University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Durham, NH

School Background

2022 Undergraduate Enrollment: 11,429
Graduate Enrollment: 2,473
Doctoral Universities: Very High Research Activity
Highest degree awarded: Graduate
Religious Affiliation: None

Campus Details

Suburb: Small (outside principal city, in urbanized area with population less than 100,000)
Four-year, large, highly residential // full-time, selective, lower transfer-in

Applicant and Admittance Traits

2022 Admission Rate: 86.72%

Male/Female: 44% / 56% (2017)

First generation college students: 17.4% (2017)
Percentage of students who are married when enrolled: 1.3% (2017)
Percentage of students who are veterans: 0.3% (2017)

Test scores for admission: Considered but not required
2022 Median Admit SAT: 1,215
SAT 25th Percentile - 75th: 1110 - 1300

2022 Median Admit ACT: 28
ACT 25th Percentile - 75th: 25 - 31

Appliants applying to 2+ schools: 84.0% (2017)
Appliants applying to 3+ schools: 73.1% (2017)
Appliants applying to 4+ schools: 64.7% (2017)
Appliants applying to 5+ schools: 54.4% (2017)

Ethnicity Information

White: 84.6%
Black: 1.0%
Hispanic: 3.9%
Asian: 2.9%
American Indian/Alaska Native: 0.1%
Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander: 0.0%
2+ races: 2.3%
Non-resident alien: 1.4%
Unknown race: 3.9%

Costs & Fees

2022 Average Tuition & Fees (Room/Board/Books): $34,157
In-State tuition: $18,962
Out-of-State tuition: $37,202

Estimated books and supplies: $1,000 (2022)
Estimated on-campus room & board: $12,366 (2022)
Estimated on-campus other fees: $2,650 (2022)

Estimated off-campus room & board: $12,366 (2022)
Estimated off-campus other fees: $2,650 (2022)

Average Family Income: $105,988 (2017)
Median Family Income: $89,334 (2017)

Scholarships & Financial Aid

Percentage of students receiving Pell Grant: 19.8%
Percentage of students with Federal Loans: 60.8%

Median federal loan debt at graduation: $26,814 (2021)
Median federal loan payment: $284 (2021)

Household Income Net Cost
0-$30k $13,613
$30k-48k $14,441
$48k-75k $17,158
$75k-110k $21,824
$110k+ $28,478

Graduate Outcomes & Job Placements

4-year graduation rate: 70%
6-year graduation rate: 78%

1 year post-graduation workforce participation: 97.4% (2020)

Loans

Median federal debt for graduates: $26,814 (2021)
Median federal debt for non-graduates: $8,750 (2021)

Median federal debt for first-generation graduates: $22,580 (2021)
Median federal debt for Pell grant recipient graduates: $23,566 (2021)

Ability to Repay Loans

Graduates, % of Loans in Repayment
(Non-delinquent/default)
Percentage
@1 Year 84.5% (2015)
@3 year 87.9% (2017)
@5 year 92.3% (2017)


1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid (Non-delinquent/default) - Pell Grant Recipients: 70.7% (2015)
1-year Graduate % of Loans being Repaid - 1st Generation Attendees: 69.8% (2015)

Earnings Power

Median earnings, 1 year post graduation: $44,656 (2020)
Median earnings, 4 years post graduation: $57,812 (2020)

