Application Requirements for International Students

Master’s Application Checklist

  • Online application
  • $50 non-refundable application fee
  • Transcripts (in English) from all colleges or universities attended. Transcripts must be submitted in sealed envelopes and mailed directly to the admissions office. If official documents are unavailable, unofficial documents can be uploaded through the online application system for initial review only. However, all official documents must be received before the start of classes for the admitted semester.
  • Two Letters of Recommendation
  • A Statement of Purpose
  • A resume or curriculum vitae
  • TOEFL of 75, or IELTS of 6.0, or PTE of 50, or completion of the University of New Haven’s Academic English Preparatory Program. Certain majors may require higher English test scores.
  • Certain majors require GRE and/or GMAT test scores. GRE School Code: 3663; GMAT school code: P1X-DS-94. See GRE/GMAT section of this page for more information.
  • Indian applicants must submit detailed semester-by-semester mark sheets/academic transcripts. CONSOLIDATED mark sheets alone are not acceptable.
  • The University of New Haven only accepts 3-year bachelor degrees from India if they have an "A", "A+" or a "Five Star" rating by the National Assessment and Accreditation Council (NAAC). Students must have also graduated in the 1st or 2nd division. A proof of the university or college NAAC rating must be provided along with the applicant's transcripts. This applies to the following 3-year-bachelor degrees: the B.Com 3-year degree, the B.Sc 3-year degree, and the B.B.A. 3-year degree. Indian applicants with 3-year degrees may submit an additional year of a Master's degree or a one year Post Graduate Diploma from a recognized university in order to be considered for admissions.

Additional requirements for Ph.D. Applicants

  • An official GRE test score report sent directly to University of New Haven from the testing agency. The GRE university code is 3663.
  • 3 Letters of recommendation
  • An academic or other professional writing sample
  • The Statement of purpose must include applicant background, goals, and reasons for pursuing their Ph.D. degree at the University of New Haven
  • A minimum IBT TOEFL score of 100, PTE score of 68, or 7.5 on the IELTS test

Application Deadlines for International Students

You can view a list of admissions deadlines here.

Sending Your Documents By Mail

Mail Official Documents to:

University of New Haven
Office of Graduate Admissions
Maxcy Hall, 129
300 Boston Post Road
West Haven, CT 06516

In an effort to minimize application processing time and to support our paperless application process, you should only mail official documents to the office.

All unofficial documents must be uploaded through the online application system to support the initial admissions review. Any unofficial documents mailed to the office will be discarded.

Conditional Admission

  • The University of New Haven offers conditional acceptance for master’s degrees to those who are academically admissible but who have not met our required English test scores.
  • Students who do not submit proof of English proficiency or have not met the minimum English proficiency requirements will be considered for conditional admission to the University and will be required to enroll in our Academic English Preparatory Program (AEPP). For this program, no official IELTS, TOEFL, or any other English test score is required. The program can take four, eight, or twelve months to complete, depending on the student’s incoming English proficiency level.

    Click here for more information on the AEPP program.

GRE/GMAT Requirements

  • Cellular and Molecular Biology (M.S.), Computer Science (M.S), Cybersecurity and Networks (M.S.), Data Science (M.S.), Electrical Engineering (M.S.), Forensic Science (M.S.), and Mechanical Engineering (M.S.) applicants are urged to submit GRE scores to be considered for admission. The GRE is optional for graduates of regionally accredited United States colleges and universities.
  • Accounting (M.S.), Finance (M.S.), and MBA applicants are urged to submit GMAT scores.

GMAT/GRE scores are required for International applicants who wish to be considered for available assistantships/fellowships.