Success Starts Here

At the University of New Haven, our students come first, and their personal and professional development is our primary focus. Our unique educational approach and distinguished academic programs ensure that our students excel at whatever it is they choose to do.

The University of New Haven Uniquely Positions You for Success

Welcome to the University of New Haven, a vibrant and welcoming community in the heart of New England.

Within our distinctive colleges and schools, students find dynamic, responsive, engaging, and pragmatic paths of discovery across a wide variety of programs and disciplines. There are more than 100 academic programs to choose from, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

Our colleges and schools are at the center of University life, and that’s where we lay the foundation for future scientists, artists, entrepreneurs, forensic psychologists, doctors, engineers, programmers, attorneys, and scholars – soon-to-be global citizens who, before long, will take their places in the world.

The University of New Haven. Your success starts here.

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The institution that would become the University of New Haven was founded in 1920 on the campus of Yale. Today, the University of New Haven is a leading comprehensive University that has been recognized for academic excellence by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report, and our more than 6,800 students hail from around the globe.

Throughout 2020, we’ll celebrate our Centennial year, reflecting on our history and looking forward to the future. It truly is a special time to be a Charger.

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Former Standout Student-Athlete Embraces Challenge of Eliminating Stigma Around Mental Health

Ivy Watts ’15 was a star on the track and in the classroom. Still, she battled anxiety and the fear she was falling short of expectations. Today, she is a sought-after mental health advocate who shares her story to help others discover the path to mental wellness.


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Discover Your Passion

Within our colleges and schools, we offer a wide range of innovative and interdisciplinary programs that prepare you for the jobs of the future. We will help you turn your passion into a rewarding life and a fulfilling career.


What Do You Want to Study?


Presenting Our Success Stories

What makes the University of New Haven outstanding? Our people. Charger Nation is made up of hard-working students, talented faculty, devoted staff, and generous donors who all share a passion for the University and a desire to make a difference.


Success Starts Here in #ChargerNation


When I first visited the University of New Haven, I was impressed by the faculty’s commitment to providing students with a truly meaningful and career-focused education, by the students-first philosophy, and by the collaborative working environment.



I feel that the University of New Haven has prepared me for success in so many ways. Not only did I learn communication and leadership skills, I learned how to apply them in a variety of situations.



In the Master’s in Finance program, I was able to collaborate with peers, learn the intricacies of financial management, and apply the curriculum directly to portfolio management via the school's student portfolios in equity and fixed income. This has made me a more effective investment professional.



My time at the University has prepared me for success by giving me opportunities to network with professionals in my desired field, giving me practical learning experiences.


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With more than 60,000 alumni and nearly 100 years of history, #ChargerNation is the place to be. Begin Your Journey today.

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