University of New Hampshire at Manchester

400 Commercial Street, Manchester, NH 03101-1113
Tel: (603)641-4321
Public | 907 students
The University of New Hampshire at Manchester (UNHM) provides access to public higher education to people who live and work in the greater Merrimack Valley Region of the State of New Hampshire. UNH Manchester fulfills this mission by: Offering selected liberal arts and professional degree programs at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels with special emphasis on programs which address urban issues and Providing transfer opportunities for students who wish to begin their education at UNH Manchester and complete their degree requirements on the main campus of the University of New Hampshire in Durham or at other USNH institutions. The College is founded on a strong liberal arts base and is dedicated to excellence in teaching. In addition to its own offerings, programs from UNH Durham enrich its academic core. UNH Manchester also values collaboration and has fostered articulation with area colleges and other USNH institutions.

School Overview:

University of New Hampshire at Manchester
CountyHillsborough County, NH
Title IV EligibleParticipat
Carnegie ClassificationBaccalaureate Colleges--General
Institution LevelFour or more years
Institution ControlPublic
Instructional Staff Total
(research/public service staff included)
52 staff115 staff
Student Body
Total Enrollment907 students1,633 students
# Full-Time Students
588 students1,434 students
# Part-Time Students
319 students137 students
 
# Undergraduate Students
839 students 1,507 students
# Graduate Students
68 students129 students
 
% American Indian/Alaskan
-1%
% Asian
3%2%
% Hawaiian
-1%
% Hispanic
3%3%
% Black
1%6%
% White
92%84%
% Two or more races
2%2%
 
Finances and Admission
In-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$13,757$24,462
 
Out-State Tuition Fees
(2012-13)
$26,217$24,744
 
Percent Admitted67%64%
SAT Reading (25-75%)470-570450-570
SAT Math (25-75%)470-580460-573
SAT Writing (25-75%)440-550440-570

School Notes:

  • The University of New Hampshire at Manchester was established in 1985 as the sixth college of the University of New Hampshire to provide access to public higher education for people who live and work in the greater Merrimack Valley Region of New Hampshire.
  • The University of New Hampshire, founded in 1866 as a land-grant institution, combines the professions with the liberal arts and sciences and serves the public need for educated citizens. UNH, with its main campus located in Durham, N.H., is the largest and most diverse educational institution in the state, offering a broad array of undergraduate programs, professional programs, and research and graduate programs.
  • UNH Manchester offers selected liberal arts and professional degree programs at the associate, baccalaureate, and graduate levels with special emphasis on programs which address urban issues. UNH Manchester also provides transfer programs for students who wish to begin their education at UNH Manchester and complete their degree requirements at the University of New Hampshire in Durham or at other academic institutions. The college is founded on a strong liberal arts base and is dedicated to excellence in teaching.
  • UNH at Manchester offers a Bachelors of Arts in Business, Communication Arts, English, History, Humanities, and Psychology, a Bachelors of Science in Computer Information Systems, Electrical Engineering Technology (including a Computer Technology option), Mechanical Engineering Technology, Nursing - RNBP, and Sign Language Interpretation. We offer an Associate in Arts in General Studies, and an Associate in Science in Biological Sciences and Business Administration. UNH at Manchester also offers Certificate Programs in Communication Skills for Managers, Business & Accounting Skills for Managers, and Human Behavior Studies.
  • The University Center, located in Manchester's historic mill yard, is a fitting setting for the University's urban college. The 75,000 square foot facility, formerly the Amoskeag Manufacturing Company's machine shop built in 1880, recently completed an exciting transformation that includes tripling the size of the library, creation of multimedia classrooms, new microbiology, psychology, and media labs and a radio studio.
  • The University of New Hampshire is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.
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