University of New Hampshire

105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, NH

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University of New Hampshire is a public institution that has many degree programs available for students to choose from. The school is located in Durham, NH, in a predominantly suburban area. As a land grant institution this school is among larger public institutions in the state of New Hampshire. Enrollment at University of New Hampshire is nearly fifteen thousand annually.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs UNH offers:

  • Business And Marketing Studies
  • Psychology
  • English Language And Literature
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, applicants may be asked to fill out an application, provide letters of recommendations, and submit school records, which are then evaluated by the admissions office. Most students at University of New Hampshire scored in a range of 1000 - 1200 on the SAT. Roughly 70 percent of all students that applied were accepted at University of New Hampshire, with 23 percent of those accepted choosing to attend. More information regarding admissions can be found at

The cost of undergraduate tuition is different for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state residents pay nearly $17,000, while out-of-state residents pay $31,000 per year. Student housing is available on-campus for students. The annual cost of housing is around $6,400. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the required requirements in the form of loans, grants, scholarships and work study programs.

The UNH "Wildcats" compete in a number of intercollegiate sports through participation in the NCAA. Sports available:

  • Basketball (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Track & Field (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division I-AA)
  • Football (NCAA Division I-AA)

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Admission Requirements & Details

The information regarding admissions below may give an overview of the applicants University of New Hampshire accepts. The details may include application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Total enrollment at University of New Hampshire is around 15,000 students. The student body is made up of 85% undergraduate students and 21% graduate students.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $22,000. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $65 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Tuition estimates per year:
    • State Residents: $14,000-$17,000
    • Out-of-State: $27,000-$32,780
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $590-$700 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $1,100-$1,400 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships70%$12,070
Receiving Student Loans74%$9,320

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help students and recent graduates, University of New Hampshire may offer services to students like those listed below:

  • Online classes
  • Classes offered on nights and weekends
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Employing students to lower education costs
  • Assisting students to find work
  • Day care for children

Graduation Rates

University of New Hampshire has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years59%
Graduating in 5 Years13%
Graduating in 6 Years2%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program (more info)
  • Dietetics Program
  • Dietetic Technician Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Music Program (more info)
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program (more info)
  • Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program (more info)
  • Speech-Language Pathology Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program (more info)

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of New Hampshire is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division I-AA classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Basketball (America East)
  • Track and Field (America East)
  • Field Hockey
  • Football (Colonial Athletic Association)
  • Gymnastics
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Skiing
  • Soccer
  • Swimming
  • Volleyball

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Agriculture Operations


Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences



Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Family and Consumer Sciences

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Personal and Culinary Services

    Philosophy and Religious Studies

    Physical Sciences


    Public Administration and Social Services

    Recreation and Fitness Studies

    Social Sciences

    Visual and Performing Arts

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