University Of New Hampshire At Manchester

University Of New Hampshire At Manchester

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester, commonly referred to as UNHM or UNH Manchester, was established as the sixth college of the University of New Hampshire in 1985. The urban campus of UNHM is in Manchester, New Hampshire.

UNHM offers the Associate of Arts, Associate of Science, and Associate of Applied Science degrees as well as the Bachelor of Arts, and Bachelor of Science degree programs. In collaboration with the New Hampshire Institute of Art, UNHM also provides a bachelor's degree in fine arts. Special workshops and tutoring facilities are offered through the university's Center for Academic Enrichment.

The students of UNHM publish a monthly online newsletter called "Campus Connections", and a biannual newsletter known as "Millworks". They are also involved in various clubs and organizations like the Ski Club, Poli-Soc Club, UNH Manchester Art Club, UNHM Green Team, and the Theatre Club.

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University of New Hampshire at Manchester
400 Commercial Street
Manchester , NH 03101-1113
General Phone: (603) 641-4321

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UNH Manchester Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Liberal Arts51sign language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, humanities, political science, history
Business and Management32business
Therapy and Counseling24psychology
Media22communication studies
Engineering Technician16electronics tech, mechanical engineering tech
Nursing and Emergency Medicine11registered nursing
Computer Science and Engineering8computer support

Number of programs and degrees for UNH Manchester in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree14112
Associate's degree243

UNH Manchester Student Body

In 2007-2008, UNH Manchester had a total enrollment of 1,102 students (1,050 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 46%
Women 54%
Full-Time 95%
Part-Time 6%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 70%
Graduate 30%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 72%
Black 1%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 3%
American Indian 0%
Unknown 22%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 20%
20-21 21%
22-24 20%
25-29 13%
30-34 6%
35-39 5%
40-49 9%
50-64 3%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire99%

UNH Manchester Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 65 %
Part-Time 67 %

UNH Manchester Room and Board (2007)

The school does not offer campus housing.

(Please refer to our profile of Manchester, New Hampshire for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Hampshire Colleges).

The school does not offer students a meal plan.

UNH Manchester Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450550
SAT Math450550
SAT Writing450540

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT94%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

UNH Manchester Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 9,291
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 23,051
Books and supplies $ 950

Financial Aid:
UNH Manchester participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 258901)

UNH Manchester Faculty

UNH Manchester has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track13
Non-tenured and not on tenure track21

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Lecturercalendar year0*1*
All faculty totalcalendar year0*1*

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year4$100,5531*
Associate professoracademic year13$81,3395$70,514
Assistant professoracademic year1*3$69,267
Instructoracademic year2*0*
All faculty totalacademic year20$82,0079$72,726

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

UNH Manchester Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other

Engineering Technician
Electrical/Electronic/Communications Engr Technology/Technician
Mechanical Engineering/Mechanical Technology/Technician

Liberal Arts
English Language and Literature, General
History, General
Humanities/Humanistic Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Political Science and Government, General
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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