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Online College Degrees

Explore academic options and find out what it's like
to get your degree online

Choose from 200+ flexible, affordable online college degree programs.

At SNHU, your success is our only mission. As an accredited, nonprofit online university, we’ve helped thousands of students reach their goals with flexible, career-focused online college degree programs. As part of our commitment to student success, we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation. Find your program to see how SNHU can help you succeed.

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Popular Areas of Study

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Accounting & Finance

Our accounting and finance degrees are affordable and accredited, and you'll get the dedicated support you need to see yourself succeed.

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Art & Design

Each art and design degree program prepares you for real-world applications of your talent, using the latest technology, theories and practices.

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SNHU, founded in 1932 as the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science, is a recognized leader in business education.

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Criminal Justice

SNHU’s criminal justice degrees are affordable, accredited and empower you to advance your career in law enforcement, security, corrections and more.

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Learn the latest theories and techniques for teaching, administration and curriculum development with an education degree from SNHU.

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From concept to application, SNHU’s innovative engineering programs prepare students for careers through a hands-on curriculum.

Online college graduate Kristina Libby, who earned her nursing degree at Southern New Hampshire University


Healthcare degrees at SNHU are designed to help students pursue or advance careers in healthcare administration, nursing and public health.

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Liberal Arts

Hone your talents and gain high-demand skills by earning one of SNHU's liberal arts degrees online including communication, English and history.

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Math & Science

Data. Analysis. Research. Our math and science programs help build valuable skills that students can apply across industries.

Fatima Salem Pease, a Tunisia native who earned her clinical mental health counseling master's degree online at Southern New Hampshire University in 2019

Psychology & Counseling

Explore the inner workings of the human mind with the psychology and counseling college degree programs online or on campus at SNHU.

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Social Science

SNHU offers a range of online and campus social science programs including history, human services, psychology, public administration and sociology.

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In the ever-changing field of technology, it’s important to keep up. At SNHU, our cutting-edge technology programs teach students how to create, secure and manage tech.

Latisha Aguilar, a 2021 online college graduate from Southern New Hampshire University

What SNHU Students are Saying

Latisha Aguilar '21

“I couldn't have asked for a better university or a better support system than Southern New Hampshire University.”

Degree Level

Associate Degrees

Prepare for the career you want by earning an associate degree from SNHU. You’ll learn from industry experts in your field and gain the education you need for a solid foothold on your career path – or continue on to earn one of our 150+ bachelor’s degrees.

Bachelor's Degrees

SNHU offers 150+ affordable, accredited bachelor’s degrees online and on campus to fit your life and your goals. Our undergraduate programs are transfer-friendly and career-focused, so you can gain a quality education and marketable skills.

Master's Degrees

Complete your master’s degree in as few as 15 months at SNHU. Choose from more than 100 graduate programs – including dozens of specialized MBAs – that fit your schedule and your budget. No GMAT or GRE required.


SNHU’s undergraduate and graduate certificate programs are the first step toward earning a degree – or complementing an existing one with new skills. Choose from more than 20 certificate programs and find the focused education you need to move ahead in your career.

Accelerated Bachelor's to Master's

If your goals include pursuing a master's degree, you may want to consider one of SNHU's accelerated degree programs. These programs allow you to take graduate-level courses at the undergraduate tuition rate during your bachelor's program.

Courses Only

For-Credit Courses

If you're not looking for a full degree program, you can still earn college credit by taking individual online courses. They're a fast, flexible and affordable way to take a class you need, get skills for your career or just explore the online learning experience.

How much do online classes cost?

The cost per credit hour for online undergraduate classes is $330 (or $990 per course) at SNHU.

Cost per credit hour for online graduate classes is $637 (or $1,911 per course).

And with no application fees, you can also apply for free. That's because we recognize that achieving your education goals is about more than just finding time, it’s also about overcoming financial barriers.

Apart from this, the overall costs per course may vary, depending on the price of books and other learning resources.

SNHU student speaking on the phone and taking notes in a home officeWe understand how challenging it can be to manage your education costs. That's why we're here to help whenever you need it. Our Student Financial Services team is always available to guide you through the process. They'll help you explore financial aid options and even identify ways to help lower your tuition.

You may, for example, qualify for a scholarship or grant opportunity. And if you're a military service member or military spouse, you could be eligible to receive up to 30% military tuition discounts.

Whatever your financial situation, we've got your back.

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Built For People, Not For Profit.

As a private, nonprofit institution, the success of our students has always been our top priority. That’s why we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation.

Featured Faculty

Barbara Brophy, a nursing faculty member at SNHU

Dr. Barbara Brophy

Faculty, Nursing

A nurse for almost 3 decades, Dr. Barbara Brophy has always been drawn to training and educating nurses. She earned her DNP in Nursing Leadership at Chamberlain College. She loves being a nursing faculty member because she gets to have an impact on students every day, and she is proud to be in the profession. Read Dr. Barbara Brophy's Q&A.

Max Callahan, an associate dean of STEM Game Art & Development at SNHU

Max Callahan

Associate Dean, STEM Game Art & Development

Max Callahan joined SNHU in 2016. He is also a character designer, modeler, rigger and animator, and he previously worked as an art director and prop master in independent films. Callahan earned his master's degree in digital design from Philadelphia University. He's thrilled to help passionate students build the gaming skills they need to have a career they love. Read Max Callahan's Q&A.

Dr. Matt Glowiak, clinical mental health counseling faculty at Southern New Hampshire University

Dr. Matt Glowiak

Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Counseling

Since 2017, Dr. Mark Glowiak has enjoyed seeing the work of SNHU students – especially at in-person residencies. He earned his doctorate and master's in counseling at Walden University. He also has co-founded a group practice with three locations, employing clinicians who work with a variety of mental health disorders. Read Dr. Matt Glowiak's Q&A.

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What Our Students are Saying About SNHU

No Better Place Than SNHU

No Better Place Than SNHU

Hear real SNHU online students describe how they're finding success and why there’s no better place to earn your degree than Southern New Hampshire University.

Family of Support

Family of Success

At SNHU, you’re part of a family. Your academic advisor and faculty members are always there for you.

Fit and Flexibility: How SNHU Integrates with Rural Students' Lives

Fit and Flexibility

We're committed to ensuring our students have the flexibility to learn and to be successful regardless of where they study or how hectic their schedules might be.

An SNHU Student's Perspective: Learning How to Help Others from a Not-for-Profit University

Choosing a Nonprofit University

Nicole wanted to learn how to better serve the West African communities where she was volunteering. Here’s why she chose SNHU, a nonprofit university.