University of New Hampshire



International Undergraduate Requirements*

  • A completed application (Common App or Coalition application)
  • Official translated transcripts
  • Official SAT (Code: 3918) or ACT (Code: 25240) – highest scores considered**
  • Official TOEFL (IBT: 80+) or IELTS (6.5+)
  • Letter of recommendation
  • Application fee ($65)

International Graduate Requirements***

  • Pre-application (strongly encouraged)
  • A completed online application
  • Official translated undergraduate/graduate transcripts
  • Official standardized test scores
  • Official TOEFL (IBT: 80+) or IELTS (6.5+)
  • Recommendation letters
  • Application fee ($45)

UNH ESL Bridge and Pathway Programs
For international students interested in full admission to some University of New Hampshire (UNH) degree programs, who have not met UNH minimum English proficiency requirements, the UNH English as a Second Language (ESL) Program and Global Student Success Program offers a wide array of intensive English language courses at various levels of English instruction. Undergraduate students who do successfully gain admittance to the Universty of New Hampshire can apply up to 16 credit hours from their work in the ESL Institute as University of New Hampshire credit. To learn more about the UNH ESL Institute, explore our website.

*Copies of records can be used for application review, but official records must be provided for an I-20 assistance.

**Students who complete the English as a Second Language program at UNH do not need to submit SAT/ACT scores.

***Each academic unit will have its own requirements related to application submission. Please check the individual program sites for these requirements.

UNH By-the-Numbers

  • Founded in 1866
  • 13,000 undergraduates, 2,400 graduate students, and students from 50 states and 70 countries.
  • 200+ degree programs
  • 18:1 undergraduate student to faculty ratio
  • 83 percent of classes have fewer than 50 students
  • 1,800 student presenters at our Undergraduate Research Conference
  • 500+ study abroad programs available
  • 280+ student-led clubs and organizations
  • 20 Division I athletic teams
  • 37 club, 58 intramural sports
  • 3 award-winning dining halls
  • 60 minutes from Boston, Portland (Maine) and the White Mountains
  • 20 minutes from Portsmouth and the New Hampshire seacoast
  • 1,000-student, experience-driven Manchester campus
  • 245-student UNH School of Law in state capital, Concord
  • 20 NASA satellites with UNH-designed and built instruments
  • 50+ research centers and institutes
  • 133,000 alumni around the world

 Areas of Study

The Carsey School of Public Policy
The College of Engineering & Physical Sciences
The College of Health & Human Services
The College of Liberal Arts
The College of Life Sciences & Agriculture
The School of Marine Science and Ocean Engineering
The Peter T. Paul College of Business & Economics
The Thompson School of Applied Science
The University of New Hampshire School of Law

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Contact Information:
University of New Hampshire
Office of Admissions
3 Garrison Avenue
Durham, NH 03824
Phone: 001 (603) 862-1360

UNH Graduate Programs: Daniel Budak

UNH Undergraduate Manchester Campus: Kim DeRego

UNH Undergraduate Durham Campus: Chelsea Warner