University of New Haven

Private, Four-years School Located in West Haven, CT

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How much is the UNH tuition? For the academic year 2023-2024, UNH's tuition & fees is $45,730.
With indirect costs not billed by school, such as room & boards and personal living expenses, the total cost of attendance for one academic year is $67,928 when a student lives on-campus.

UNH Tuition & Expenses

2022-2023 Rate
Tuition & Fees$45,730
Books & Supplies Costs$1,000
On-campus Room & Board$18,608
On-campus Expenses$2,590
Off-campus Room & Board$13,870
Off-campus Expenses$5,126
2023-2024 Projection
Tuition & Fees$44,184

How Much Does it Cost to Go to UNH for 4 Years?

For the class of 2027, who entering colleges in 2023, the 4 years tuition & fees is $199,491 at UNH. The estimated tuition rate is based on the changes over last 5 years. With room & board, books, and other personal expenses, the estimated 4 years costs of attendance is $302,269. After receiving financial aid including grants, scholarships, and/or student loans, the 4 years COA is down to $195,212.
The following table computes the 4 years tuition and COA by class of year.
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2023-24)$47,330$70,191$44,791
Sophomore (2024-25)$48,986$73,641$47,352
Junior (2025-26)$50,700$77,289$50,080
Senior (2026-27)$52,474$81,149$52,988
4 Years Total$199,491$302,269$195,212
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2024-25)$48,986$73,641$47,352
Sophomore (2025-26)$50,700$77,289$50,080
Junior (2026-27)$52,474$81,149$52,988
Senior (2027-28)$54,310$85,234$56,089
4 Years Total$206,471$317,312$206,509
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2025-26)$50,700$77,289$50,080
Sophomore (2026-27)$52,474$81,149$52,988
Junior (2027-28)$54,310$85,234$56,089
Senior (2028-29)$56,211$89,560$59,395
4 Years Total$213,695$333,232$218,552
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2026-27)$52,474$81,149$52,988
Sophomore (2027-28)$54,310$85,234$56,089
Junior (2028-29)$56,211$89,560$59,395
Senior (2029-30)$58,177$94,143$62,923
4 Years Total$221,173$350,087$231,394
College YearTuition & FeesCOAAfter Financial Aid
Freshmen (2027-28)$54,310$85,234$56,089
Sophomore (2028-29)$56,211$89,560$59,395
Junior (2029-30)$58,177$94,143$62,923
Senior (2030-31)$60,213$99,001$66,687
4 Years Total$228,911$367,939$245,093

Average Tuition By School Type and Comparison

Compared to four-years schools nationwide, UNH' tuition is much higher than the average tuition of $20,937. Compared to private, four-years colleges in Connecticut, its tuition is higher than the average tuition of $26,075.
University of New Haven$45,730
U.S. Four-years Colleges$18,672
Public Schools$7,199$12,960
Private Schools$20,937
Connecticut Four-years Colleges$22,986
Public Schools$9,068$17,194
Private Schools$26,075

Compare Similar School's Tuition

The next table compares the tuition & fees between UNH and similar schools. The similar colleges are selected by school type & level (private, four-years), ranking, and comparison frequency by our users. The comparison is based on 2022-2023 tuition rate.
University of New HavenWest Haven, CT$45,730$19,240
Gwynedd Mercy UniversityGwynedd Valley, PA$38,310$15,789
Long Island UniversityBrookville, NY$41,642$25,504
Eastern Washington UniversityCheney, WA$25,892$29,102
California University of PennsylvaniaCalifornia, PA$15,726$18,508
LeTourneau UniversityLongview, TX$35,500$16,875
National UniversitySan Diego, CA$13,320$15,912
Westminster CollegeSalt Lake City, UT$41,416$16,504
MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityOlathe, KS$36,120$13,597
Belmont UniversityNashville, TN$41,320$27,050
Northwest UniversityKirkland, WA$36,035$20,959

Financial Aid and COA

At University of New Haven, 4,772 students (95%) received grant or scholarship from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources. The average amount of grant/scholarship received is $24,541.
After receiving financial aid, the cost of attendance (COA) at UNH is $43,387 for students living on-campus and $41,185 for students living off-campus.
For beginning students (i.e. first-time freshmen), 1,253 students received any type of financial aid including grants/scholarship and student loans. The average amount of grant/scholarship for the first-time students is $27,556 and the average amount of student loans is $10,248.
The financial aid data is based on 2021-2022 statistics from IPEDS.
COA (on-campus)$67,928
COA (off-campus)$65,726
Tuition & Fees$45,730
Indirect Costs (on-campus)$22,198
Indirect Costs (off-campus)$19,996
COA (on-campus) after Receiving Aid$43,387
COA (off-campus) after Receiving Aid$41,185
Average Financial Aid$24,541
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Grant or Scholarship4,77295%$24,541
Pell Grants1,40128%$4,955
Federal Student Loan4,23484%$6,841
Type of AidNumber Receiving AidPercent Receiving AidAverage Amount of Aid Received
Any Financial Aid1,253100%-
Grants or Scholarships1,253100%$27,556
Federal Grants43234%$5,936
Pell Grants42734%$5,127
Other Federal Grants20416%$1,839
State/Local Grants1008%$3,439
Institutional Grants1,253100%$25,235
Student Loan Aid1,19395%$10,248
Federal Student Loans1,19395%$5,664
Other Student Loans23919%$22,881

Admission Stats and Requirements to Apply

UNH's acceptance rate is 94.13%. A total of 10,272 applicants applied to and 9,669 students were accepted. Of the admitted students, 1,277 enrolled finally, and the yield (i.e. enrollment rate) is 13.21%.
To apply to UNH, 4 items are required - Secondary school GPA, Secondary school record, Recommendations and TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) and 2 items are recommended to submit - Secondary school rank and Completion of college-preparatory program. SAT and ACT scores are considered during the admissions process but are not required to be submitted.
Acceptance Rate94.13%92.17%95.37%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)13.21%13.82%12.83%
Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of college-preparatory programRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither Required Nor Recommended
Admission test scoresConsidered But Not Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither Required Nor Recommended

SAT and ACT Scores

The SAT and ACT scores are considered but not required to apply to UNH. The average SAT score of the enrolled first-time students is 1,190 and the average ACT score (ACT composite) is 27.
Its SAT score is similar to the national average score of 1,168.
SAT Total1,1901,1001,280
National Average1,168
Connecticut Average1,223
SAT EBRW605560650
SAT Math585540630
ACT Composite272529
National Average24
Connecticut Average28
ACT Math262328
ACT English272430

Student Population

University of New Haven has a total of 8,819 students including 4,817 undergraduate and 4,002 graduate students. By gender, there are 3,488 male students and 4,025 female students attending UNH. The school offers online degree programs and 1,035 students enrolled online exclusively (11.74% of all students).
Total7,513 3,4884,025
Undergraduate5,023 2,1962,827
Graduate2,490 1,2921,198

Directory & Academic Information

Directory Information
Address300 Boston Post Road, West Haven, CT
Degree & Programs
DegreeUndergraduate, Graduate
Program Offered162 Programs
Online Program Offered15 Online Programs
Graduate Program Offered40 Graduate Programs
Academic Stats
Acceptance Rate91.24%
Student Population8,819
Graduation Rate62%
Retention Rate74% (Full-time), 63% (Part-time)
Students to Faculty Ratio Rate19 to 1
Faculty & Staffs
Number of Faculties227 (Full-time), 417 (Part-time)
Number of Staffs701 (Full-time), 434 (Part-time)
Average Faculty Salary$97,066
Average Staff Salary$79,460