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UNH Demographics & Diversity

West Haven, Connecticut

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Racial Demographics & Diversity

Racial Diversity
High

A college's ethnic diversity is indicated by the student body's equal inclusion of students from different backgrounds . Students at UNH are mainly White with a smaller Hispanic population. The school has high racial diversity. 41% percent of students are minorities or people of color (BIPOC). The ethnic breakdown is detailed in the following table.

Racial demographics of University of New Haven students
Race Percent of Students
White 59%
Black 9%
Hispanic 11%
Asian 3%
American Indian / Alaskan 0%
Hawaiian / Pacific Islander 0%
Two or more races 2%
International 8%
Race Unknown 8%
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Gender Demographics & Diversity

Gender Diversity
Very High

There are 11% more female students than male students enrolled at University of New Haven with a gender ratio of 53% women to 47% men. Compared to the US average of 56% female students, UNH has a higher gender diversity than other US colleges and is very inclusive of both genders.

Male to female gender ratio for University of New Haven students
Gender Percent of Students
Men 47%
Women 53%
Enrollment by gender for University of New Haven students
Gender Number of Students
Men 3,255
Women 3,612

Geographic Diversity

Geographic Diversity
High

UNH serves a high number of out-of-state students with 60% of the student body residing outside of Connecticut or from other countries.

Enrollment by geographic location for University of New Haven students
Origin Percent of Students
In State 40%
Out of State 59%
Foreign 1%
Unknown Location 0%

Economic Diversity

Median Household Income
$77,310 per year

29% of students can be considered low-income as indicated by their receipt of Federal Pell Grant Aid.

Undergrad Student Population

Enrollment
6,867
Undergrad enrollment by age and part time status
Segment Percent of Students
Students Over 25 Years Old 9.1%
Part time Undergrads 6.7%

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=129941 IPEDS survey data for University of New Haven.