Southern New Hampshire University Rankings

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In the World#2024 of 14178
In North America#620 of 2629
In the United States#568 of 2528
In New Hampshire#3 of 17
In Manchester#1 of 4

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
88%
Avg. cost to attend
$39,743 /y
Aid receiving
77%
Undergraduates
92,902
Graduates
20,612
Male:Female Ratio
35:65
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
snhu.edu

Southern New Hampshire University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate88%84%91%
Applicants25,0199,67115,348
Admissions22,0588,08613,972
Freshmen enrolled full time2,9071,1631,744
Freshmen enrolled part time7,5782,5794,999

387 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

106,375 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

White65672 (58%)
Black or African American17971 (16%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown12207 (11%)
Hispanic11487 (10%)
Two or more races2336 (2%)
Asian2086 (2%)
Nonresident Alien763 (0.7%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander385 (0.3%)
American Indian or Alaska Native192 (0.2%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$39,743/year
Average aid awarded
$10,243
Students receiving aid
77%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$43,871
$30-48K$42,860
$48-75K$40,086
$75-110K$36,508
$110K+$34,115

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$30,756$18,810
Tuition in-state$30,756$18,810
Tuition out-of-state$30,756$18,810
Fee in-district$380
Fee in-state$380
Fee out-of-state$380

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,995
Combined charge for room and board$13,200
Room charge$9,000
Meal charge$4,200

Southern New Hampshire University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General5052,0932,125
Psychology, General1,069541
General Studies550769
Computer and Information Sciences, General237516354
Accounting221440357
Health & Health Care Administration & Management108582271
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse931
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other191476189
English Language and Literature, General113589
Organizational Communication, General395192
Operations Management and Supervision279131
History, General215187
Creative Writing399
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities, Other3714
Marketing & Marketing Management, General58143114
Public Health, General106203
Graphic Design284
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General284
Human Services, General283
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General221
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management86132
Business Statistics75137
Environmental Science195
Curriculum and Instruction179
Accounting and Finance12847
Mathematics, General164
Finance, General5886
Educational Leadership and Administration, General1157
Nursing Administration113
Critical Infrastructure Protection109
Social Sciences, General108
Political Science and Government, General4662
Education, General1590
Economics, General6631
Photography4140
Computer Graphics78
Fashion Merchandising2148
Geological and Earth Sciences & Geosciences, Other66
Public Administration55
Elementary Education and Teaching3618
Anthropology50
Teaching English as a Second or Foreign Language & ESL Language Instructor50
International Business & Trade & Commerce407
Computer Science46
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor32
Community Health Services & Liaison & Counseling31
Culinary Arts & Chef Training1117
Fine & Studio Arts, General27
Hospitality Administration & Management, General25
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services, Other24
Public Health Education and Promotion15
Special Education and Teaching, Other310
Early Childhood Education and Teaching46
Educational & Instructional Technology10
Management Information Systems, General9
Mechanical Engineering9
Medical Informatics6
Baking and Pastry Arts & Baker & Pastry Chef5
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services, Other5
Mathematics Teacher Education5
Reading Teacher Education5
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical & Space Engineering4
Retailing and Retail Operations4
Social Studies Teacher Education3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education3
Music Teacher Education2
Child Development2
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia1
Advertising1
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education1
Accounting and Computer Science1
Secondary Education and Teaching1
Grand Total2,31910,8936,79714
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate44%43%45%
  • Full-time retention rate - 65%
  • Part-time retention rate - 42%

Publications & Citations

Publications
392
Citations
9,041

Publication count by topic

Psychology
79
Business
52
Computer science
47
Economics
42
Sociology
36
Engineering
19
Political science
19
Mathematics
14
Medicine
13
Geography
10
History
9
Art
7
Environmental science
6
Biology
4
Physics
4
Philosophy
2
Chemistry
2
Materials science
1

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Mathematics13085,229
Economics15341,207
Business2034617
Sociology2533149
Engineering2875348
History29743
Psychology3122530
Political science334726
Computer science3850292
Geography444016
Environmental science488612
Physics53232
Medicine592214
Chemistry62761
Biology62912

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
200001
200120
200240
200394
200477
20051324
20061945
20071274
20082190
200925104
201023155
201115184
201216226
201311252
201422301
201529371
2016251093
2017201340
2018311207
2019341499
2020341461

General info

Alternative namesSNHU
Founded1932
WikipediaSouthern New Hampshire University
MottoSumma Optimaque
The Greatest and the Best
Colorsblue, gold
Academic Calendarundergraduate, September - May; graduate, September-August
Total FTE staff5,321
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire, 03106-1045
United States
City population110,000
Phone6036682211
Fax+1 (603) 645 9603

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