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University of New Haven - SAT Scores, Costs and Admissions Data

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University of New Haven Description:

The University of New Haven is a private university located on an 82-acre campus in West Haven, Connecticut. New Haven and Long Island Sound beaches are just minutes away. Undergraduates at the university can choose from nearly 100 degree programs, and the school has notable strengths in criminal justice, fire science and forensics. The university emphasizes hands-on experiential learning. Academics are supported by a 16 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Student life is active with over 100 student clubs and organizations and 70% of undergraduates living on campus or in university housing. In athletics, the UNH Chargers compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference. The university fields eight men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports.

Admissions Data (2012):

Enrollment (2012):

  • Total Enrollment: 6,351 (4,693 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 50% Male / 50% Female
  • 91% Full-time

Costs (2012 - 13):

  • Tuition and Fees: $32,750
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,700
  • Other Expenses: $1,460
  • Total Cost: $48,910

University of New Haven Financial Aid (2011 - 12):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 97%
  • University of New Haven Scholarships (Cappex.com)
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 97%
    • Loans: 83%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $17,290
    • Loans: $9,872

Most Popular Majors:

Biology, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Fire Science, Forensic Science, Music

Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 76%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 47%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 56%

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

University of New Haven Mission Statement:

mission statement from http://www.newhaven.edu/about/3929/

"The University of New Haven is a student-centered comprehensive university with an emphasis on excellence in liberal arts and professional education. Our mission is to prepare our students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society by providing the highest-quality education through experiential, collaborative and discovery-based learning."

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