Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a private nonprofit university located between Hooksett and Manchester, New Hampshire. It was originally established in 1933 as the New Hampshire School of Accounting and Secretarial Science by Harry A.B. Shapiro and his wife Gertrude Crockett Shapiro.

There are over 100 undergraduate programs, 40 graduate programs, and numbers certification programs available across SNHU's three academic schools. One of SNHU's more notable programs is its 3-year Honors Program for business majors. This program provides students with an integrated educational experience that culminates in a bachelor's degree in business in 3 years instead of four. Creative writing majors and justice studies majors can also pursue similar accelerated honors programs.

SNHU is regionally accredited by the Commission on Institutions of Higher Education (CIHE) of the New England Association of Schools and Colleges. Additionally, many of its programs and schools have received specialized accreditation.

Online Degrees at Southern New Hampshire University
SNHU offers many of its programs online via its distance learning department, the College of Online and Continuing Education. SuperScholar's Smart Choice 25 Best Online Colleges ranked SNHU's online college the 8th best online college in the country.

SNHU offers over 90 accredited undergraduate degrees that can be completed entirely online. It also offers over 90 accredited graduate degrees that can be earned entirely online. Online undergraduate degrees are offered in various business and liberal arts disciplines. Online graduate degrees include more than 40 specialized MBA tracks. Online graduate degrees can be completed in just 15 months.

Unlike traditional graduate-level business and MBA programs, SNHU's online graduate and MBA programs do not require the GMAT or GRE. In addition to online undergraduate and graduate degrees, SNHU also offers a more than 20 online certificate programs designed to help students and aspiring professional develop the skills and knowledge for career success and advancement.

Quick Facts
Phone Number: (603) 668-2211
Address: 2500 North River Road, Manchester, New Hampshire 03106-1045
Institution Type: Private not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Size: Large ( 7,600+ undergrad, 4,200+ grad )
Award Levels: Certificate, Associate, Batchelor's, Master's, Doctoral
In-State Tuition $ 26,169
Out-of-State Tuition $ 26,184
Online Degrees Offered: YES
Student-to-Faculty Ration: 21 to 1
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Majors and Degrees
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting and Finance
Business Administration and Management
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Fashion Merchandising
Hospitality Administration Management
Human Resources Management and Services
International Business Trade Commerce
Marketing Marketing Management
Operations Management and Supervision
Parts, Warehousing, and Inventory Management Operations
Retailing and Retail Operations
Communication and Journalism
Communication and Media Studies
Digital Communication and Media Multimedia
Computer Information Sciences
Computer Programming - Programmer
Computer and Information Sciences
Business Teacher Education
Curriculum and Instruction
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education and Teaching
Elementary Education and Teaching
English Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Teaching English As A Second Language (esl) Instructor
English Language and Literature Letters
Creative Writing
English Language and Literature
Family and Consumer Sciences Human Sciences
Child Development
Health Professions and Related Programs
Mental Health Counseling Counselor
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Corrections and Criminal Justice
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Liberal Arts and Sciences Studies and Humanities
Multi Interdisciplinary Studies
Accounting and Computer Science
Natural Resources and Conservation
Environmental Studies
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies
Sport and Fitness Administration Management
Personal Services and Culinary Arts
Baking and Pastry Arts
Chef Training
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Public Administration
Social Sciences
Development Economics and International Development
Political Science and Government
Social Sciences
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