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There are a million reasons why you should choose UNH.

Here are our top 50...

50

Sailing Club (and 250 other student orgs)

49

20+ NASA satellites with UNH-built instruments on board

48

One of the safest campuses in America
Safewise

47

Our Division I sports superstars

46

Close to Boston and Portland (just an hour by car, bus or train!)

45

Getting recognized for hard work (challenging honors program)

44

Talented faculty (with the prestigious awards to prove it)

43

World’s leading test facility for data and networking products

42

Professors know your name (19:1 student-faculty ratio)

41

Epic snowball fights

40

The brand-new football stadium (GO ‘CATS!)

39

Jersey cows at the Organic Dairy Research Farm

38

#7 in the “10 Best Colleges for People Who Love the Great Outdoors”
MONEY

37

Hundreds of ways to experience the world (570 study abroad programs)

36

130k+ wildly successful friends (a.k.a. our alumni network)

35

18,000 square feet of fitness space at the brand new Hamel Rec Center

34

Summer island internships at our Shoals Marine Lab

33

The largest undergraduate research conference in the U.S.

32

Our top-100 law school
U.S. News & World Report

31

Really big ice. We’re talking Olympic-size!

30

Cool competitions to showcase work (and even win $$)

29

Swimming in the new outdoor pool

28

Very special visitors

27

160 annual performances (a.k.a. ways to experience the arts)

26

Walkable, bikeable, busable, boardable campus

25

#7 ranked social work program in the U.S.
USA Today

24

$100 million+ awarded in financial aid

23

Wildcats change the world (top 10 producer of Peace Corps volunteers*)
*medium-size schools

22

Throwing the fish (and other traditions)

21

Top 40 business school among U.S. public universities
Bloomberg Businessweek

20

Top 20% in research funding among universities nationwide

19

“Semester in the city” (internship for credits)

18

Ranked one of the greenest colleges in the U.S.
Princeton Review, Sierra Club

17

Close to mountains AND beaches

16

Petting cute dogs (a.k.a. study buddies) during finals week

15

College Woods (250+ acres of awesome, on-campus nature trails)

14

The Dairy Bar (certified green restaurant in a vintage train station)

13

Durham, the most adorable college town ever

12

Two lovable mascots, Wild E. Cat and Gnarlz

11

The MUB (rhymes with hub) a.k.a. the heart of campus

10

‘Cat Pack (our die-hard sports fans and spirit squad)

9

Cool on-campus jobs

8

Being part of something HUGE (annual economic impact on NH = $1.5 billion)

7

Best college food around (#1 in N.H., #15 nationwide)
USA Today

6

#67 Best-value school in U.S.
U.S. News and World Report

5

Tons of ways to make a difference

4

Grads more likely to thrive in life and work
Gallup Report

3

Top 50 best public university in U.S.
Money Magazine

2

Gorgeous campus, all year long

1

Hardworking, motivated, kind students

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