Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
  • Private
    4 year
  • 11.1K
    Full + Part time Students
  • 1:24
    Faculty to Student Ratio
  • 11%
    Transfer Student Ratio
  • $17.5K
    Avg. Financial Aid
At SNHU, there are no limits to what our students can achieve. We offer more than 40 majors, designed to help our students launch great careers when they graduate. Flexibility is key here. We will transfer up to 90 academic credits, and you can enroll in our full-time day program, at our satellite centers or online. You can enjoy Division II varsity sports on our beautiful, 300-acre wooded campus or SNHU Online will help you go places—without leaving home. We’re among the leading online-learning programs in New England, with responsive support staff and small classes. Regardless of which path you choose, you’ll find access to everything you need, all at an affordable cost. So go that extra mile—we’ll be with you every step of the way.
indoor lounge area with students and tables
modern building exterior with clear sky
entrance of 'webster hall' with columns
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university banner above building entrance
brick and glass building with landscaped lawn
students at outdoor seating area
brick building with 'greene hall' sign


Full-Time Undergraduate 5,910
Part-Time Undergraduate 5,200
Application Acceptance Rate 83%
Transfer Students 1,267
Programs 111 Programs
Courses 445 Courses
Equivalencies 4,909 outgoing Equivalencies

Financial Information

In-State Tuition $28,050
Out-of-State Tuition $28,050
Books and Supplies $1,000
Federal Loans: Undergrads receiving aid 63%
Federal Loans: Average amount received $8,340
Scholarships & Grants: Undergrads receiving aid 50%
Scholarships & Grants: Average amount received $9,172
  • Scholarships and Financial Aid:
    A private college education should be affordable. SNHU provides close to 90% of students with some type of financial aid. Transfer students could receive up to $18,000 in scholarships if they enroll in our full-time day program.

Information for Transfer In Students

  • Accepts Transfers:
    Students who have completed 12 or more college credits after high school qualify as transfer students.
  • Transfer Applicants Enrolled:
    In January 2013, 118 new transfer students enrolled. In Fall 2013, 255 new transfer students enrolled.
  • Transfer Agreements:
    SNHU has agreements with all community colleges in NH. For details, visit We also have agreements several community colleges in Maine and Massachusetts. For details, please contact our office.
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Application Deadlines for Transfer

Fall Priority: May 15
Spring Priority: November 15

Transfer Application Requirements

  • Minimum GPA:
    Students must have a minimum cumulative GPA of 2.0 to be considered for admission.
  • Official Transcripts:
    We require official transcripts from all the colleges you have attended. We can request official transcripts for you, by having students complete and submit aTranscript Request Release form here -
  • SAT Scores:
    Not required.
  • Letters of Recommendation:
    Not required.
  • Essay:
    Not required.
  • Application Fee:
    Apply at and the application fee is waived.
  • Interview:
    While not required, we strongly recommend interviews.
  • Other Requirements:
    To complete your application, we require a list of courses the applicant is currently enrolled in or plans to take prior to enrollment at SNHU.
  • Apply Here:

Transfer Credit Policy

  • Minimum Grade:
    Generally a course with a grade of (C) or better that applies to the degree program is transferable. If the cumulative GPA is at least a 2.0, a grade of (C-) or better will transfer.
  • Credits (Min/Max):
    We accept up to 90 credits toward a Bachelor's degree and up to 30 credits toward an Associate's degree.

Southern New Hampshire University

Office of Transfer Admission Southern New Hampshire University 2500 North River Road
Manchester, New Hampshire 03106
United States
Main Phone:
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Transfer Admission Contact:
Julie Callahan
Director, Office of Transfer Admission
International Admissions Contact:
Geoff Moody
International Admission
Athletic Director Contact:
Anthony Fallacaro
Athletic Director, SNHU Athletics

Branch Campuses/Additional Locations

SNHU Online
33 South Commercial Street Suite 203
Manchester, NH 03101
SNHU Maine
Cooks Corner, 10 Tibbetts Dr.
Brunswick, ME 04011
SNHU Manchester Continuing Education
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03106
SNHU Nashua
546 Amherst St.
Nashua, NH 03063
SNHU Salem
19-A Keewaydin Dr.
Salem, NH 03079
SNHU Seacoast
Pease International Tradeport, 231 Corporate Dr., Suite 100
Portsmouth, NH 03801
Last updated on 5/23/2022 by AcademyOne.