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Tuition & Fees

$17,624

$31,424

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1
18

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,326
Declined + 4,877
Total Received 20,203
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Public

12,868

undergraduate students

2,365

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biomedical Science
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Codes

SAT 3918
ACT 2524

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
34%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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School Facts

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a comprehensive, public institution. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Liberal Arts, Life Sciences and Agriculture, Health and Human Services, and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Its 2,600-acre campus is located in Durham, New Hampshire, 50 miles north of Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,233
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACEHSA (Accrediting Commission on Education for Health Services Administration)
•  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  AMA/AAMC/LCME (American Medical Association/Association of American Medical Colleges/Liaison Committee on Medical Education)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APA (American Psychological Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSAB (Computing Sciences Accreditation Board)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Durham, NH

2,600-acre campus in Durham (population: 14,638), 35 miles from Manchester, 62 miles from Portland, ME, and 64 miles from Boston, MA. Branch campus in Manchester. Served by bus and train; air serves Boston and Manchester. School operates bus transportation to local communities.

University of New Hampshire
105 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 11% of male students
 
8 sororities 14% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
19%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
88%
Bottom 1/2
12%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
21%
500-599
48%
400-499
26%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
28%
500-599
48%
400-499
20%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
12%
24-29
41%
18-23
40%
12-17
7%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
8%
24-29
58%
18-23
28%
12-17
6%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
11%
24-29
53%
18-23
34%
12-17
2%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($65 for out-of-state applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
February 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

75%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,326
Declined + 4,877
Total Received 20,203

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
State residency
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment

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Admissions Contact

Robert McGann
Director of Admissions
P: 603 862-1360
F: 603 862-0077
admissions@unh.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $14,410
Room $6,820
Board $4,118
Additional fees $3,214
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $29,762
Average Financial Aid - $23,451
Total with Avg. Aid $6,311

Financial Aid

76%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$23,451

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,488,448
State $110,066
Institutional $53,646,592
Other external $7,024,266
Total $75,269,372

Non-need-based

Federal $0
State $0
Institutional $19,064,296
Other external $0
Total $19,064,296

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division 1-A, football only), American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference (AA), Colonial Athletic Association, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Hockey East Association, Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association, EISA
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Analytics
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Animal Science
Applied Mathematics
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular/Cell Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Science
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Technology
Classics
College Teaching
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Community Development
Community Development/Policy/Practice
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Counseling
Culinary Arts/Nutrition
Dairy Management
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Teaching
Earth Sciences
Earth/Environmental Science
Ecogastronomy
Economics
Education
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Conservation Studies
Environmental Education
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Horticulture
Environmental Science
Environmental/Resource Economics
Equine Studies
Family Studies
Fine Arts
Forest Technology
Forestry
French
French Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German
Greek
Health Management/Policy
History
Horticulture Technology
Hospitality Management
Humanities
Hydrology
Information Technology
Integrated Agricultural Management
International Affairs
Italian Studies
Justice Studies
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine/Estuarine/Freshwater Biology
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Molecular/Evolutionary Systems Biology
Music
Natural Resources
Natural Resources/Environmental Studies
Neurobiology/Behavior
Nursing
Nutrition
Occupational Therapy
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Painting
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading
Recreation Management/Policy
Resource Administration/Management
Russian
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Statistics
Student Designed Major
Studio Arts
Sustainability
Sustainable Agriculture/Food Systems
Systems Design
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Veterinary Technology
Wildlife/Conservation Biology
Women's Studies
Writing
Zoology
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Undergraduate

84%

12,868
students

Female
54%
6,979

Male
46%
5,889

Graduate

16%

2,365
students

Female
57%
1,348

Male
43%
1,017

undergraduateFull-time

96%

12,467
students

Female
55%
6,820

Male
45%
5,647

undergraduatePart-time

4%

401
students

Female
40%
159

Male
60%
242

Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

65%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not Reported

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

88%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 37
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Russia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Leila Paje-Manalo
Director, Office of International Student Scholars
603 862-3491
leila.paje-manalo@unh.edu

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