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
- 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 admissions.unh.edu.
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)
Students who wish to get more about UNH can take a look at their website at www.unh.edu.
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
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 Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||86%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||70%||$12,070|
|Receiving Student Loans||74%||$9,320|
Academics & Student Services
Student ServicesTo 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
University of New Hampshire has a very high graduation rate when compared to other similar schools in the area.
|Number of Year to Graduate||Percent of Entering Class|
|Students Graduating in 4 Years||59%|
|Graduating in 5 Years||13%|
|Graduating in 6 Years||2%|
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
- Dietetics Program
- Dietetic Technician Program
- Graduate Teacher Education Program
- Music Program
- Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
- Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
- Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
- Graduate Level Public Health (Outside School of Public Health) Program
- Speech-Language Pathology Program
- Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program
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)
- Ice Hockey
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.
Get more information about the programs offered by University of New Hampshire by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Biological and Biomedical Sciences
Business and Marketing Studies
Communications and Journalism
Computer and Information Sciences
English Language and Literature
Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies
Family and Consumer Sciences
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mathematics and Statistics
Natural Resources and Conservation
Personal and Culinary Services
Philosophy and Religious Studies
Public Administration and Social Services
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Visual and Performing Arts
Other 4-Year Public Colleges
The list of schools below have been selected by researching which schools offer similar programs to University of New Hampshire.
- University of Maine at Farmington in Farmington, ME (20 miles away)
- University of New Hampshire at Manchester in Manchester, NH (29 miles away)
- Granite State College in Concord, NH (30 miles away)
- University of Massachusetts - Lowell in Lowell, MA (38 miles away)
- Salem State College in Salem, MA (42 miles away)
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