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Bachelor's Degrees Online & On Campus

Affordable, Accredited Online Bachelor's Degrees & Campus Programs

Southern New Hampshire University offers more than 150 affordable, career-focused online bachelor's degrees and on campus majors to fit your goals and your busy schedule. Plus, we offer some of the lowest online tuition rates in the nation.

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Popular Bachelor's Programs

These programs are featured because they are in high demand or are some of our most popular online degrees.

Benefits of an SNHU Bachelor’s Degree

When you attend class on campus or pursue your online bachelor's degree at SNHU, you can expect:

  • Flexibility. Choose from a variety of program options, including majors and ways to learn – like traditional, online or accelerated.
  • Credibility. Our bachelor's programs are regionally accredited – which means they meet high academic standards.
  • Expert instruction. Learn from experienced faculty who bring relevant and actionable insights into the classroom.
  • Transfer-friendly programs. We accept up to 90 undergraduate credits for bachelor's degrees, saving you time and money.

Areas of Study

Accounting & Finance

Sierra Ingram, who graduated online college at Southern New Hampshire University, in a kitchen discussing strategy with a chef

Did you know SNHU was founded as an accounting school in 1932? Earning your accounting or finance degree can position you to help a business reach its financial goals.

Popular programs include:

Art & Design

Jesús Suárez, a 2021 online graphic design graduate, working on his laptop

Fulfill your creative passions in game art and development, graphic design, photography and more with an on campus or online art and design degree.

Popular programs include:


Jean Bisson, who earned his online degree in business, standing in suit and tie in a city

All industries need professionals with solid business and management skills. Earning your online or campus-based business degree through a general track or one of dozens of concentrations positions you for a range of possible careers.

Popular programs include:

Criminal Justice

Southern New Hampshire University online college graduate Shelly Villa working at her laptop

Take steps toward a rewarding career in advocacy, law or public safety – and add on one of several concentrations – when you enroll in an online or campus criminal justice program at SNHU. Learn national and global trends, current theory and decision making, and gain the skills that allow you to identify, analyze and approach problems creatively.


An education student talking to a classroom

Available on campus only, you can learn to become a teacher in areas like early, middle and secondary education – as well as social studies, English and special education.


An engineering student working on a computer

Our engineering programs focus on expertise that’s wanted in the workforce. Gain skills from hands-on projects when you earn your online or campus degree at SNHU.


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

Help fill roles in the fast-growing and in-demand healthcare field when you earn one of the online health-related degrees at SNHU. Help fill roles in the fast-growing and in-demand healthcare field when you earn one of the online health-related degrees at SNHU. These programs were designed by subject-matter experts to prepare you for tomorrow's workforce.

Popular programs include:

Liberal Arts

Jolene Stertz, who earned her online degree at SNHU, working on her laptop in an office

Develop the soft skills today’s employers want – like communication, critical thinking and collaboration – when you get your online or campus-based liberal arts degree at SNHU.

Popular programs include:

Math & Science

2020 SNHU graduate Naeem Jaraysi, presenting a chart in a workplace setting.

Turn your love for STEM into an in-demand, problem-solving role when you earn your online or campus-based math or science degree at SNHU.

Popular programs include:


2017 SNHU online RN to BSN degree graduate Kristina Libby wearing nursing scrubs and a stethoscope.

Leverage an online degree program to take your nursing career further when you build upon your RN at SNHU. Accredited by the CCNE, you can earn a degree that can help you improve today’s healthcare.

Popular programs include:

Psychology & Counseling

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

Dive into the human mind and behavior with a psychology or counseling degree from SNHU. Choose to add a program specialization, like mental health, child psychology or forensic psychology. You'd also be prepared for roles like those in HR, market research or training and development, which all expect to see growth in the coming years.

