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Colleges / University of New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire

Durham, NH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate87%
Acceptance Rate87%

About UNH

University of New Hampshire is a public, state university in the town of Durham, New Hampshire. UNH was founded in 1866. The college currently enrolls around 13,991 students per year, including 11,490 undergraduate students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for University of New Hampshire

It is moderately difficult to get into UNH. The acceptance rate at UNH is 87%. In 2022, 17,473 out of 20,150 total applicants were accepted.

University of New Hampshire Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 87%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate 72%
Average GPA 3.6
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting ACT scores 72%
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 34%

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University of New Hampshire is located in Durham, New Hampshire, near Boston.

If you want to see UNH for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 95 to Durham, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Manchester.

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College Info

105 Main St Durham, NH 03824

Campus Setting: Small Town

UNH Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Feb 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Apr 1

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to UNH is Feb 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to UNH is Apr 1.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

UNH SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

1120 - 1290


Math SAT Range

550 - 640


Reading SAT Range

560 - 660

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

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Estimated Chance

1290 and Above


1120 to 1290


1120 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for UNH students is 1206. Applicants with SAT scores of 1290 and above have a good chance of being admitted to UNH, while applicants with SAT scores between 1120 to 1290 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 1120 have a low chance of being offered a spot at UNH.

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Student Life

Wondering what life at UNH is like? There are approximately 13,991 students enrolled at UNH, including 11,490 undergraduate students and 2,501 graduate students. 98% percent of students attend school full-time, 46% percent are from NH and 54% percent of students are from other states.


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