Connect with Admissions

Exploring colleges and finding ‘the one’ can be stressful. In this roundtable panel discussion, students from Granite State College, Keene State College, Plymouth State University and the University of NH share insights on choosing a college that’s right for you, preparing for college life, tips for surviving and thriving in your first year of college, and more.


Whether a person is a traditional college-age student or an adult learner; whether one seeks the resources of a research university or a smaller liberal arts college, USNH institutions offer a full array of postsecondary educational opportunities. Residential campuses within USNH are integrated into the communities of three quintessential New Hampshire towns – Durham, Plymouth, and Keene. Each campus offers an amazing setting with first class facilities.  Online learning opportunities are also available, as well as a large offering of classes at sites in every county across the state.

  • The most affordable bachelor degree in the State
  • Ranks 1st in New England (and the Northeast) and 3rd in the U.S. among public systems for bachelor’s degree completion
  • Awards 200 bachelor’s and advanced nursing degrees annually
  • A full spectrum of academic programs, research, hands-on experiences and internships

Our Mission

The mission of the University System of New Hampshire is to serve the higher educational needs of the people of New Hampshire. The University System strives to assure the availability of appropriate higher educational opportunities to all New Hampshire people; seeks to enroll a diverse student population to enhance educational experiences; and provides programs and activities based on a commitment to excellence. Through its institutions, the University System engages in research which contributes to the welfare of humanity and provides educational resources and professional expertise which benefit the state and its people, the region and the nation.