University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Durham, NH 03824
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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is one of the six public 4-year colleges in New Hampshire. The campus is located in a suburb, in Durham.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 15,363 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 3,019 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 2,596 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 86%). Every year 78% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $14,770, and fees were $3,297. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $29,340 and $3,297 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall Suburb
Number of Students15,363
Student to Faculty Ratio18:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate86%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 3 55
Master's degree 9 29
Postbaccalaureate certificate 0 0
Doctor's degree - professional practice 0 1
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 96.9%

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Institutional Accreditations
American Bar Association, Council of the Section of Legal Education and Admissions to the Bar
07/01/1974 - Current
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
01/01/1929 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNDNP) - Nursing education programs at the doctorate degree levels
09/22/2016 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels
04/21/2001 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1070 to 1260
ACT23 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Neither required nor recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $65
Graduates $65

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$615/credit
In State Students$615/credit
Out of State Students$1,225/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$770/credit
In State Students$770/credit
Out of State Students$1,225/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $27,675 $27,675 $55,125
ADN 70 $43,050 $43,050 $85,750
BSN 125 $76,875 $76,875 $153,125
FNP 50 $38,500 $38,500 $61,250
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 85% of University of New Hampshire-Main Campus's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 21% $4,286
Other Federal Grant 20% $1,183
State Grant & Scholarships 1% $1,457
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 71% $11,002
Federal Student Loans 68% $6,040
Private Loans 19% $17,464


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$15,722
$30,001 to $48,000$17,600
$48,001 to $75,000$21,889
$75,001 to $110,000$26,723
Over $110,000$30,304

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Non-resident alien
Race/ethnicity unknown
Two or more races
Black/African American
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
105 Main St., Thompson Hall
Durham, NH 03824

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