About SNHU


At Southern New Hampshire University, we believe learning never ends. We’re dedicated to helping you make the most of your potential - whether you study on campus, on location or online.

Options are our specialty. Choose from more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs in business, education, hospitality, community economic development and liberal arts. All are taught by accomplished faculty with a practical, real-world perspective.

Choose your format. Besides traditional on campus daytime programs, we offer evening and weekend part-time and hybrid courses on location at our regional centers. We also offer all of our continuing education programs online, and our innovative approach to distance learning has made us the nation's fastest-growing online school. 

Our 300-acre main campus lies on the banks of the Merrimack River in Manchester, one of the region’s fastest growing cities. Continuing education centers - in Manchester , PortsmouthNashua, and Salem, New Hampshire, and Brunswick, Maine - offer computers, resources and plenty of friendly people.

So go for a great education - we’ll be with you every step of the way. Want to know more? Please contact us.

Our Mission:

Southern New Hampshire University educates intellectually and culturally enriched individuals to be successful in their careers and contribute to their communities. SNHU’s educational philosophy challenges students’ intellectual potential and prepares them for professional lives in an ever-changing and increasingly interconnected world. It provides a supportive and close-knit learning community, delivering engaging instruction in a flexible variety of formats. Students develop the knowledge to understand a complex world, the skills to act effectively within that world and the wisdom to make good choices. They do so within a community of teachers, staff and peers that is encouraged to add its scholarly, creative and pedagogical contributions to the larger social good.