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Play College Esports at SNHU


You're unstoppable in Fortnite. Craft the perfect Hearthstone hand. Dominate your lane in League of Legends. Show no mercy in the Overwatch arena.

Does this sound like you? Then the Southern New Hampshire University campus is the perfect place for you to spend your college years. SNHU is proud to be the first school in New Hampshire (and one of the first in New England) to offer competitive college esports, helping you and other on campus students hone your gaming skills against experienced, varsity-level opponents. SNHU is a proud associate member of the East Coast Conference (ECC), giving our esports team the opportunity to compete in local, regional and national competitions.

The SNHU esports program currently fields teams for:

  • Fortnite
  • Hearthstone
  • League of Legends
  • Overwatch


SNHU doesn't just offer a wide range of college esports options – we offer scholarships for gamers like you. Starting in the fall of 2019, SNHU will sponsor esports scholarships for both new and current on campus students, meaning that your skills in the arena, on the battlefield, and at the card table can make your college education more affordable.

You'll have the option to live in gamer-specific housing with fellow esports enthusiasts in a 48-student, pod-style housing arrangement on the third floor of Hampton Hall, located right in the heart of the SNHU campus. You'll be able to eat, sleep and breathe esports as you settle into your new home surrounded by other gamers.

NACE Membership

SNHU has partnered with the National Association of Collegiate Esports (NACE) as a member institution. Through the NACE, institutions agree to standards for eligibility and conduct for collegiate esports.

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