A Culture of Success & Innovation

Founded on the Yale campus in 1920, the University of New Haven is a private, coeducational university situated on the coast of southern New England. It’s a diverse and vibrant community of more than 6,800 students, with campuses across the country and around the world.

Success Starts Here

Within its five colleges, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across the liberal arts and sciences, fine arts, business, engineering, public safety, and public service. We offer more than 100 academic programs, all grounded in a long-standing commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

Here, the experience of learning is both personal and pragmatic, guided by a distinguished faculty who care deeply about individual student success. As leaders in their fields, faculty members provide the inspiration and recognition needed for students to fulfill their potential and succeed at whatever they choose to do.

We call it our students-first philosophy

Faculty Expertise and Dedication

Learn from professors dedicated to fostering your personal growth and professional development. This unwavering commitment has guided the personal and professional success of each student for almost a century.

A Foundational Education

A proven, purposeful education, which, through professionally focused courses of study, equips students with the critical skills, knowledge, and experience essential for a meaningful careers and productive life.

Interdisciplinary Curriculum

A curriculum that encourages interdisciplinary exploration, educating students who will succeed in a global society, ensuring you are well-prepared to understand and navigate the world at large.

Limitless Academic and Co-Curricular Opportunities

A wide range of learning opportunities within the five colleges, outside of the classroom and in the community, enable you to pursue your passion – or discover a new one.

Vibrant Campus Community

An engaged, vibrant campus community - that is the right size – small enough to feel personal and manageable, yet large enough to offer students a wide array of academic, residential, athletic, and leadership opportunities.

Leaders and Achievers

Strong post-graduation success, sustained by an engaged alumni network of more than 57,000 across all industries. More than 91 percent of graduates are employed or are pursuing graduate degrees one year out, and 96 percent are succeeding in their fields within six years of graduating.

Mission Statement

The University of New Haven is a student-centered comprehensive university with an emphasis on excellence in liberal arts and professional education. Our mission is to prepare our students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society by providing the highest-quality education through experiential, collaborative, and discovery-based learning.