Southern New Hampshire UniversitySchool Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Manchester, NH

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Affordability is calculated by subtracting average financial aid from total tuition and fees.

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$31,136

Avg tuition

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About Southern New Hampshire University

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: N/A While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

Military Friendly: YesMilitary-friendly schools are Servicemembers Opportunity Colleges, offer the Yellow Ribbon Program, and have a dedicated point of contact to support veterans, military service members, and their families. Explore our college guide for service members and veterans to learn more.

Southern New Hampshire University is a large private university located on a suburban campus in Manchester, New Hampshire. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 113,514, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 88%. The university offers 62 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 44%, and a student-faculty ratio of 22:1. Tuition and fees for students are $31,136.

Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

88% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

ACT 25th-75th Percentile Currently Unavailable

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of more than 15,000 students.

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114k

Students Enrolled

94%

Online Student Enrollment

22:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.
International Online classes are available for students around the world.

Demographics

White

58%

Black

16%

Unknown

11%

Hispanic

10%

Two or more races

2%

Asian

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

1%

American Indian/Alaska Native

1%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

65%

Socio-economic diversity

48% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

48%

State Grant Aid

4%

Institution Grant Aid

33%

Pell Grant

48%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $3,606
State Grant Aid $2,238
Institution Grant Aid $16,725
Pell Grant Aid $2,879

Financial Outlook

$43k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$20k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.