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Awards and Affiliations

We are proud to be a university that’s continuously growing and making positive changes for our students and the community. Our achievements are a testament to our dedicated faculty and staff and the cutting-edge programs they develop; our talented students, who continue to be engaged members of the community; and our alumni, who consistently become leaders in their chosen fields. 

Check out some of our awards and affiliations that further validate our standing as one of the finest comprehensive universities in the Northeast.

University of New Haven Featured in Princeton Review’s 2017 “Best 381 Colleges” Guidebook

Princeton Review Features University of New Haven In its 2017 “Best Colleges” Guidebook

The University of New Haven was named one of the nation's best institutions for undergraduate education by The Princeton Review in its 2017 “Best Colleges” guidebook. The previous two years, the University was included in the publication’s “Best in the Northeast” list.

Only about 15 percent of America’s 2,500 four-year colleges are profiled in “The Best 381 Colleges” guidebook, which was published today by the education services company. Distributed annually since 1992, book does not rank colleges but includes detailed profiles of the colleges, including student reviews.

University of New Haven Named a College of Distinction for Sixth Consecutive Year

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For the sixth consecutive year, UNH was named a “College of Distinction” by Colleges of Distinction, a national online higher education guide that assesses colleges for its engaged students, great teaching and vibrant campus communities. 

Colleges of Distinction says that it looks beyond rankings and test scores to find colleges that are the ideal places to learn, grow and succeed.

 

G.I. Jobs Magazine - Military Friendly School 2017

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The University of New Haven has been ranked by G.I. Jobs magazine in the top 20 percent of more than 12,000 colleges and universities that recruit military personnel. 

Their mission is to simplify the military transition experience using education and employment tools and resources to guide students to a successful career.

 

College of Engineering Soars in U.S. News Rankings

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In the latest ranking compiled by U.S. News & World Report, the University of New Haven’s Tagliatela College of Engineering is rated among the top third in the country. The University is No. 55 out of nearly 200 schools in its category ranking engineering colleges that do not have a doctoral program. 

The University is up nearly 45 spots from five years ago when it was No. 98 and is one of only three schools in Connecticut – and five in New England – ranked in the top third in that category.

 

Proud to be Members of the Prestigious NAC&U

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In June 2015, UNH announced it had accepted an invitation to join The New American Colleges and Universities (NAC&U). Founded in 1995, NAC&U is a national consortium of selective, small-to-mid-size (2,000-7,500 students) independent colleges and universities dedicated to the purposeful integration of liberal arts education, professional studies and civic engagement. Member institutions are frequently cited as models for the intentional integration of teaching and learning, scholarship and service.

 

Our College of Business is Among the Top 5% Worldwide

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In 2015, we announced that our College of Business had become accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). AACSB accreditation means that our College of Business has passed a rigorous set of standards.The faculty, students, programs and research have been closely examined and judged to be of exceptionally high standards. AACSB accreditation means our College of Business has proven to be among the best in business education anywhere in the world. This quality is recognized across the globe by top employers, other universities and recruiters. Graduates from AACSB-accredited schools are recognized and generally receive higher, more competitive salaries.

The President's Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll

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The President’s Higher Education Community Service Honor Roll recognizes institutions of higher education that support exemplary community service programs and raises the visibility of best practices in campus-community partnerships. Annually, colleges and universities are highlighted for the role they play in solving community problems and placing more students on a lifelong path of civic engagement by recognizing institutions that achieve meaningful, measureable outcomes in the communities they serve.