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Durham, New Hampshire

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Admission Requirements

Chances of getting into University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
76.5%
Admission Difficulty for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsDifficult
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into University of New Hampshire-Main Campus and can I get accepted? The school has a 77% acceptance rate ranking it #7 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 15,275 out of 19,966 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 33 percent. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the top half of their high school class.

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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
1140-1320
Applicants Submitting SAT
91%
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 25th 580
SAT Math 25th 560
SAT Composite 25th 1140
SAT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th 670
SAT Math 75th 650
SAT Composite 75th 1320
Average SAT Score 1230

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 requires applicants to be in the top 34 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1140 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 1230 out of 1600. The school ranks #4 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 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.

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
1320 and Above Good >85%
1230 to 1320 Avg + 77%-85%
1140 to 1230 Avg - 66%-77%
1050 to 1140 Reach 54%-66%
Less than 1050 Low <54%
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University of New Hampshire-Main Campus ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
23-28 
Applicants Submitting ACT
20%
ACT Scores for University of New Hampshire Main Campus
ACT Test 25th Percentile Score
ACT Reading 25th 22
ACT Math 25th 22
ACT Composite 25th 23
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 23 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 32 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 20 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 26 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. 20 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to University of New Hampshire Main Campus.

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 >86%
25 to 28 Avg + 77%-86%
23 to 25 Avg - 69%-77%
21 to 23 Reach 59%-69%
Less than 21 Low <59%
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

University of New Hampshire Main Campus has not reported high school GPA data for its accepted students.

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%

Admission Statistics

University of New Hampshire Main Campus admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 11,371 8,595 19,966
Accepted 9,142 6,133 15,275
Acceptance Rate 80% 71% 77%
Enrolled 1,733 1,286 3,019
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 19% 21% 20%

Fall 2020 Application Deadline

Applications are Due
Feb 1, 2020
Days left to Apply
137

Applicants have 137 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Feb 1, 2020.

Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to University of New Hampshire-Main Campus before the Feb 1 application deadline.

SAT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 5 Oct 18
Nov 2 Nov 15
Dec 7 Dec 20
ACT Test Date Scores Available
Oct 26 Nov 14
Dec 14 Dec 24

Admission Requirements

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

University of New Hampshire Main Campus Admission Requirements
Test Scores Required
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank 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.