University of New Hampshire


University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire


University of New Hampshire(UNH) is a vibrant place: a land, sea, and space-grant university where undergraduate and graduate students engage in daily discovery and the intellectual excitement of doing research with their faculty mentors.

UNH boasts around 2,000 classes in over 100 majors, delivered by internationally recognized faculty dedicated to undergraduate teaching. The university also has particularly strong undergraduate research and honors programs, and offers a wide range of internship, study abroad, and national exchange opportunities.

UNH has an international outlook, and offers the resources and opportunities of a major research university. Students at UNH have access to a wide variety of extracurricular activities, including over 200 students organizations ranging from social and recreational groups to film and theatre clubs.

The Basics

SettingLocated in the town of Durham on New Hampshire’s seacoast
School TypeUSA University
HousingHost family or apartment
School Website
StateNew Hampshire
Nearest CityBoston
Year Founded1866
Admission RequirementHK F.6
Academic CalendarFall, Spring & Summer
Level OfferedUndergraduate, graduate and professional programs
EnrollmentApproximately 15,000 students
International Students2%
Student-Teacher Ratio18:1

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Academic Programs

The Undergraduate Catalog maintains a complete listing of undergraduate major programs of study.

Accounting and Finance, Art and Art History, American Studies, Anthropology, Applied Business Management, Biology, Business Administration (BS), Chemistry, Chemical Engineering, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, College of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Communication, College of Life Sciences and Agriculture, Computer Engineering, Computer Science, Decision Sciences, Earth Sciences, Economics, Education, Engineering Technology, English, Environmental Conservation, Environmental Programs, Family Studies, Finance, Geography, Genetics, Health Management and Policy, History, Hospitality Management, International Affairs, Journalism, Languages, Literatures, and Cultures, Management, Marketing, Music, Mathematics and Statistics, Psychology, Social Work, Tourism Planning and Development etc.


Study halls, libraries, the Mathematics Center, the writing center, the Center for academic Resources (CFAR), movie theatres, game rooms, the UNH computer store, the UNH bookstore, study lounges, a bouldering wall, five volleyball courts, five basketball courts, three badminton courts, two-floor hockey/ indoor soccer rinks, four racquetball courts, an international squash court, a three-lane suspended indoor track, a fitness center, two multi-purpose rooms, two saunas, a first aid/ personal fitness training room

Students Life

Student Organizations: Arts & Entertainment, General Interest, Student Committees, Academic & Career Related, Sports/Exercise