About

Thompson Hall

We’re New Hampshire’s flagship public research institution. This means we share a special commitment to pursuing research that contributes to the greater good. With award-winning faculty, cutting-edge facilities and a main campus within reach of everything from the mountains and ocean to the major metropolitan hub of Boston, we put you at the edge of possible.

1866
founded

100+
majors

15k
students
133k
alumni

#46 public university in U.S.

U.S. News & World Report

Highest sustainability rating in U.S.

AASHE

#15 best college food in U.S.

USA TODAY

Campuses

  • Durham Thompson Hall
    105 Main Street, Durham, NH 03824

    Durham
    UNH Main Campus


    Home to more than 15,000 students, our main campus also is one of the safest and greenest in the country, and it’s just an hour’s drive from the White Mountains, Atlantic Ocean and Boston.

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  • Manchester Campus
    88 Commercial St, Manchester, NH

    Manchester
    UNH City Campus


    Our Manchester campus serves 1,000+ students in New Hampshire’s largest city. UNH Manchester offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs focused on career-driven learning in the sciences and liberal arts.

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  • Concord School of Law
    5 White St, Concord, NH

    Concord
    UNH School of Law


    A top-100 law school nestled in the heart of New Hampshire’s historic capital, close to the State House, the NH Supreme Court, and many of the state’s major law firms and nonprofits.

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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.
 


Academics

Academics


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 18:1. After you graduate, enjoy lifelong support through our office of Career and Professional Success.

Alumni

Alumni


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.

  

Research

Research


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.

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State Impact

State Impact


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.

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