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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

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The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public university in the University System of New Hampshire (USNH). The main campus is in Durham, New Hampshire, United States. An additional campus is located in Manchester. With over 15,000 students, UNH is the largest university in the state. The university is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation. Since July 1, 2007, Mark W. Huddleston has served as the university's 19th president.

The University of New Hampshire was ranked as having the 4th most expensive in-state tuition for a public 4-year college in the country by the Department of Education in 2012. In 2004, UNH was the only public institution in New England to rank in the top 10 of number of Fulbright fellowships awarded, with five graduates receiving grants. In the same year, UNH was ranked the 10th best entrepreneurial college in the nation by The Princeton Review. According to U.S. News & World Report's "America's Best Colleges" listings, the University of New Hampshire is a "more selective" national university, placing it in the first out of five tiers of competitiveness when it comes to admissions standards. Due to its extensive efforts in the area of sustainability, UNH was one of 15 highest scoring schools on the College Sustainability Report Card 2009, with the Sustainable Endowments Institute awarding it a grade of "A-". In 2012, UNH was named the 6th "coolest school" in the country by Sierra magazine for its efforts in sustainability.

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  • Public, Four or more years
  • students
  • $25,380.00 avg tuition

105 Main St., Thompson Hall
Durham, NH 03824-3547
(603) 862-1234

Apply online Admissions:
admissions.unh.edu/
Financial Aid:
financialaid.unh.edu/

Areas of Study:

  • Agriculture, Agriculture Operations, And Related Sciences
  • Architecture And Related Services
  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Family And Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts
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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Statistics:
Applied 17,344
Admitted 12,863 74%
Enrolled total 2,949
Full Time: 2,949
Part Time 0
Standards:
Test 25th % 75th %
SAT EBRW 490 590
SAT Math 510 610
SAT Written (2006-2015) Optional 0 0
ACT Composite 0 0
ACT English 0 0
ACT Math 0 0
ACT Writing 0 0
Retention / Graduation:
Retention rate 87%
4-year graduation rate 60%
6-year graduation rate 75%
Application Deadlines:
Regular Application Deadline
Early Admission Deadline
Early Decision Deadline
Financial Aid Deadline
Student Response Deadline
Transfer Student Application Deadline
Requirements:
Open Admissions Policy No
Secondary School GPA Recommended
Secondary School Rank Recommended
Secondary School Record Required
Formal Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission Test Scores Required
TOEFL Required
Other Tests Do not know
Credit:
AP Credits Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Tuition In-District In-State Out-Of-State
Avg Full-Time Undergraduate Tuition $12,060.00 $12,060.00 $25,380.00
Full-Time Undergraduate Required Fees $3,190.00 $3,190.00 $3,190.00
Part-Time Undergraduate Cost Per Credit Hour $503.00 $503.00 $1,058.00
Avg Full Time Graduate Tuition $12,360.00 $12,360.00 $25,680.00
Full Time Graduate Required Fees $1,666.00 $1,666.00 $1,666.00
Part-Full Time Graduate Cost Per Credit Hour $687.00 $687.00 $1,058.00
Expenses On-Campus Off-Campus
(without family)
Off-Campus
(with family)
Room and Board $9,452.00 $9,452.00 $3,750.00
Other Expenses $2,598.00 $6,298.00 $3,750.00
Additional Fees
Undergraduate Application Fee $50.00
Graduate Application Fee $65.00
Books and Supplies $1,200.00
Financial Aid
Percent receiving aid 84%
Percent receiving grant aid 63%
Avg amount of grant aid $10,908.00
Percent receiving student loan aid 73%
Avg amount of student loan aid $7,883.00