Popular Majors

Type of Degree Major 2022 Graduates Median Federal Debt Median Monthly Payment 1yr Median Earnings (monthly gross) 4yr Median Earnings (monthly gross)
Bachelor's Degree Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 10
Master's Degree Civil Engineering. 21 $69,043 ($5,754) $84,525 ($7,044)
Doctoral Degree Civil Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree Computer Engineering. 17 $21,500 $228 $83,595 ($6,966) $94,677 ($7,890)
Doctoral Degree History. 2
Graduate/Professional Certificate Public Health. 7
Bachelor's Degree Communication and Media Studies. 184 $27,000 $276 $42,003 ($3,500) $57,379 ($4,782)
Bachelor's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 77 $27,000 $286 $68,304 ($5,692) $95,839 ($7,987)
Master's Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 24
Doctoral Degree Computer and Information Sciences, General. 1
Associate's Degree Culinary Arts and Related Services. 2
Bachelor's Degree Education, General. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Curriculum and Instruction. 1
Master's Degree Educational Administration and Supervision. 22 $55,532 ($4,628)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Administration and Supervision. 5
Graduate/Professional Certificate Educational Assessment, Evaluation, and Research. 1
Master's Degree Special Education and Teaching. 3
Master's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods. 95 $233 $44,719 ($3,727) $48,408 ($4,034)
Bachelor's Degree Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Subject Areas. 9
Doctoral Degree Education, Other. 4
Bachelor's Degree Biomedical/Medical Engineering. 14 $26,490 $265 $70,834 ($5,903)
Master's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Chemical Engineering. 42 $27,000 $286 $64,953 ($5,413) $87,747 ($7,312)
Master's Degree Chemical Engineering. 1
Doctoral Degree Chemical Engineering. 3
Bachelor's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 106 $26,697 $257 $29,957 ($2,496) $43,214 ($3,601)
Master's Degree English Language and Literature, General. 12
Doctoral Degree English Language and Literature, General. 5
Master's Degree Rhetoric and Composition/Writing Studies. 15 $34,923 ($2,910)
Bachelor's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 2
Master's Degree Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities. 1
Bachelor's Degree Biology, General. 186 $27,000 $278 $40,427 ($3,369) $60,936 ($5,078)
Master's Degree Biology, General. 10
Bachelor's Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 24 $27,000 $286 $43,709 ($3,642) $66,632 ($5,553)
Doctoral Degree Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology. 3
Master's Degree Botany/Plant Biology. 1
Master's Degree Microbiological Sciences and Immunology. 1
Bachelor's Degree Zoology/Animal Biology. 12 $27,000 $246 $23,917 ($1,993) $37,657 ($3,138)
Bachelor's Degree Genetics. 22 $26,994 $286 $41,761 ($3,480) $63,166 ($5,264)
Master's Degree Genetics. 2
Doctoral Degree Genetics. 3
Bachelor's Degree Chemistry. 13 $62,522 ($5,210)
Master's Degree Chemistry. 5
Doctoral Degree Chemistry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 14 $41,076 ($3,423)
Master's Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 7
Graduate/Professional Certificate Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 4
Bachelor's Degree Physics. 16 $37,019 ($3,085)
Master's Degree Physics. 1
Doctoral Degree Physics. 9
Bachelor's Degree Psychology, General. 203 $27,000 $276 $35,029 ($2,919) $47,768 ($3,981)
Master's Degree Psychology, General. 4
Doctoral Degree Psychology, General. 6
Bachelor's Degree Homeland Security. 1 $23,250
Associate's Degree Community Organization and Advocacy. 1
Master's Degree Public Administration. 14 $51,172 ($4,264) $66,921 ($5,577)
Master's Degree Public Policy Analysis. 15 $51,492 ($4,291)
Bachelor's Degree Social Work. 53 $27,000 $286 $34,760 ($2,897) $44,821 ($3,735)
Master's Degree Social Work. 79 $583 $50,245 ($4,187) $57,679 ($4,807)
Bachelor's Degree Anthropology. 20 $27,000 $286 $20,734 ($1,728)
Bachelor's Degree Criminology. 57 $27,000 $286 $38,071 ($3,173) $52,536 ($4,378)
Master's Degree Criminology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 38 $27,000 $286 $7,600 ($633) $63,484 ($5,290)
Master's Degree Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 61 $350 $61,861 ($5,155) $66,758 ($5,563)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions. 8
Bachelor's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 68 $27,000 $286 $70,229 ($5,852) $71,346 ($5,946)
Master's Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 46 $369 $81,998 ($6,833) $97,973 ($8,164)
First Professional Degree Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 18 $128,322 ($10,694)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Registered Nursing, Nursing Administration, Nursing Research and Clinical Nursing. 12
Master's Degree Business/Commerce, General. 101 $405 $96,850 ($8,071) $108,010 ($9,001)
Bachelor's Degree Business Administration, Management and Operations. 895 $27,000 $286 $52,799 ($4,400) $74,655 ($6,221)
Master's Degree Accounting and Related Services. 29 $233 $63,959 ($5,330) $83,743 ($6,979)
Bachelor's Degree Hospitality Administration/Management. 26 $27,000 $286 $42,364 ($3,530) $49,622 ($4,135)
Associate's Degree Agricultural Business and Management. 1
Bachelor's Degree Agricultural Production Operations. 45 $27,000 $262 $30,980 ($2,582) $36,605 ($3,050)
Associate's Degree Applied Horticulture and Horticultural Business Services. 13
Associate's Degree Animal Sciences. 16 $12,000 $25,801 ($2,150) $35,097 ($2,925)
Bachelor's Degree Animal Sciences. 18 $27,000 $276 $30,001 ($2,500)
Master's Degree Animal Sciences. 1
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 53 $26,750 $278 $36,059 ($3,005) $46,896 ($3,908)
