UNH Manchester Admission RequirementsManchester, New Hampshire
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 68% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 150 out of 222 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 46 percent. University of New Hampshire at Manchester typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Of those applicants who were admitted, 64% enrolled. With over half of admitted students enrolling, acceptance by University of New Hampshire at Manchester is a prized outcome for many students.
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UNH Manchester SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT94%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||510|
|SAT Composite 25th||1030|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||600|
|SAT Math 75th||590|
|SAT Composite 75th||1190|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
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 55 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1030 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 950. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #5 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 94 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|
|1190 and Above||Good||>78%|
|1110 to 1190||Avg +||68%-78%|
|1030 to 1110||Avg -||56%-68%|
|950 to 1030||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 950||Low||<42%|
UNH Manchester ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT5%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||22|
|ACT Math 25th||19|
|ACT Composite 25th||22|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||28|
|ACT Math 75th||29|
|ACT Composite 75th||26|
|Average ACT Score||24|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into UNH Manchester?
Admission data indicates that UNH Manchester regularly accepts students with ACT's of 22 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 37 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 24 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 26 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in New Hampshire for highest average ACT composite score. 5 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Hampshire at Manchester.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|26 and Above||Good||>78%|
|24 to 26||Avg +||68%-78%|
|22 to 24||Avg -||56%-68%|
|20 to 22||Reach||42%-56%|
|Less than 20||Low||<42%|
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 68% of students who apply.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||63%||65%||64%|
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
94% of students submit their SAT scores to UNH Manchester. 5% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.
68% 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.
The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1030 and 1190. 94% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.