History, Affiliations & Rankings
The University of New Hampshire is considered to be New Hampshire’s Flagship Public research university. It was founded in 1866 with the intent of providing higher education with cutting edge technology. The location of the university is such that the main campus is reachable from Ocean to mountains and from one of the busiest cities of the world; Boston. Statistically, it is 60 minutes from Boston, Portland and white mountains and 20 minutes from the Atlantic Ocean. The University of New Hampshire is ranked 125 in National Universities by the 2020 Edition of Best Colleges by the US News.
Infrastructure, Campus & Courses
UNH has 11 schools and colleges with 50+ research centers and institutes. Since UNH is one of the top universities to pursue Sustainability related courses, new buildings are LEED standard. Durham is UNH’s main campus and Manchester is UNH’s city campus. UNH has a separate campus to pursue the law courses named as UNH Franklin Pierce School of Law at Concord, 45 minutes away from the main campus. The most sought after courses at the university are Accounting and Finance, Biology, Biochemistry, and Molecular & Cellular Biology, Bioengineering, Computer Science, Engineering Technology among others.
Accomplishments & Alumni
Sustainability is a common factor in all the activities carried out at UNH. Having received $100 million in funding UNH comes in the top 20% of the public universities in research and funding. Around 300+ faculty members conduct sustainability-related research. UNH is the first university endowed for sustainability in America and the main campus runs on 100% renewable electricity. It is one of the largest and greenest Public transport providers in New Hampshire. UNH is known to have reduced the GreenHouse Gases by 50% from 2011. The sports complexes are zero-waste facilities. The university has been ranked in the top 10 places to study natural resources and conservation programmes and number 2 to study Ecology. Notable alumni include John Irving, Alice McDermott, Jennifer Lee, Laurel Thatcher Ulrich and many more.
Student Diversity & Visiting Companies
One of the most diverse universities, it attracts students from 50 states and 70 countries.
UNH provides all the services from resume writing to Career events to help the students in placements. Some of the companies that visit the campus for hiring are Apple, BAE Systems, CA Technologies, Cisco, Dell, Fidelity Investments, Google, IBM, Liberty Mutual, Microsoft, NetApp, and others.
University of New Hampshire
105 Main St, Durham, NH 03824, USA
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