|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
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How hard is it to get into UNH and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #20 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 9,126 out of 10,997 applicants were admitted making University of New Haven an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has challenging requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 49 percent. University of New Haven typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of New Haven. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 92% of students submit SAT scores and 19% submit ACT scores.
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||620|
|SAT Math 75th||600|
|SAT Composite 75th||1220|
|Average SAT Score||1130|
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Haven?
University of New Haven typically prefers applicants to be in the top 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 930. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1130 out of 1600. The school ranks #8 in Connecticut for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 92 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1125 to 1220||Avg +||83%-89%|
|1030 to 1125||Avg -||74%-83%|
|935 to 1030||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 935||Low||<63%|
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|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||20|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||21|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||26|
|ACT Composite 75th||27|
|Average ACT Score||24|
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNH?
Admission data indicates that UNH regularly accepts students with ACT's of 21 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 43 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 18 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 27 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #8 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Haven.Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|27 and Above||Good||>89%|
|24 to 27||Avg +||83%-89%|
|21 to 24||Avg -||74%-83%|
|18 to 21||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 18||Low||<63%|
What GPA do you need to get into University of New Haven?
Applicants require above average high school grades to get into UNH. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New Haven was 3.31 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #9 in Connecticut for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNH accepts 83% of all applicants.
|High School GPA||Freshmen Within Range||Competitiveness|
|3.50 to 3.75||25%||Good|
|3.25 to 3.50||14%||Avg +|
|3.00 to 3.25||22%||Avg -|
|2.75 to 3.00||19%||Reach|
|2.50 to 2.75||2%||Reach|
|2.25 to 2.50||N/A%||Low|
|2.00 to 2.25||N/A%||Low|
GPA Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||14%||15%||14%|
The cost for prospective students to apply to University of New Haven is $50.
What are the requirements for admission to University of New Haven and what student information is used for admission decisions?
|Test Scores||Considered but not required|
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129941 IPEDS survey data for University of New Haven.
92% of students submit their SAT scores to UNH. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
83% of those who apply are granted admission to UNH. Admission competition is and the college has challenging admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1220. 92% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 21 and 27. 19% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.