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Southern New Hampshire University, founded in 1932, is a private, liberal arts school. Its 280-acre campus is located in Manchester, 50 miles north of Boston.

Website: www.snhu.edu/

Private
Co-ed
3,043
Undergraduate
Students
(48.9%) 1,471 Women
(52.2%) 1,572 Men
262
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
86% of 4,874 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
 
Early Decision Offered
 
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.18
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$30,954
Tuition and Fees
$9,980
Room and Board
$12,800
Average Percent of Need Met
63%
Average Freshman Award
$23,676
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$43,106
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
142
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 22% of classes
10-19 students: 42% of classes
20-29 students: 32% of classes
30-39 students: 4% of classes
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Campus Life

Manchester Population
110,378
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are not guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
61% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division II
Mascot
Penmen
Sororities
Not reported
Fraternities
Not reported
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.2% Asian
3.0% Black/African-American
5.8% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
80.3% White
7.6% Unknown
International Students
4.4%
First-Year Students Returning
71.1%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
62.4%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
Not reported
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
Not reported
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