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There are a million reasons why you should choose UNH.

Here are our top 50...

50

Ranked 4th "coolest" school in the country
The Sierra Club 2019

49

Game-changing real-world opportunities
78 percent of students graduate with experience in internships, practicums, clinicals or fieldwork (First Destination Survey Class of 2019)

48

One of the top 10 safest college towns in America
Safewise 2019

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

Work shoulder to shoulder with tech visionaries at one of the world’s leading test facilities for data and networking products

42

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

41

Epic snowball fights

40

The roaring football stadium (GO ‘CATS)

39

Jersey cows at the Organic Dairy Research Farm

38

An accessible, world-class education
84% of students receiving financial assistance (need-based and scholarships)

37

Hundreds of ways to experience the world
(460+ study abroad/away programs)

36

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

35

18,000 square feet of fitness space at the state-of-the-art Hamel Rec Center

34

An unparalleled horizon for future marine biologists (and some pretty remarkable opportunities, like interning at our Isle of Shoals Lab)

33

One of the largest undergraduate research conferences in the U.S.

32

Say hi to our exceptional graduate students
(and then join them for an accelerated master’s)

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

20+ NASA satellites with UNH-built instruments on board

25

Top 10 social work program in the U.S.
USA Today

24

$100 million+ awarded annually in scholarships and financial aid

23

Wildcats change the world (top 25 producer of Peace Corps volunteers*)
*medium-size schools

22

Throwing the fish (and other traditions)

21

Top 100 business school in the U.S. for four years running
Bloomberg Businessweek

20

Top-tier research institution
R1 Carnegie Classification for “very high research activity”

19

Semester-long Boston internship for credit

18

Highest possible sustainability ranking
AASHE

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

Some of the best college food around (three award-winning dining halls)

6

New friends from all over the world
Students from 48 states and 70+ countries

5

Tons of ways to make a difference

4

Grads more likely to thrive in life and work
Gallup Report

3

Results that matter
95% of recent graduates employed or enrolled in further education (First Destination Survey Class of 2019)

2

Gorgeous campus, all year long

1

Hardworking, motivated, kind students

Amazing students like you belong here.

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