#7 Best Private Colleges in Connecticut

University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut

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Student Population
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Location West Haven, Connecticut
Online newhaven.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Large Suburban
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Size Mid-size
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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Located in West Haven, Connecticut, University of New Haven is a mid-size four year private college offering both undergrad and graduate programs. In the most recent statistical year 10,997 prospective students applied, and 9,126 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 1,285 enrolled in the school.  5,907 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 960 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2019/2020, excluding room and board, is $39,000 plus fees of $1,440. UNH is ranked 591 nationally in the CollegeSimply.com 2020 U.S. Colleges Ranking.



UNH is rated within the lower 49% of four-year colleges nationally and earns a CollegeSimply grade of 5 out of 10. Learn how ratings are calculated


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Admission Standards
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SAT 1030/1220
ACT 21/27
GPA 3.31
Applications Accepted
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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $50

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Annual Cost to Attend

Costs for University of New Haven
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,440
Room and Board $16,852
Budget for Other Expenses$1,746
Total One Year Cost$60,038

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Average Salary After 10 Years
$52,300 per year
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate
53% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by University of New Haven students
Subject Percent of Class
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 42%
Business 13%
Visual and Performing Arts 10%
Health Professions 9%
Engineering 7%

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Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129941 IPEDS survey data for University of New Haven.

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