UNH Admission Chances

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Acceptance Chances

Can I get into UNH? These admission statistics provide an indication how difficult it is to get in and what your chances are. 8,826 out of 10,748 applicants or 82% 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. University of New Haven typically accepts and attracts B+ average high school students. Only 14% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.

Women Men Total
Applied 6,256 4,492 10,748
Accepted 5,195 3,631 8,826
Acceptance Rate 83% 81% 82%
Enrolled 675 569 1,244
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 13% 16% 14%

Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT and ACT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Haven and what score do you need to get in? The tables below describe the SAT and ACT test score percentile profile of the Fall 2015 starting class.

ACT Requirements

Admission data indicates that UNH regularly accepts students with ACTs of 21 and above. 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 26 and above have very competitive chances. 23 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Haven.

SAT Requirements (New SAT)

Reporting indicates the school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1050 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 955. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1145 out of 1600. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 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.

25th Percentile Score 75th Percentile Score
SAT Composite 1050 1240
SAT Reading 530 630
SAT Math 510 600
ACT Composite 21 26
ACT English 21 26
ACT Math 19 26

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by Score

What do these ratings mean?

ACT Score Competitiveness Est. Admission Chances
26 and Above Good >90%
23 to 26 Avg + 82%-90%
21 to 23 Avg - 75%-82%
19 to 21 Reach 66%-75%
Less than 19 Low <66%
SAT Score (NEW 1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1240 and Above Good >89%
1145 to 1240 Avg + 82%-89%
1050 to 1145 Avg - 73%-82%
955 to 1050 Reach 61%-73%
Less than 955 Low <61%

Estimated GPA Requirements

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. If your high school grades are above the average 3.31 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as UNH accepts 82% of all applicants.

What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Admission Chances
3.75+ 18% Good
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 0% Low
2.00 to 2.25 0% Low

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of New Haven and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Test Scores Required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

Does accept high school AP credits or award dual credit towards both a college and high school degree?

AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
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.

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