Social Science

History graduate John Roos, who attended college online at Southern New Hampshire University, working as a park ranger and guiding a couple of tourists with a wall of rock and shrubbery in the background

When you earn a social science degree at SNHU, you deepen your understanding of society and humanity, as well as gain critical skills in communication and research.

Popular programs include:


SNHU graduate Derald Wise talking on his cellphone while working at a laptop computer.

Learn how to create, manage and secure technology with resources used in today’s workforce with a technology degree from SNHU.

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3 Reasons to Earn Your Bachelor's Degree

150+ bachelor's degrees
67% increase in weekly earnings with a bachelor's degree
38% decrease in unemployment rate with a bachelor's degree

People today are earning bachelor’s degrees at increasing rates. The U.S. Census Bureau reports that, between 2012 and 2022, the percentage of adults age 25 and older who had completed a bachelor's degree or higher increased from 34.5% to 41.8%.1

Understanding the Numbers
When reviewing statistical information related to salary, earning potential, or employability, it’s important to remember that actual numbers can vary due to many different factors — like years of experience in the role, industry of employment, geographic location, worker skill and economic conditions. Cited numbers do not guarantee actual salary increases or employability.

As organizations increasingly demand qualified candidates, job seekers have turned to higher education to outshine the competition. A bachelor’s degree can help you get your foot in the door and be strongly considered for your dream position; the skills you acquire in your program are what can help you secure the job offer.

Daniel SylvesterDaniel Sylvester '23 used his degrees to do just that. Since graduating with not one, but two bachelor's degrees from SNHU (biology and environmental science), he's been hired full-time at a laboratory making diagnostic tests.

“I have always been very involved and interested in science and STEM, and having these credentials will allow me to work both in a laboratory environment and in a more outdoors, ecologically geared environment," said Sylvester. "Having both of those options is very important to me. That’s why I double majored.”

1. Increase your earning potential

Earning your bachelor’s degree can make financial sense. The median weekly earnings for those with a bachelor's degree are 68% more than those with a high school diploma – an amount that can make your undergraduate program a smart investment. Even when compared to an associate degree, median weekly earnings are 42% more for bachelor’s degree holders.2

When Janna Goraya ’17 ’19G earned her bachelor’s in accounting from SNHU, her paycheck jumped: “I am now in a job I love, have doubled my salary from where I was when I started this journey and have a sense of accomplishment I haven’t felt in a long time.”

Jason Greenwood

Jason Greenwood '21 knew that by enrolling in a low-cost program – like that at SNHU – and for an in-demand degree – data analytics – that he would position himself well when it came to salary.

"It's very much an 'it pays for itself' type of program, in the added earning ability this affords graduates," he said. "And almost hand-in-hand with graduating, I received a promotion to management."

2. Reach your goals

Not only does higher education make sense in regard to your finances, but a bachelor’s degree can also lead to more career opportunities and personal fulfillment.

For Stacy Fuller ’17, her bachelor’s in health information management from SNHU meant increased responsibility: “This degree helped me obtain this job, and my job duties have grown double since I started at the hospital full time.”

Daniel Sylvester '23 said his two bachelor's degrees helped him find his career and his confidence. "[Before SNHU] I was not sure of myself at all …. Upon transferring to this university, everything changed," he said. "I created a support system, I delved into my academics again, and I am very, very confident and sure of myself now.”

2019 online bachelor's in business administration degree graduate Bambi DixonBambi Dixon '19 chose to earn her BS in Business Administration with a concentration in Healthcare Administration because of her long-term goals.

"I took a hard look at my 5-, 10- and 15-year plans to figure out where I wanted to be in my career, then discussed with my academic advisor which program or concentration would best align with my career goals," she said. "I was offered a leadership position six months prior to my graduation from the program within my current organization."

She's since enrolled in SNHU's MS in Healthcare Administration program, thanks to the successful completion of her bachelor's degree.

