Tuition & Fees

$18,879

$35,409

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
42%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
700-800
9%
600-699
34%
500-599
50%
400-499
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
41%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
8%
30-36
17%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

19

students

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Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,430
Declined + 4,666
Total Received 20,096
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Public

12,782

undergraduate students

2,523

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biomedical Science
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Codes

SAT 3918
ACT 2524

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School Facts

The 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, Life Sciences and Agriculture, Health and Human Services, and the Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics. Its 2,600-acre campus is located in Durham, New Hampshire, 50 miles north of Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 15,305
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  AACSB The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
•  AAMFT (American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  ACF (American Culinary Federation)
•  ACPHA Accreditation Commission for Programs in Hospitality Administration
•  ACS American Chemical Society
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  AVMA (American Veterinary Medical Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CEPH (Council on Education for Public Health)
•  CSWE (Council on Social Work Education)
•  NAACLS (National Accrediting Agency for Clinical Laboratory Sciences)
•  NAECY National Association for the Education of Young Children
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)
•  NRPA (National Recreation and Park Association)
•  SAF (Society of American Foresters)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

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Durham, NH

2,600-acre campus in Durham (population: 16,523), 37 miles from Manchester, 62 miles from Portland, ME, and 64 miles from Boston, MA. Branch campus in Manchester. Served by bus and train; air serves Boston and Manchester. School operates bus transportation to local communities.

University of New Hampshire
105 Main Street
Durham, NH 03824

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
14 fraternities 14% of male students
 
8 sororities 19% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
20%
Top 1/4
48%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
42%
500-599
44%
400-499
7%
700-800
9%
600-699
34%
500-599
50%
400-499
7%
700-800
2%
600-699
20%
500-599
49%
400-499
27%
300-399
2%
200-299
0
30-36
22%
24-29
41%
18-23
33%
12-17
4%
30-36
10%
24-29
51%
18-23
31%
12-17
8%
30-36
17%
24-29
50%
18-23
31%
12-17
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
($65 for out-of-state applicants)
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (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)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

76%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,430
Declined + 4,666
Total Received 20,096

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Recommendations

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
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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Admissions Contact

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

Financial Aid

75%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$24,654

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,520
Room $5,978
Board $4,470
Additional fees $3,359
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $30,527
Average Financial Aid - $24,654
Total with Avg. Aid $5,873

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,801,021
State $101,100
Institutional $60,644,672
Other external $7,226,940
Total $82,773,733

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $23,352,515
Other external
Total $23,352,515
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 603 862-3600
F: 603 862-1947
financial.aid@unh.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Joel Carsten
Director of Financial Aid
joel.carstens@unh.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Alpine skiing
Nordic skiing
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
football
gymnastics
ice hockey
lacrosse
soccer
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Alpine skiing, archery, baseball, crew, cycling, fencing, golf, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, shooting, snowboarding, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, woodsmen sports, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

Alpine skiing, archery, crew, cycling, dance team, fencing, figure skating, golf, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, mountain biking, Nordic skiing, rock climbing, rugby, sailing, shooting, snowboarding, softball, tae kwon do, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, woodsmen sports, wrestling

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, billiards, broomball, flag football, floor hockey, futsal, golf, ice hockey, soccer (indoor/outdoor), softball, table tennis, tennis, ultimate frisbee, volleyball, water polo

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Athletic Directors

Marty Scarano (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division 1-A, football only), American East Conference, Atlantic 10 Conference, Colonial Athletic Association, Eastern College Athletic Conference, Hockey East Association, Eastern Intercollegiate Ski Association
Mascot
Wildcat
School colors
blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Agricultural Sciences
Analytic Economics
Analytics
Analytics/Data Science/Analytics
Animal Sciences
Anthropology
Applied Animal Science
Applied Mathematics
Athletic Training
Biochemistry
Biochemistry/Molecular/Cell Biology
Bioengineering
Biological Science
Biology
Biomedical Science
Business Administration
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry
Civil Engineering
Civil Technology
Civil/Environmental Engineering
Classics
Communication
Communication Science/Disorders
Communication Sciences/Disorders
Community Development
Community Development/Policy/Practice
Computer Engineering
Computer Science
Computer Sciences
Culinary Arts/Nutrition
Cybersecurity Policy/Risk Management
Early Childhood Education
Earth Science Teaching
Earth Sciences
Earth/Environmental Science
Ecogastronomy
Economics
Education
Educational Administration/Supervision
Educational Studies
Electrical Engineering
Electrical/Computer Engineering
Elementary Education
Engineering Physics
English
Environmental Conservation Studies
Environmental Engineering
Environmental Science
Environmental/Resource Economics
Equine Studies
Fine Arts
Forest Technology
Forestry
French
French Studies
Genetics
Geography
German
Health Management/Policy
Health/Physical Education
History
Homeland Security
Horticulture Technology
Hospitality Management
Human Development/Family Studies
Humanities
Hydrology
Information Technology
Integrated Agricultural Management
International Affairs
Italian Studies
Justice Studies
Kinesiology
Liberal Studies
Linguistics
Marine/Estuarine/Freshwater Biology
Material Science/Engineering
Materials Science
Mathematics
Mathematics Education
Mechanical Engineering
Microbiology
Molecular/Evolutionary Systems Biology
Music
Natural Resources
Natural Resources/Environmental Studies
Neurobiology/Behavior
Nursing
Nutrition
Nutritional Sciences
Occupational Therapy
Ocean Engineering
Oceanography
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Public Administration
Public Health
Public Policy
Recreation Management/Policy
Resource Administration/Management
Russian
Secondary Education
Social Work
Sociology
Spanish
Spanish Language/Literature
Special Education
Statistics
Student Designed Major
Studio Arts
Sustainability
Sustainable Agriculture/Food Systems
Systems Design
The Arts
Theatre
Veterinary Technology
Wildlife/Conservation Biology
Women's Studies
Writing
Zoology
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Psychology
  3. Biomedical Science

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Phi Beta Kappa
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-veterinary science

15,305

total students

48%

in-state

52%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

84%

12,782
students

Female
55%
6,976

Male
45%
5,806

16%

2,523
students

Female
56%
1,425

Male
44%
1,098

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

12,477
students

Female
55%
6,843

Male
45%
5,634

3%

305
students

Female
44%
133

Male
56%
172

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Student Break-down

4%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
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

61%

Transfer applicants accepted

51%

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 Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: April 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

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

88%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

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

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 35
Countries most often represented Canada
China
India
Indonesia
South Korea
Vietnam
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
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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