Points of Pride

  • The University of New Hampshire is one of just eight universities in the nation to receive the land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant designations.
  • The University of New Hampshire ranked No. 49 among public universities in U.S. News & World Report’s 2017 “Best Colleges Rankings.”
  • The University of New Hampshire is consistently ranked among the top public universities for research by the National Science Foundation.
  • The Princeton Review featured the University of New Hampshire’s Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economic in its 2017 “Best 294 Business Schools” guide based on academic quality, institutional data, and survey responses of 25,000 students.
  • The University of New Hampshire is the nation’s first land-grant university to establish an organic dairy farm for research, education, and outreach.
  • In its 2017 “Best 381 Colleges” publication, The Princeton Review profiled the University of New Hampshire and named the university to its 2017 "Green College Honor Roll" in recognition of the university’s commitment to sustainability practices.
  • For the fifth year in a row, the University of New Hampshire was ranked among the top Peace Corps volunteer-producing schools in America in the Peace Corps 2017 ranking of top volunteer-producing colleges and universities.
  • U.S. News & World Report placed the University of New Hampshire on its 2017 “Best Colleges for Veterans” list, recognizing the university for its veteran-friendly initiatives.
  • The Peter T. Paul College of Business and Economics’ Hospitality Management Program was ranked in the top 10 percent of national business schools and colleges that focus on hospitality and tourism by Academic Analytics in January 2016. The Hospitality Management Program has consistently been ranked among the top 25 programs in the United States and is the second oldest four-year degree program in the country.
  • The University of New Hampshire’s world-class Space Science Center has contributed its expertise to the development of more than 20 instruments used by NASA.
  • In November 2015, USA Today named the University of New Hampshire one of the 10 best colleges for studying natural resources and conservation.

Quick Facts

  • Durham, NH
  • Public
  • 1866
  • University System of New Hampshire
  • 12,840 undergraduate students; 2,100 graduate students
  • Mark W. Huddleston
  • Nancy M. Targett
  • University Website
  • Athletics Website
  • 1979 (charter member)