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Campus Admission How to Apply, Virtual Campus Tour & More

Your Journey Starts Here

Whether you're fresh out of high school, transferring from another university or an international learner, we understand that students who consider and attend SNHU come from all over the world, and from all walks of life. That’s why we’re committed to providing the support you need from enrollment to graduation and beyond.

How to Apply

Outlined below are the simple steps you'll need to take to when applying to Southern New Hampshire University as a first-year student. The Office of First-Year Admission can answer any questions regarding application requirements and help you submit your application.

If you're not a first-year student but still need help with your application, don't hesitate to reach out to our Campus Admissions team anytime.

1. Complete application:

Visit the Common App to fill out and submit your application.

2. Submit additional documents:

We'll also need you to send a few documents along with your application to the SNHU Office of Admission. Here's a list of required documents and things to keep in mind while you're applying:

  • Official high school transcript (or GED)
  • One letter of recommendation from a school counselor or teacher
  • Standardized test scores are optional and not required for admission
  • SAT school code is 3649 and ACT school code is 2514
  • Music Education applicants: an audition is required prior to enrolling
  • University Honors Program applicants: an additional essay and completed Honors application

3. Explore financial aid options:

As a nonprofit university, our mission has always been to make college more accessible and affordable. But we understand that earning your degree is still a big financial investment. There are several financial aid options available to help you find the best path to your degree.

Application Deadlines

As you begin your application process to SNHU, be sure to mark these important deadlines in your calendar:

  • Early Action Deadline - 11/15/2021
  • Priority Deadline - 02/01/2022

If you're applying as a transfer student, please visit transferring to SNHU for more information.

Take a Tour of Campus

The best way to get a picture of campus life is to see it for yourself. Campus tours are open to all students and are available throughout the week and on weekends. You can also attend other admission events like open houses, transfer collaboratives and more to see what the SNHU campus has to offer.

Campus Experience

At Southern New Hampshire University, we're committed to giving you a campus experience that will stay with you long after graduation. With academic programs led by industry professionals, a continuing dedication to career development and countless opportunities to get involved in sports, internships, student organizations and more, SNHU is a place where you can explore your full potential.

Athletics & Recreation

Go SNHU! Learn more about our varsity DII Sports, athletic facilities, and fun and games on campus.

Internships and Real-World Experience

Learn outside the classroom with local organizations and other hands-on learning experiences.

Student Organizations & Leadership

Join the club - with over 70 student clubs and organizations, there's something for everyone to get involved in.