77%

Acceptance Rate

$12,436

Avg.Financial Aid

002589

FAFSA Code

About University of New Hampshire (UNH)

Type Control of Institution - Public/Private

Public

4 Years

Student Population Number of Students attending College

15,298

Website

www.unh.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

The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public university that has 11 campuses and offers more than 2000 programs across 100 majors. The UNH Durham Campus is the main campus of the university. The main campus is located in Durham, New Hampshire. UNH is the state’s public research university and provides comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. UNH has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant charters.

From its main campus in Durham, its college in Manchester and the UNH School of Law in Concord, the university serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research. UNH was established in 1866. It was first established as a College of Agriculture and Mechanic Arts.

UNH Durham offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and associate programs. The campus also offers 570+ distance learning programs.

  • It has a student population of 15,289 students.

  • UNH holds an accreditation by the New England Commission on Higher Education.

  • The student-faculty ratio of UNH Durham is 19:1.

Location & Contact

Address

105 Main St. Thompson Hall

Contact

Email: N/A
Phone: 6038621234
Fax: N/A
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Rankings

University of New Hampshire has received various rankings and recognitions for excellence and achievements. According to the US News UNH holds the following Rankings-

  • #125 in National Universities

  • #87 in Best Colleges for Veterans

  • #91 in Best Value Schools

  • #204 in Top Performers on Social Mobility

  • #58 in Top Public Schools

  • #120 in Best Undergraduate Engineering Programs (At schools whose highest degree is a doctorate)

While According to Forbes lists the University holds the following Rankings- 

  • #246 Top Colleges 2019

  • #82 In Public Colleges

  • #129 In Research Universities

  • #103 In The Northeast

  • #60 America's Best Midsize Employers 2018 (Dropped off in 2019).

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.

77%

SAT Range

1090 - 1270

ACT Range

22 - 28

Application Fee

$65

SAT/ACT

Required

High School GPA

Required

Accept Common App

Yes

The acceptance rate at the University of New Hampshire (UNH) is 77%. The admissions are moderately selective. Students meeting the general criteria of admissions are most likely to get an admission. The students can apply for admissions through the online Common Application or Coalition Application.

The SAT score range of the institute is 1090-1270. Also, an application fee of $65 is applicable.

The admission process of the University of New Hampshire is as follows-

  • Apply using the coalition application or common app.

  • Submit the necessary documents.

  • Submit Portfolio or give an audition(if applicable)

  • Review of the application and decision.

  • Apply for Financial aid.

  • Start studying.

Annual Cost to Attend

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

$22,694

Average Annual Cost

$15,140

Books And Supplies

$1,200

Other Fees

$3,359

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

$11,580

Budget For Other Expenses

$2,471

Total One Year Cost

$33,750

The average net price of tuition at the UNH is $22,694. Other expenses at the College include books and supplies expense of $1,200, room and boarding expense of around $11,580. Other fees and expenses amount to $3,359 and $2,471 respectively. The total one year cost to attend is $33,750.

What is the Annual Average Cost?

The annual average tuition cost of studying at the University of New Hampshire is $15,140 while the total cost would amount to $33,750.

Academics

Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.

NA

Student:Faculty Ratio

19:1

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

86%

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

N/A

Academic Calendar

Semester

Research Funding per Student

$8,274

Faculty Overview

53%

Male Professors

47%

Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad

Majors

Business Administration, Management...

772 Graduates

Psychology, General

175 Graduates

Biology, General

168 Graduates

Communication and Media Studies

161 Graduates

English Language and Literature, Ge...

103 Graduates

Mechanical Engineering

101 Graduates

Political Science and Government

89 Graduates

Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facil...

73 Graduates

Nutrition Sciences

69 Graduates

Human Development, Family Studies,...

65 Graduates

Civil Engineering

64 Graduates

Criminology

62 Graduates

Computer and Information Sciences,...

58 Graduates

Registered Nursing, Administration,...

58 Graduates

Sociology

56 Graduates

Health and Physical Education/Fitne...

52 Graduates

Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Prof...

50 Graduates

Social Work

50 Graduates

Natural Resources Conservation and...

48 Graduates

Economics

46 Graduates

Chemical Engineering

44 Graduates

Agricultural Production Operations

40 Graduates

History

40 Graduates

Communication Disorders Sciences an...

36 Graduates

Hospitality Administration/Manageme...

36 Graduates

Neurobiology and Neurosciences

34 Graduates

Animal Sciences

33 Graduates

Environmental/Environmental Health...

32 Graduates

Health and Medical Administrative S...

31 Graduates

Natural Resources Management and Po...

29 Graduates

Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecu...

26 Graduates

International Relations and Nationa...

26 Graduates

Romance Languages, Literatures, and...

26 Graduates

Wildlife and Wildlands Science and...

