In the Sustainable Campus Index, presented by the AASHE (Association for the Advancement of Sustainability in Higher Education), UNH is given a horde of accolades. They are a top 10 Performer for Campus Engagement, Curriculum, Energy, Public Engagement, and Research sub topics. In addition they are listed as No. 3 on the Overall Top Performers for Doctoral Institutions with an overall score of 86.0, and are awarded with the highest STARS (Sustainability Tracking, Assessment, & Rating System) rating of Platinum, one of just five schools in the country to receive this recognition.
UNH is ranked as the No. 4 school on the Cool School list generated each year by Sierra, the national magazine of the Sierra Club. This list features the top 20 schools for sustainable initiatives.
In April of 2019, the University of New Hampshire was listed as No. 1 on Great Value Colleges 50 Best Alternative Energy Colleges. UNH draws energy from wind power and methane gas to name a couple sources. It is also developing hydrokinetic energy systems as well.
UNH is among the eight America East public universities listed in the top 100 of the U.S. News & World Report 2020 Top Public Schools list, as they sit at No. 58.
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.
University System of New Hampshire
12,187 undergraduate students; 2,330 graduate students