Join more than 13,000 students and graduates from North Carolina who chose Southern New Hampshire University to earn their degrees and reach their goals.
Experts in Online Education for 25+ Years
As one of the country’s leaders in online learning, SNHU is an accredited, nonprofit university offering more than 200 online programs. With low online tuition, no set class times and some of the best support in higher education, choosing where to earn your degree has never been easier.
Popular Programs for Students in North Carolina
Save Even More With North Carolina Partnership Discounts
SNHU has partnered with dozens of employers, military organizations and community colleges throughout North Carolina with the goal of providing even more affordable online degrees to students like you.
You can check whether your employer has already partnered with us.
What SNHU Instructors Are Saying
Dr. Deborah Blackwell, clinical faculty, North Carolina
“We offer flexible online programs, making it easy for students with different schedules and backgrounds to access classes.”
What SNHU Students Are Saying
Derald Wise ’14 ’18G, North Carolina
“The affordability and quality of education, it can be enough to change your life.”
SNHU in Your Community
SNHU community volunteers led over a dozen global projects and close to 40 local projects, ranging in locations from Canada to Ohio to North Carolina.
Frequently Asked Questions
What degree can I get online?
You can earn almost any degree you can think of online! Whether you're looking for an associate, bachelor's or master's degree, you can find it online. And you can find one in nearly any subject.
At Southern New Hampshire University, for example, you can choose from 200+ online programs. Some of the most popular subjects are business, healthcare and psychology – but there are plenty of others to explore.
Can you get an online degree in North Carolina?
Yes! In fact, there are more than 13K students and alumni from North Carolina who chose to earn their degrees online from SNHU.
You can earn an online degree from wherever you have internet access. And Southern New Hampshire University has been offering education online since 1995, meaning over 25 years of honing a flexible, affordable and effective approach to online learning.
Plus, SNHU offers more than 200 accredited, online programs that can help you advance your career. What degree program will you choose to move forward?
Is SNHU accredited in North Carolina?
Southern New Hampshire University is accredited by the regional accreditor the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE). Regional accreditors are typically considered the most prestigious.
So when you graduate, your degree will be more widely recognized, whether you live in New Hampshire, North Carolina or somewhere in between.
The university also carries specialized accreditations for particular programs.
Can I get a degree online only?
Yes, you can! Pursuing a degree online only is a popular and flexible option for many students.
At SNHU, we understand that life can be busy, and online programs allow you to balance your education with other commitments. With 24/7 access to coursework and no assigned login times, you can earn your degree when and where it works for you.
Is an online degree taken seriously?
Absolutely! The perception of online degrees has drastically changed over the years.
Employers recognize the convenience and effectiveness of online education, and reputable institutions like SNHU have invested in high-quality online platforms, ensuring that the academic experience is on par with traditional methods.
How do I start an online degree?
Getting started with your online degree can be easy.
- First, submit the application. At SNHU, it’s a free, 5-minute online form.
- Once accepted, decide how you’d like to pay for college. We can help with this.
- Then, your academic advisor will work with you to map out a degree plan and register you for courses!
There are 5 graduate terms and 6 undergraduate terms in a year, so you never have to wait to get started.
And, if you already earned some college credit, SNHU will request transcripts to see what might transfer.
All this to say, graduation might be sooner than you think!
Is online university degree worth it?
If getting your degree online is the only way you can make college work for you and your schedule, it’s most certainly worth it!
By taking courses through an online university like SNHU, you’ll learn both foundational knowledge and real-world skills needed to succeed beyond the classroom.
Is it cheaper to go to a university online?
It can be! It’s oftentimes another reason students choose to take classes online over in-person courses.
- Tuition, since online classes are typically more affordable
- Gas, because you won’t need to commute
- Childcare, since you can study and be home when you need to be
Speak with a student finance counselor to see how else you can make online college more affordable.
Read more about North Carolina residents at SNHU
After careful selection, Shawn Hill and Shaquita Callier became the latest military spouses to earn full-tuition scholarships to SNHU, through the university's partnership with Operation Homefront.
When Kimberly Cartier traveled to an over-55 community in Litchfield, New Hampshire on Monday with her parents, she thought the family was gathering in recognition of her grandmother, Ruth Roulx, a resident at the community. Little did she know a surprise diploma delivery was in the works, along with a celebration in her honor.
For the last 15 years, Southern New Hampshire University students have spent their spring break completing service projects for communities across the U.S. and beyond. This year, 39 campus students and 8 faculty and staff members traveled to 1 of 4 locations for a week of experiential learning.