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

Southern New Hampshire University offers more than 150 affordable and comprehensive online bachelor's degrees and on campus majors to fit your busy schedule and your goals. That number continues to grow every year as we work with subject matter experts to create innovative, career-focused courses and programs.

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.

Higher education is constantly changing to meet the needs of modern students. SNHU is leading the charge by bringing affordable, accessible education to everyone.

Explore our bachelor's programs today.

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.