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Southern New Hampshire University Student Life

Southern New Hampshire University is on a 317-acre campus in a suburban setting in Manchester, New Hampshire, not far from Boston.

Southern New Hampshire University also has fraternities and sororities.

Southern New Hampshire University has a thriving Coordinators of Activities and Programming Events (CAPE). In fact, more students participate in Coordinators of Activities and Programming Events (CAPE) than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Southern New Hampshire University include Psychology Club, Economics/Finance Association, Gaming Club and Outing Club.

The Southern New Hampshire University community comes together each year for Late Night Breakfast, SNHU Stock Concert/Festival and Homecoming Weekend.

Does Southern New Hampshire University Offer Student Housing?

Southern New Hampshire University offers on-campus housing. Students are not required to live on campus. First year students are given no special consideration for on-campus housing.

The majority of Southern New Hampshire University students live on campus. In 2021, 60.5% of undergrads at Southern New Hampshire University lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 39.6% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Southern New Hampshire University. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.Southern New Hampshire University does not offer coed housing or housing for students with disabilities.

Southern New Hampshire University Athletics

At Southern New Hampshire University there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.

Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.

Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.

Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.

Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Southern New Hampshire University:

Sport Men's Intramural Women's Intramural Men's Division Women's Division Men's Scholarships Women's Scholarships
Golf NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Lacrosse NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cross Country Running NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Cheerleading Intercollegiate Sport Intercollegiate Sport
Basketball NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Soccer NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2
Tennis NCAA Division 2 NCAA Division 2

Is Southern New Hampshire University Safe?

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Southern New Hampshire University is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Southern New Hampshire University campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.

Southern New Hampshire University offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.

Plan a Visit to Southern New Hampshire University

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Southern New Hampshire University, take Interstate 93 to Manchester, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Manchester-Boston Regional airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Hampshire you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Southern New Hampshire University's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

Keep Reading About Southern New Hampshire University

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Southern New Hampshire University Students

49%

Women

51%

Men

97%

Full Time

3%

Part Time

55%

In State

45%

Out-of-State

Ethnicity

76%

7%

5%

4%

3%

2%

2%

0.07%

0.03%

Undergraduate Students

3,043

Graduate Students

262

Non-Resident / International Students

132

Southern New Hampshire University Campus Services

Student Services
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  • 31515C82-8D2D-421D-B67C-E215D0E49BE9 ESL
Campus Security
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 Late-Night Transport / Escort
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Emergency Phone / Alarm
  • 1E1A89E0-A58D-422D-B45D-7554EC36A535 24-Hour Security Patrol

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,305

Campus Setting

Suburban

Acceptance Rate

86%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$9,980

Out-of-State

$9,980

Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

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