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Southern New Hampshire University: Accreditation, Admissions and Tuition Expenses

Southern New Hampshire University

Website: http://www.snhu.edu
Address: 2500 N River Rd , Manchester , New Hampshire - 3106
Phone: (603) 668-2211
GENERAL INFORMATION
Type
Four or more years Private not-for-profit
Awards offered Less then 1 year certificate, Associate's, Bachelor's, Post-baccalaureate certificate, Master's, Post-master's certificate, Doctorate
Campus setting
Midsize City
Campus housing Yes
Carnegie classification
Master's Colleges and Universities (larger programs)
Athletics (football) NCAA, Not applicable
Religious affiliation Not applicable
Calendar system Semester
Remedial services Yes
Academic/career counseling service Yes
Employment services for students Yes
Placement services for completers Yes
On-campus daycare No
Distance learning Yes
ROTC Yes
Study abroad Yes
Weekend/evening college Yes
ADMISSIONS: INFORMATION
Application fee $40
STATISTICS
TOTAL
MEN
WOMEN
Applicants
3,610
1,734
1,876
Percent admitted
74%
73%
76%
Admitted applicants who enrolled
22%
22%
23%
TEST SCORES
P 25
P 75
SAT Critical reading
440
520
SAT Math
440
540
SAT Writing
430
525
ACT Composite
18
21
ACT English
17
23
ACT Math
17
23
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Admissions test scores Required
COST
EXPENSES AMOUNT
In-state tuition $24,624
Out-of-state tuition $24,624
Books and supplies $1,000
On-campus room and board $9,600
On-campus other expenses $1,550
FINANCIAL AID
TYPE
AVG %
AVG AMOUNT
Financial aid
91%
-
Federal grant aid
21%
$4,700
State or local grant aid
17%
$1,181
Institutional grant aid
82%
-
Loan aid
76%
$8,579
STUDENT BODY
ENROLLMENT
TOTAL
% MEN
% WOMEN
Enrolled
6,991
42%
58%
Estimated undergraduates enrolled 4,900
Estimated graduates enrolled 2,100
Undergraduates 24 years old 55%
Undergraduates 25 - 65 years old 44%
GRADUATION RATE
Total 49%
Men 44%
Women 53%
Bachelor's degree - 4 years 43%
Bachelor's degree - 5 years 47%
Bachelor's degree - 6 years 49%

Tuition, Fees, and Estimated Student Expenses

Estimated expenses for academic year 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
Tuition and fees $21,714 $23,346 $24,954 $26,442 6.0%
Books and supplies $850 $900 $1,000 $1,000 0.0%
Living arrangement          
On Campus          
Room and board $8,480 $8,970 $9,600 $10,176 6.0%
Other $1,400 $1,550 $1,550 $2,550 64.5%
Off Campus          
Room and board $8,100 $8,100 $8,100 $9,000 11.1%
Other $1,900 $2,100 $2,100 $3,100 47.6%
Off Campus with Family          
Other $3,400 $3,600 $3,600 $4,600 27.8%
Total Expenses 2006-2007 2007-2008 2008-2009 2009-2010 % change 2008-2009 to 2009-2010
On Campus $32,444 $34,766 $37,104 $40,168 8.3%
Off Campus $32,564 $34,446 $36,154 $39,542 9.4%
Off Campus with Family $25,964 $27,846 $29,554 $32,042 8.4%
 

Map & Directions

Map of Southern New Hampshire University

Admissions

Undergraduate application fee (2009-2010): $40
Undergraduate Admissions Fall 2009
  Total Male Female
Number of applicants 3,128 1,620 1,508
Percent admitted 90% 91% 90%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 16% 18%
Admissions Considerations Required Recommended
Secondary school GPA X  
Secondary school rank   X
Secondary school record X  
Completion of college-preparatory program X  
Recommendations X  
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) X  
Test Scores: Fall 2009 (enrolled first-time students)
Students submitting scores Number Percent
SAT 419 87%
ACT 51 11%
Test Scores 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile**
NOTES:
*  25% of students scored at or below
** 25% of students scored above
  • Data apply to first-time degree/certificate-seeking students.
  • Institutions are asked to report test scores only if they are required for admission.
SAT Critical Reading 430 520
SAT Math 440 540
SAT Writing 430 520
ACT Composite 18 24
ACT English 16 24
ACT Math 17 24

 

Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation
Agency Periods of Accreditation Status
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education 12/1/1973 -   Accredited