UNH Manchester Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into University of New Hampshire at Manchester
How hard is it to get into UNH Manchester and can I get accepted? The school has a 61% acceptance rate ranking it #2 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 152 out of 251 applicants were admitted making UNH Manchester a moderately competitive school to get into with a strong chance of acceptance if you meet the requirements. Academically, it has average requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 36 percent. University of New Hampshire at Manchester typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 42% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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UNH Manchester SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT98%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||580|
|SAT Math 25th||550|
|SAT Composite 25th||1130|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||670|
|SAT Math 75th||620|
|SAT Composite 75th||1290|
|Average SAT Score||1210|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Hampshire at Manchester?
University of New Hampshire at Manchester typically requires applicants to be in the top 36 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1130 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 1050. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1210 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 98 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1290 and Above||Good||>73%|
|1210 to 1290||Avg +||61%-73%|
|1130 to 1210||Avg -||48%-61%|
|1050 to 1130||Reach||35%-48%|
|Less than 1050||Low||<35%|
UNH Manchester ACT Scores
ACT RangeNot Reported
Applicants Submitting ACT2%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||N/A|
|ACT Math 25th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 25th||N/A|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||N/A|
|ACT Math 75th||N/A|
|ACT Composite 75th||N/A|
|Average ACT Score||N/A|
Avg. High School GPA3.25*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need above average high school grades to get into University of New Hampshire at Manchester. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New Hampshire at Manchester was 3.25 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #4 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 UNH Manchester accepts 61% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||40%||45%||42%|
What are the requirements for admission to University of New Hampshire at Manchester and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Recommended|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||No|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183071 IPEDS survey data for University of New Hampshire at Manchester.
Frequently Asked Questions
98% of students submit their SAT scores to UNH Manchester. 2% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
61% of those who apply are granted admission to UNH Manchester. Admission competition is low and the college has average admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.