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Programs and majors Associate's Bachelor's Master's Doctorate
AGRICULTURE, AGRICULTURE OPERATIONS, AND RELATED SCIENCES
Animal Sciences, General X X X
Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations, General X
Dairy Science X
Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management X
Horticultural Science X
ARCHITECTURE AND RELATED SERVICES
City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning X
AREA, ETHNIC, CULTURAL, GENDER, AND GROUP STUDIES
European Studies/Civilization X
Women's Studies X
BIOLOGICAL AND BIOMEDICAL SCIENCES
Biochemistry X X
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other X
Biology/Biological Sciences, General X
Biomedical Sciences, General X
Botany/Plant Biology X X
Genetics, General X
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology X X
Zoology/Animal Biology X X
BUSINESS, MANAGEMENT, MARKETING, AND RELATED SUPPORT SERVICES
Accounting X
Business Administration and Management, General X
Business/Commerce, General X X
Hospitality Administration/Management, General X
COMMUNICATION, JOURNALISM, AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Speech Communication and Rhetoric X
COMPUTER AND INFORMATION SCIENCES AND SUPPORT SERVICES
Computer and Information Sciences, General X X
EDUCATION
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services X
Early Childhood Education and Teaching X
Education, Other X
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision X
Elementary Education and Teaching X
Mathematics Teacher Education X
Reading Teacher Education X
Secondary Education and Teaching X
Special Education and Teaching, General X
ENGINEERING
Chemical Engineering X X
Civil Engineering, General X X
Computer Engineering, General X
Electrical and Electronics Engineering X X
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering X
Mechanical Engineering X X
Ocean Engineering X
ENGINEERING TECHNOLOGIES AND ENGINEERING-RELATED FIELDS
Civil Engineering Technology/Technician X
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND LITERATURE/LETTERS
Creative Writing X
English Language and Literature, General X X
FAMILY AND CONSUMER SCIENCES/HUMAN SCIENCES
Foodservice Systems Administration/Management X
Human Development and Family Studies, General X X
FOREIGN LANGUAGES, LITERATURES, AND LINGUISTICS
Ancient/Classical Greek Language and Literature X
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General X
French Language and Literature X
German Language and Literature X
Latin Language and Literature X
Linguistics X
Russian Language and Literature X
Spanish Language and Literature X X
HEALTH PROFESSIONS AND RELATED PROGRAMS
Athletic Training/Trainer X
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist X
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other X X
Health/Health Care Administration/Management X
Occupational Therapy/Therapist X X
Public Health, General X
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse X X
HISTORY
History, General X X
LIBERAL ARTS AND SCIENCES, GENERAL STUDIES AND HUMANITIES
Humanities/Humanistic Studies X
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies X X
MATHEMATICS AND STATISTICS
Mathematics and Statistics, Other X
Mathematics, General X X
MULTI/INTERDISCIPLINARY STUDIES
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other X
Nutrition Sciences X X
NATURAL RESOURCES AND CONSERVATION
Environmental Science X
Environmental Studies X
Forest Technology/Technician X
Forestry, General X
Natural Resource Economics X
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other X
Natural Resources/Conservation, General X X
Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management X
PARKS, RECREATION, LEISURE, AND FITNESS STUDIES
Kinesiology and Exercise Science X X
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General X X
PHILOSOPHY AND RELIGIOUS STUDIES
Philosophy X
PHYSICAL SCIENCES
Chemistry, General X X
Geology/Earth Science, General X X
Hydrology and Water Resources Science X
Physics, General X X
PSYCHOLOGY
Psychology, General X X
PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION AND SOCIAL SERVICE PROFESSIONS
Community Organization and Advocacy X
Public Administration X
Social Work X X
SOCIAL SCIENCES
Anthropology X
Criminology X X
Economics, General X X
Geography X
International Relations and Affairs X
Political Science and Government, General X X
Sociology X X
VISUAL AND PERFORMING ARTS
Art/Art Studies, General X
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General X
Fine/Studio Arts, General X
Music, General X X
Painting X

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Scholarships

Name Amount Deadline
IES Merit-Based Scholarship for Under-Represented Students Up to $5,000 April 01, 2017
FIRST Scholarship - University of New Hampshire Up to $2,500 February 01, 2017

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