UNH Works for New Hampshire

Join the grassroots movement to support public higher education in New Hampshire. Together, we advocate in Concord and in our communities for a stronger UNH in order to

  • Support students and families
  • Keep our economy strong
  • Strengthen UNH’s statewide impact

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The Need is Great and the Return on Investment is Remarkable

See how UNH Advocates can help keep UNH affordable and accessible--and preserve our role in driving the state's economy by developing the talent, research and innovation that benefit all in New Hampshire.

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Know the Facts: Spread the Word

$1.4 Billion

$1.4 Billion

UNH contributes more than $1.4 billion to NH’s economy each year.

10% vs 51%

Just 10% State Supported

Just 10% of UNH’s budget comes from state support. The national average is 51%.


50th in the Nation

New Hampshire is last in the nation for supporting higher education.


50K UNH Alumni

UNH graduates nearly 4,000 students each year, adding to the more than 50,000 alumni living and working in New Hampshire.

Student StoriesUNH Student Stories

"For students like me, it makes a big difference."Ali is thriving at UNH and plans to enter medical school to become a pediatrician.

Ali Fortin - Manchester, NH ... Learn More

UNH Student Stories

When both her parents were laid off her senior year of high school, the dream of attending college seemed almost out of reach for Ali Fortin, even though she was a top-performing student. But thanks to UNH financial aid, merit scholarships and substantial private student loans, Ali is thriving at UNH and plans to enter medical school to become a pediatrician. The in-state tuition freeze, she says, is a huge help. “For students like me, it makes a big, big difference. And for a family like mine, knowing tuition won’t go up takes a whole level of stress off the plate.”

Ali Fortin - Manchester, NH ... Learn More

NH Works News
USNH Trustees: Historic In-State Tuition Freeze Unlikely (February 12, 2015)

University System officials expressed appreciation for Governor Hassan’s support of public higher education and thanked her for her continued advocacy on the importance and value of the work being done within the University System...  Read More


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