University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$18,938

$36,278

not including housing and food

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
550
75th
640
25th
540
75th
31
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

17

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,941
Declined 2,856
Total Received 18,797
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Public

13,027

undergraduate students

2,974

graduate students

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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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 16,001
Established in 1866
Coeducational Coeducational

Social Networks

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.

  • Campus Setting: Small town

University of New Hampshire
105 Main Street
Durham, NH
03824

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
22%
Top 1/4
49%
Top 1/2
85%
Bottom 1/2
15%
Bottom 1/4
2%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
550
75th
640
25th
540
75th
31
25th
22
75th
29
25th
23
75th
30
25th
24

Admissions Facts

Application fee $65
Other application fee ($65 for out-of-state applicants)
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Neither
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
Application deadline (final 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

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 15,941
Declined 2,856
Total Received 18,797

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.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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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Financial Aid

82%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$11,531

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $15,520
Housing $7,660
Food $5,182
Additional fees $3,418
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $32,780
Average Financial Aid - $11,531
Total with Avg. Aid $21,249

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $14,772,584
State $124,550
Institutional $62,254,808
Other external $7,299,902
Total $84,451,844

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $25,622,320
Other external
Total $25,622,320

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined yes yes
Basketball yes yes
Field hockey yes
Football yes
Gymnastics yes
Ice hockey yes yes
Lacrosse yes
Skiing yes yes
Soccer yes yes
Swimming and diving yes
Volleyball yes

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 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

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting. yes
Agricultural/Animal/Plant/Veterinary Science and Related Fields, Other. yes yes
Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture. yes
Animal Sciences, General. yes yes
Anthropology, General. yes
Applied Mathematics, General. yes yes
Art/Art Studies, General. yes
Athletic Training/Trainer. yes
Biochemistry. yes yes
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering. yes
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. yes yes
Biology/Biological Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Biomedical Sciences, General. yes
Botany/Plant Biology. yes
Business Administration and Management, General. yes
Business/Commerce, General. yes yes
Chemical Engineering. yes yes yes
Chemistry, General. yes yes yes
City/Urban, Community, and Regional Planning. yes
Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. yes
Civil Engineering, General. yes yes yes
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other. yes yes
Computer Engineering, General. yes
Computer and Information Sciences, General. yes yes yes
Creative Writing. yes
Criminology. yes yes
Critical Infrastructure Protection. yes
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General. yes
Econometrics and Quantitative Economics. yes
Economics, General. yes yes
Education, General. yes
Education, Other. yes yes
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision. yes
Electrical and Electronics Engineering. yes yes yes
Elementary Education and Teaching. yes
Engineering Physics/Applied Physics. yes
Engineering, Other. yes
English Language and Literature, General. yes yes yes
Environmental Science. yes yes
Environmental Studies. yes
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. yes
Environmental/Natural Resource Economics. yes
Exercise Science and Kinesiology. yes yes
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing. yes
Financial Mathematics. yes
Fine/Studio Arts, General. yes
Forest Technology/Technician. yes
Forestry, General. yes
French Language and Literature. yes
French Studies. yes
Genetics, General. yes yes yes
Geography. yes
Geology/Earth Science, General. yes yes
German Language and Literature. yes
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other. yes
Health/Health Care Administration/Management. yes
History, General. yes yes yes
Homeland Security. yes
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management. yes
Hospitality Administration/Management, General. yes
Human Development and Family Studies, General. yes yes
Humanities/Humanistic Studies. yes
Hydrology and Water Resources Science. yes
Information Technology. yes yes
International Relations and Affairs. yes
Italian Language and Literature. yes
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies. yes yes
Linguistics. yes
Management Science. yes yes
Materials Science. yes yes
Mathematics Teacher Education. yes yes
Mathematics, General. yes yes yes
Mechanical Engineering. yes yes yes
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology. yes yes yes
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. yes yes
Music, General. yes yes
Natural Resources/Conservation, General. yes yes
Neuroscience. yes
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN) yes yes
Nutrition Sciences. yes yes
Occupational Therapy/Therapist. yes yes
Ocean Engineering. yes yes yes
Oceanography, Chemical and Physical. yes yes
Painting. yes
Parks, Recreation, and Leisure Facilities Management, General. yes yes
Philosophy. yes
Physics, General. yes yes yes
Political Science and Government, General. yes yes
Psychology, General. yes yes yes
Public Administration. yes
Public Health, General. yes
Public Policy Analysis, General. yes
Russian Language and Literature. yes
Secondary Education and Teaching. yes
Social Work. yes yes
Sociology, General. yes yes yes
Spanish Language and Literature. yes yes
Special Education and Teaching, General. yes
Speech Communication and Rhetoric. yes
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, General. yes
Statistics, General. yes yes
Statistics, Other. yes
Sustainability Studies. yes
Systems Engineering. yes
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas, Other. yes
Veterinary/Animal Health Technology/Technician and Veterinary Assistant. yes
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management. yes
Women's Studies. yes
Zoology/Animal Biology. yes yes yes

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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

16,001

total students

45%

in-state

55%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

81%

13,027
students

Female
55%
7,211

Male
45%
5,816

19%

2,974
students

Female
62%
1,832

Male
38%
1,142

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

94%

12,299
students

Female
56%
6,857

Male
44%
5,442

6%

728
students

Female
49%
354

Male
51%
374

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Student Break-down

3%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
80%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

1%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Required of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: April 1

Spring: October 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

96

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

32

semester hours

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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

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