SNHU Description

Since its founding in 1932, Southern New Hampshire University has strived to provide a comprehensive and fulfilling postsecondary experience. The university has expanded significantly in the past 25 years, adding extra student housing, several academic and administrative buildings, and even more graduate degree programs.

In total, SNHU’s academics consist of over 110 programs of study, from associate’s degrees to doctorates. Its unique Community Economic Development program is especially renowned. Recently, Southern New Hampshire began offering a Ph.D. in Community Economic Development, in addition to the master’s program that had been in place.

Southern New Hampshire makes every effort to keep tuition affordable. Eligible students receive financial aid, and the school also offers a number of programs to lessen its students’ financial burden. The SNHU Advantage Program enables you to earn your associate’s degree while saving 60% in tuition, and 3-year bachelor’s degree programs can save you thousands.

Because college should be about much more than studying, SNHU offers a rich and diverse student life. With over 50 student organizations, you’re sure to find something you enjoy. SHNU also participates in NCAA Division II athletics, with 16 varsity sports teams.

Quick Facts about Southern New Hampshire University

Region

Northeast

Setting

Small Town Setting

Type

Private

Affiliation

Not applicable

Size

Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)

Mascot

Penman

Website

www.snhu.edu

On-Campus Housing Available

Yes

Selectivity

Selective

In-State Tuition

$26,904

Out-of-State Tuition

$26,904

Retention Rate

68%

Enrollment

7,151

Year Established

1932

SNHU Ratings & Reviews

Overall School Rating: 4.5

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75% of students gave Southern New Hampshire University 4 stars overall.

Student at This School - Grad Year 2016

Overall Rating:
4

Detailed Ratings

It is a very polite campus, everyone very friendly!

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SNHU Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students
4,806
Freshman Class
749
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students)
7,151

Undergraduate vs. Graduate

Undergraduate
67%
Graduate
33%

Full-Time vs. Part-Time Students

Full-Time
90%
Part-Time
10%

Gender of Students

Women
54%
Men
46%

Ethnic Diversity

Latino
1%
African American
1%
Caucasian
35%
Asian
1%
Unknown and Other
63%

International Students

International
7%
Domestic
93%

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