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Education & Universities

Colleges and Universities

The Greater New Haven area has a long history as an education center with Hopkins Grammar School, founded on the New Haven Green in 1660 and Yale University, which dates to 1701. The area also has an extraordinary number of schools, colleges and universities for its size.  Local universities include graduate schools in architecture, fine arts, arts & sciences, business, drama, divinity, forensic science, forestry and environmental studies, hospitality, law, management, medicine, music, nursing, public health, and other professions.

Albertus Magnus College

Albertus Magnus College - New Dimensions

Charter Oak State College

CT State - Gateway Campus

Quinnipiac University

Southern Connecticut State University

Stone Academy

University of New Haven

Yale University

New Haven Network for Public Education


The New Haven Network for Public Education, Inc. (formerly the New Haven Public Education Fund) was created as an initiative of The Community Foundation for Greater New Haven in 1986 in response to concerns the New Haven community has expressed regarding public education.

The Mission of the New Haven Network for Public Education is to facilitate community advocacy in order to improve and achieve the highest quality of public education for all children in New Haven Public Schools.

For more information, contact Garrett Sheehan at (203) 782-4389.