University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

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2016 Undergraduate Tuition

$14,410

2.56% growth from 2015

2016 Average Net Price

$23,066

After Financial Aid

2015 Student Loan

2.3%

Default Rate

2016 Acceptance Rate

75.9%

20,203 Applicants

2016 Enrolled Students

15,188

90.1% Full-Time

2016 Graduation Rate

77.6%

2,085 Graduates

About

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is a higher education institution located in Strafford County, NH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus were General Business Administration & Management (706 degrees awarded), General Psychology (219 degrees), and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (178 degrees).

In 2016, 4,124 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. 56.3% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 43.7% awarded men. The majority of degree recipients were white (3,274 degrees), 8.19 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (400 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is $14,410, which is $-11,446 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is $14,410, which is $-11,446 less than the national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $23,066.

In 2016, 60% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 67% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$14,410

2016 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2016, the cost of tuition at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was $14,410. The cost of tuition at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is $-11,446 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Doctoral Universities ($25,856).

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Average Net Price

$23,066

2016 Value

4.87%

1 Year Growth

In 2016 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $23,066. Between 2015 and 2016, the average net price of University of New Hampshire-Main Campus grew by 4.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$10,619

Room and Board

$1,200

Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was of $10,619 in 2016. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,200. The cost of room and board increased by 2.5% between 2015 and 2016. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

60%

Of Undergraduates Receive Grants

67%

Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

60% of undergraduate students at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus received grants or loans in 2016. This represents a growth of 3.45% with respect to 2015, when 58% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.

2.3%

2015 Default Rate

88

Number of Defaults

In 2015 the default rate for borrower's at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was 2.3%, which represents 88 out of the 3821 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Admissions

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus received 20,203 undergraduate applications in 2016, which represents a 4.92% annual growth. Out of those 20,203 applicants, 15,326 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 75.9% acceptance rate.

There were 15,188 students enrolled at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus in 2016, and 89% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus has an overall enrollment yield of 18.8%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

75.9%

Acceptance Rate in 2016

15,326

Accepted Out of 20,203

In 2016, the undergraduate acceptance rate of University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was 75.9% (15,326 admissions from 20,203 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2015, which was 78.6%. Between 2015 and 2016, the number of applicants grew by 4.92%, while admissions grew by 1.25%.

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SAT Scores

89%

Submission Percentage

2,571

Scores Submitted

89% of enrolled first-time students at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus in 2016 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus has a total enrollment of 15,188 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is 13,680 students and the part-time enrollment is 1,508. This means that 90.1% of students enrolled at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 79.6% White, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Asian, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.28% Black or African American, 0.171% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus in full-time Undergraduate programs are majority White Female (44.9%), followed by White Male (36.3%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (1.88%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are majority White Female (46.3%), followed by White Male (26.5%) and Hispanic or Latino Female (2.56%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

90.1%

Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, both undergraduate and graduate, is 15,188 students. The full-time enrollment at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is 13,680 and the part-time enrollment is 1,508. This means that 90.1% of students enrolled at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are enrolled full-time compared with 78.1% at similar Doctoral Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

86%

2016 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was 86%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Doctoral Universities (83%), University of New Hampshire-Main Campus had a retention rate higher than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    12,083

  2. Hispanic or Latino

    513

  3. Asian

    364

The enrolled student population at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is 79.6% White, 3.38% Hispanic or Latino, 2.4% Asian, 1.71% Two or More Races, 1.28% Black or African American, 0.171% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0132% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Doctoral Universities is 51.9% White, 12.8% Hispanic or Latino, and 9.36% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 1,069 students (7.04%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2016, 516 more women than men received degrees from University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. The majority of degree recipients at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are white (3,274 degrees awarded). There were 8.19 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (400 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is General Business Administration & Management (706 degrees awarded), followed by General Psychology (219 degrees) and Speech Communication & Rhetoric (178 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Natural Resources & Conservation (135 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (174 degrees), and Agriculture (84 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Physicians & surgeons (407,685 people), Miscellaneous managers (234,811 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (233,979 people), Postsecondary teachers (201,097 people), and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers (97,755 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Natural Resources & Conservation (135 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (174 degrees), Agriculture (84 degrees), English (145 degrees), and Biology (307 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Physicians & surgeons, Aircraft pilots & flight engineers, Chief executives & legislators, Securities, commodities, & financial services sales agents, and Dentists

The most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Natural Resources & Conservation (135 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (174 degrees), Agriculture (84 degrees), English (145 degrees), and Biology (307 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Hospitals (541,901 people), Elementary & secondary schools (425,413 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (408,575 people), Offices of physicians (171,266 people), and Scientific research & development services (128,046 people).

