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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.

Degree Programs

We offer a wide variety of degree programs in today's top fields.


Check out our Degree in Three – an innovative bachelor's degree program that lets you earn your Bachelor of Science in Business Administration, Marketing, or Sport Management in just six semesters. This program incorporates all general education and core business courses and hands-on practical learning experiences. Completing your degree in three years gives you a head start on your career, or a start on a graduate degree.


Click on each degree program to learn more:



If you enjoy working with numbers and problem solving, accounting may be the field for you.


Accounting Finance

Courses in this major are geared to preparing students for careers in finance and/or accounting.


Accounting Information Systems

Today, many businesses are seeking professionals with expertise in both accounting and information systems. This degree prepares you for these opportunities.


Business Administration

Expands your management and leadership skills while preparing you for a broad range of career options.


Business Studies

A strong business background with 11 focus areas to specialize in.


Child Development/Early Childhood Leadership

This degree prepares you to work effectively with children and/or prepare for a graduate degree.



Learn how to effectively create and deliver key messages to all types of audiences.


Computer Information Technology

Combines the computer and management disciplines and knowledge of how to apply these in all areas of business.


Creative Writing

Prepare for a career in creative writing, journalism, communications, the law, and more.


Culinary Management

Get the skills and knowledge to be an executive chef or run a food service operation.


Early Childhood Education

Prepares you to teach early learners from preschool through third grade.


Elementary Education

Prepares you to teach learners from kindergarten through eighth grade.


English Language and Literature

Combines English language background with literature.


Environmental Management

Incorporate science, law, policy, and ethics to address the great environmental issues of today.


Finance Economics

Learn to examine the behavior of the economy and its relationship to business and government, as well as the funding and investment needs of governments, corporations, and individuals.


Game Design and Development

Become the master story teller who creates theme, plot, visuals, and rules of a game, or master the business behind game development.


Graphic Design and Media Arts

Learn how to turn your artistic interests into a career in graphic design.



A broad foundation in Western history, with the skills to think critically.


Hospitality Business

Hospitality and tourism is one of the largest industries globally. This degree prepares you to take advantage of these opportunities.


International Business

Understand the different political, financial, cultural, marketing, and management systems that drive business on a global scale.


Justice Studies

Specialize in one of four focus areas ranging from law and legal practice to crime and criminology.


Law and Politics

The major provides you with a solid foundation in the art and science of politics and prepares you for a future in law or law school.



Focus on the area of marketing that interests you most – from advertising to branding to campaign development or social media.



A degree in mathematics gives you a strong background in quantitative methods, reasoning, and problem solving.



Expand your understanding of human behavior and prepare for a career in counseling, social work, human resources, and more.


Public Service

Learn about the management of public service. Particularly geared to those interested in moving up in law enforcement or criminal justice.



A career-oriented approach that prepares you for opportunities in social work, public administration, or graduate school.


Special Education

Learn the skills essential to working with exceptional students; both one-on-one and in a classroom setting.


Sport Management

Combine management courses with sports knowledge and background.


Technical Management

For those interested in managing technical companies or groups.