3. Decrease likelihood of unemployment

A bachelor’s degree doesn’t just improve your chances for a healthier salary. The unemployment rate also decreases for graduates - by 45% when compared to those with a high school diploma.2

Justin Perry ’17 knows that earning a bachelor’s degree is an accomplishment he can always fall back on.

“I work every day at becoming better at what I do and getting closer to my goals,” he said about his BA in Communication from SNHU. “Having a degree was always part of the plan, though; I realized that no matter what my circumstance is, I could always improve it through the use of education.”

Erika PatrickErika Patrick '21 knew that by earning a bachelor's in accounting that she could position herself for a job almost anywhere.

"While pursuing my degree, I received internship offers and entry-level accounting position offers at top accounting firms," she said.

If you're unsure of which program would be the best fit for you, request information and talk to an admission counselor about it.

What SNHU Students Are Saying

2021 SNHU graduate Kyle Bernelle

"I was searching for a degree that would teach me the skills necessary to get a technical job. The amount of hands-on work this degree had over others was second to none."

Kyle C. Bernelle '21
BS in Game Programming and Development

Jazmyn Kirksey, a 2021 SNHU graduate

"I wanted to make sure that the college I chose had a long history with online programs. Studying online at SNHU has been one of the greatest experiences of my life!"

Jazmyn Kirksey '21
BS Business Administration

Matt Malatt, 2021 SNHU Graduate, standing in his cap and gown and holding his diploma

"The material was presented by instructors who were also working in the field, bringing real-world examples and lessons to the table."

Matt Malatt '21
BS Environmental Science

How Long Does It Take to Earn a Bachelor's Degree?

Traditionally, a bachelor's degree is considered a four-year degree, but the beauty of earning your bachelor's from Southern New Hampshire University is the flexibility to achieve your degree on a timetable that allows you to balance life's many other demands.

A bachelor's degree is 120 credits, which is generally 40 3-credit courses. However, depending on your previous education, you may transfer up to 90 credits into your SNHU program. You may also get credit for previous work/life experience, so there are many factors impacting whether it takes more or less than four years to earn your degree.

Therefore, the total time it takes to earn your bachelor's degree really depends on the amount of credits, if any, you bring from previous education and work experience, and whether you're a full- or part-time student.

If you're still interested in additional information, read more about how long it takes to earn a bachelor's degree.

How Long Does It Take to Get a Bachelor’s Degree?

Earn Your Degree At Your Pace

Interested in pursuing a bachelor’s program, but uncertain of the time it will take to earn your degree? Watch this video to learn the three short steps to determining the length of your program.


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Featured Faculty

Dr. Michael Baker, associate professor for online bachelor's degrees in accounting and taxation, as well as master's programs.

Dr. Michael Baker

Associate Professor, Accounting and Taxation

Dr. Michael Baker has taught at SNHU since 2014, joining the faculty after earning both his MBA and PhD in International Business and MBA here. Previously, he spent time leading audits and working in nonprofit accounting. He's always been impressed by SNHU's student-centered approach and the flexibility to work around working adults' schedules.
Dr. Kiki Berk, associate professor for master's and bachelor's degrees in philosophy.

Dr. Kiki Berk

Associate Professor, Philosophy

Dr. Kiki Berk has immersed herself in philosophy: First with her BA, MA and PhD from Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam, and then by entering academia as a professor, where she continues to learn new things all the time. At SNHU since 2012, she says the most rewarding aspect of her job is "getting students excited about the Big Questions."
Lyndsay Goss, faculty lead and instructor for bachelor's degrees in nursing and health professions.

Lyndsay Goss

Faculty Lead, Nursing and Health Professions

Lyndsay Goss began her academic career as an adjunct faculty member in 2013, when SNHU launched its nursing programs. She appreciates SNHU's vision of putting students first – just like she had with her patients. She earned her DNP Public Health Nurse Leader from UMass Amherst and an MS Clinical Nurse Leader from California State University, Dominguez Hills.

Frequently Asked Questions

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