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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Admission Requirements

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Chances of getting into University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
84%
Admission Difficulty for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low
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How hard is it to get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 84% acceptance rate ranking it #6 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 15,159 out of 18,040 applicants were admitted making University of New Hampshire Main Campus an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements.  Academically, it has difficult requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 42 percent. University of New Hampshire Main Campus typically accepts and attracts "B+" average high school students. Only 18% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

Test Optional

Submission of SAT or ACT scores is not required for admission to University of New Hampshire Main Campus. If you submit test scores, they will be considered with your application, but they are not mandatory. 93% of students submit SAT scores and 15% submit ACT scores.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1070-1270
Applicants Submitting SAT
93%
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 540
SAT Math 25th 530
SAT Composite 25th 1070
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 640
SAT Math 75th 630
SAT Composite 75th 1270
Average SAT Score 1170

SAT Scores you need to get in

What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to University of New Hampshire Main Campus?

University of New Hampshire Main Campus typically prefers applicants to be in the top 47 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1070 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 970. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1170 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 93 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

University of New Hampshire Main Campus admission chances by SAT score
SAT Score (1600 scale) Competitiveness Admission Chances
1270 and Above Good >90%
1170 to 1270 Avg + 84%-90%
1070 to 1170 Avg - 76%-84%
970 to 1070 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 970 Low <64%
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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
22-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
15%
ACT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 21
ACT Math 25th 21
ACT Composite 25th 22
ACT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
ACT Test 75th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 75th 28
ACT Math 75th 27
ACT Composite 75th 28
Average ACT Score 25

ACT Scores needed to get accepted

What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus?

Admission data indicates that University of New Hampshire-Main Campus 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 19 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 25 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 28 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #3 in New Hampshire for highest average ACT composite score. 15 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Hampshire Main Campus.

Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

University of New Hampshire Main Campus admission chances by ACT score
ACT Score Competitiveness Admission Chances
28 and Above Good >90%
25 to 28 Avg + 84%-90%
22 to 25 Avg - 76%-84%
19 to 22 Reach 64%-76%
Less than 19 Low <64%
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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus GPA

Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
3.55*
Typical High School Grades
B+

What GPA do you need to get into University of New Hampshire Main Campus?

Applicants require very good grades in high school to get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at University of New Hampshire Main Campus was 3.55 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #2 in New Hampshire for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.55 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as University of New Hampshire-Main Campus accepts 84% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

*This school has not released high school GPA data for its incoming freshmen. In these cases, CollegeSimply employs an artificial intelligence (AI) process to predict GPA based on this school's test scores and a large sample of other colleges' data. 3.55 is an estimate of the school's average incoming freshman GPA.

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High School Class Rank

90% of University of New Hampshire Main Campus freshman were in the top half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted University of New Hampshire Main Campus students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 18%
Top 25% of class 50%
Top 50% of class 90%
Bottom 50% of class 10%
Bottom 25% of class 0%
Data Source, Wintergreen Orchard House

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Admission Statistics

University of New Hampshire Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 10,619 7,421 18,040
Accepted 9,286 5,873 15,159
Acceptance Rate 87% 79% 84%
Enrolled 1,587 1,144 2,731
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 17% 19% 18%
Data Sources, IPEDS for Fall 2019 starting class

Fall 2021 Application Deadline

Applications were Due
Feb 1, 2021
Days left to Apply
None

The application deadline for Fall 2021 has passed. Applications were due on Feb 1, 2021.

Application Fee

The cost for prospective students to apply to University of New Hampshire Main Campus is $65.

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to University of New Hampshire Main Campus and what student information is used for admission decisions?

University of New Hampshire Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Considered but not required
High School GPA Required
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Required
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at University of New Hampshire Main Campus
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=183044 IPEDS survey data for University of New Hampshire Main Campus.

FAQs

Does University of New Hampshire Main Campus prefer SAT or ACT?

93% of students submit their SAT scores to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. 15% of applicants send their ACT scores when applying.

What is my chance of getting into University of New Hampshire Main Campus?

84% of those who apply are granted admission to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus. Admission competition is and the college has difficult admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.

What SAT score is required for University of New Hampshire Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have SAT scores between 1070 and 1270. 93% of students submit SAT scores when applying. See if your SAT score is good enough for admission.

What ACT score is required for University of New Hampshire Main Campus?

The middle 50% of addmitted applicants have ACT scores between 22 and 28. 15% of students submit ACT scores when applying. See if your ACT score is good enough for admission.