The University Community

The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866 as a land-grant institution, has an enrollment of approximately 13,000 undergraduates and 2,000 graduate students.

The University of New Hampshire is located in Durham,NH, with a population of 10,000. UNH is a major educational institution in New Hampshire and is committed to offering excellent educational programs and opportunities for its students. The campus, 188 acres in size, is surrounded by more than 3,000 acres of fields, farms and woodlands that are great for hiking, jogging and cross-country skiing. The University also offers fine athletic facilities and the Paul Creative Arts Center with two theaters and two art galleries.

The beaches of New Hampshire and Maine, the White Mountains and Boston, MA are within 20 to 60 minutes driving time. Several towns rich with history, ethnic restaurants, craft shows, theater, seasonal outdoor performances and festivals are accessible by bus.

The University of New Hampshire recognizes multicultural community as vital to our mission of achieving educational excellence, and embraces human and intellectual diversity as conditions for development and learning (Community, Equity and Diversity at UNH).