73%

Acceptance Rate

$10,121

Avg.Financial Aid

002580

FAFSA Code

About Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Private

Not-For-Profit

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

104,068

Website

www.snhu.edu

Accreditation Accreditation is the process by which the quality of learning at various educational institutions are evaluated. Read More.

CIHE

Religious Affiliation Indicates religious affiliation (denomination) for private not-for-profit institutions that are religiously affiliated.

Not applicable

On Campus Housing Does the institution provide on-campus housing?

Yes

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) was established in the year 1932 in Manchester. The university is a private not-for-profit educational institution. It has a 300-acre campus and has more than 90,000 students enrolled in the online course.

The university found its genesis as a small privately funded and operated school that trained bookkeepers in the methods of accounting and was called the New Hampshire Accounting and Secretarial School.

A school that started with 35 students now has 3000 on-campus students with more than 1,04,068 registered for various courses.

The university offers more than 200 programs in bachelor’s, Master’s, Doctoral, Certificate and Associate degrees. Some of the disciplines offered by the university are Accounting & Finance, Aeronautics & Aviation, Art & Design, Business & MBA, Criminal Justice Education, Engineering, Healthcare, Liberal Arts, Math & Science, Nursing, Psychology & Counseling, Social Sciences, and Technology.

SNHU Accreditation

Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).

Location & Contact

Address

2500 North River Road

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6036682211
Fax: 6036459610
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Rankings

As per USNews, the university ranks,

  • 92 in Regional Universities North

  • 1 in Most Innovative Schools

  • 168 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

  • 177 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs

Admissions

Application Deadline Deadline for application submissions. Please contact the school for more details.

N/A

Acceptance Rate Percentage of applicants who are accepted in an Institution.

73%

SAT Range

960-1160

ACT Range

19-25

Application Fee

$40

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The university offers both online as well as campus education to the students. The application process for online and campus education varies. Remember, the university has no official SAT or ACT requirements.

The application process for campus freshmen is:

Applicants are required to complete and submit the application form with the SNHU application fee of $40.

Applicants are required to submit along with application form:

  • Their High-school transcript or GED.

  • One letter of recommendation from their school counselor or a teacher

  • Standardized test scores are not required for admission.

  • Music Education applicants: an audition is required before enrolling.

  • University Honors Program applicants: an additional essay and completed an Honors application.

Applicants are required to go through the financial aid options if financial assistance is required.  In case of a query, the applicants are requested to contact the admissions office.

For more information, we suggest you visit the official website or our admissions page by clicking below.

Annual Cost to Attend

Net Price Cost of attendance minus any grants and scholarships received.

$39,071

Average Annual Cost

$30,756

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$380

Room And Board The charges for an academic year for rooming accommodations and meals for a typical student.

$13,120

Budget For Other Expenses

$6,082

Total One Year Cost

$51,538

Paying for college shouldn't stop you from reaching your goals.

That's why the university keeps its tuition low, frozen at its 2012 rate. The institution offers students an affordable, accessible path to higher education - one you can achieve through the removal of financial barriers.

The average cost to attend SNHU is $30,756 while the net price is $39,071.

The students also need to budget for other expenses other than tuition such as room and board expenses which cost  $13,120, other expenses cost $6,082, and books and supplies cost $1,200.

The average total cost of attendance for undergraduate students is $51,538.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

24:1

Full-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

68%

Part-Time Retention Rate Percent of the that re-enrolled at the institution as either full- or part-time in the current year.

43%

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

N/A

Faculty Overview

52%

Male Professors

48%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

1,805 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

1,387 Graduates

Psychology, General

766 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

603 Graduates

Accounting and Related Services

590 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

468 Graduates

Criminal Justice and Corrections

366 Graduates

Rhetoric and Composition/Writing St...

333 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

307 Graduates

Public Relations, Advertising, and...

250 Graduates

Design and Applied Arts

194 Graduates

History

139 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

132 Graduates

Marketing

132 Graduates

Mathematics

126 Graduates

Health Services/Allied Health/Healt...

