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SNHU to Celebrate 94th Commencement

Following more than 20 years of leadership, President Paul LeBlanc will preside over his final SNHU Commencement ceremonies this weekend
SNHU President Paul LeBlanc (right) and Board of Trustees member Lisa Guertin (left) at commencement with a graduating student (middle) who is holding up his dimploma

Manchester, N.H. - Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) will celebrate its 94th Commencement this weekend, May 4-5, 2024. SNHU will welcome graduates from all 50 states and 49 countries to the SNHU Arena. More than 25,000 friends, family and community members will be in attendance to celebrate more than 4,700 graduates in four ceremonies over the course of the weekend.

Following more than two decades of transformational leadership, this is the last time President Paul LeBlanc will preside over SNHU Commencement before stepping down from his role this summer. With his vision to make higher education more accessible, more than 200,000 students across the globe have earned their degrees during LeBlanc's tenure at SNHU.

These ceremonies will celebrate the nearly 17,000 eligible Spring 2024 graduates ages 15-80 who have earned 2,000 associate degrees, 10,700 bachelor’s degrees, 4,100 master’s degrees and 11 doctoral degrees. The graduates, including 1,876 military-affiliated learners, have now joined a community of more than 244,000 SNHU alumni.

Commencement ceremony details include:

Saturday, May 4
9:30 am - On-Campus Programs
Live Stream the Ceremony

2:00 pm - Online Graduate Programs
Live Stream the Ceremony

Sunday, May 5
9:30 am - Online Undergraduate Business and STEM Programs
Live Stream the Ceremony

2:00 pm - Online Undergraduate Healthcare, Liberal Arts, Nursing, and Social Sciences Programs
Live Stream the Ceremony

Virtual Commencement
May 25, 2024, at 2:00 pm ET

For more information, visit our Commencement Page.

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About Southern New Hampshire University

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SNHU is a nonprofit, accredited university with a mission to make high-quality education more accessible and affordable for everyone.

Founded in 1932, and online since 1995, we’ve helped countless students reach their goals with flexible, career-focused programs. Our 300-acre campus in Manchester, NH is home to over 3,000 students, and we serve over 135,000 students online. Visit our about SNHU page to learn more about our mission, accreditations, leadership team, national recognitions and awards.