UNH at a Glance
- Founded 1866
- Land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant charters
- Located in Durham, N.H., Concord, N.H. and Manchester, N.H.
- 12,500 undergraduate students; 2,200 graduates
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.
2014 UNH Fast Facts
Tuition & Fees
Cost of undergraduate education (resident)
Cost of undergraduate education (non-resident)
Faculty & Students
Number of faculty, 985
Student/faculty ratio, 20:1
Total student enrollment1, 14,761
% Female2, 54%
% Male2, 46%
First-time, first-year bachelor students: 2,999
% in top tenth of high school graduating class: 18%
% in top quarter of high school graduating class: 50%
Median SAT score, 1090
UNH Undergraduate students’ top ten home states %
- New Hampshire, 57
- Massachusetts, 24
- Connecticut, 4
- Maine, 4
- New York, 2
- Rhode Island, 2
- Vermont, 2
- New Jersey, 2
- Pennsylvania, 1
- Maryland, <1
Ten most popular bachelor’s programs (in order of popularity)
- Business Administration
- Mechanical Engineering
- Biomedical Science
- Political Science
- Civil Engineering
Annual Operating Budget FY13
Please note: The information shown here is the most recent available. This page is updated annually when all reporting departments have completed their data compilation.