96 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

82 Graduates

Economics

76 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

68 Graduates

Human Resources Management and Serv...

63 Graduates

Human Services, General

57 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

54 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

53 Graduates

Social Sciences, General

52 Graduates

Public Health

46 Graduates

Specialized Sales, Merchandising an...

46 Graduates

International Business

37 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

33 Graduates

Public Administration

33 Graduates

Business, Management, Marketing, an...

32 Graduates

Computer Software and Media Applica...

24 Graduates

Education, General

23 Graduates

Political Science and Government

23 Graduates

Air Transportation

19 Graduates

Homeland Security, Law Enforcement,...

17 Graduates

Management Sciences and Quantitativ...

17 Graduates

Finance and Financial Management Se...

15 Graduates

Medical Illustration and Informatic...

14 Graduates

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astrona...

13 Graduates

Accounting and Computer Science

8 Graduates

Computer Science

7 Graduates

Management Information Systems and...

6 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

6 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

6 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

4 Graduates

Computer Programming

3 Graduates

Computer Systems Analysis

3 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

3 Graduates

Special Education and Teaching

3 Graduates

Cultural Studies/Critical Theory an...

1 Graduates

General Sales, Merchandising and Re...

1 Graduates

Mental and Social Health Services a...

1 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

82,693

Socio-Economic Diversity Percent of full-time, first-time students receiving an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

45%

Full-time

30%

Part-time

70%

Students Gender

Male

36%

US National: 44%

Female

64%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

59% White

10% Unknown

16% Black

10% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

0% Non Resident alien

2% Asian

1% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

2%

Unknown Location

89%

Out Of State

9%

In State

0%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

36% percentage of students who recieved an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Median Household Income

$71,987 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and 40% of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

40%

Undergrads in College Housing

68%

Averege Housing Cost

$9,000/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,200/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,200/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Penmen

School Colors

blue and gold

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Not applicable

Total Male Athletes

201

Total Female Athletes

163

Intramural Sports

6

Sports Club

14

Sports Team (Men)

Baseball

Basketball

Cross Country

Golf

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Soccer

Tennis

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cheerleading-Dance Team

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Golf

Lacrosse

Soccer

Softball

Tennis

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

Yes

Campus Emergency Phones

Yes

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Yes

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

Yes

The university additionally offers an on-campus housing facility for students who wish to dwell nearby. A candidate will be needed to pay a normal expense of $12,800 per year for living on campus. Southern New Hampshire University has several dining and meal plan options for its students and the average meal plan at SNHU costs around $4,200 per year. The university has enrolled around 36% male and 64% female students.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$38,900/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$45,400/year

Median Total Debt After Graduation The median cumulative federal debt of undergraduate borrowers who graduated.

$0$100,000

$11,001

$26,907

Typical Monthly Loan Payment The median monthly loan payment for student borrowers who completed, if it were repaid over 10 years at a 4.53% interest rate.

$114 - 279

Outcomes 8 Years of Attending

Show data for students who

and started their studies

Out of 7,811 students

30% Graduated

10% Still Enrolled

15% Transfer

1% Withdraw

Financial Aid

Students Receiving Gift Aid Percent of undergraduate students awarded federal gift aid.

68%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,121

Students Receiving Federal Grants

45%

Average Aid Per Year

$3,538

Students Receiving State Aid

3%

Average Aid Per Year

$2,106

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

33%

Average Aid Per Year

$16,066

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$6,054

$30K - $48K

$7,604

$48K - $75K

$9,710

$75K - $110K

$12,763

> $110K

$14,370

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,731,122

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$2,839,088

The students of the university are given need-based and merit-based financial aid in order to relieve them of the financial burden.

These financial aids include student loans, grants, scholarships and work-study programs provided by the federal government, state corporation, private companies, and the university.

The students are required to complete their FAFSA procedures in ordered to be eligible to receive these benefits.

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) federal school code is 002580.

 

The financial assistance available to students would be in the following forms

SNHU Gift Aid amounting to $10,121.

Federal Grants amount to $3,538

State Aid up to $22,106, and institutional grants worth $16,066

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