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University of New Hampshire, or UNH, is a public university and is part of the University System of New Hampshire (USNH), United States. The main campus is situated in Durham, New Hampshire. UNH offers a wide variety of degrees and programs in diverse Course Topics. The University is organized into the following academic divisions:
  • College of Engineering and Physical Sciences
  • College of Health and Human Services
  • College of Liberal Arts
  • College of Life Sciences and Agriculture
  • University of New Hampshire at Manchester
  • Whittemore School of Business and Economics
University of New Hampshire's athletic teams are nicknamed the Wildcats. They compete in the NCAA Division I and are members of the America East Conference.

Profile of University of New HampshireUniversity of New Hampshire can be found in Durham, NH (a small suburb). The school is a public institution. The Doctoral degree is the highest degree at University of New Hampshire.

Course Topics

The most common majors at the school are in nutrition and exercise therapy and conservation and resource management.

University of New Hampshire Selectivity

University of New Hampshire does not have an open admissions system. Not everyone who applies is accepted. Only 25% of students scored 500 or lower in 2007 on the verbal SAT test. Math SAT scores at the school centered around 510 to 620, but ranged both higher and lower.

A tenure system is one way University of New Hampshire works to keep a high-quality staff. Instructors at the school are well-paid.

Student Enrolment

In 2007, 15, 005 students were enrolled in University of New Hampshire.

Student Life
Full-time students are the norm at the school. Student dorms or apartments are common at University of New Hampshire. The school student athletes compete in America East and Atlantic 10 Conference competitions.

University of New Hampshire Programs and Degrees
General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors
Liberal Arts711English, political science, sociology, history, economics, anthropology, Spanish language, geography, . . .
Business and Management494business management, business, CIO training, accounting
Therapy and Counselling288psychology, communication disorders services
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy278exercise science, occupational therapy, parks and recreation management, nutrition sciences
Science260biology, zoology, biochemistry, bacteriology, chemistry, physics, geology, botany, . . .
Education and Teaching255secondary teaching, elementary school teaching, school Counselling, math teaching, educational supervision, education courses, reading teaching, special ed, . . .
Family and Social Work184family studies, social work, public administration, foodservice management, community organization
Engineering178mechanical engineering, civil engineering, electrical engineering, chemical engineering, environmental engineering, materials science, ocean engineering, systems engineering
Conservation and Resource Management125conservation, natural resources courses, environmental studies, wildlife management, environmental science, forest technology, natural resource economics, forestry
Nursing and Emergency Medicine123registered nursing
Media91communication studies
Animal Science and Care73animal science, dairy science
Computer Science and Engineering39computer and info science, computer engineering
Hospitality36hospitality management
Mathematics34mathematics, mathematics and statistics
Medical administration30health care administration
Drama and Performing Arts29drama
Art Studies28art studies
Landscaping and Horticulture26applied horticulture, horticultural science
Engineering Technician21civil engineering tech
Medicine17public health, health professions
Security and Law Enforcement12criminology
Fine Arts12fine arts, painting
Religion and Philosophy12philosophy
Medical Support and Technology11clinical lab tech
Architecture and Planning7urban planning
Contact: University of New HampshireUniversity of New Hampshire

105 Main St. Thompson Hall

Durham, NH 03824-3547

General Phone: (603) 862-1234


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