The most specialized majors at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Natural Resources & Conservation (135 degrees awarded), Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (174 degrees), Agriculture (84 degrees), English (145 degrees), and Biology (307 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.

Most Common

  1. 706 degrees awarded

  2. 219 degrees awarded

  3. 178 degrees awarded

In 2016, the most common bachelors degree concentration at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was General Business Administration & Management with 706 degrees awarded.

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Gender Breakdown for Common Majors

Degrees Awarded to Men

  1. 1,804

  2. 2,320

In 2016, 1,804 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, which is 0.778 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (2,320).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2016, 441 degrees were awarded to men at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 1.66 times more than the 265 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2016, 265 degrees were awarded to women at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.601 times less than the 441 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

62%

100% Completion Time

77%

150% Completion Time

In 2016, 62% of students graduating from University of New Hampshire-Main Campus completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 77% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 78% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Gender

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.

American Indian or Alaska Native Female

Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Doctoral Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (67.2%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 5.42% of graduates (113 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity

  1. White

    3,274 degrees awarded

  2. Unknown

    400 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino

    109 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is white (3,274 degrees awarded). There were 8.19 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (400 degrees).

9.7% of degree recipients (400 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Gender

Most Common Gender Demographic

  1. White Female

    1,872 degrees awarded

  2. White Male

    1,402 degrees awarded

  3. Hispanic or Latino Female

    60 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and gender grouping at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus is white female (1,872 degrees awarded). There were 1.34 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (1,402 degrees).

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Operations

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus has an endowment valued at nearly $347M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $3.9M (1.12%), compared to the 1.54% average return ($4.18M on $271M) across all Doctoral Universities.

In 2015, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $539M. Of that $539M, they spent $254M on salaries and $539M on benefits.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus employs 236 Associate professors, 201 Professors, and 174 Assistant professors. Most academics at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are Male Professors (150), Female Associate professors(121), and Male Associate professors (115).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus are: Management, with 375 employees, Office and Administrative Support, with 348 employees, and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 319 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$347M

2015 Endowment

3.13%

growth from 2014

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus has an endowment valued at about $347M, as of the end of the 2015 fiscal year. The endowment of University of New Hampshire-Main Campus grew 3.13% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $76M higher than than the median endowment of Doctoral Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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The small bar chart below shows the endowment quintiles for all universities in the Doctoral Universities: Higher Research Activity Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts

  1. $67.2M - Federal

  2. $9.9M - State

  3. $3.05M - Local

As of 2015, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus received $67.2M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $9.9M from state grants and contracts, and $3.05M from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Primary Expenses

Expenditure values can vary depending on whether the institution is public or private, and are not available for private-for-profit schools.

$254M

Salary Expenditure

$539M

Benefits Expenditure

In 2015, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus had a total expenditure of $539M. Of that $539M, they spent $254M on salaries and $539M on benefits.

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Expenditure by Category

This tree map shows all of the primary expenses of Research at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus as a share of total expenditure.

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Salary Expenditure

$254M

2015 Salaries

4.88%

growth from 2014

In 2015, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus paid a median of $254M in salaries, which represents 47.1% of their overall expenditure ($539M) and a 4.88% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 3.86% growth from 2013 and a 2.11% growth from 2012.

The median for similar Doctoral Universities is 206M (43.4% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$62.2M

Instructional Salaries

618

Number of Employees

In 2015, University of New Hampshire-Main Campus paid a total of $62.2M to 618 employees working as instructors, which represents 24.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $62.1M (30.2%) for similar Doctoral Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Associate professor

Most Common Instructor

236 Employees

Management

Most Common Non-Instructional Employee

375 Employees

In 2016, the most common positions for instructional staff at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus were Associate professor with 236 employees; Professor with 201 employees; and Professor with 174 employees.

In 2016, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus were Management with 375 employees; Office and Administrative Support with 348 employees; and Computer, Engineering, and Science with 319 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Gender

Most Common Demographic

  1. Male Professor

  2. Female Associate professor

  3. Male Associate professor

In 2016, the most common demographic for instructional staff at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus was Male Professor with 150 employees, Female Associate professor with 121 employees, and Male Associate professor with 115 employees.

This chart shows the gender split between each academic rank present at University of New Hampshire-Main Campus.

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