University of New Hampshire-Main Campus


Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Public

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Hampshire


The University of New Hampshire is the state's public research university, providing comprehensive, high-quality undergraduate programs and graduate programs of distinction. Its primary purpose is learning: students collaborating with faculty in teaching, research, creative expression, and service. The University of New Hampshire has a national and international agenda and holds land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant charters. From its main Durham campus and its college in Manchester, the University serves New Hampshire and the region through continuing education, cooperative extension, cultural outreach, economic development activities, and applied research.

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Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 14898
Total Grad Students: Not available
Undergraduate Students: Not available
Faculty: 698

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 21:1
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Contact Information

Thompson Hall
Durham New Hampshire 3824


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Main Phone: 603-862-1234

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Eric Secor
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions

Transfer Services Contact:
Jaclyn Elber
Admissions Counselor, Office of Admissions

International Admissions Contact:
International Admissions Contact
Office of Admissions

Athletics Contact:
Marty carano
Athletic Director, Athletic Department

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Transfer students must submit a GPA of 3.0 in a general education curriculum and an overall GPA of 2.80.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
For course credit to transfer from another school, the grade earned in the class must be at least a "C" or its equivalent.

Credits (Min/Max):
Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a two-year institution is 64. Maximum number of credits or courses that may be transferred from a four-year institution is 96. You must earn 32 credit hours at UNH to earn a bachelor's deg

Test Scores for Applying:
An official copy of your SAT Reasoning Test or ACT scores reported to UNH directly by the testing agency is required. Test scores will not be accepted via the high school transcript, paper photocopies, etc.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Letters of recommendation from a faculty member or advisor from your previous institution is not required; however, it is recommended.

Essay(s) required:
An essay or personal statement is required for admission consideration.

Application Fee:
Non-refundable application fee: $50 for in-state students; $65 for out-of-state students.

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Fall Deadline:
March 1

Spring Deadline:
October 15

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Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 1550

Transfers Accepted: 1013

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 65%

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