School Spotlight: University of New Hampshire

There are over 4,000 colleges and universities in the U.S. And while the media tends to focus on just a handful of schools, we at College Coach encourage students to think outside the box during their college selection process and explore a wide range of colleges. As such, we are highlighting a new college each week in our School Spotlight series. Check out the college below, along with the other posts in our series, and you may just stumble upon your dream school!

School Spotlight: University of New Hampshire
Durham, New Hampshire

On a classic New England campus near mountains, beaches, and lakes, the University of New Hampshire is home to over 12,500 undergraduates. Students come predominantly from New Hampshire and Massachusetts, but significant numbers hail from Connecticut, Maine, and New York. While business, psychology, English, and mechanical engineering are among the university’s most popular majors, students can also pursue degrees in Dairy Management, Equine Studies, and Outdoor Education. Do you love the idea of attending a strong public research university but perhaps lack the academic profile to gain admission? Consider attending UNH’s Thompson School of Applied Science, a two-year division of the College of Life Sciences and Agriculture. At Thompson, students can earn Associate’s degrees in three disciplines in high demand in New Hampshire: Applied Animal Science, Forest Technology, and Veterinary Technology, all while living on campus and participating fully in the university’s clubs and activities. After earning an associate’s degree, students can then be evaluated as transfer applicants for one of the university’s baccalaureate programs. For New Hampshire residents only: Make sure you apply by the Early Action deadline if you wish to be considered for the $10,000 Governor’s Success scholarship.

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Written by Emily Toffelmire
Emily Toffelmire is a member of College Coach’s team of college admissions consultants. Prior to joining College Coach, Emily worked as an admissions officer at University of Southern California as well as a college counselor at high schools in the US and Thailand. Visit our website to learn more about Emily Toffelmire.