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Bachelor's Degrees On Campus & Online Bachelor's Degrees

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—and haven’t raised the cost of college in a decade.

Popular Bachelor's Programs

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

Areas of Study

Accounting & Finance

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.

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Art & Design

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

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Business

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.

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Criminal Justice

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.

Education

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.

Engineering

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.

Health

Help fill roles in the fast-growing and in-demand healthcare field when you earn one of the online health-related degrees at SNHU.

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Liberal Arts

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.

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Math & Science

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.

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Nursing

Leverage an online 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.

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Psychology & Counseling

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.

Social Science

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.

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Technology

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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Benefits of a 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.

3 Reasons to Earn Your Bachelor’s Degree

150+ bachelor's degreePeople today are earning bachelor’s degrees at increasing rates. The U.S. Census Bureau notes that the between 2000 and 2018 the percentage of adults age 25 and older who had completed a bachelor's degree or higher increased by 9 percentage points, from 25.6% to 35%.*

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.

1. Increase your earnings

65% increase in weekly earnings with bachelor's degreeEarning your bachelor’s degree can make financial sense. Comparing median weekly earnings, a bachelor’s degree could bump up your paycheck by almost 65% – an amount that makes your undergraduate program a smart investment beyond a high school diploma. Even when compared to an associate degree, median weekly earnings increase 40% for bachelor’s degree holders.**

When Janna Goraya ’17 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.” Her next goal? An even higher-paying chief financial officer position.

2. Reach your goals

Not only does higher education make sense in regards 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.”

3. Decrease likelihood of unemployment

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

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.” 

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

Frequently Asked Questions

*U.S. Census Bureau, Number of Master and Doctoral Degrees Doubles Among Population, on the internet, at https://www.census.gov/newsroom/press-releases/2019/education-degrees-double.html (viewed online October 4, 2019).
**Bureau of Labor Statistics, U.S. Department of Labor, at Unemployment rates and earnings by educational attainment, 2018, on the internet, at https://www.bls.gov/emp/chart-unemployment-earnings-education.htm (viewed online October 4, 2019). Cited projections may not reflect local and/or short-term economic or job conditions and do not guarantee actual job growth.