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University of New Hampshire (UNH)

  • Type Control of Institution - Public/Private


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  • Level

    4 Years

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

    Not applicable

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  • Student Population Number of Students attending College


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


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






105 Main St. Thompson Hall


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).


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


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


  • SAT Range

    1090 - 1270



  • ACT Range

    22 - 28

  • High School GPA


  • Application Fee


  • Accept Common App


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.


  • Average Annual Cost


Additional Costs:

  • Books And Supplies


  • Other Fees


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


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Total One Year Cost


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.


Highest Degree Offered The highest degree offered by the Institution.


Student:Faculty Ratio


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


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


Academic Calendar


Research Funding per Student


Faculty Overview


Male Professors


Female Professors

Non-traditional Learning

Evening Degree Programs

Teacher Certification

Distance Education

Study Abroad


Most Popular 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

  • 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


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


Full-time / Part-time

97% / 3%

Students Gender



US National: 44%



US National: 56%












Two or more races


Non Resident alien




American Indian/Alaska native


Native Hawaiians/Pacific islander


Geographic Density

Geographic Density



Unknown Location


Out Of State


In State



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


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

On Campus Housing Available


Freshmen Required to Live on Campus


Freshmen Live on Campus


Undergrads in College Housing


Averege Housing Cost


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


Average Meal Plan Available



Division Sports Nickname


School Colors

blue and white

Varsity Athletics Association


Varsity Athletics Conference Primary

Colonial Athletic Association

Total Male Athletes


Total Female Athletes


Intramural Sports


Sports Club


Sports Team (Men)


Cross Country


Ice Hockey



Track and Field

Sports Team (Women)


Cross Country

Field Hockey


Ice Hockey




Swimming and Diving

Track and Field


Campus Security

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.

24-Hour Security Patrol

Campus Emergency Phones

24-Hour Escort Safety rides

Mobile Campus Emergency Alert

After Graduation

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation


Median Earnings 10 Years After Graduation


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

$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.


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Federal Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving State Aid


Average Aid Per Year


Students Receiving Institutional Grants


Average Aid Per Year


Average Grant & Scholarship by Family Income Aid awarded based on the family income.


Average Amount

< $30K


$30K - $48K


$48K - $75K


$75K - $110K


> $110K


Total Needs based Scholarships/Grants


Total Non-Needs based Scholarships/Grants


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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