A Culture of Success and Innovation

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. 新闻 & 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 8,800 students from across the globe.

A Future That Beckons With Boundless Potential

In the last decade, the University has completed more than $300 million in major capital projects while launching more than 80 new degree and certificate programs and specialized areas of study. The University also has campuses in Tuscany, Italy, and Orange, Conn.

Within the University of New Haven's colleges and schools, students immerse themselves in a transformative, career-focused education across engineering, health sciences and healthcare, business, law enforcement and public service, the liberal arts and sciences, and the fine arts. More than 100 academic programs are offered, all grounded in a longstanding commitment to collaborative, interdisciplinary, project-based learning.

在这里, 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 more than 100 years.

A Foundational Education

A proven, purposeful education, 哪一个, through professionally focused courses of study, equips students with the critical skills, knowledge, and experience essential for 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 our colleges and schools, 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 68,000 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.

Core Values

We are guided by the following core values. They express the core elements of our culture and how we approach issues and make decisions essential to advancing the University of New Haven Mission.

  1. Student Centered: We place their success at the center of our decisions and activities to cultivate their full potential academically and personally.
  2. Engaged and Inclusive Community: We foster and celebrate diversity, inclusion, equity and access and strive for continuous improvement of these.
  3. Impactful Education: We intentionally engage our students in experiential education to prepare them for purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society.

Employee Core Competencies

As part of the Strategic Plan, a University-wide committee identified seven employee Core Competencies that support the University’s mission and its values; measure the successful and effective performance of all employees of the University of New Haven; and guide the evaluation and performance management process and goal-setting activities. Read more.