University of New Hampshire

UNHUndergraduate StatisticsStudent Enrollment

Undergraduates                         12,485
Full-time                                    11,960 (96%)
Part-time                                   525 (4%)
Graduate student population      2,670

Age
Average age, 20
Average age, first-year students, 18

Gender
Male     5,620 (45%)
Female 6,865 (55%)

Geographic Origin

1.New Hampshire66     7,250 (58%)
2.Massachusetts0       2,663
3.Connecticut              476
4.Maine                       435
5.New York                 339
6. Rhode Island             199
7.Vermont                   199
8.New Jersey              167
9.Pennsylvania            115
10.Maryland                38

Ethnic Identity

Students of Color                      1,009 (8%)

Hispanic/Latino                                     (323)

Non-Hispanic Latino

Asian/Pacific Islander    (271)

Black, Non-Hispanic      (163)

Native Hawaiian/other

Pacific Islander                         (4)

American Indian/

Alaskan Native              (30)

Two or more races         (218)

White, Non-Hispanic                  (10,601)

Not reported                             (667)

Nonresident alien                       (208)

 

International Students

Enrollment                                            71

Number of countries represented           27

Most represented countries:

1.Canada

2. People’s Republic ofChina

3a.South Korea

3b.Sweden

 

UNH Students Studying Abroad

Number of students*     733

Number of countries      47

* Approximately 150 students study abroad during the summer term

Class Size*

# Students                    # Classes                      % Classes

<20                               539                               40%

20 – 49                          585                               43%

50 – 99                          148                               11%

100+                             85                                 6%

 

Student / Faculty Ratio: 18 to 1

*figures exclude subsections such as labs, etc

 

Teaching Faculty

Full-time                        621

Male                 383

Female             238

Part-time                       387

Male                 167

Female             220

 

Highest Degree Earned for Full-time Faculty

Doctorate/Terminal degree         84%

Master’s                                    11%

Bachelor’s                                 1%

Unknown                                   4%

Students Living on Campus

59% of students reside on-campus

  • First Year          93%
  • Sophomores     79%
  • Juniors                         43%
  • Seniors             23%

 

Most Highly Enrolled Bachelor’s Programs

1. Undeclared Liberal Arts          1,245

2. Business Administration         1,233

3. Psychology                           674

4. English (all options)                525

5. Communication                     442

6. Biology (all options)               426

7. Mechanical Engineering         406

8. Political Science                    359

9. Civil Engineering                    327

10. Kinesiology (all options)       263

 

Retention Rates for Bachelor’s First-year Students

Entering Class               % returning

Fall 2006                       88%

Fall 2007                       89%

Fall 2008                       87%

Fall 2009                       89%

 

Graduation Rates (Bachelors)

Entering Class             % within 4 years            % within 6 years

Fall 2001                       58%                                          72%

Fall 2002                       52%                              73%

Fall 2003                       60%                                          75%

Fall 2004                       61%                                          75%

 

Average for peer institutions (Fall 02)

4-year graduation rate 46%

6-year graduation rate 69%

 

FACULTY STATISTICS

Class Rank Distribution for Enrolled Students

Percent in Class            Distribution

Top Ten                        22%

Top Twenty-five             59%

Top Fifty                       96%

Bottom Fifty                 4%

Note: 27% of students attended a high school that does not report class rank.

 

High School Course Selection for Enrolled Students

Course                          4 or more years

English                                     100%

Math                             95%

Science                                    87%

Social Science              75%

Foreign Language         62%

10 ADMISSIONS STATISTICS

Freshman Application Statistics (for four-year degree programs)

Total Applicants                        16,545

Admitted                       12,140 (73%)

Enrolled                        2,850   (23%)

 

Total EA* Applicants                 6,930

Admitted                       5,748

Enrolled                        1,252

*Early Admission

  • Applications received from 46 states, theDistrict of Columbia, the U.S. Virgin Islands, andPuerto Rico
  • Enrolled students from 33 states, theDistrict of Columbia, and the U.S VirginIsland
  • International students enrolled from Africa, Asia,Australia,Canada, Central America, Europe, and theMiddle Eas

 

SAT Score Distribution for Enrolled Students

Score Range                 Critical Reading         Math           Writing

700-800                                     3%                   4%                   2%

600-690                                   20%                  29%                  19%

500-590                                     50%                  48%                  46%

400-490                                     26%                  18%                  25%

300-390                                     1%                   1%                   3%

Average SAT Scores by Section:

CriticalReading540, Math 560, Writing 550

Average Combined SAT Score: 1,650

Average Composite ACT Score: 25

Note: There are no “cut-offs” for SAT or ACT scores in the application review process.

FINANCIAL AID DISTRIBUTION

Financial Aid Distribution

NH RESIDENT

Number of Students*                 Amount Spent*              Avg Award*

Grants & Scholarships               4,761                            $38,881,246                  $8,167

Loans                                       6,468                            $57,499,576                  $8,882

Work Study                               2,502                            $5,567,484                    $2,225

8,086 individual NH students received financial aid*

Average award amount: $12,602*

NON-RESIDENT

Number of Students*                 Amount Spent*              Avg Award*

Grants & Scholarships               3,413                            $40,312,101                  $11,811

Loans                                       3,762                            $36,670,084                  $10,545

Work Study                               1,982                            $3,333,914                    $1,682

4,842 individual non-resident students received financial aid*

Average award amount: $17,207*

* Figures include graduate students; approximately 60% of undergraduate students received need-based financial aid

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Undergraduate Admissions
Grant House
3 Garrison Avenue
Durham,NH03824-3510
(603) 862-1360
http://admissions.unh.edu

Financial Aid
Stoke Hall
11 Garrison Avenue
Durham,NH03824-3511
(603) 862-3600
http://financialaid.unh.edu

Graduate Admissions
Thompson Hall
105 Main Street
Durham,NH03824-1497
(603) 862-3000
http://gradschool.unh.edu

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