Southern New Hampshire University Rankings

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#2419 of 14,131 In the World
#717 of 2,597 In North America
#658 of 2,496 In the United States
#3 of 16 In New Hampshire
#1 of 3 In Manchester
#478 of 1,036 For Plastic Surgery
#4115 of 4,739 For Medicine

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
94%
Avg. cost to attend
$41,217 /y
Aid receiving
81%
Undergraduates
111,599
Graduates
22,746
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
www.snhu.edu

Southern New Hampshire University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 94% 91% 95%
Applicants 37,143 13,127 24,016
Admissions 34,745 11,979 22,766
Freshmen enrolled full time 4,367 1,623 2,744
Freshmen enrolled part time 11,353 3,815 7,538

312 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

128,360 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended
SAT/ACT Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 71494 (53%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 21452 (16%)
Black or African American 19752 (15%)
Hispanic 14150 (11%)
Two or more races 2992 (2%)
Asian 2555 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 824 (0.6%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 443 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 231 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$41,217/year
Average aid awarded
$9,337
Students receiving aid
81%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $45,135
$30-48K $43,415
$48-75K $41,757
$75-110K $38,868
$110K+ $35,819

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $9,600$18,810
Tuition in-state $9,600$18,810
Tuition out-of-state $9,600$18,810
Fee in-district $50
Fee in-state $50
Fee out-of-state $50

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 1,934
Combined charge for room and board $13,200
Room charge $9,000
Meal charge $4,200

Southern New Hampshire University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Business Administration and Management, General 617 2,551 1,580
Psychology, General 1,201 517
General Studies 727 798
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 199 769 271
Accounting 261 487 264
Computer and Information Sciences, General 237 493 282
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 977
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 270 520 157
Organizational Communication, General 497 142
English Language and Literature, General 141 413
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other 499 5
Creative Writing 442 43
Operations Management and Supervision 304 103
History, General 226 175
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 59 188 107
Graphic Design 345
Human Services, General 328
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 268
Environmental Science 267
Public Health, General 103 145
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General 233
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 79 124
Business Statistics 59 122
Finance, General 97 76
Photography 64 86
Curriculum and Instruction 146
Computer Graphics 139
Mathematics, General 139
Accounting and Finance 107 28
Computer Science 129
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 124 4
Nursing Administration 110
Social Sciences, General 109
Economics, General 81 27
Critical Infrastructure Protection 104
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor 84
Fashion Merchandising 21 58
Political Science and Government, General 37 38
Education, General 24 37
Anthropology, General 57
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other 53
Elementary Education and Teaching 26 18
Public Administration 42
International Business & Trade & Commerce 32 2 4
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling 34
Fine & Studio Arts, General 33
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other 30
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor 26
Management Information Systems, General 22
Hospitality Administration & Management, General 20
Culinary Arts & Chef Training 2 15
Special Education and Teaching, Other 6 6
Public Health Education and Promotion 7
Mechanical Engineering 6
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 3 2
Medical Informatics 5
Music Teacher Education 5
Aerospace, Aeronautical, and Astronautical & Space Engineering, General 4
Reading Teacher Education 3
Social Studies Teacher Education 3
Accounting and Computer Science 2
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 2
Advertising 1
Aviation & Airway Management and Operations 1
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 1
Cultural Studies & Critical Theory and Analysis 1
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 1
Educational & Instructional Technology 1
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 1
Retailing and Retail Operations 1
Grand Total 2,956 12,400 5,578 8
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 37% 37% 38%
  • Full-time retention rate - 67%
  • Part-time retention rate - 45%

