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University of New Haven

West Haven, Connecticut
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Overview
Private not-for-profit
4,552 Undergraduates
81% Admissions Rate
Suburb: Large
Private
Expensive
Region: Northeast
Division 2
Size: Small
Doctoral
University of New Haven
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, Connecticut
06516-1916
(203) 932-7000
www.newhaven.edu

The University of New Haven, a private university located in New Haven, Connecticut, is one of the top 105 universities in the United States. Located on 82 acres of land in an urban setting, it was established in 1920 as New Haven YMCA Junior College. It was originally a part of Northeastern University. Additional campuses are located throughout Connecticut and in New Mexico and Italy. Students take classes in the arts and sciences, criminal justice, forensic sciences, engineering and business. Its motto is “A Leader in Experiential Education.” Notable alumni include forensic scientist Henry Lee, Democratic Member of the Alabama Senate Vivian Davis Figures, Saudi Arabian philanthropist Ameera Al-Taweel, ice hockey executive Dean Lombardi and actor James McCaffrey. The school’s colors are blue and gold, its mascot is Charlie the Charger and its teams are nicknamed the Chargers. Its sports affiliation is NCAA Division II – NE-10. Varsity sports offered there include men’s baseball, basketball, football, soccer, cross country and track and field, and women’s basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, softball and tennis. The 11 club sports at the University of New Haven include men’s lacrosse and ice hockey, women’s and men’s rugby and co-rec wrestling, volleyball, field hockey and ultimate frisbee.

Location

West Haven is a city in New Haven County, Connecticut, United States. At the 2010 census, the population of the city was 55,564. More from Wikipedia...

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coffee score

80

restaurants score

Students
49%

Men

51%

Women

21

Average Age of Entering Students

85%

Live On Campus

220

New Transfer Students

Admissions
81%

Acceptance Rate

13%

Enrollment Yield

930-1140

SAT Range

10,720

Applicants in 2016

Costs
$31,263

Typical Cost

$38,170

Average Tuition

96%

Recieve Financial Aid

96%

Have Loans

$20,500

Median Debt

Academics
16.0 to 1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Doctoral

Highest Degree Offered

Criminal Justice And Fire Protection

Top Major

Campus Life

Dorm Food:

Standard

Clubs & Extracurriculars:

Important, more than 140 to choose from

Greek Life:

Important, 17 fraternities and sororities on campus

Party Scene:

Standard, mostly on the weekends
Athletics
Basketball Conference:

Northeast 10 Conference

Track & Field Conference:

Northeast 10 Conference

Social
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