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Southern New Hampshire University Admission Requirements

Manchester, New Hampshire

Chances of getting into Southern New Hampshire University

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
72.8%
Admission Difficulty for Southern New Hampshire University
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionLow

How hard is it to get into Southern New Hampshire University and can I get accepted? The school has a 73% acceptance rate ranking it #8 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 18,085 out of 24,835 applicants were admitted making Southern New Hampshire University a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Southern New Hampshire University typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 52% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by Southern New Hampshire University is a prized outcome for many students. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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Southern New Hampshire University SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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SAT Scores for Southern New Hampshire University
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SAT Scores for Southern New Hampshire University
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Southern New Hampshire University ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.0
Typical High School Grades
B

You will need about average high school grades to get into Southern New Hampshire University. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Southern New Hampshire University was 3.0 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #8 in New Hampshire for highest average GPA. If your high school GPA meets these requirements, there is a good chance you will be accepted as Southern New Hampshire University accepts 73% of students who apply.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted Southern New Hampshire University students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 6% Good
3.50 to 3.75 14% Good
3.25 to 3.50 13% Good
3.00 to 3.25 19% Avg +
2.75 to 3.00 36% Avg -
2.50 to 2.75 10% Reach
2.25 to 2.50 1% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 1% Reach

High School Class Rank

58% of Southern New Hampshire University freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted Southern New Hampshire University students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 6%
Top 25% of class 25%
Top 50% of class 58%
Bottom 50% of class 42%
Bottom 25% of class 10%

Admission Statistics

Southern New Hampshire University admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 15,918 8,917 24,835
Accepted 11,734 6,351 18,085
Acceptance Rate 74% 71% 73%
Enrolled 6,127 3,220 9,347
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 52% 51% 52%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to Southern New Hampshire University and what considerations affect admission decisions?

Southern New Hampshire University Admission Requirements
Test Scores Recommended
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Neither required nor recommended
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at Southern New Hampshire University
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183026 IPEDS survey data for Southern New Hampshire University.

Frequently Asked Questions

73% of those who apply are granted admission to Southern New Hampshire University. Admission competition is low and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

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