Master's Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 17 $50,661 ($4,222)
Doctoral Degree Natural Resources Conservation and Research. 7
Bachelor's Degree Natural Resources Management and Policy. 27 $27,000 $286 $70,732 ($5,894)
Associate's Degree Forestry. 6
Bachelor's Degree Forestry. 5
Bachelor's Degree Wildlife and Wildlands Science and Management. 26 $27,000 $286 $25,264 ($2,105) $38,983 ($3,249)
Bachelor's Degree City/Urban, Community and Regional Planning. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 18 $25,832 $263 $31,725 ($2,644) $51,688 ($4,307)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ethnic, Cultural Minority, Gender, and Group Studies. 1
Master's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 8
Bachelor's Degree Civil Engineering. 87 $27,000 $286 $64,547 ($5,379) $72,231 ($6,019)
Bachelor's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 26 $27,000 $281 $74,924 ($6,244) $87,297 ($7,275)
Master's Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 17
Doctoral Degree Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 3
Graduate/Professional Certificate Electrical, Electronics and Communications Engineering. 1
Bachelor's Degree Engineering Physics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering. 40 $27,000 $286 $60,280 ($5,023) $70,557 ($5,880)
Bachelor's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 95 $27,000 $286 $69,913 ($5,826) $79,110 ($6,593)
Master's Degree Mechanical Engineering. 16 $85,471 ($7,123)
Doctoral Degree Mechanical Engineering. 8
Bachelor's Degree Ocean Engineering. 9
Master's Degree Ocean Engineering. 4
Doctoral Degree Ocean Engineering. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Ocean Engineering. 6
Associate's Degree Civil Engineering Technologies/Technicians. 16 $53,281 ($4,440)
Bachelor's Degree Linguistic, Comparative, and Related Language Studies and Services. 6 $43,562 ($3,630)
Bachelor's Degree Slavic, Baltic and Albanian Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Germanic Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 4
Bachelor's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 24 $27,000 $286 $34,596 ($2,883) $38,762 ($3,230)
Master's Degree Romance Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Human Development, Family Studies, and Related Services. 80 $27,000 $286 $29,464 ($2,455) $45,860 ($3,822)
Bachelor's Degree Neurobiology and Neurosciences. 32 $26,841 $246 $35,564 ($2,964) $58,871 ($4,906)
Bachelor's Degree Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other. 11 $23,728 ($1,977) $47,528 ($3,961)
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics. 10
Master's Degree Mathematics. 12
Doctoral Degree Mathematics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Applied Mathematics. 17
Doctoral Degree Applied Mathematics. 1
Bachelor's Degree Statistics. 9
Doctoral Degree Statistics. 1
Graduate/Professional Certificate Statistics. 2
Bachelor's Degree Mathematics and Statistics, Other. 1
Bachelor's Degree Nutrition Sciences. 84 $27,000 $286 $25,758 ($2,147) $53,466 ($4,456)
Bachelor's Degree Sustainability Studies. 12 $27,000 $286 $39,499 ($3,292)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Sustainability Studies. 1
Bachelor's Degree Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other. 16 $27,000 $257 $27,240 ($2,270) $49,959 ($4,163)
Bachelor's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 120 $27,000 $286 $34,858 ($2,905) $49,580 ($4,132)
Master's Degree Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management. 3
Bachelor's Degree Health and Medical Administrative Services. 41 $27,000 $286 $49,179 ($4,098) $70,514 ($5,876)
Bachelor's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 66 $27,000 $257 $31,336 ($2,611) $41,557 ($3,463)
Master's Degree Health and Physical Education/Fitness. 5
Bachelor's Degree Philosophy. 8
Bachelor's Degree Economics. 77 $25,897 $265 $50,203 ($4,184) $66,335 ($5,528)
Master's Degree Economics. 5
Bachelor's Degree Geography and Cartography. 8 $35,733 ($2,978)
Bachelor's Degree International Relations and National Security Studies. 36 $27,000 $286 $34,490 ($2,874) $62,279 ($5,190)
Bachelor's Degree Political Science and Government. 89 $27,000 $265 $39,832 ($3,319) $54,391 ($4,533)
Master's Degree Political Science and Government. 8
Bachelor's Degree Sociology. 61 $27,000 $286 $34,936 ($2,911) $50,160 ($4,180)
Master's Degree Sociology. 1
Doctoral Degree Sociology. 5
Bachelor's Degree Drama/Theatre Arts and Stagecraft. 21 $27,000 $286 $21,655 ($1,805) $26,430 ($2,203)
Bachelor's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 9 $32,106 ($2,676) $35,544 ($2,962)
Master's Degree Fine and Studio Arts. 1
Bachelor's Degree Music. 28 $27,000 $286 $34,097 ($2,841) $42,157 ($3,513)
Master's Degree Music. 4
Bachelor's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 34 $27,000 $286 $19,825 ($1,652) $55,991 ($4,666)
Master's Degree Communication Disorders Sciences and Services. 23 $466 $53,620 ($4,468) $62,674 ($5,223)
Associate's Degree Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services. 16
Bachelor's Degree Allied Health Diagnostic, Intervention, and Treatment Professions. 24 $27,000 $286 $31,122 ($2,594) $47,465 ($3,955)
Master's Degree Public Health. 6
Master's Degree Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 35 $251 $89,324 ($7,444)
Graduate/Professional Certificate Management Sciences and Quantitative Methods. 22
Bachelor's Degree History. 42 $25,000 $241 $29,462 ($2,455) $48,243 ($4,020)
Master's Degree History. 10
Doctoral Degree Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences. 1


Campus Resources

Average faculty salary: $100,683
Full time faculty: 74%

Undergraduate student-to-faculty ratio: 17.0

School's endowment start of year: $399,546,977 (2022)
School's endowment end of year: $500,217,714 (2022)