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Fast Facts


Southern New Hampshire University is based in Manchester, New Hampshire. Manchester is the largest city in New Hampshire and features many arts, entertainment, cultural, and recreational attractions. All four seasons are evident in Manchester, with average lows of 30° C and snow in the winter months (December, January and February) to 60° C in summer (July, August).


Southern New Hampshire University enrolls nearly 7,000 undergraduate students annually, evenly split between men and women.


Southern New Hampshire University programs are accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges and the New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission.


Business programs are accredited by the Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs and the European Council for Business Education.

Admission Requirements

Applicants need to have completed the equivalent of a U.S. Secondary School. 


Applicants will require the equivalent of a 2.5 on a 4.0 grading scale.


Applicants must demonstrate English proficiency as evidenced by:


TOEFL score of 71 and greater, IELTS score of 6.5 and greater, PTE score of 49 and greater, ELS score of 111 and greater, and Michigan score of 85 and greater.  The TOIEC examination is not accepted.


* SNHU offers an Intensive English Program to equip you with the language and culture skills that will enable you to be successful at Southern New Hampshire University.