Our History

The University of New Haven is a private, top-tier comprehensive institution recognized as a national leader in experiential education. Founded in 1920, UNH moved to its current campus in 1960 and has earned a national reputation for its criminal justice and forensic science programs.

Our Mission Statement

To prepare our students to lead purposeful and fulfilling lives in a global society by providing them the highest-quality education through experiential, collaborative and discovery-based learning.