Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$9,980

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

49%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,215
Declined 659
Total Received 4,874
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Private

3,011

undergraduate students

294

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Southern New Hampshire University, founded in 1932, is a private, liberal arts school. Its 280-acre campus is located in Manchester, 50 miles north of Boston.

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Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 3,305
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational

288-acre campus in Manchester (population: 111,196), 40 miles from Boston; branch campuses in Nashua, Portsmouth, and Salem; Brunswick, ME; and abroad in Malaysia. Served by air and bus; major airport and train serve Boston. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Suburbs
  • Metropolitan area: Boston
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Manchester-Boston Regional

Southern New Hampshire University
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH
03106

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60.5%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
no
No freshman housing consideration

Top Organizations

  • Coordinators of Activities and Programming Events (CAPE)
  • Psychology Club
  • Economics/Finance Association
  • Gaming Club
  • Outing Club

Top Events

  • Late Night Breakfast
  • SNHU Stock Concert/Festival
  • Homecoming Weekend

Fun Facts

  • Southern New Hampshire University was the #12 most innovative company in the world in 2012, according to Fast Company, and it's the only college that made the list!
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Campus Facts

  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
69%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions no
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.18

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,215
Declined 659
Total Received 4,874

Admissions Factors

Not Reported

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

81%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$2,986

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $9,600
Room & board $12,800
Additional fees $380
Books & supplies $1,200
Other fees $6,424
Total $30,404
Average Financial Aid - $2,986
Total with Avg. Aid $27,418
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Financial Facts

Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Golf
Ice hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, basketball, body building, hockey, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

basketball, dance, soccer, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Football, Ice hockey, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Crew, Football, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Accounting and Finance
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
Air Traffic Controller
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations
Baking and Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef
Business Administration and Management, General
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other
Computer Graphics
Computer Science
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Construction Engineering
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Creative Writing
Culinary Arts/Chef Training
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Education, General
Education, Other
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Language and Literature, General
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Environmental Science
Environmental Studies
Fashion Merchandising
General Studies
Graphic Design
History, General
Hospitality Administration/Management, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Music Teacher Education
Operations Management and Supervision
Organizational Communication, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Administration
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Social Sciences, General
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, Other
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Part time undergraduate degrees

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

3,305

total students

55.3%

in-state

44.7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

3,011
students

Female
49%
1,471

Male
52%
1,572

9%

294
students

Female
40%
118

Male
49%
144

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,956
students

Female
49%
1,444

Male
51%
1,512

3%

87
students

Female
32%
27

Male
68%
60

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 71%
Student 4 year graduation rate 62%
Student 5 year graduation rate 4%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

253

Transfer students enrolled

8%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment no
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment no
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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