University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH)

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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus can be found in Durham, NH, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around sixteen thousand students enrolled each year at UNH.

Many of the students getting into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus got an SAT score between 1070 - 1270, or got accepted with an ACT score in the range of 22 - 28. We were able to estimate the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH) average GPA (3.23 - 3.52) of admitted students by applying sampled GPA data on over 150 schools. Approximately 80% of all applicant were accepted at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, and from those that were granted acceptance nearly 18% continued on to attend. When applying historical data, we have projected that the University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH) acceptance rate 2021 will be around 74%. You can get more information from the admissions office website at admissions.unh.edu.

Overall University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH) Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020

84.0%

The overall acceptance rate for University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was reported as 84.0% in Fall 2020 with over 18,000 college applications submitted to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Accepted Applicants Profile

  • UNH ACT Scores: 22 - 28
  • UNH Average GPA: 3.23 - 3.52

How Hard Is It to Get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus?

Applicant Selectivity: Medium

When determining how difficult it is for students to get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, ACT/SAT test scores and high school average GPA ranges of accepted students of previous years can help estimate the selectivity of a school.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2021 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2021-2022 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for UNH has been on an upward trend when compared to previous years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 76.0%
  • 2017-2018: 76.5%
  • 2018-2019: 76.8%
  • 2019-2020: 84.0%
  • Projected UNH Acceptance Rate 2021-2022: 73.9%

How Does University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH) Compare?

84.0%
This School
56.7%
National Avg

The acceptance rate for University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is forty-eight percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

SchoolAcceptance Rate
Merrimack College81.9%
University of New England84.4%
University of Massachusetts-Lowell73.4%
Salem State University85.6%
University of Southern Maine80.9%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • College Prep Classes are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required
  • TOEFL Exam (Foreign Language Students) are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

TotalMaleFemale
Applicants18,04041.1%58.9%
Admitted15,15938.7%61.3%
Enrolled2,73141.9%58.1%

Average ACT/SAT Scores of Applicants to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus (UNH) (Fall 2020)

SAT® SectionScore Range
Critical Reading540 - 640
Math530 - 630
Total Score1070 - 1270
ACT®Score Range
English21 - 28
Math21 - 27
Composite Score22 - 28
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