Southern New Hampshire University Trade Programs
Southern New Hampshire University is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Manchester, New Hampshire. Manchester is considered a suburb and offers tranquility and safety near the excitement of a city center.
Southern New Hampshire University Rankings
SNHU is ranked #131 out of 1,680 schools in the nation for overall quality on our 2021 Best Colleges list. This puts it in the top 10% of all schools in the nation.
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
SNHU has been awarded the following overall awards by our latest rankings.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at SNHU.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards SNHU has earned from around the web.
|#1||Highest Paid Culinary Arts Graduates||College Factual|
|#6||Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Colleges for Veterans||College Factual|
|#10||Best Health & Medical Administrative Services Colleges for Non-Traditional Students||College Factual|
|#23||Best Associate’s Degree Schools||Course Advisor|
Where Is Southern New Hampshire University?
Contact details for SNHU are given below.
|Address:||2500 North River Road, Manchester, NH 03106-1045|
Can I Afford SNHU?
|In State||Out of State|
|Books and Supplies||$1,200||$1,200|
|On Campus Room and Board||$12,800||$12,800|
|On Campus Other Expenses||$6,742||$6,742|
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At SNHU, approximately 62% of students took out student loans averaging $7,511 a year. That adds up to $30,044 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at SNHU is 12.4%. This is higher than the national default rate of 10.1% so you should proceed with caution when taking out student loans.
Southern New Hampshire University Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 20,612 graduate students at the school.
Of the 27,372 full-time undergraduates at SNHU, 38% are male and 62% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Southern New Hampshire University students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||3,551|
|Hispanic or Latino||3,204|
New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at Southern New Hampshire University. At this time, all 50 states and the District of Columbia are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 81 countries are represented at SNHU. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, China, and Saudi Arabia.
Online Learning at Southern New Hampshire University
The following chart shows how the online learning population at SNHU has changed over the last few years.
This school is the most popular in New Hampshire for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of SNHU
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Southern New Hampshire University was 29.1%. This is the #28 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at SNHU regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of SNHU majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
|Major||1-Year Growth Rate|
|Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling||55%|
|General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences||13%|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||28%|
|Health Care Management||28%|
|Health Sciences & Services||13%|
|Mental & Social Health Services||55%|
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at SNHU ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at SNHU.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Southern New Hampshire University Trade School Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
|Health Care Management||2||108||582||692|
|General Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences||0||0||221||221|
|Community Health Services/Liaison/Counseling||0||0||31||31|
|Culinary Arts/Chef Training||0||11||17||28|
|Baking & Pastry Arts/Baker/Pastry Chef||0||5||0||5|
|Aviation/Airway Management & Operations||0||0||0||0|
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
- Image Credit: By Kylejtod at en.wikipedia under License
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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