University of New Hampshire

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School Overview

General Information

The University of New Hampshire combines the living and learning environment of a New England liberal arts college with the breadth, spirit of discovery, and civic commitment of a land-grant research institution.

UNH spans all fields of study and unites them through interdisciplinary programs, labs, research centers, libraries, internships, and fieldwork. Warmly supported and encouraged by their faculty mentors, students participate directly in assisting in the University’s historic mission of enriching society through the creation and application of new knowledge.

The University of New Hampshire is fully accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

Admission Office

Grant House

4 Garrison Avenue

Durham, NH 03824

(603) 862-1360

Fax: (603) 862-0077



Contact: Robert McGann

Director of Admissions
Main Address

Thompson Hall, 105 Main Street

Durham, NH 03824

(603) 862-1234

www.unh.edu
Size

Total undergrads: 12,218

First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 2,692

Degree-seeking undergrads: 11,845

Graduate enrollment: 2,746

Setting

Rural setting

Small town (2,500 – 9,999)

Residential campus

Degrees offered:
Associate
Bachelor’s
Master’s
Doctoral

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $50

Out-of-state application fee: $65

Online application fee: $50
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 65%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 89%


College Majors

Agriculture & Related Sciences

Agricultural Business B
Agronomy/Crop Science B
Animal Sciences A,B
Dairy Husbandry/Production B
Dairy Science A,B
Equestrian/Equine Studies A,B
Food Science B
Greenhouse Management A
Horticultural Services A
Horticulture Science A,B
Horticulture, Ornamental A
Landscaping A
Plant Sciences B
Plant/Nursery Operations A

Architecture & Related Programs

City/Community/Regional Planning B
Landscape Architecture A

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, & Gender Studies

European Studies B
French Studies B
Western European Studies B
Women’s Studies B

Arts, Visual & Performing

Fine/Studio Arts B
Music – General B
Music – General Performance B
Music Theory/Composition B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology B
Biochemistry B
Biology B
Microbiology B
Plant Molecular Biology B
Plant Physiology B
Zoology B

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting B
Business – General B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Entrepreneurial Studies B
Finance/Banking B
Hospitality Administration/Management B
Hotel/Motel Management B
Restaurant/Food Services Management A
Travel/Tourism Management B

Communications & Journalism

Communications/Rhetoric B
Digital Communications/Multimedia B
Journalism B
Mass Communications/Media Studies B

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Science B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B

Construction Trades

Construction Site Management A

Education

Art Teacher Education B
English Teacher Education B
Mathematics Education B
Music Teacher Education B
Science Teacher Education B

Engineering

Chemical Engineering B
Civil Engineering B
Computer Engineering – General B
Electrical/Communications Engineering B
Engineering – General B
Environmental Engineering B
Materials Engineering B
Materials Science B
Mechanical Engineering B
Ocean Engineering B

Engineering Technologies

CAD/CADD Drafting/Design A
Civil Engineering/Technology A
Construction/Building Technologies A
Drafting and Design Technology A
Surveying Technology A

English Language & Literature

English Language & Literature – General B
English Literature (British) B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Development B
Family/Community Services A,B
Foods/Nutrition Studies B
Human Development/Family Studies B
Human Nutrition B

Foreign Language & Literature

Classics B
French B
German B
Greek, Ancient B
Greek, Modern B
Latin B
Linguistics B
Russian B
Spanish B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Athletic Training/Sports Medicine B
Clinical Laboratory Science B
Clinical Nutrition B
Clinical/Medical Laboratory Technology B
Communication Disorders B
Dietetic Technician A
Health System Administration B
Medical Dietetics B
Nursing (RN) B
Public Health B
Recreational Therapy B
Speech-Language Pathology B

History

History – General B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

General Studies A
Humanities B

Mathematics

Applied Mathematics B
Mathematics – General B

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Global Studies B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science B
Environmental Studies B
Forest Management A
Forest Resources Production A
Forest Technology A
Forestry – General B
Natural Resource Economics B
Natural Resources & Conservation – General B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management B

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Exercise Sciences B
Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Related Services A
Food Service A
Restaurant/Catering Management A,B

Philosophy & Religion

Philosophy B

Physical Sciences

Chemistry B
Geology B
Physics B

Psychology

Psychology – General B

Public Administration & Services

Community Organization/Advocacy A
Social Work B

Social Sciences

Anthropology B
Criminology B
Economics B
International Relations B
Political Science/Government B
Sociology B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Highlights

School Information

Phone Number:(603) 862-1234
Website:www.unh.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:www.commonapp.org/CommonApp/default.aspx
Address:105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, NH 03824-3547
Setting:23
Campus Housing:Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population:15,188
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):80%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:18 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:13,540 (89% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered:Associates, Bachelor's, Master's, Doctorate

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition:$17,624
Out-of-state Tuition:$31,424
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:85%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$12,196

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Agriculture, Agriculture Operations and Related Sciences3511
Architecture and Related Services1
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies3
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1165
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1124
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs1
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services221
Education6282
Engineering3856
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields1
English Language and Literature/Letters121
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences2111
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics91
Health Professions and Related Programs5174
History111
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities21
Mathematics and Statistics1413
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies122
Natural Resources and Conservation1732
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies22
Personal and Culinary Services1
Philosophy and Religious Studies1
Physical Sciences1364
Psychology111
Public Administration and Social Service Professions112
Social Sciences742
Visual and Performing Arts42
Grand total2010885929

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

See the distance education degree programs that are offered at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1
Education1
Engineering1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Grand total13

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$17,624
Out-of-state$31,424
Books and supplies$1,200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$15,920
Out-of-state$29,210

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid2,74285%
Grant or scholarship aid2,25970%$12,196
Student loan aid2,29071%$10,169

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid7,76460%$12,006
Federal student loans8,66567%$6,754

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled University of New Hampshire-Main Campus students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants20,1738,66911,504
Percent admitted100%71%79%
Percent admitted who enrolled14%14%14%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Enrollment, Fall 2017

Total Enrollment15,188
Undergraduate enrollment12,857
Graduate enrollment2,331

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, Accreditation Council for Education in Nutrition and Dietetics
    • Didactic Program in Dietetics
    • Dietetics (DIETT) - Dietetic Technician Program
  • American Occupational Therapy Association, Accreditation Council for Occupational Therapy Education
    • Occupational Therapy (OT) - Professional Programs (College of Health and Human Services)
    • Occupational Therapy (OTM) - Programs leading to a Master's Degree
  • American Speech-Language-Hearing Association, Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology
    • Speech-Language Pathology (SLP) - Graduate degree programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
  • Council on Education for Public Health
    • Public Health Programs (PHPG) - Graduate level program offered outside a school of public health
  • National Association of Schools of Music, Commission on Accreditation
    • Music (MUS) - Institutions and units within institutions offering degree-granting and/or non-degree-granting programs
  • American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
    • Law (LAW) - Professional schools

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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