Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH

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.

School Profiles: Undergrad

Tuition & Fees

$31,136

$31,136

not including room and board

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undergraduateRatios

52%

male

48%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,215
Declined + 659
Total Received 4,874
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Private (nonprofit)

3,037

undergraduate students

262

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 3649
ACT 2514

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 3,299
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •   CAHIIM (Commission on Accreditation for Health Informatics and Information Management Education)
•  ACBSP (Accreditation Council for Business Schools and Programs)
•  CAEP (Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Manchester, NH

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.

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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
60%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
1 fraternities 1% of male students
 
2 sororities 5% of female students
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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%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 1 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Not Selective

86%

acceptance rate

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

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Class rank
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
Standardized test scores
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Tim Whittum
Director of Freshman Admission
P: 603 645-9611
F: 603 645-9693
admissions@snhu.edu

Financial Aid

62%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$22,854

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $30,756
Room $9,000
Board $3,800
Additional fees $380
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $45,136
Average Financial Aid - $22,854
Total with Avg. Aid $22,282

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 Aid Deadline

FAFSA
June 30

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 642-4968
sfs@snhu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Beverly Cotton
Director of Student Enrollment Services
b.cotton@snhu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
golf
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
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/Recreational Sports

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

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Athletic Directors

Anthony Fallacaro (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Tricia Cote (women's)
Swa
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Northeast-10 Conference
Mascot
Penmen
School colors
blue and gold

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Accounting/Finance
Aeronautical Engineering
Air Traffic Management
Applied Economics
Aviation Management
Aviation Operations/Management
Biology
Business Administration
Business Analytics
Business/Accounting
Business/Administration
Business/Computer/Information Technology
Business/Finance
Business/Human Resources Management
Business/International Management
Business/Marketing
Business/Organizational Leadership
Business/Small Business Management
Business/Sports Management
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Clinical Nurse Leader
Communication
Community Economic Development
Computer Information Technology
Computer Science
Construction Management
Creative Writing/English
Criminal Justice
Culinary/Baking Arts
Curriculum/Instruction
Cybersecurity
Data Analytics
Early Childhood Education
Economics/Finance
Economics/Mathematics
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
English
English Education
English Language/Literature
English/Creative Writing
Environmental Science
Fashion Merchandising/Management
Finance
Fine Arts/Creative Writing
Game Art/Development
Game Programming/Development
Graphic Design/Media Arts
Health Information Management
Healthcare Administration
Higher Education Administration
History
Hospitality Business
Human Resource Management
Information Technology
International Business
Justice Studies
Law/Politics
Liberal Arts
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Mechanical Engineering
Middle School Mathematics Education
Middle School Science Education
Music Education
Nurse Educator
Nursing
Operations/Project Management
Organizational Leadership
Patient Safety/Quality
Political Science
Psychology
Public Health
Public Service
Secondary Mathematics Education
Social Studies/Education
Sociology
Special Education
Sport Management
Sports Management
Technical Management
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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

3,299

total students

55%

in-state

45%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

3,037
students

Female
48%
1,465

Male
52%
1,572

8%

262
students

Female
45%
118

Male
55%
144

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

2,952
students

Female
49%
1,440

Male
51%
1,512

3%

85
students

Female
30%
25

Male
70%
60

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American 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
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

45%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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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