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The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866, is a comprehensive, public institution. Recognized among public universities for the quality of the academic experience it provides to its students, UNH is a rising star among research universities, yet it retains the look and feel of a New England liberal arts college with a faculty dedicated to teaching. Programs are offered through the Colleges of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Liberal Arts, and Life Sciences and Agriculture; the School of Health Studies; and the Whittemore School of Business and Economics. Within its seven schools, the university offers 2,000 courses in over 100 majors. Special programs include a strong undergraduate research program, the honors program and a wide range of opportunities for internships, study abroad and national exchange experiences. Its 2,600-acre campus is ideally located in Durham, north of Portsmouth, within 20 minutes of the Maine and New Hampshire seacoasts and one hour from Boston, Portland and the White Mountains.

Website: www.unh.edu/

Public
Co-ed
12,202
Undergraduate
Students
(55.5%) 6,777 Women
(44.5%) 5,425 Men
2,582
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Not reported
Overall Admission Rate
84% of 18,040 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
Yes
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
February 1

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
3.52
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
In-state: $34,830
Out-of-state: $52,170
Tuition and Fees
In-state: $18,938
Out-of-state: $36,278
Room and Board
$12,242
Average Percent of Need Met
76%
Average Freshman Award
$24,541
Average Indebtedness of 2019 Graduates
$42,246
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
Semester
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required for most or all students
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
746
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 16% of classes
10-19 students: 24% of classes
20-29 students: 25% of classes
30-39 students: 12% of classes
40-49 students: 7% of classes
50-99 students: 11% of classes
Over 100 students: 7% of classes
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Campus Life

Durham Population
10,345
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
55% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division I
Mascot
Wildcat
Sororities
19% of women participate
Fraternities
14% of men participate
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.1% American Indian/Alaskan Native
2.9% Asian
1.1% Black/African-American
3.7% Hispanic/Latino
2.2% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.0% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
85.4% White
4.5% Unknown
International Students
3.3% from 38 countries
First-Year Students Returning
86.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
68.2%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
65%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
20.5%
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