Within the University of New Haven's colleges and schools, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across engineering, health sciences and healthcare, business, law enforcement and public service, the liberal arts and sciences, and the fine arts. More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

Academic Programs

  • Art & Design
  • Business
  • Communication
  • Criminal Justice
  • Cybersecurity
  • Design
  • Economics
  • Engineering
  • Finance/Accounting
  • Forensic Science
  • Government/Political Science
  • Health Science
  • Liberal Arts
  • Marine Biology
  • Music
  • Performing Arts
  • Research
  • Science
  • Social Science
  • Sport Management
  • Technology
  • Visual Arts

Student experience

  • Athletics
  • Club Sports
  • Co-op/Internship Opportunities
  • Disability Services
  • Greek Life
  • Intramural/Club Sports
  • LGBTQIA Services
  • Marching Band
  • Military/Veteran Services
  • Night Class Offerings
  • On-Campus Housing
  • ROTC Program
  • Study Abroad
  • Undergraduate Research
  • Veteran Fee Waiver

Application information

Find out about requirements, fees, and deadlines


All first year candidates for undergraduate admission must submit the following:

- Common Application online at www.commonapp.org
- $50 Application Fee
- Official High School Transcript (Unofficial are acceptable to complete the application process, but official transcripts will be required for enrolling students.)
- Essay/Writing Sample
- Official SAT or ACT Scores for required programs and populations
Please note that the University of New Haven does not require test scores for most of our programs and letters of recommendation are also not required.


Required Application Materials:
- Complete the University of New Haven Online Transfer Application
- Proof of High School Graduation
- A 250-500 essay/writing sample
- Official transcripts from all colleges and universities attended.
- Official final high school or G.E.D. transcript - Required for students who have completed less than 12 college credits.

Additional Information

Merit scholarships are awarded to students enrolled in programs at our main campus, at the discretion of the University of New Haven and, unless otherwise noted, require no special application. Students who qualify for these scholarships will be notified by the Office of Undergraduate Admissions at the time of their acceptance to the University. Please note that students receiving scholarships can also apply for traditional need-based financial aid programs.

Visit us

It is the best way for prospective students and families to become familiar with and experience the University of New Haven. We offer several different types of campus visits, each one unique and specific to your interests and time frames. In fact, we are open seven days a week for a good portion of the year in order to accommodate your busy schedules. Join us on campus and soon you will discover why our 5,000 full-time undergraduate students call the University of New Haven their home away from home! Please visit http://www.newhaven.edu/admissions/undergraduate/visit/index.php.

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School location

300 Boston Post Rd
West Haven, CT 06516, United States of America

Phone number

(203) 932-7319


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