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UNH Manchester Admission Requirements

Manchester, New Hampshire

Chances of getting into University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
67.6%
Admission Difficulty for University of New Hampshire at Manchester
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsAverage
Applicant CompetitionLow

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

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1030-1190
Applicants Submitting SAT
94%
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire at Manchester
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 520
SAT Math 25th 510
SAT Composite 25th 1030
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire at Manchester
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.

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Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of New Hampshire at Manchester admission chances by SAT score
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%
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UNH Manchester ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-26 
Applicants Submitting ACT
5%
ACT Scores for University of New Hampshire at Manchester
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 19
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of New Hampshire at Manchester
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.

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of New Hampshire at Manchester admission chances by ACT score
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%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.25*
Typical High School Grades
B

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.

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Admission Statistics

University of New Hampshire at Manchester admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 130 92 222
Accepted 90 60 150
Acceptance Rate 69% 65% 68%
Enrolled 57 39 96
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 63% 65% 64%

Admission Requirements

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

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

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of New Hampshire at Manchester
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit No
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.

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 26. 5% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.