The University of New Haven is a top tier private, liberal arts college with a focus on professional training. The school is nationally recognized in experiential education for its unique combination of liberal arts education, hands-on career skills, and research opportunities.
It encompasses five colleges: The College of Arts & Sciences, Tagliatela College of Engineering, Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, College of Business, and the University College for adult learners. The university supports 80 associate and bachelor’s degree majors, 30 master’s degree programs, as well as a doctorate program in criminal justice. Many students also take advantage of the university’s 50+ study abroad programs.
- College Type: Private
- Program Type: 4-Year University
- College Size: Small (under 5,000 students)
- Campus Setting: Urban
The majority of undergraduate students live on campus or in university-sponsored housing. The active campus offers more than 100 clubs, plus graduate organizations such as the Graduate Student Council. There are also many opportunities to get involved through the campus radio station, alternative spring break program, and the President’s Public Service Fellowship program.
UNH was noted as a top tier university for its undergraduate engineering programs in “America’s Best Colleges”. Its forensic science, criminal justice, marine biology, and music and sound programs are also nationally recognized. The College of Arts and Sciences’ theater program was recently chosen to host the Kennedy Center American College Theater Festival. The recently built Forensic Science Institute features a state-of-the-art crime scene center, crisis management center, museum, laboratories, classrooms, and a lecture hall.
The school includes a main campus, set on 84 acres by the Connecticut shoreline, plus satellite campuses in New London, Waterbury, Shelton, and Newington, Connecticut; Albuquerque, New Mexico; and Prato, Italy.