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Why Choose UNH?

1. Tier 1 National research university
  • Top 125 National University 2018, according to U.S. News & World Report, 2020
  • Ranked Top 60 in U.S. News & World Report’s top public universities in 2020
  • Best Undergraduate Business and Engineering Programs nationally (U.S. News & World Report)
  • A land, sea and space grant institution – collaborate with faculty and government agencies for research in ground breaking areas of study. UNH is one of only 17 universities in the U.S. to hold the combination of these three grants.
  • One of only 3 universities in the northeast (including Harvard and MIT) of the U.S. to collaborate with NASA.
2. Live and study on a classic all-American campus
  • UNH is located in the charming New England town of Durham, one hour north of Boston, in a quintessential American university community
  • Scenic mountainous ranges give New Hampshire its nickname, the ‘Switzerland of America’
  • Within easy access of the beaches of the Atlantic Ocean
  • New Hampshire is a tax-free state, consistently ranked among the safest states in the USA.
3. Learn from the best and study with the brightest
  • UNH boasts around 2,000 classes in over 100 majors, delivered by internationally recognized top notch professors
  • Wide range of internships and student exchange programs
  • Smaller class sizes: 44% of classes comprise of fewer than 20 students.
4. High employment prospects
  • Highly sought after graduates by employers all over the USA
  • Opportunity to gain valuable work experience while you finish your degree
  • Hands-on lab work performed by students allows them to put into practice the theory they are learning in the classroom
  • Fortune 500 companies make regular recruiting trips to UNH.
5. Vibrant social life
  • Take part in sports at either the competitive or recreational level
  • Join one of the over 250 social clubs on campus which are dedicated to a diverse set of hobbies and interests.