University of New Haven

University of New Haven

160 Convent Ave, New York, NY 10031, USA



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.

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.


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Why the University of New Haven?

The University of New Haven is based on a students-first philosophy. It’s six main areas of focus are:

  • 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.



Work While Studying

Full-time undergraduate and postgraduate international students can work anywhere on and off campus for up to 20 hours per week without a work permit.

Post-Grad Work Permit

The Post-Graduation Work Permit Program (PGWPP) allows students who have graduated from a participating Canadian post-secondary institution to gain valuable Canadian work experience.

Conditional Offer Letter

Even if you do NOT meet our minimum English requirement (IELTS or TOEFL), you still can get conditionally accepted in the program of your choice with the condition of completing our English program prior to starting your chosen program.

Programs with Co-op Option

Cooperative education (or co-operative education) is a method of combining classroom-based education with practical work experience. A cooperative education experience (“co-op”), provides academic credit for structured job experience. Co-ops are full-time, paid or unpaid positions.

Type of Accommodation 

Students need to plan their accommodations well in advance of their arrival in Canada & the USA as all accommodation options fill up quickly, well before the start of the semester.

On-Campus Residence Accommodations: On-Campus residence accommodations are provided per discretion by the school.

Off-Campus Accommodations: The local area has a variety of off-campus rental housing options including single homes, duplexes, apartments and rooms for rent. Students wishing to live off-campus need to research availability on their own and should arrive well before the start of term to do so.



Avg Cost of Tuition per Year: USD$ 25,634
Cost of Living/Year: USD$ 15,000

Estimated Total per Year: USD$ 40,634


The University of New Haven has nearly 100 undergraduate programs and 50 graduate programs.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences delivers innovative and interdisciplinary allied health and health sciences education that draws on the distinctive identity of the University of New Haven and its partnerships with hospitals and other healthcare institutions across Connecticut and New England.


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