Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

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Get ready to feel at home

A dream campus right in your back yard
SNHU’s classic New England college campus has everything you need to pursue your passions and make memories that last a lifetime. With 70+ career-focused majors, new residence halls, D2 athletics, over 70 student clubs and organizations and a beautiful 300-acre campus, get ready for the college experience you’ve been dreaming of.

Higher education, lower cost
With over 70 academic programs to choose from, you can explore your passion at SNHU. From robotics labs and drone arenas to makerspaces and machine shops, hands-on learning is the foundation of our university. We believe that a great education should be accessible, which is why we offer some of the most affordable tuition rates in the state.

Make yourself at home
With options ranging from residence hall suites to shared apartments, you can make yourself home at SNHU with all the amenities you need at hand. Our dining options can satisfy any palate, featuring global fare, fresh-off-the-grill specials, a pizzeria, coffee shops, and more.

Earning a degree is a team effort
At SNHU, we know that earning your degree is a major achievement, but you don’t have to do it alone. With professional academic advisors, expert faculty, and supportive peers, you’ll have guidance throughout your college journey.

Play to win—on and off the field
Whether you’re going for the goal on the field or leveling up in the esports arena, you can always stay ahead of the game. SNHU is an NCAA Division II school and member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the Northeast-10 Conference.

Interested in getting active outside of collegiate-level teams? Join one of our 20+ athletic clubs and intramural sports.

Find your people
With over 70 recognized student clubs and organizations, you can explore academic interests, perform community service, develop leadership skills, or dive deeper into a hobby. ­

We’re ready. Are you?
Come see campus for yourself! Whether you attend a tour, open house or accepted student day, you can see all that SNHU has to offer. Schedule a visit and apply at



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Easy access to downtown Manchester, New Hampshire’s largest and “most livable” city in the East (according to Forbes), with mountains, beaches, and Boston only an hour away 

Fast Facts

Southern New Hampshire University is a private, coeducational university with undergraduate majors in our School of Arts, Sciences and Education, School of Business, and School of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics. With over 70 innovative programs to choose from, SNHU allows you to experience traditional without ever settling for typical.

Founded: 1932

Campus: 338 wooded acres, riverside, near downtown; public transportation available; cars allowed on campus starting freshman year

Undergraduate enrollment: 2,700+ daytime students

Student population: Representing 29 states and more than 50 countries

Degrees offered: Associate, bachelor’s, master’s, doctoral

Housing: 68% of undergraduates living on campus

Majors: We’re always innovating our portfolio of career-focused majors and collaborative learning experiences.

Popular areas of study include:
• Accounting & Finance
• Business Administration
• Computer Science
• Criminal Justice
• Education
• Engineering
• Game Art & Programming
• Liberal Arts
• Math & Science
• Psychology
• Social Sciences

An Inside Look

What students are saying about us...

  • “It can be really overwhelming trying to create something alone, but I’m happy I’ve had staff, faculty, and advisors guiding me along the way. You come into SNHU on your own, but you come out with a whole family, and I think that’s what the campus community is all about.”

    • Samantha Frazer ’20
  • “One of the reasons I came to SNHU is the sense of community you initially feel when you get to campus. When I first toured SNHU, everyone was so friendly, and they talked about all the events they have on campus that bring everyone together and how everyone is so involved. I chose SNHU because it felt like home to me.”

    • Emily Murray ’22
  • “Not only are there wonderful opportunities, but it’s like having another family on campus. I’m more confident in myself both academically and personally.”

    • Danielle Kwatcher ’17