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University of New Haven – Tuition & Success Analysis

West Haven, CT

University of New Haven – Snapshot


Four-Year Private University

Undergraduate Enrollment: 4,850

Average annual cost of attendance: $30,976

(National Median: $15,523)

Median student debt for loan recipients: $27,000

Campus Setting: Large Suburb

Religious Affiliation: None

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University of New Haven Tuition based on Family Income


For a family income of $0 to $30,000 the average cost is $24,667

For a family income of $30,001 to $48,000 the average cost is $26,912

For a family income of $48,001 to $75,000  the average cost is $29,231

For a family income of $75,001 to $110,000  the average cost is $32,300

For a family income above $110,000 the average cost is $34,769


The “average cost” shown here is a NET cost and reflects the tuition cost after financial aid is taken into account, as reported by University of New Haven. This average is based on the students who receive grant or scholarship aid. In-state tuition is used for public schools.

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University of New Haven Graduate Success


Graduation rate: 55%

(National Median: 49%)

Students returning after first year: 80%

(National Median: 68%)

Median annual earnings (10 years after first attending): $52,100

(National Median: $33,028. The salary data measures salaries of students who received federal student aid. The Salary data does not break down earnings or graduation rates by major, or by state—an important consideration, since salaries can vary widely depending on geographical region. )

Percentage earning above a high school graduate (6 years after first enrolled): 73%

University of New Haven Admissions

University of New Haven Acceptance Rate: 81%


Half of the recent accepted students had test scores in the range of:

SAT Math: 460 to 570

SAT Critical Reading: 470 to 570

SAT Writing: 470 to 570

ACT English: 19 to 25

ACT Math: 18 to 26

ACT Writing: N/A to N/A

Twenty-five percent of students accepted to University of New Haven actually performed better than the range reported above.  Another twenty-five percent had scores below the reported range.

University of New Haven Student Debt


Percentage of students awarded Pell Grants: 26%

Percentage of students receiving federal student loans: 67%

Typical student debt: $27,000

Typical monthly loan payment: $287

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Majors at University of New Haven


These are the most popular areas of study offered at University of New Haven:

  • Architecture and Related Services – 1%
  • Biological and Biomedical Sciences – 7%
  • Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services – 10%
  • Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs – 2%
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services – 1%
  • Engineering – 7%
  • English Language and Literature/Letters – 1%
  • Health Professions and Related Programs – 6%
  • History – 1%
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services – 43%
  • Legal Professions and Studies – 3%
  • Mathematics and Statistics – 1%
  • Natural Resources and Conservation – 1%
  • Physical Sciences – 3%
  • Psychology – 6%
  • Social Sciences – 1%
  • Visual and Performing Arts – 8%

For more information about the various majors at University of New Haven, visit their website.

University of New Haven Diversity


Overall Composition at University of New Haven

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of New Haven full time:  94%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who attend University of New Haven part time:  6%

Percentage of Undergraduate Students who are twenty-five years old, or older at University of New Haven:  9%

Racial Diversity Composition

American Indian/Alaska Native: 0%

Asian: 3%

Black: 11%

Hispanic: 10%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 8%

Two or more races: 2%

Unknown: 5%

White: 62%

University of New Haven Success Ratios

TUN ratios to help compare schools


Earnings to Debt Ratio: 1.9

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median federal debt of borrowers who graduated. TUN found an average of 2.5 based on data of 3,210 schools.

Earnings to Tuition Ratio: 1.7

The median earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the average annual cost of attendance that financial aid recipients incurred.  TUN found an average of 3.0 based on data of 3,337 schools.

Monthly Liquidity Ratio: 15.1

The median monthly gross earnings 10 years after start of attending school divided by the median monthly debt payment that borrowers who graduated experience with a 10-year repayment schedule. TUN found an average of 19.3 based on data of 3,210 schools.