UNH Office of Admissions, 4 Garrison Ave, Durham, NH 03824 603-862-1360
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About University of New Hampshire
  • Year of Foundation 1866
  • Size of Campus 2600 Acres
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master, Post Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 11,529
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 56% 44% 42%OUS
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $10,730 in-state, $24,700 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $9,052
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Selective
  • Application Fee $50
  • Enrollment No. 12,226
The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public university in the University System of New Hampshire (USNH). The main campus is in Durham, New Hampshire, United States. An additional campus is located in Manchester. With over 15,000 students, UNH is the largest university in the state. The university is one of only nine land, sea and space grant institutions in the nation. Since July 1, 2007, Mark W. Huddleston has served as the university's 19th president.In 2004, UNH was the only public institution in New England to rank in the top 10 of number of Fulbright fellowships awarded, with five graduates receiving grants. In the same year, UNH was ranked the 10th best entrepreneurial college in the nation by The Princeton Review.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Rural
  • Number of sororities 5
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Catholic Student Organization, Christian Impact, Intervarsity Christian Fellowship, Canterbury Club, Chi Alpha Christian Fellowship, Hillel, VerticaLink
  • Other on-campus organizations 10%
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 5%
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Black Student Union, Diversity Support Coalition, MOSAICO, Native American, Cultural Association, United Asian Coalition, Hillel, Indian Student Association, Muslim Student Association, Brazilian Student Association
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Number of frats 8
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, hazing prohibited, smoking prohibited
  • Number of frat chapter houses 9
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Jukebox, Homecoming, Winter Carnival, hockey and football games, concert; and lecture series, Smith Hall Fiesta
  • Number of students in fraternities 8
  • Percent students who are frat members 4%
  • Number of honor societies Alpha Epsilon Delta, Beta Gamma Sigma, Eta Sigma Delta, Golden Key, Kappa Kappa Psi, Phi Alpha Theta, Phi Beta Kappa, Pi Mu Epsilon, Sigma Theta Tau, Sigma Delta Pi, Psi Chi, Tau Beta Pi, Pi Theta Epsilon, The Compass, Xi Sigma Pi, Alpha Zeta, Phi Sigma Io
  • Distance to nearest train Durham, NH
  • Distance to nearest bus Portsmouth, NH (10)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Boston, MA (50), Manchester, NH (35)
Student Housing
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 79
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 10%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (75%), women's dorms (2%), apartments for married students (2%), apartment for single students (19%), special housing for international students (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 44%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 62%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 7%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of students using college housing 57%
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 5%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 34%
Campus Services
  • Student Computer Availability Yes
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Number Of Microforms 3,009,753
  • OS of Wifi Network N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms N/A
  • Computer Courses No
  • Library Facilities 100%
  • Number Of Books in Library 1,795,812
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help N/A
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 225
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, placement service, day care, health service, health insurance, other
  • Museums Journalism laboratory, optical observatory, marine research laboratory, experimental learning center, child development center, agricultural and equine facilities, experiential learning center, language lab, art galleries, electron microscope, sawmill.
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 38,600
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 155
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, student patrols, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, military, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in some of the libraries (excluding computer labs), in some classrooms
  • Number Of Subscriptions 33,924
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations N/A
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 15,000
  • Number of e-books N/A
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
Student Employment and Career
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs Fidelity, Enterprise, BAE, Liberty Mutual, Target
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Career placment and training on-campus job interviews, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, alumni network, interest inventory, interview training, other
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 31%
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 1,763
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Student Employment Federal
  • Army ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered on campus
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
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