Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

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Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$17,200

not including housing and food

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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

12

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 34,745
Declined 2,398
Total Received 37,143
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Private

137,294

undergraduate students

30,547

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

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

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 167,841
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: Large town

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
23%
Top 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/4
7%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Recommended
Common application accepted Yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) February 1
School has early action program Yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted SAT Subject Tests Not used

Not Selective

93%

acceptance rate

Accepted 34,745
Declined 2,398
Total Received 37,143

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Admission test scores
Formal demonstration of competencies
Secondary School Rank

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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/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

51%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$3,875

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $16,200
Housing $10,000
Food $3,800
Additional fees $1,000
Total $31,000
Average Financial Aid - $3,875
Total with Avg. Aid $27,125

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,117,749
State $794,000
Institutional $38,126,099
Other external $617,949
Total $43,655,797

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $3,320,519
Other external $38,945
Total $3,359,464

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 800 642-4968
sfs@snhu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes
Baseball yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Golf yes yes
Ice hockey yes
Lacrosse yes yes
Other sports yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Softball yes
Tennis yes yes
Track and field x country yes
Volleyball yes

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/Recreational Sports

body building, crew, dance, soccer, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting and Computer Science. yes
Accounting and Finance. yes yes
Accounting. yes yes yes
Advertising. yes
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical/Space Engineering, General. yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations. yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes yes yes
Business Statistics. yes yes
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other. yes
Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling. yes
Computer Graphics. yes
Computer Science. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other. yes yes yes
Creative Writing. yes yes
Critical Infrastructure Protection. yes
Culinary Arts/Chef Training. yes yes
Cultural Studies/Critical Theory and Analysis. yes
Curriculum and Instruction. yes
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Economics, Other. yes
Education, General. yes yes
Educational Leadership and Administration, General. yes yes
Educational/Instructional Technology. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes
English/Language Arts Teacher Education. yes
Environmental Science. yes
Fashion Merchandising. yes yes
Finance, General. yes yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
General Studies. yes yes
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other. yes
Graphic Design. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes yes yes
History, General. yes yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General. yes
International Business/Trade/Commerce. yes yes yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other. yes yes
Management Information Systems, General. yes
Marketing/Marketing Management, General. yes yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes
Mathematics, General. yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes
Medical Informatics. yes
Mental Health Counseling/Counselor. yes
Music Teacher Education. yes
Nursing Administration. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes
Operations Management and Supervision. yes yes
Organizational Communication, General. yes yes
Photography. yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health Education and Promotion. yes
Public Health, General. yes yes
Reading Teacher Education. yes
Retailing and Retail Operations. yes
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education. yes
Social Sciences, General. yes
Social Studies Teacher Education. yes
Special Education and Teaching, Other. yes yes
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management. yes yes
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language/ESL Language Instructor. yes

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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors
  • Weekend College

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law

167,841

total students

8%

in-state

92%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

82%

137,294
students

Female
64%
87,539

Male
36%
49,755

18%

30,547
students

Female
67%
20,381

Male
33%
10,166

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

27%

37,626
students

Female
62%
23,308

Male
38%
14,318

73%

99,668
students

Female
64%
64,231

Male
36%
35,437

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
15%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
10%
Hispanic/Latino
54%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
13%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

0%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.50
High school transcript Required of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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