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Tuition

$17,696

$30,156

not including room and board

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,433
Declined + 3,801
Total Received 17,234
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undergraduateRatios

46%

54%

male

female

1  :  20

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. English
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School Facts

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, and Life Sciences and Agriculture, the School of Health Studies, and the Whittemore School of Business and Economics. Its 2,600-acre campus is located in Durham, north of Portsmouth.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,301
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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Codes

SAT 3918
ACT 2524

Public

12,811

undergraduate students

2,490

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
46%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Durham, NH

2,600-acre campus in Durham (population: 12,664), 64 miles from Boston and 62 miles from Portland; branch campus in Manchester. Served by bus and train. Air serves Boston; smaller airport serves Manchester. School operates transportation to local communities.

University of New Hampshire
105 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
57%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
94%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
11 fraternities 8% of male students
 
7 sororities 10% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
18%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
90%
Bottom 1/2
10%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
18%
500-599
49%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
700-800
3%
600-699
27%
500-599
47%
400-499
22%
300-399
1%
200-299
0
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
51%
400-499
25%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
8%
24-29
39%
18-23
44%
12-17
9%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
7%
24-29
53%
18-23
35%
12-17
5%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
6%
24-29
45%
18-23
46%
12-17
3%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (early action) (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)
Required/GED accepted
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

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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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,433
Declined + 3,801
Total Received 17,234

Admissions Contact

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,670
Room $5,016
Board $3,784
Additional fees $2,826
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $26,496
Average Financial Aid - $20,939
Total with Avg. Aid $5,557

Financial Aid

78%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$20,939

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $13,953,131
State $311,641
Institutional $35,524,308
Other external $7,379,892
Total $57,168,972

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $13,963,651
Other external
Total $13,963,651

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
crew
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 Div. 1-A, Football only: FCS (Football Championship Subdivision), American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference (AA), Eastern College Athletic Conference, Hockey East Association, Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
blue and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Animal Science
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Animal Science
Applied Business Management
Applied Mathematics
Art History
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
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 Service/Leadership
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Science
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Counseling
Dairy Management
Development Policy/Practice
Early Childhood Development
Earth Science Teaching
Earth Sciences
Earth/Environmental Science
Ecogastronomy
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Supervision
Electrical Engineering
Electrical Engineering Technology
Elementary Education
English
Environmental Conservation Studies
Environmental Education
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Horticulture
Environmental Science
Environmental/Resource Economics
Equine Studies
European Cultural Studies
Family Studies
Fine Arts
Food Service Management/Dietetics
Forest Technology
Forestry
French
French Studies
General Studies
Genetics
Geography
Geology
German
Greek
Health Management/Policy
History
Horticulture Technology
Hospitality Management
Humanities
Hydrology
Information Technology
Integrated Agricultural Management
Integrated/Applied Mathematics
Justice Studies
Kinesiology
Latin
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Literacy/Schooling
Management of Technology
Marriage/Family Therapy
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Laboratory Science
Microbiology
Museum Studies
Music
Natural Resources
Natural Resources/Environmental Studies
Neurobiology/Behavior
Nursing
Nutritional Science
Nutritional Science/Dietetics
Occupational Therapy
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Painting
Philosophy
Physics
Plant Biology
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Reading
Recreation Administration
Recreation Management/Policy
Resource Administration/Management
Resource Economics
Russian
Secondary Education
Sign Language Interpretation
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Statistics
Student Designed Major
Studio Art
Sustainable Agriculture/Food Systems
Systems Engineering
Teacher Leadership
Theatre
Tourism/Planning/Development
Veterinary Technology
Wildlife Management
Women's Studies
Writing
Zoology
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Undergraduate

84%

12,811
students

Female
54%
6,927

Male
46%
5,884

Graduate

16%

2,490
students

Female
58%
1,451

Male
42%
1,039

undergraduateFull-time

96%

12,335
students

Female
55%
6,694

Male
45%
5,641

undergraduatePart-time

4%

476
students

Female
49%
233

Male
51%
243

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

63%

Transfer applicants accepted

52%

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 Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: March 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

90%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • 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 30
Countries most often represented Canada
India
People'S Republic Of China
South Korea
Sweden
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

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

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