Southern New Hampshire University: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - FairCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Poor
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Southern New Hampshire University is a large four-year, private not-for-profit school with 61,285 students enrolled. This institution was founded in 1932 and is one of the 9 colleges located in Manchester, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
82
Fair
At Southern New Hampshire University you can earn your several-month certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

Southern New Hampshire University implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and allows you to choose from 82 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Accounting and Finance, English and Literature, and General Studies. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings versus other colleges and schools.


Student Retention
61%
Bad
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you plan to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Southern New Hampshire University student retention rate is relatively low at 61% (way below New Hampshire average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students somewhat enjoy their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
30 : 1
High
The graduation rate at Southern New Hampshire University is below average: 57%.

Student to faculty ratio at Southern New Hampshire University is a bit disappointing - 30:1. Learn more information regarding faculty and instruction at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$30,500
High
Average tuition costs are extremely high - $30,100 per year. The additional fees at Southern New Hampshire University (not included in tuition costs) are around $400; this comes to a total of $30,500 a year.

Read the details about Southern New Hampshire University additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelihood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
92%
Easy
According to recent data, 3,848 applications were submitted and 3,529 were accepted; so it is very easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits for admission.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score info at Southern New Hampshire University in the Admissions and Tests report for this school.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,400
High
Southern New Hampshire University offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a wonderful option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Southern New Hampshire University, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C
Unsafe
Southern New Hampshire University offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates about 2,100 students, which provides a reasonable on-campus housing option. The room price is a bit high -- roughly $8,400 per year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Southern New Hampshire University. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Southern New Hampshire University seems to be a relatively safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Southern New Hampshire University Location and Maps



Post Address: Southern New Hampshire University, 2500 North River Road, Manchester, New Hampshire 03106-1045, USA
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