Colleges & Schools

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With 11 colleges and schools, 200+ degree programs and 100+ areas of study, your pathway to achieve is here at UNH. Choose from undergraduate, graduate and online degree programs. Whether your passion is business, biology, health services or one of our many other degree programs, learn more below to find the right college or school for you.




Carsey School of Public Policy

The Carsey School of Public Policy, nationally recognized for its research, policy education and civic engagement, offers three master's degree programs in Public Administration, Community Development and Public Policy. The faculty boasts a national reputation and produces work that appears in leading journals. Students graduate empowered to contribute to building a better, more sustainable future.


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College of Engineering & Physical Sciences

The College of Engineering and Physical Sciences is a world-class college with top-tier research in environmental science, space science and engineering. The College offers a full array of bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees. Undergraduate and graduate students work one-on-one with faculty and apply hands-on learning to transform theory into practice.


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College of Health & Human Services

The College of Health and Human Services’ nationally-ranked undergraduate and graduate programs pride themselves on close faculty-student relationships and an emphasis on applied research. Through curricula that blend professional and liberal arts education with internship and field experiences, students become strong, compassionate leaders who transform and improve health and human services around the world.


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College of Liberal Arts

The College of Liberal Arts features dozens of majors, minors and graduate programs in the social sciences, humanities, fine and performing arts and education. With 95% of recent COLA graduates reporting successful career outcomes within months of graduation, it is easy to see that COLA students both explore their passions at UNH and find themselves ready to thrive in a rapidly-changing world beyond campus.


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College of Life Sciences and Agriculture

The College of Life Sciences and Agriculture undergraduate and graduate programs combine leading-edge research and hands-on experiences with practical skill building in the lab and in the field. With 70% of students participating in internships and/or research, graduates leave with the skills and confidence to make a difference in their chosen field.


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The UNH Extension aims to strengthen communities in New Hampshire by providing trusted knowledge, practical education and cooperative solutions. With a focus on Youth and Family Development, Community and Economic Development, Natural Resources, and Food and Agriculture, the Extension offers internships to UNH undergraduates and 15 volunteer programs for anyone wanting to make life better in New Hampshire.


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Graduate School

With more than 100 programs at the master's, certificate and doctorate levels across three campuses and online, UNH graduate programs offer the dual benefit of learning at an R1 research university with a small-school feel. An advanced degree from UNH helps maximize your earning power and unlocks your creativity. UNH graduate programs are equipped to support you and lead you forward to success.


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School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering

The School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering is UNH’s first interdisciplinary school, designed to address today’s highly complex ocean and coastal challenges. The School offers undergraduate and graduate programs combining oceanography, marine biology and ocean engineering with an emerging marine policy focus. Students supplement their education by taking specialized courses and participating in timely research.


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Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics

The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics is proud to be one of the best business schools in New England and the nation. A national leader in experience-based education, the College’s undergraduate and graduate programs live out the belief that students learn by doing. Students experience one-on-one relationships with faculty, a world-class research university and outstanding career and advising support.


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Thompson School of Applied Science

The Thompson School of Applied Science offers exceptional two-year degree programs in Applied Animal Science, Forest Technology and Veterinary Technology. These programs stand out by sharing award-winning faculty and leading-edge resources with the university’s corresponding four-year programs. Students experience hands-on learning opportunities and gain the knowledge they need to stand out in a competitive marketplace.


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UNH at Manchester 

UNH Manchester is located in the heart of New Hampshire’s largest city and the center of the tech industry revolution. UNH Manchester serves 1,000+ students in bachelor’s and master’s degree programs focused on career-driven learning in the sciences and liberal arts. Discover a world-class UNH education that fits your lifestyle, goals and budget.


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Franklin Pierce School of Law

The Franklin Pierce School of Law is a top-100 law school in the heart of New Hampshire’s historic capital, boasting proximity to the State House, the NH Supreme Court and many of the state’s major law firms and nonprofits. It’s no wonder that the school has ranked in the top 10 for intellectual property law for 30 consecutive years and that in 2020, 100% of UNH first-time bar exam takers passed on their first try.


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UNH Online

Geared to the needs of today’s students, UNH offers a wide range of online programs taught by faculty and industry experts well-known in their field. This is an excellent study option for working professionals with schedule flexibility, easy access to distance education, small class sizes, and high-touch communication. A dedicated team of UNH Online Student Success Coaches provides student support from the first touchpoint through graduation.
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