UNH Admission RequirementsWest Haven, Connecticut
Chances of getting into University of New Haven
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into UNH and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #22 in Connecticut for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 8,744 out of 10,426 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 average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 52 percent. University of New Haven typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 15% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UNH SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT92%
|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|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Haven?
University of New Haven typically requires 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. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1220 and Above||Good||>90%|
|1125 to 1220||Avg +||84%-90%|
|1030 to 1125||Avg -||76%-84%|
|935 to 1030||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 935||Low||<64%|
UNH ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT19%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||19|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||20|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||26|
|ACT Math 75th||25|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||23|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNH?
Admission data indicates that UNH regularly accepts students with ACT's of 20 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 49 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 17 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 23 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #9 in Connecticut for highest average ACT composite score. 19 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Haven.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>90%|
|23 to 26||Avg +||84%-90%|
|20 to 23||Avg -||76%-84%|
|17 to 20||Reach||64%-76%|
|Less than 17||Low||<64%|
Avg. High School GPA3.31
Typical High School GradesB+
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of New Haven. 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 84% 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|
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||15%||16%||15%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of New Haven and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|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.
Frequently Asked Questions
92% of students submit their SAT scores to UNH. 19% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
84% of those who apply are granted admission to UNH. Admission competition is and the college has average 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.