University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Overview
University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is a public institution located in Durham, New Hampshire. The suburban atmosphere of Durham makes it a great place for students who want the amenities of city life without actually living in the middle of a constant hustle and bustle.
What Is University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Known For?
- Students at UNH have an easier time paying back their loans. The school's student loan default rate is only 2%, compared to the national rate of 10.1%.
- The doctor's degree is the highest award offered at UNH.
- In 2017-2018, 67% of the faculty were full-time.
- Students who graduate from UNH with a bachelor's degree make about $51,400 a year. That's 26% more than those who graduate from other schools.
- It takes the average UNH student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Rankings
UNH is ranked #267 out of 2,320 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
UNH has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
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Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at UNH.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards UNH has earned from around the web.
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Where Is University of New Hampshire - Main Campus?
Contact details for UNH are given below.
|Address:||105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, NH 03824-3547|
How Do I Get Into UNH?
You can apply to UNH online at: www.commonapp.org
Admission Requirements for UNH
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||required|
|SAT or ACT Scores||required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into UNH?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 71%, and the acceptance rate for women is 80%.
Average Test Scores
About 91% of students accepted to UNH submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 540 and 630. Math scores were between 530 and 630.
Can I Afford University of New Hampshire - Main Campus?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At UNH, approximately 71% of students took out student loans averaging $10,152 a year. That adds up to $40,608 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at UNH is 2.2%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 2,550 graduate students at the school.
Of the 11,960 full-time undergraduates at UNH, 44% are male and 56% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of University of New Hampshire - Main Campus students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||125|
|Hispanic or Latino||419|
New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. At this time, 33 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 81 countries are represented at UNH. The most popular countries sending students to the school are China, India, and Iran.
Online Learning at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus
The following chart shows how the online learning population at UNH has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 12th most popular in New Hampshire for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of UNH
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus was 34.2%. This is the #633 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at UNH regardless of major.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at UNH ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at UNH.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Management Sciences & Quantitative Methods||#6|
|Rehabilitation & Therapeutic Professions||#12|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#40|
|Business, Management & Marketing||#213|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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