Southern New Hampshire University: Education that Empowers
Southern New Hampshire University believes in providing students with the tools and support they need to succeed. SNHU offers more than 50 majors in arts and sciences, business, education and engineering. Students will gain hands-on, real-world experience and be prepared to launch their careers upon graduation.
Get an Affordable Education at SNHU
At Southern New Hampshire University, we believe college should help move you forward – not set you back. That’s why we offer accessible, affordable education pathways designed to meet the needs of today’s learners. More than 90% of SNHU students receive some kind of financial aid. Students with GPAs of 2.5 or higher may be eligible for up to $20,000 in academic scholarships in addition to our generous financial aid packages.
Career-Focused Academic Programs at SNHU
Southern New Hampshire University's academic programs are created for real-world success, so students are prepared to launch their careers as soon as they graduate. Classes are taught by highly-credentialed faculty who have professional experience and remain current in their fields.
SNHU faculty and staff provide academic and personal support, both inside and outside of the classroom.
SNHU has great relationships with many respected, high-profile employers who provide internship and job opportunities. Past job or internship opportunities included positions with the following employers:
- Boston Celtics
- Enterprise Holdings
- Fidelity Investments
- Major League Soccer
- Marriott International
- Target Corporation
- Walt Disney World
SNHU's Student Body
The riverside, 300-acre campus provides a safe, comfortable setting for the 3,000 students who call SNHU home. With students from more than 37 countries around the world, SNHU remains the most internationally diverse campus north of Boston.
SNHU maintains an intentionally small student body so students will ever feel like a number or just another face. With an average class size of 14 students, faculty members recognize their students and interact with them inside and outside of the classroom. At the end of the day, for students, SNHU feels like home.
Degree Programs at Southern New Hampshire University
SNHU offers more than 50 undergraduate programs in arts and sciences, business, education and engineering. Students can choose from a variety of majors such as business administration (including the Degree in Three program - an opportunity to earn a bachelor's degree in three years), air traffic control, aeronautical engineering, biology, computer science, creative writing, elementary education, fashion merchandising and management, finance, game art and development, game programming and development, graphic design and media arts, hospitality business, justice studies, law and politics, mathematics, mechanical engineering, sport management, psychology and many more.
Graduate programs are available in business (including MBA degrees tailored to student interests), community economic development, education (for certified and pre-certified teachers), hospitality, and justice studies.
SNHU's One-of-a-Kind Programs
Want to earn a bachelor's degree faster, saving you thousands of dollars on tuition and related expenses? SNHU's innovative Degree in Three programs allow students a pathway to earn their bachelor's degree in 3 years - with no weekend, summer or evening courses required - and gain real world experience that employers want to see. You'll also have the option of using your fourth year to pursue a master's or MBA.
At a glance, students are able to:
- Major in specific areas including business administration, marketing and sport management
- Save $40,000 in tuition and room and board
- Graduate in 6 semesters (no night, weekend, or summer classes)
- Secure internships and participate in community events
- Use their fourth year to pursue other interests, including graduate school, employment, study abroad, etc.
Southern New Hampshire University's Campus
SNHU is the first carbon-neutral school in New Hampshire. Its wooded campus is only minutes from downtown Manchester, which was named the best small city in the U.S. by Money Magazine, as well as a top college town. SNHU is conveniently located one hour from the city of Boston, the beach and the mountains. Over the past few years, the campus has received numerous upgrades and new construction projects, including:
- New science and technology center (opening fall 2019)
- Penmen Stadium – new athletic facility for varsity athletes
- Two new student residence hall (one opened fall 2017, the second in fall 2018)
- College of Engineering, Technology and Aeronautics building
- Richard and Joanne Gustafson Welcome Center
- William S. Green Center for Student Success
Other campus features include:
- Multimedia classrooms
- An augmented reality and virtual reality lab
- The McIninch Art Gallery
- A fitness center that rivals members-only gyms
- Athletic fields
Students can participate in more than 70 student clubs at SNHU, or start new ones. Intercollegiate teams compete in Division II of the NCAA and the Northeast-10 Conference.
Division II sports include: baseball, basketball, cheerleading, cross-country, golf, ice hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field (indoor and outdoor) and volleyball. Intramural sports, including basketball, flag football, indoor soccer, tennis, racquetball, softball and volleyball.
Majors & Degrees
|Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Accounting And Finance|
|Business Administration And Management|
|Business, Management, And Marketing Related|
|Communication, Journalism And Related Programs||Associate||Bachelors|
|Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Computer And Information Sciences|
|Computer Systems Analysis|
|Early Childhood Education|
|English/language Arts Teacher Education|
|Mathematics Teacher Education|
|Music Teacher Education|
|Science Teacher Education|
|Social Studies Teacher Education|
|Special Education Related|
|Aerospace, Aeronautical And Astronautical/space Engineering|
|English Language And Literature/Letters||Associate||Bachelors|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities||Associate||Bachelors|
|Liberal Arts And Sciences And Humanities Related|
|Mathematics And Statistics||Associate||Bachelors|
|Natural Resources And Conservation||Associate||Bachelors|
|Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies||Associate||Bachelors|
|Sport And Fitness Administration/management|
|Personal And Culinary Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Baking And Pastry Arts|
|Public Administration And Social Service Professions||Associate||Bachelors|
|Security And Protective Services||Associate||Bachelors|
|Corrections And Criminal Justice Related|
|Political Science And Government|
|Transportation And Materials Moving||Associate||Bachelors|
|Air Traffic Control|
|Visual And Performing Arts||Associate||Bachelors|
|Type||Application Closing||Notification Date||Rolling Admissions|
|Fall freshmen||Not reported||Not reported||Yes|
|Other early decision plan||November 15th||December 15th|
|Transfer||Not reported||Not reported||Yes|
Tuition & Fees
Other Payment Considerations
|Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition||
|Black or African American||2.82%|
|White or Caucasian||76.82%|
|American Indian or Alaska Native||0.07%|
|Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander||0.03%|
|Two or more races||1.89%|
Freshman car parking
|% of undergrad students who live in college housing||61%|
Coordinators of Activities and Programming Events (CAPE), Psychology Club, Economics/Finance Association, Gaming Club and Outing Club
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 2|
|Ice Hockey||Division 2||No|
|Track And Field||No||No||No|
|Cross-country Running||No||Division 2|
|Field Hockey||No||Division 2|
|Track And Field||No||Division 2|