77%

Acceptance Rate

1090 - 1270

SAT Range

22 - 28

ACT Range

University of New Hampshire (UNH) Admissions

The University of New Hampshire (UNH), Durham, New Hampshire is the main campus of the university. UNH Durham offers more than 200 undergraduate, graduate and associate programs. The campus also offers 570+ distance learning programs. For the previous academic year, 20096 applications were received for admissions, of which 11401 were women and 8695 were men.

Out of these applications, 9190 women applicants and 6240 men applicants were accepted for admissions.

The UNH, Durham has an acceptance rate of 77% and the admissions are moderately selective. From the ones accepted, 1697 women and 1334 men enrolled in the campus making an admission yield of 20%.

Admission Process

The students need to complete the following steps in order to get admission in UNH-

Step 1- Submit the application

The students must use the online using the Common App or Coalition App to apply for admissions at UNH.

Step 2- Submit the transcripts

It is required to submit the official transcripts or GED certificate if applicable. It is also required to submit at least one or at most 2 letters of recommendation. The undergraduate students must submit ACT or SAT scores whereas the graduate students must submit GMAT or GRE scores according to the program-specific requirements.

Step 3- Auditions or portfolio

For specific programs in an art studio, it is required to submit a portfolio whereas an audition might be required in the case of Theater and music programs. 

Step 4- Review and Decision

The UNH admissions carry out a holistic review of the application and then communicates their final decision to the students.

SAT Scores you need to get in

SAT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

1090 - 1270

Applicants Submitting SAT Percentage of Students submitting SAT Scores.

93%

SAT Reading 25th

550

SAT Math 25th

540

SAT Composite 25th

1090

SAT Reading 75th

640

SAT Math 75th

630

SAT Composite 75th

1270

Average SAT Score

1180

And, the average SAT score of students who get into the university is 1170. However, in some cases, those who have obtained a SAT score of 1070 or below could also get into the university. Around 93% of the applicants furnish their SAT scores in order to be considered for admission by the university.

ACT Scores you need to get in

ACT Range The composite score range which the Institution consistently takes, below which admission should be considered a reach.

22 - 28

Applicants Submitting ACT Percentage of Students submitting ACT Scores.

15%

ACT Math 25th

22

ACT English 25th

22

ACT Composite 25th

22

ACT Math 75th

27

ACT English 75th

29

ACT Composite 75th

28

Average ACT Score

25

As for the ACT scores, an average score of 25 is needed to get accepted to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. It's worth noting that the composite ACT scores of the accepted applicants often fall in the range of 22-28. However, a minimum ACT composite score of 22 is necessary to be considered for admission by the institution. Around 13% of the applicants to UNHMC submit their ACT scores for gaining admission to the university, according to the latest information.

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Grade Points Average (GPA) The average high school GPA of the admitted students

3.5

An average GPA of 3.55 is required to be eligible for admission at the University of New Hampshire(UNH).

Admission Requirements

What Really Matters When Applying

High School GPA

Required

High School Rank

Neither required nor recommended

High School Transcript

Required

College Prep Courses

Required

SAT/ACT

Required

Recommendations

Required

The admissions at UNH are moderately selective. The students meeting the minimum requirement criteria are most likely to get admission in the University.

Undergraduate Admission Requirements

There is a set of requirements that an applicant must fulfill in order to get admission in the university. Following is the list of requirements for undergraduate admissions-

  • The students must use the online Common App or Coalition App to apply for admissions at UNH.

  • There is an application fee of $50 for New Hampshire residents and $65 for non-residents.

  • It is required to directly get the official transcripts or GED submitted to the UNH Admissions either electronically or through postal mail at:

    UNH Undergraduate Admissions Office,

    Smith Hall,

    3 Garrison Ave,

    Durham, NH 03824

  • A letter of recommendation from the applicant's school counselor or a core academic teacher is required by the University for their holistic review process.

  • ACT/SAT scores are optional and students can choose whether to submit their scores or not.

  • For some specific programs, it is required to submit a portfolio or give auditions.


Graduate Admission Requirements

There is a different set of requirements for graduate admissions. The requirements for graduate admissions are as follows-

  • Complete application for graduate admissions.

  • It is required to submit Letters of recommendation from people of an academic or professional context.

  • Upload the necessary documents with the application.

  • There is an application fee of $50 for New Hampshire residents and $65 for non-residents.

  • Official Transcripts for previous qualifications must be submitted directly to the UNH Graduate School from the previously attended institutions.

  • GRE/GMAT scores must be submitted, the requirements are according to the program applied for admissions.

  • TOEFL scores are required for international students.

Admission Deadlines

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

FALSE

Application Fee Application fees may vary by program and may be waived for certain students. Please check with the school.

$65

Early Decision Deadline

None

Early Action Deadline

15-Nov

Offer Action Deadline

Yes

Offers Early Decision

No

Application Website

www.commonapp.org

Accepts Common App

Yes

Accepts Coalition App

Yes

The deadline to apply for admissions in the University of New Hampshire Durham campus is generally in the first week of February every year.

Acceptance Rate and Admission Statistics

WomenMenTotal
Applied11,4018,69520,096
Accepted9,1906,24015,430
Acceptance Rate81%72%77%
Enrolled169713343031
Percentage of admitted who Enrolled (Admission Yield)18%21%20%

Admission Statistics

Applied

Women

11,401

Men

8,695

Total

20,096

Accepted

Women

9,190

Men

6,240

Total

15,430

Acceptance Rate

Women

81%

Men

72%

Total

77%

Enrolled

Women

1697

Men

1334

Total

3031

Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)

Women

18%

Men

21%

Total

20%

Credits Accepted

AP Credit

Yes

Dual Credit

Yes

Credit for Life Experiences

NA

Many universities in the US incentivize students by helping them out to earn university credits by taking certain courses, which are available for them in high school. Here are the names of some of such popular programs: AP Credit, CLEP (Credit for Life Experiences), and Dual Enrollment (also known as Dual Credit). As far as policy for these credits is concerned, each university has a different one. The advantages of such programs include a shorter time to get a degree, increased chances of completing a degree, and a higher GPA. Students who want to avail CLEP and AP credits can visit the website collegeboard.org and request to submit the scores to the university of their choice.

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