Education Data


New Haven is the home away from home for many students from August to May, with over 47,000 students currently enrolled in local colleges and universities. According to the Connecticut Office of Higher Education, while the total number of students attending Connecticut’s public and private colleges edged down this fall, several New Haven area's institutions saw growth. Quinnipiac University enrollment was up 189, University of New Haven/204 and Gateway Community College/210. Click for press release.

2014 Enrollment
Albertus Magnus College 1,582
Gateway Community College 8,186
Quinnipiac University 8,803
Southern CT State University 10,804
University of New Haven 6,555
Yale University 12,109
Total 48,039
Source: CT Office of Higher Education 
Data for Fall 2014 are census-date counts. They are not official until reported to IPEDS in spring 2015


Yale University

Yale University is an internationally recognized academic institution. Its mission is to teach about, and to conduct, research in the sciences and humanities. The broad base of research at Yale is best described as a continuum from basic to applied. In the last decade, Yale has also become a catalyst in the revitalization of New Haven's economy. The University's faculty and staff of over 11,000 make it the largest employer in the city. Yale's spending on payroll and benefits, and its purchasing of goods, translate into a direct economic impact of over $1 billion annually in Connecticut. In 2005 Yale conducted over $430M worth of R&D. The University collaborates with city, state and business leaders to forge partnerships that support the continuing revitalization of New Haven.

433 Temple St. | P.O. Box 208279 | New Haven, CT 06511 | P 203 432 8613 | F 203 432 8622 |


Quinnipiac University

Quinnipiac University is a private, coeducational university with 5,400 undergraduate and 2,000 graduate students. Consistently ranked among the best universities by U.S. News & World Report, Quinnipiac offers 51 undergraduate majors and 20 graduate programs plus the JD program.  In 2010, the university announced plans for a medical school.

275 Mount Carmel Ave. | Hamden, CT 06518 | P 203 582 8200 |


Southern Connecticut State University

Located in New Haven, Southern Connecticut State University is part of the state's university system. Founded as a teachers college in 1893, Southern has evolved into a comprehensive University offering 116 graduate and undergraduate programs through its School of Arts and Sciences; School of Business; School of Communication, Information, and Library Science; School of Education; and School of Health and Human Services. Southern has more than 700 faculty members and more than 12,000 students.

501 Crescent St. | New Haven, CT 06515 | P 203 392 5200 |


University of New Haven

Founded in 1920, the University of New Haven is located in West Haven Connecticut. The University is composed of five colleges: the College of Arts and Sciences, the College of Business, the Tagliatela College of Engineering, the Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences, and University College. UNH offers more than 80 undergraduate degree programs and more than 25 graduate degree programs. Many degrees are available through part-time, evening, and executive programs. The university also offers more than fifty graduate and undergraduate certificates for those not ready to commit to a degree program. Enrollment is at 3,200 full-time undergraduates (50% men/50% women); 1,800 graduate students; 500 part-time students.  In October 2010, the university opened the Henry C. Lee Institute of Forensic Science.

300 Boston Post Rd. | West Haven, CT 06516 | P 800 342 5864 |


Gateway Community College

Gateway Community College provides academic, vocational and lifelong learning opportunities for adults of all ages throughout the South Central region. The college is currently located on two campuses, the Downtown New Haven Campus (opened fall of 2012) and the North Haven Campus. It offers over 90 academic programs and program options that lead to either Associate in Arts, Associate in Science, or Associate in Applied Science degrees, or certificates.  The new downtown campus, located at 2-20 Chapel St., features 358,000 square feet and includes a 600-car parking garage, which adds another 200,000 square feet to the project.

2-20 Church St. | New Haven, CT 0651 | P 203 285 2000 |

Albertus Magnus

Albertus Magnus is a Regional Catholic college serving students throughout Greater New Haven. Albertus has an enrollment of approximately 2,400 students, with nearly 500 in the traditional day program, and the others in adult undergraduate and graduate degree programs. More than ninety percent of students are enrolled on a full-time basis. In addition to offering many undergraduate degree programs, Albertus offers graduate degree programs in several specialty areas, as well as accelerated degree programs and other programs designed for working professionals

700 Prospect St. | New Haven, CT 06511 | P 800 578 9160 |