UNIVERSITY OF NEW HAMPSHIRE

United States, New Hampshire

Founded in 1866, the University of New Hampshire (UNH), a public research-intensive flagship university, nestled in the city of Durham, New Hampshire. It offers 200+ degree programs through 11 colleges and schools, namely: Carsey School of Public Policy; College of Engineering and Physical Science; College of Health and Human Services; College of Liberal Arts; College of Life Sciences and Agriculture; Cooperative Extension; Graduate School; School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering; College of Business and Economics; School of Applied Science; UNH Manchester; School of Law and lastly UNH Online. The university is home to 15,000+ students from different parts of America and more than 80 countries. Impressively, UNH maintains 16:1 student-faculty ratio enabling highly qualified and trained professors to interact with students. It also provides financial aids and scholarships to nearly 53% of its students.

Campus Life

The University of New Hampshire has a humongous campus of 2600-acre in the quiet neighbourhood of Durham. The campus is easily accessible from downtown with a few minutes of walk and public transport is also available connecting all parts of the university, making commute very easy for the students. The university had its first football stadium where the varsity teams play various sports like football, basketball, volleyball and baseball. The newly built softball and baseball grounds are also common among the students. The library at UNH is accessible 24 hours a day, holding more than 50,000 books and over 20,000 electronic materials. For accommodation, the university provides residency halls and apartments with facilities such as laundry, medical clinics and wellness centres.

Noted Alumni

Graduates from UNH have pursued careers in fields such as politics, athletics, engineering and acting. Notable names include Meredith Hall- author of The New York Times bestseller Without a Map and English Lecturer; Jochen Heisenberg- professor emeritus of physics; Charles James- chemist, one of the discoverers of the element Lutetium; Charles Simic- Pulitzer Prize-winning poet; Murray Straus- sociologist and professor, creator of the Conflict tactics scale.