4,625 undergraduate students. The New Haven acceptance rate is 83%. Popular majors include Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement Administration, Forensic Science and Technology, and Homeland Security and Disaster Management. Graduating 62% of students, New Haven alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $38,600.

About

300 BOSTON POST ROAD
WEST HAVEN, CT 06516
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Northeast-10 Conference

University of New Haven Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

New Haven Admissions

Acceptance Rate
83%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
1030-1220
ACT Range
21-27
Application Fee
$50
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$34,353 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$22,201 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
Yes
83%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 140 responses
53%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 156 responses
57%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 155 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
1
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    25%
  • On Campus
    74%
  • Online
    1%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
4,625 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
287
Undergrads Over 25
4%
Pell Grant
29%
Varsity Athletes
8%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 116 responses
  • Dedicated
    28%
  • Unique
    27%
  • Friendly
    16%
  • Loves to have fun
    13%
  • Just here for the CJ Program
    8%
  • Odd
    3%
  • Either focused and stressed or outgoing and fun
    3%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
82%
Poll
64%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 176 responses
Poll
47%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 227 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 131 responses
  • WE ARE THE CHARGERS
    27%
  • Great education, great friends, great time
    19%
  • What is my 54k going to?!
    11%
  • Strong academicaly and goal oriented
    9%
  • Hard Work
    8%
  • DON'T COME HERE
    5%
  • It has its times
    5%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$52,100 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
62%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
95%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 115 responses

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