University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH
location
Public
type
Small
setting
55%
45%
student ratio
12,967
total students
Tuition Cost $15,140 | $30,520
in-state | out-of-state
Average Financial Aid Package $23,953
February 1
fall application deadline
76%
acceptance rate
Moderately Difficult
admission difficulty
Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
582
sat math
589
sat reading
Not
Reported
sat writing
25
act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Agriculture
    • Agricultural Business and Management
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Agroecology and Sustainable Agriculture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Animal Sciences
      Associate Degree offered for this major. Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Applied Horticulture/Horticulture Operations
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Dairy Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horse Husbandry/Equine Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Horticultural Science
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Architecture
    • City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • French Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biochemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Biomedical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Botany/Plant Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ecology, Evolution, Systematics and Population Biology Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Genetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Neuroscience
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Zoology/Animal Biology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hospitality Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Information Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Education (Specific Subject Areas) Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering
    • Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Civil Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Electrical and Electronics Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Physics/Applied Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mechanical Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Ocean Engineering
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Civil Engineering Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Family and consumer sciences
    • Human Development and Family Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • Ancient/Classical Greek
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Classics and Classical Languages
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • German
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Italian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Latin
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Linguistics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Russian
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Communication Disorders Sciences and Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health/Health-Care Administration
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Therapy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Veterinary/Animal Health Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Homeland Security
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Nutrition Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sustainability Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Liberal arts/general studies
    • Humanities
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics and Statistics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Statistics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Forest Technology
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Forestry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resource Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Natural Resources/Conservation
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Wildlife, Fish and Wildlands Science and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Personal and culinary services
    • Culinary Arts Related
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
  • Philosophy and religious studies
    • Philosophy
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Hydrology and Water Resources Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Public administration and social services
    • Community Organization and Advocacy
      Associate Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Work
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Criminology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • International Relations and Affairs
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dramatic/Theater Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

76% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied19,966
    • Accepted15,275
    • Acceptance Rate76%
    • Enrolled12,967
    • Female Applicants11,371
    • Females Accepted9,142
    • Female Acceptance Rate80%
    • Male Applicants8,595
    • Males Accepted6,133
    • Male Acceptance Rate71%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee $50
    • Required for All Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
      Common Application, audition for some majors in music and theater, portfolio for art studio majors
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman3.47
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen February 1st December 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer April 1st April 15th --
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 589 550 630
    • SAT Math 582 530 630
    • SAT Writing
    • ACT Composite 25 23 28
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$15,140
    • Out-of-state tuition *$30,520
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$3,359
    • Room and board *$11,588
    • Room only *$7,220
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees

Financial Aid

    • Average Financial Aid Package:$23,953
    • Average Freshman Financial Aid Package:$24,020
    • Average International Student Financial Aid Package:$30,539
    • Average Loan Aid:$3,295
    • Average Grant Aid:$6,651
    • Average Scholarship and/or Grant Aid Awarded:$6,124
    • Percentage of Students with Need who Receive Financial Aid:99%
    • Average Percentage of Financial Need Met: 75%
    • Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met: 16%

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students12,967
    • Male Student Percentage45%
    • Female Student Percentage55%
  • Race/Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino3.46%
    • Black or African American1.15%
    • White or Caucasian82.32%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.16%
    • Asian2.54%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander.02%
    • Two or more races1.85%
    • Unknown or International Student4.74%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International Breakout3.76% representing 41 other countries
    • Out-of-state Students53% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements Not Reported
    • Housing options Coed housing , Special housing for disabled
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 54%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station No
    • Marching band Yes
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities No
    • Local sororities No
    • Other organizations No
    • Most popular organizations Campus Activity Board, The Outing Club, Resident Hall Association, Alpha Phi Omega, Memorial Union Student Organization
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Yes
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other lighted pathways and sidewalks

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division I
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No Division C No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes Division B Yes
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Gymnastics No No No
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division C No
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No No No
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division C No
    • Wrestling No Division C No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Archery No Division C No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Crew No Division C No
    • Cross-country running No Division 1 Yes
    • Fencing No Division C No
    • Field hockey No Division 1 Yes
    • Football Yes No No
    • Golf No Division C No
    • Gymnastics No Division 1 Yes
    • Ice hockey Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Lacrosse No Division 1 Yes
    • Rifle No Division C No
    • Rock climbing No Division C No
    • Rugby No Division C No
    • Sailing No Division C No
    • Skiing No Division 1 Yes
    • Skiing (cross-country) No Division 1 Yes
    • Soccer Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Softball Yes Division C No
    • Swimming No Division 1 Yes
    • Table Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes Division C No
    • Track No Division 1 Yes
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 1 Yes
    • Wrestling No Division C No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakdown
    • Total Faculty1,059
    • Full-time Percentage62%
    • Part-time Percentage38%
    • Female Percentage52%
    • Male Percentage48%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio18:1 or 14,579 students to 789 faculty

Location & Contact


Durham, NH 03824
USA

Admissions Office

Phone: 603-862-1360
Fax: 603-862-0077
Email: admissions@unh.edu

relovate ad

More Featured Schools

Log in to Peterson's

Forgot your password?

To reset your password, simply enter your email address in the field below and click the Reset Password button. You will receive an email with a link and instructions to reset your password.

Check your email

Please check your email and click on the link provided in the message to reset your password.

{{SchoolName}}

I certify that I am the subscriber to the provided cellular or other wireless number and I authorize {{SchoolName}} and its representatives and agents to contact me regarding educational opportunities at any current and future numbers that I provide for my cellular telephone or other wireless device using automatic dialing systems, artificial or prerecorded messages, and/or SMS text messages, even if I will be charged by my service provider(s) for receiving such communications. Consent is not a condition for receiving more information from {{SchoolName}}, and I understand that if I no longer wish to receive communications, I will need to contact {{SchoolName}} to alter this consent.

Disagree Agree
Petersons Monthly Scholarship

Peterson's May 2018 $1,000 Scholarship Sweepstakes

Spring into May with some extra cash.Enter our May scholarship sweepstakes and win $1,000 to help cover education expenses.

Enter