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Why SNHU?

Southern New Hampshire University transforms the lives of students. As a private, nonprofit university, we've set out to provide high-quality, innovative pathways to meet the needs of all students. Whether attending classes on our scenic New England campus or taking classes online, we're committed to helping you see yourself succeed.

Why SNHU Transfer Friendly

Transfer-Friendly

When you decide to continue your education at SNHU, we believe you should get the credit you deserve. SNHU accepts up to 90 undergraduate credits for bachelor's degrees and up to 45 toward associate degrees. Our transfer advisors specialize in leveraging previous education and military experience - saving you time and money. Learn more about transferring.

Why SNHU Convenience

Convenience

Whether you prefer to learn in the classroom or online, SNHU has flexible options built to fit your lifestyle. Attend class at our 300+ acre campus near downtown Manchester, NH, or enroll in our online programs and complete assignments where it's convenient for you with 24/7 access to your courses. Talk to an admission counselor to discuss which option will work best for you.

Why SNHU Affordability

Affordability

At SNHU, we're working toward a world where everyone has access to higher education - so we take our commitment to affordable education seriously. We aim to keep costs low by regularly freezing tuition and offering scholarships and financial aid to those who qualify. Learn more about tuition and financial aid.

Why SNHU Focused

Career-Focused

SNHU offers 300+ career-focused programs in business, education, health, liberal arts, social sciences and engineering. Whether you're looking to pursue your passion in a growing field or climb the career ladder, SNHU has the certificates and degrees employers look for. Explore our academic programs to find your path.

Why SNHU Credibility

Credibility

Our career-focused programs are taught by experienced faculty who bring relevant and actionable insights into the classroom. SNHU has continually been named the "Most Innovative University" in the North by U.S. News & World Report. Our programs are regionally accredited - which means they meet rigorous academic standards. Learn more about SNHU's accreditations.

Why SNHU Support Services

Student Support

We measure our success by the success of our students. Count on the industry-leading ongoing support of our academic advising team and career advisors specialized in your area of study. Connect with over 100,000 alumni, meet employer partners and get connected to internships. Learn more about career services and academic advising support at SNHU.

Why SNHU Easy Admission

Easy Admission

Apply online, and we'll retrieve transcripts from your previous institutions to complete a free credit evaluation. No SAT, GMAT, or GRE scores required.

Why SNHU History Leadership

History and Leadership

Founded as the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science, SNHU has been training professionals since 1932. Today, SNHU is one of the fastest growing and most dynamic private, nonprofit universities in the nation. Learn more about our humble roots and innovative leaders.

SNHU’s President, Paul LeBlanc, on Making Education Accessible and Affordable

Southern New Hampshire University transforms the lives of students. As a private, nonprofit university, we’ve set out to provide high-quality, innovative pathways to meet the needs of all students.

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