Welcome to the University of New Haven.
The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920, the University provides its students with a unique combination of a solid liberal arts education and real-world, hands-on professional training. UNH’s approximately 6,000 students select from more than 100 undergraduate and graduate degree offerings in the arts and sciences, business, criminal justice, engineering and forensic sciences. This year, U.S. News and World Report magazine named UNH among the top-tier regional universities in the North in its annual “America’s Best Colleges” rankings.
UNH FAST FACTS
The University is located on 82 acres in West Haven, CT, suburban hillside community only minutes from the bustling city of New Haven and miles of Connecticut shoreline and beaches. The campus is only 90 minutes from New York City and 2-1/2 hours from Boston.
Faculty & Staff
The University has 522 faculty members. Among the 200 full-time faculty members, 83 percent hold the highest degree in their field and 52 percent have tenure. The student faculty ratio is approximately 16:1. The University has nearly 500 staff members.
Of the University’s 4,203 undergraduate students and 1,746 graduate students, nearly 60 percent come from Connecticut, while 33 percent come from other states, and 8 percent are international students.
The University of New Haven is a coeducational, nonsectarian, independent institution of higher learning, chartered by the General Assembly of the State of Connecticut.
The university is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC). Accreditation of an institution of higher education by the New England Association indicates that it meets or exceeds criteria for the assessment of institutional quality periodically applied through a peer review process. Institutional integrity is also addressed through accreditation.
The University of New Haven offers nearly 100 undergraduate degree programs and more than 25 graduate degree programs, in innovative fields such as sports management, nutrition and dietetics, forensic science, music and sound recording, engineering, computer science, fire science, criminal justice, biology, and dental hygiene.
- Business (Management)
- Computer Science
- Criminal Justice
- Dental Hygiene (A.S., B.S.)
- Education (Bachelor’s Plus)
- Chemical Engineering (B.S.)
- Civil Engineering (B.S.)
- Computer Engineering (B.S.)
- Electrical Engineering (B.S.)
- General Engineering (B.S.)
- Mechanical Engineering (B.S.)
- System Engineering (B.S.)
- Forensic Science (B.S.)
- Global Studies (B.A.)
- Graphic Design (B.A.)
- History (B.A.)
- Hotel & Restaurant Management (B.S.)
- Information Technology (B.S.)
- Environmental Science (B.S.)
- Finance (B.S.)
- Fire & Occupational Safety (A.S.)
- Fire Protection Engineering (B.S.)
- Fire Science (B.S.)
- Interior Design
- Legal Studies
- Liberal Studies
- Management (Business)
- Marine Biology (B.S.)
- Marketing (B.S.)
- Mathematics (B.S.) (B.A.)
- Music (B.A.)
- Music Industry (B.A.)
- Music & Sound Recording (B.A., B.S.)
- Nutrition & Dietetics (B.S.)
- Political Science (B.A.)
- Sports Management
- Sustainability Studies
- Theatre Arts
- Tourism & Event Management
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