University of New Haven

University of New Haven Data & Information Overview

Find out more about how University of New Haven ranks, how diverse it is, what majors it offers, and other essential facts below. All you need to do to learn more about a stat is click on its tile, and you'll be taken to another page that analyzes that data more closely. Also, you can use the links below to scroll to any section of this page.

How Well Is University of New Haven Ranked?

2022 Rankings

College Factual analyzes over 2,000 colleges and universities in its annual rankings and ranks them in a variety of ways, including most diverse, best overall quality, best for non-traditional students, and much more.

University of New Haven was awarded 135 badges in the 2022 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is law enforcement investigation and interviewing.

Overall Quality

College Factual ranked University of New Haven as #671 out of 2,576 colleges and universities in the country on its 2022 Best Colleges list.

University of New Haven is also ranked #12 out of 32 schools in Connecticut.

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Is It Hard to Get Into University of New Haven?

Acceptance Rate

University of New Haven has an acceptance rate of 88%, so it is easier to gain admission to this school than some others. Still, the admissions staff will examine your application closely to make sure you're a good fit for University of New Haven.

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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of New Haven  ( 510 to 610 )

SAT Math Scores for University of New Haven  ( 500 to 600 )
University of New Haven received ACT scores from 22% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 21 and 27.

ACT Composite Scores for University of New Haven  ( 21 to 27 )

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University of New Haven Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio at University of New Haven is about average at 16 to 1. This ratio is often used to gauge how many students might be in an average class and how much time professors will have to spend with their students on an individual level. The national average for this metric is 15 to 1.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

Another measure that is often used to estimate how much access students will have to their professors is how many faculty members are full-time. The idea here is that part-time faculty tend to spend less time on campus, so they may not be as available to students as full-timers.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of New Haven is 42%. This is lower than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  42 out of 100

Retention and Graduation Rates at University of New Haven

Freshmen Retention Rate

University of New Haven has a freshmen retention rate of 77%. That's a good sign that full-time students like the school and their professors enough to want to stick around for another year. It's also a sign that the admissions team did a good job in choosing applicants who were a good fit for the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  77 out of 100

Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At University of New Haven the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 44%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  44 out of 100

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University of New Haven Undergraduate Student Diversity

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 4,912 undergraduates at University of New Haven with 4,625 being full-time and 287 being part-time.

How Much Does University of New Haven Cost?

The overall average net price of University of New Haven is $33,400. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for University of New Haven

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$28,783 $29,819 $32,424 $34,513 $35,474

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of University of New Haven, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

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 4.3%. 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.

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How Much Money Do University of New Haven Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from University of New Haven with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $52,100 in their early years. That's great news for University of New Haven students since it is 31% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.


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Location of University of New Haven

University of New Haven is a private not-for-profit institution located in West Haven, Connecticut. West Haven is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.

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Contact details for University of New Haven are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT 06516-1916
Phone: 203-932-7000

University of New Haven Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 61 majors graduated from University of New Haven. Of these students, 1,029 received undergraduate degrees and 734 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Criminal Justice & Corrections 244 $33,400
Business Administration & Management 68 $36,100
General Psychology 65 $26,200
Other Homeland Security 62 NA
Fire Protection 44 $46,200
General Biology 43 $33,100
Music 39 $21,700
Communication & Media Studies 35 NA
Mechanical Engineering 27 $58,000
Arts & Media Management 26 NA

Learn more about the majors offered at University of New Haven along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at University of New Haven

Online learning is becoming popular at even the oldest colleges and universities in the United States. Not only are online classes great for returning adults with busy schedules, they are also frequented by a growing number of traditional students.

In 2018-2019, 1,875 students took at least one online class at University of New Haven. This is an increase from the 1,400 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2018-2019 1,875 367
2017-2018 1,400 347
2016-2017 1,207 284
2015-2016 1,610 210
2013-2014 609 127

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Notes and References


*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.


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