Publications & Citations

Publications
382
Citations
10,102

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
116 / 549
Business
102 / 2,280
Computer Science
57 / 381
Medicine
57 / 624
Psychology
55 / 383
Economics
51 / 1,538
Mathematics
37 / 6,493
Sociology
34 / 159
Engineering
32 / 381
Art & Design
29 / 91
Marketing
29 / 527
Environmental Science
26 / 53
Political Science
24 / 35
Education Majors
22 / 52
Communications and Public Relations
18 / 63
Health Science
18 / 139
Social Psychology
18 / 270
Geography and Cartography
15 / 31
Cyber Security
13 / 202
Math Teachers
12 / 12
Management
11 / 322
Investment Banking and Stock trading
11 / 386
Creative Writing
10 / 63
Development Studies
10 / 370
Finance
10 / 875
Artificial Intelligence (AI)
10 / 15
Advertising
10 / 79
Healthcare Management (MHA)
8 / 48
Management Information Systems
8 / 9
Chemistry
8 / 11
History
8 / 3
Demography
7 / 216
Econometrics and Mathematical Economics
7 / 15
Supply Chain Management
7 / 251
Family medicine
7 / 45
Biology
7 / 19
International Business
7 / 640
Statistics
7 / 6,137
Surgery
7 / 330
Robotics
7 / 78

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1995 1 2
1996 2 1
1997 0 2
1998 2 6
1999 0 15
2000 0 10
2001 3 12
2002 4 17
2003 11 6
2004 10 23
2005 14 43
2006 22 61
2007 11 95
2008 21 99
2009 27 139
2010 24 183
2011 16 215
2012 16 264
2013 16 286
2014 23 336
2015 40 402
2016 25 1106
2017 26 1382
2018 34 1281
2019 38 1588
2020 45 1651
2021 31 1657

Southern New Hampshire University alumni

  1. Samia Suluhu

    Samia Suluhu
    Born in
    Tanzania Flag Tanzania
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    economistpolitician
    Biography

    Samia Suluhu Hassan is a Tanzanian politician who is serving as the sixth and current president of Tanzania. She is a member of the ruling social-democrat Chama Cha Mapinduzi (CCM) party. Suluhu is the third female head of government of an East African Community (EAC) country, after Sylvie Kinigi in Burundi and Agathe Uwilingiyimana in Rwanda, and is also the first female president of Tanzania. She took office on 19 March 2021 after the death of President John Magufuli on 17 March 2021.

  2. Elaine Duke

    Elaine Duke
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1958-.. (age 64)
    Occupations
    businesspersoncivil servant
    Biography

    Elaine Costanzo Duke is an American civil servant and former United States Deputy Secretary of Homeland Security, serving from April 10, 2017 until April 15, 2018. She became acting Secretary of Homeland Security on July 31, 2017, when John F. Kelly assumed the office of White House Chief of Staff. She left the acting position on December 6, 2017, upon the confirmation of Kirstjen Nielsen.

  3. Tyrone Mears

    Tyrone Mears
    Born in
    United Kingdom Flag United Kingdom
    Years
    1983-.. (age 39)
    Occupations
    association football player
    Biography

    Tyrone Robert Mears is an English former professional footballer who played as a right-back. His clubs include Bolton Wanderers, Preston North End, West Ham United, Derby County, Olympique de Marseille, Burnley, Seattle Sounders FC, Atlanta United FC, Minnesota United FC, and West Bromwich Albion. From Stockport in the north west of England, Mears once played for the Jamaica national football team despite not being eligible to do so.

  4. Andrea Jenkins

    Andrea Jenkins
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1960-.. (age 62)
    Occupations
    activistpoliticianperformance artistcuratorpoet
    Biography

    Andrea Jenkins is an American politician, writer, performance artist, poet, and transgender activist. She is known for being the first black openly transgender woman elected to public office in the United States, serving since January 2018 on the Minneapolis City Council, and as the council's president, since January 2022.

General info

Alternative names SNHU
Founded 1932
Motto Summa Optimaque
The Greatest and the Best
Colors blue, gold
Academic Calendar undergraduate, September - May; graduate, September-August
Total FTE staff 5,829
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire, 03106-1045
United States
City population 110,000
Phone 6036682211
Fax +1 (603) 645 9603

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