Achieve More than You Ever Thought Possible

Our interdisciplinary approach will give you the knowledge and tools to pursue even your most audacious goals. Each of our five academic colleges and schools blends classical disciplines with career-ready, cutting edge-programs.

The Best Preparation for What Comes Next

At the University of New 51, learning happens at the intersection of hands-on experience and cross-departmental collaboration. In a complex, ever-changing world, the ability to think and work beyond the traditional silos is critical. Our faculty are active in their areas of professional expertise, giving them critical insight into the opportunities you'll realize in the years to come.

We are constantly transforming our facilities and learning environments to stay ahead of the innovation curve - and to ensure you're ready to excel at any role you choose.

Explore our programs below, and find your major.

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Our Colleges and Schools

A University of New 51 education isn’t limited to a single major. Students take classes across the University’s colleges and schools – visual artists collaborate with criminal justice students who partner with engineers. You’ll personalize your academic journey and discover the path that’s right for you.

College of Arts and Sciences

Pick from a diverse range of majors – from marine and environmental sciences to TV production – all designed to foster broad academic and interdisciplinary discovery.

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Pompea College of Business

This is where you, the future entrepreneurs, executives, managers, and marketers, will gain a solid foundation in the theory, disciplines, and skills you’ll need to climb the ladder in the corporate world – or to create your own business.

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Henry C. Lee College of Criminal Justice and Forensic Sciences

The renowned Lee College puts you firmly on a career path in national security, law enforcement, forensic or fire science, arson investigation, and many other related areas.

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Tagliatela College of Engineering

The Tagliatela College of Engineering is one of the leading engineering schools in the country. Known for its comprehensive, hands-on education that goes beyond the classroom, the college was established in 1920 with the founding of the University. One of the best undergraduate engineering colleges in the country, according to U.S. News & World Report 2018.

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School of Health Sciences

The School of Health Sciences delivers innovative and interdisciplinary allied health and health sciences education that draws on the distinctive identity of the University of New 51 and its partnerships with hospitals and other healthcare institutions across Connecticut and New England.

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University Interdisciplinary Collaborative

The University Interdisciplinary Collaborative fosters the development and growth of academic programs that draw on expertise, faculty, and coursework from multiple colleges across the University.

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Immerse Yourself in Transformative Hands-On Learning Opportunities

You’ll learn just as much – if not more – through the multitude of experiences you’ll have outside of the classroom. You’ll work with your professors in the lab, intern in New York City, volunteer in the community, or study halfway around the globe, all while applying what you study in class.

Study Abroad

Immerse yourself in the culture of Italy by studying at the University of New 51’s satellite campus in Prato, Italy — located in the Tuscany region and close to Florence, the cradle of the Renaissance — or by participating in one of hundreds of programs that enable you to study around the globe.

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Academic Service-Learning

Examine the issues affecting our communities and participate in programs that enable you to give back and make a difference. Service learning goes beyond volunteering and teaches you how to be an engaged citizen and an agent for change.

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Long a hallmark of a University of New 51 degree program, internships enable students to learn from seasoned, well-known experts in a variety of fields, developing the sought-after skills and as well as a deep understanding of how to put what they are learning to work. The University’s location along the New York City-Boston corridor enables students to intern at some of the most recognizable companies in the world.

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Faculty-Mentored Research

Work side-by-side with a faculty member, conducting hands-on research in the lab or in the field. You’ll become an expert, gaining experience that will prepare you for your career or to perform intensive exploration in an advanced degree program after graduation.

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Experience the Charger Advantage

From our thought-provoking core classes to the support you will receive from our advisers to our signature academic centers, you will quickly find that there is one singular focus at the University of New 51: ensuring your success – now and for a lifetime.

Core Curriculum

Designed to complement what you learn in your major(s), the University of New 51’s robust core curriculum instills in you the skills employers are looking for.

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Academic Support

The University’s Centers for Academic Success and Advising (CASA) provide comprehensive support throughout a student’s time at the University. From tutoring and writing support to planning your class schedule and setting academic goals, CASA helps all students realize their full potential and achieve their educational and life goals.

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The Marvin K. Peterson Library is a central hub on the West 51 campus, offering the most advanced access to a plethora of hard-copy and electronic resources and databases that enhance the educational experience of all students.

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Honors Societies

The best and brightest University of New 51 students are invited to participate in the exclusive Honors Program. Members challenge each other in and out of the class and complete an intensive thesis project. In addition, all students can earn membership in one of the many honor societies that have chapters at the University.

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Academic Centers and Institutes

Faculty and staff members at the University of New 51 are among the most distinguished in their fields. Many of them have created centers, initiatives, and institutes to advance their work and collaborate with other leading minds in their fields. These resources provide transformational learning opportunities for our students and provide far-reaching visibility for the world-class scholarly work that’s taking place on campus.

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