Founded on the Yale campus in 1920, the University of New Haven is a private, coeducational university that has been recognized by The Princeton Review and U.S. News & World Report for academic excellence. Located between New York City and Boston in the shoreline city of West Haven, the University is a diverse and vibrant community of more than 9,800 students from across the globe.
The University awards bachelor's and associate degrees in 105 undergraduate majors; master's degrees in 92 areas of graduate study; and doctorate programs in criminal justice, applied engineering, health sciences and occupational therapy.
At the University of New Haven, innovation is in our DNA. You will apply what you learn, making discoveries as you work alongside faculty members who are widely recognized for what they have accomplished. In our culture of innovation, the possibilities for what you will uncover are limitless.
The University of New Haven is committed to pursuing cutting-edge research and to ensuring that our undergraduate and graduate students have opportunities to work alongside our world-class scholars.
At the University of New Haven, we re-imagined what the concept of career development should look like and created an approach that is integrative instead of merely transactional. That means future career success is built right into your entire academic experience.
For undergraduates, graduate students, alumni, and employers, Career Development is more than an office at the University of New Haven. It’s a philosophy, incorporated in our values — it’s our culture.
• Counseling & Psychological Services
• Health Services
• Center for Learning Resources
• Accessibility Resources Center
• Office of Military & Veterans Affairs
• University Immigration Services
• Office of Graduate and International Student Life
• Inclusion, Diversity, Equity, and Access (IDEA) Council
• Myatt Center for Diversity and Inclusion
• Center for Student Success
• Center for Student Engagement, Leadership and Orientation (CSELO)
• Writing Center
• Health Professions Advising Center
The mission of the Marvin K. Peterson Library is to support the academic programs of the University by providing information, materials, and a wide range of library services to our faculty, students, and staff.
All enrolled students receive a University of New Haven network account. The account name and password is automatically generated and the account information is sent by email to the email address provided by the student. This process generally starts in March for students beginning classes in the fall.
Health Services is the primary provider of on-campus medical care in cases of student illness or injury. On-site medical care is overseen by Yale New Haven Health clinicians from Northeast Medical Group.
Situated on 82 acres overlooking the New Haven skyline, our residential campus is conveniently located between Boston and New York City.
Our secure community environment offers a wealth of world-class amenities while West Haven offers parks, shops, recreational activities, and restaurants to explore.
With seven colleges and universities in the immediate area, it’s a catalytic center for academic and technological innovation.
The University moved to its current West Haven campus in 1960, and we also have campuses in Orange, Conn. and Prato, Italy.
The University of New Haven offers 20 varsity sports and has nearly 500 student-athletes. Collectively, University of New Haven teams have been to the playoffs over 250 times. The Chargers have won conference, regional and even national championships, and our student-athletes excel in the classroom and community.
The University of New Haven has more than 150 Recognized Student Organizations overseen by three student-run governing bodies: the Undergraduate Student Government Association (USGA), Graduate Student Council (GSC), and the Evening Student Council (ESC). You can check out a list of active organizations on Charger Connection's Directory of Recognized Student Organizations.
The university is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC).
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