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University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Data & Information Overview

Want the scoop on University of New Hampshire - Main Campus? We've put together a comprehensive report on the school that covers what majors U of NH offers, how the school ranks, how diverse it is, and much more. Want to know more about a specific stat? Just click on its tile, and you'll go to a page that goes more in-depth on that subject. You can also use the links below to go directly to any section on this page.

How Well Is University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Ranked?

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2021 Rankings

College Factual recognizes the best colleges and universities in its annual rankings. These rankings include categories for best overall colleges, best colleges for each major, best value schools, and much more.

University of New Hampshire - Main Campus was awarded 89 badges in the 2021 rankings. The highest ranked major at the school is parks, recreation, leisure, and fitness studies.

Overall Quality

U of NH is ranked #211 out of 1,715 schools in the nation for overall quality on College Factual's 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 15% of all schools in the nation.

U of NH also holds the #3 spot on the Best Colleges in New Hampshire ranking.

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Is It Hard to Get Into U of NH?

Acceptance Rate

When it comes to admittance, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is somewhat selective. Its acceptance rate is 77%, which means you'll face some strong competition during the admissions process. Do what you can to make your application stand out.

Average Test Scores

About 91% of students accepted to U of NH 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.

SAT Reading and Writing Scores for University of New Hampshire - Main Campus  ( 540 to 630 )
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SAT Math Scores for University of New Hampshire - Main Campus  ( 530 to 630 )
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U of NH received ACT scores from 20% of accepted students. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, ACT Composite scores ranged between 23 and 28.

ACT Composite Scores for University of New Hampshire - Main Campus  ( 23 to 28 )
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University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Faculty

Student to Faculty Ratio

The student to faculty ratio is often used to estimate how much interaction there is between professors and their students at a college or university. At University of New Hampshire - Main Campus, this ratio is 18 to 1, which is on par with the national average of 15 to 1. That's not bad at all.

Percent of Full-Time Faculty

In addition to the student to faculty ratio, some people look at what percentage of faculty members are full-time as a sign of how much time professors will be able to spend with their students. This is because part-time teachers may not be be on campus as much as their full-time counterparts.

The full-time faculty percentage at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is 67%. This is higher than the national average of 47%.

Full-Time Faculty Percent  67 out of 100
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Retention and Graduation Rates at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Freshmen Retention Rate

The freshmen retention rate of 86% tells us that most first-year, full-time students like University of New Hampshire - Main Campus enough to come back for another year. This is a fair bit higher than the national average of 68%. That's certainly something to check off in the good column about the school.

Freshmen Retention Rate  86 out of 100
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Graduation Rate

Students are considered to have graduated on time if they finish their studies within four years. At U of NH the on-time graduation rate of first-time, full-time students is 63%. That is great when compared to the national average of 33.3%

On-Time Graduation Rate  63 out of 100
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Good Overall Diversity at U of NH

During the 2017-2018 academic year, there were 13,005 undergraduates at U of NH with 12,677 being full-time and 328 being part-time.

U of NH Diversity Score

For each college and university, College Factual calculates an overall diversity score that takes four factors into account: gender, ethnicity, age, and home location of the student. Then, the schools with the best mixtures of students with respect to these factors are ranked the highest.

The overall diversity score for U of NH is 69.86 out of 100, meaning that is is more diverse than most schools in the country.

Overall Diversity Score  69.86 out of 100
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How Much Does University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Cost?

The overall average net price of U of NH is $22,909. The affordability of the school largely depends on your financial need since net price varies by income group. See the table below for the net price for different income groups.

Net Price by Income Group for U of NH

$0-30 K $30K-48K $48-75 $75-110K $110K +
$15,675 $16,146 $19,902 $25,443 $29,644

The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.Note that the net price is typically less than the published for a school. For more information on the sticker price of U of NH, see our tuition and fees and room and board pages.

Student Loan Debt

While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At U of NH, approximately 69% of students took out student loans averaging $10,785 a year. That adds up to $43,140 over four years for those students.

The student loan default rate at U of NH 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.

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How Much Money Do U of NH Graduates Make?

Although some majors pay more than others, students who graduate from U of NH with a bachelor's degree go on to jobs where they make an average salary of $51,400 in their early years. This is good news for future U of NH graduates since it is 29% more than the average college graduate's salary of $39,802 per year.

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Location of University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is a public institution situated 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.

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Location of University of New Hampshire - Main Campus

Contact details for U of NH are given below.

Contact Details
Address: 105 Main St., Thompson Hall, Durham, NH 03824-3547
Phone: 603-862-1234
Website: www.unh.edu
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/universityofnewhampshire
Twitter: http://www.twitter.com/uofnh

University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Majors

During the most recent year for which we have data, students from 98 majors graduated from University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. Of these students, 3,621 received undergraduate degrees and 848 graduated with a master's or doctor's degree. The following table lists the most popular undergraduate majors along with the average salary graduates from those majors make.

Most Popular Majors Bachelor’s Degrees Average Salary of Graduates
Business Administration & Management 895 $47,900
General Psychology 203 $30,900
General Biology 186 $38,000
Communication & Media Studies 184 $37,900
Recreation Administration 120 $34,000
General English Literature 106 $26,000
Mechanical Engineering 95 $58,000
Political Science & Government 89 $36,800
Civil Engineering 87 $55,300
Nutrition Science 84 $26,000

Learn more about the majors offered at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus along with which ones have the highest average starting salaries.

Online Learning at U of NH

Online courses area a great option for busy, working students as well as for those who have scheduling conflicts and want to study on their own time. As time goes by, expect to see more and more online learning options become available.

In 2017-2018, 2,256 students took at least one online class at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus. This is an increase from the 2,107 students who took online classes the previous year.

Year Took at Least One Online Class Took All Classes Online
2017-2018 2,256 440
2016-2017 2,107 363
2015-2016 1,648 299
2014-2015 1,422 237
2013-2014 1,329 141

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