Achieve More than You Ever Thought Possible

Innovative programs in national security, marine biology, international business, cyber systems, and the fine arts – to name just a few – prepare students for dynamic, in-demand careers of their choice.

The Best Preparation for What Comes Next

What makes the University of New Haven unique? Our interdisciplinary programs and the innovative – and ever evolving – intersections we continually develop among our five colleges. 

We pride ourselves on offering a rigorous educational experience that will challenge you in and out of the classroom. Here you will learn that curiosity is rewarded, enabling you to pursue your passion – or discover a new one – and develop the skills and experiences you need to excel in your career.  Check out our programs, and find your major.

Distinctive Five-College Consortium

A University of New Haven education isn’t limited to a single major. Students take classes across five academic colleges – visual artists collaborate with criminal justice students who partner with engineers. You’ll personalize your academic journey and discover the path that’s right for you.

College of Arts and Sciences

Pick from a diverse range of majors – from marine biology to TV production – all designed to foster broad academic and interdisciplinary discovery.

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College of Business

This is where you, the future entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and marketers, will gain a solid foundation in the theory, disciplines, and skills you’ll need to climb the ladder in the corporate world – or to create your own business.

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Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

The renowned Lee College puts you firmly on a career path in national security, law enforcement, forensic or fire science, arson investigation, and many other related areas.

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Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts

Ranked as one of the best small fine arts schools in the country, Lyme continues the academic tradition of figurative and representational fine art while preparing you for a lifetime of contemporary creative practice.

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Tagliatela College of Engineering

The Tagliatela College of Engineering is one of the leading engineering schools in the country. Known for its comprehensive, hands-on education that goes beyond the classroom, the college was established in 1920 with the founding of the University. One of the best undergraduate engineering colleges in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report 2018.

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Immerse Yourself in Transformative Hands-On Learning Opportunities

You’ll learn just as much – if not more – through the multitude of experiences you’ll have outside of the classroom. You’ll work with your professors in the lab, intern in New York City, volunteer in the community, or study halfway around the globe, all while applying what you study in class.

Study Abroad

Immerse yourself in the culture of Italy by studying at the University of New Haven’s satellite campus in Prato, Italy — located in the Tuscany region and close to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance — or by participating in one of hundreds of programs that enable you to study around the globe.

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Academic Service-Learning

Examine the issues affecting our communities and participate in programs that enable you to give back and make a difference. Service learning goes beyond volunteering and teaches you how to be an engaged citizen and an agent for change. Learn more>>

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Internships

Long a hallmark of a University of New Haven degree program, internships enable students to learn from seasoned, well-known experts in a variety of fields, developing the sought-after skills and as well as a deep understanding of how to put what they are learning to work. The University’s location along the New York City-Boston corridor enables students to intern at some of the most recognizable companies in the world.

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Faculty-Mentored Research

Work side-by-side with a faculty member, conducting hands-on research in the lab or in the field. You’ll become an expert, gaining experience that will prepare you for your career or to perform intensive exploration in an advanced degree program after graduation.

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Experience the Charger Advantage

From our thought-provoking core classes to the support you will receive from our advisers to our signature academic centers, you will quickly find that there is one singular focus at the University of New Haven: ensuring your success – now and for a lifetime.

Core Curriculum

Designed to complement what you learn in your major(s), the University of New Haven’s robust core curriculum instills in you the skills employers are looking for.

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Academic Support

The University’s Centers for Academic Success and Advising (CASA) provide comprehensive support throughout a student’s time at the University. From tutoring and writing support to planning your class schedule and setting academic goals, CASA helps all students realize their full potential and achieve their educational and life goals

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Libraries

The Marvin K. Peterson Library at the West Haven campus and the Krieble Library at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts are central hubs on campus, offering the most advanced access to a plethora of hard-copy and electronic resources and databases that enhance the educational experience of all students.

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Honors Societies

The best and brightest University of New Haven students are invited to participate in the exclusive Honors Program. Members challenge each other in and out of the class and complete an intensive thesis project. In addition, all students can earn membership in one of the many honor societies that have chapters at the University.

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Academic Center and Institutes

Faculty and staff members at the University of New Haven are among the most distinguished in their fields. Many of them have created centers, initiatives, and institutes to advance their work and collaborate with other leading minds in their fields. These resources provide transformational learning opportunities for our students and provide far-reaching visibility for the world-class scholarly work that’s taking place on campus.

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