25 Graduates

Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft

24 Graduates

Electrical, Electronics and Communi...

22 Graduates

Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervent...

21 Graduates

Fine and Studio Arts

21 Graduates

Zoology/Animal Biology

21 Graduates

Biological and Biomedical Sciences,...

19 Graduates

Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender,...

19 Graduates

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Ot...

19 Graduates

Computer Engineering

18 Graduates

Music

18 Graduates

Statistics

16 Graduates

Business/Commerce, General

15 Graduates

Allied Health and Medical Assisting...

14 Graduates

Chemistry

14 Graduates

Genetics

14 Graduates

Forestry

13 Graduates

Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosc...

13 Graduates

Philosophy

12 Graduates

Applied Mathematics

11 Graduates

Civil Engineering Technologies/Tech...

11 Graduates

Linguistic, Comparative, and Relate...

11 Graduates

Natural Resources and Conservation,...

11 Graduates

Teacher Education and Professional...

10 Graduates

Culinary Arts and Related Services

9 Graduates

Agricultural Business and Managemen...

8 Graduates

Anthropology

8 Graduates

Mathematics

8 Graduates

City/Urban, Community and Regional...

7 Graduates

Geography and Cartography

7 Graduates

Applied Horticulture and Horticultu...

6 Graduates

Biomedical/Medical Engineering

6 Graduates

Physics

6 Graduates

Classics and Classical Languages, L...

4 Graduates

Community Organization and Advocacy

4 Graduates

Germanic Languages, Literatures, an...

3 Graduates

Liberal Arts and Sciences, General...

3 Graduates

Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languag...

3 Graduates

Engineering Physics

1 Graduates

Sustainability Studies

1 Graduates

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Student Body

Undergraduate Students

12,815

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

20%

Full-time

97%

Part-time

3%

Students Gender

Male

45%

US National: 44%

Female

55%

US National: 56%

LGBTQIA STUDENT RESOURCE GROUPS

ON CAMPUS WOMEN'S CENTER

Race/Ethnicity

82% White

5% Unknown

1% Black

3% Hispanic

2% Two or more races

4% Non Resident alien

3% Asian

0% American Indian/Alaska native

0% Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander

Geographic Density

Geographic Density

High

0%

Unknown Location

58%

Out Of State

41%

In State

1%

Foreign

Economic Diversity

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

Median Household Income

$77,485 per year

Campus Life

Housing

The students can reside on campus and N/A of Freshman Live On-Campus.

On Campus Housing Available

Yes

Freshmen Required to Live on Campus

No

Freshmen Live on Campus

N/A

Undergrads in College Housing

55%

Averege Housing Cost

$7,220/year

Campus Food

The institution has several dining and meal plan options available to students and the average meal plan cost is around $4,960/year.

Meal Plan Available

Yes

Average Meal Plan Available

$4,960/year

Athletes

Division Sports Nickname

Wildcat

School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association

NCAA

Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Colonial Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes

259

Total Female Athletes

275

Intramural Sports

15

Sports Club

48

Sports Team (Men)

Basketball

Cross Country

Football

Ice Hockey

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)

Basketball

Cross Country

Field Hockey

Gymnastics

Ice Hockey

Lacrosse

Skiing-Snowboarding

Soccer

Swimming and Diving

Track and Field

Volleyball

Campus Safety

24-Hour Security Patrol

No

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 $11,942 per year for living on campus. The average meal plan at UNHMC costs around $4,960 a year. Notably, students at the varsity get to choose from various dining and meal plan options as well. To ensure the safety and security of students, the university has a number of campus safety and security measures in place. Some of these features include campus emergency phones, 24-hr escort safety rides and mobile campus emergency alert. The number of female and male students at the university are 45% and 55%, respectively.

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation

$42,400/year

Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation

$51,400/year

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

$0$100,000

$12,000

$27,000

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.

$125 - 280

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.

83%

Average Aid Per Year

$12,436

Students Receiving Federal Grants

24%

Average Aid Per Year

$5,364

Students Receiving State Aid

1%

Average Aid Per Year

$1,070

Students Receiving Institutional Grants

82%

Average Aid Per Year

$10,874

Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income

Aid awarded based on the family income.

Income

Average Amount

< $30K

$16,794

$30K - $48K

$16,323

$48K - $75K

$12,567

$75K - $110K

$7,026

> $110K

$2,825

Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$82,773,733

Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants

$23,352,515

Understand that financial aids are available in the form of State, Federal and institutional grants, and student loans depending upon the institution.

The institute also offers a pell grant. The average financial aid received by the students at the University of New Hampshire is $12,436. The average amount received as Federal Grant by the students is $5,364, while for State Aid the average amount is $1,070. With the highest contribution of 82%, the institutional grants have an average amount of $10,874. For getting the financial aid student has to fill up the FAFSA form.

The FAFSA code of the University of New Hampshire is 002589.

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