Welcome to the state's flagship research university
We’re New Hampshire’s flagship public research university. This means we’re committed to pursuing research that contributes to the greater good. With award-winning faculty, cutting-edge facilities and a beautiful New England main campus within reach of the mountains, the ocean and the city of Boston, we put you at the edge of possible.
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Highest Sustainability Rating
Top-Tier Research University
- CARNEGIE CLASSIFICATION
For more than 150 years, UNH has delivered hands-on learning, research and work experiences that bring together students, faculty and private and public partners to create life-changing opportunities and innovative solutions in our neighborhoods and across the world.
The opportunities are endless. Our 11 schools and colleges offer 200 programs in more than 100 major fields of study. You’ll have direct access to award-winning professors with a student-faculty ratio of 19:1. After you graduate, enjoy lifelong support through our office of Career and Professional Success.
Notable Wildcats include writer John Irving, “Frozen” director Jennifer Lee, astronaut Richard Linnehan, Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Carlton Fisk, Gen. Lori Robinson, first woman to lead a major combat command – just to name a few. Each year, nearly 4,000 Wildcats join the UNH network of more than 133,000 alumni worldwide.
From the uncharted ocean depths to edge of our solar system to the earth we call home, UNH research transforms lives and delivers solutions to global problems. Powered by more than $100 million in competitive external support, we’re in the top 20 percent of universities nationwide for research and funding.
UNH contributes more than $1.5 billion to the New Hampshire economy each year, and provides direct support to more than 3,000 in-state businesses and organizations. Our reach extends from rural classrooms to our farms, fields and forests, to workplaces large and small across the state.