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Southern New Hampshire University

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Southern New Hampshire University is a U.S. News and World Report Tier 1 university with a small college feel. Here you’ll find faculty with outstanding credentials, quality academic programs, small classes, state-of-the-art facilities, and an exciting campus culture. Our students come from more than 70 countries, and many of our faculty members have overseas experience. Our campus is located in Manchester, the largest city in the state. It is a Forbes magazine “most livable city”. The city is home to museums, theaters, award-winning restaurants, clubs, parks, a hockey team, a baseball team, and more. The coast, mountains and Boston are only an hour away

Areas of Expertise

SNHU offers programs in business, education, hospitality and the liberal arts. We are best know for our undergraduate and graduate programs in business, including our 3Year Honors Program in Business Administration (B.S.) and our Global M.B.A program. We offer courses and degree programs on campus, at our centers in New Hampshire and Maine, and online.

On Campus Housing

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Co-ed:1,800 bedsLowest: $6,400Highest: $9,400

.All new ESL and undergraduate students are required to live on campus with the exception of married students. Undergraduate housing is limited, so make your reservation early. There is no on campus housing for graduate students. You may wish to live on-campus in one of our residence halls, apartments, or townhouses or search for off-campus housing on your own

Off Campus Housing

Private apartment complexes may rent to international students. The International Student Services Office can help locating off-campus accommodation.

Incoming Students

The main campus features a new, state-of-the-art academic center and dining hall, residence halls, multimedia classrooms, wireless Internet access, auditoriums, technology labs, a graphic arts lab, a student-run gourmet restaurant and bakery, a simulated stock trading room, a museum-quality art gallery, and more

Career Planning

A full range of career planning services are available. Many majors offer internship options that provide students with professional experience that will help them when starting their careers. Employers who have hired SNHU students and/or graduates: AT&T Boston Red Sox Coca Cola Bottling Co. U.S. Department of Homeland Security Fidelity Investments IBM MasterCard International PepsiCo Reebok International Ltd. Ritz-Carlton Hotels Walt Disney World


The athletic program features sports at the varsity and intramural levels. Our soccer and basketball teams are consistently ranked in the top 10 nationally. Our NCAA Division II champion-caliber athletic teams compete within the Northeast-10 Athletic Conference.


Student life encompasses many student organizations, clubs, and activities. Student organizations range from the academic to the social, including an active International Student Association.


Over 55 clubs and organizations, both academic and social provide for extracurricular interests. .

Information Technology

All residence halls are wired for Internet access, cable TV, and a telephone/voice mail hook up. Network access is available in the library and cafeteria, and many classrooms. Campus wide wireless are available.


Manchester and the Boston area offer a wide variety of theatre, cinemas, ethnic restaurants and food stores, concerts, clubs, and bars. Our on-campus pub offers social events, a wide screen TV and snacks.

Special Services

Southern New Hampshire University does not discriminate on the basis of race, colour, national origin, citizenship, religion, marital status, age, sex, sexual orientation, or disability. Many services are available for disabled students.

International Involvement

Our students come from more than 70 countries, and many of our faculty members have overseas experience. Here you learn not only about the United States, but also about the world. English language programs are available on campus through our Institute for Language Education. We’re familiar with the specific challenges facing international students who are studying in the United States, and we offer a wealth of services to help. From maintaining your legal status to obtaining a Social Security number, we can help you succeed at SNHU.

Campus Tour

We welcome visitors to the campus. Tours are available during the week and on selected Saturdays. Open house programs are also held during the fall and spring. For more details:


For those who can not make it to campus, a virtual tour is available at:

Modified on August 12, 2011