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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.

Campus Life

Housing and Dining Services

Most undergraduates live on campus at SNHU.  They appreciate the beauty of our campus and the extensive housing options.  These range from suites to residence halls to shared apartments.  Each room is equipped with high-speed Internet access and each residence hall has many social programs that are available to you. Students who live on-campus can also particulate in flexible meal plans.


Culinary arts is a popular major at SNHU, and our dining services reflect the requirements of discriminating tastes.  There are many choices available for breakfast, lunch, dinner, and in-between snacks.  Finding your favorite food on campus is easy.


Want to explore new interests and meet new friends? There are more than 50 student organizations, providing social opportunities around a wide variety of interests, from social interests like the Human Rights Organization to athletic and sports pursuits like the Ski Club.  Other examples include the Animation and Film Club, Collegiate Entrepreneurs, Creative Writing Club, Debate, International Business, Greek organizations, Honor Societies, Media and Publications, and many more.

About Manchester, New Hampshire

With just over 100,000 population, Manchester is the largest city in the state of New Hampshire.  It is located in southern New Hampshire, only an hour’s drive from Boston and the ocean. New Hampshire was one of the original 13 states to break away from Great Britain in 1776 and is located in a part of the U.S. called New England.


Today, the state features numerous historical sites, tours and museums, as well as parks, walking trails, ski areas, and arts groups.