Southern New Hampshire University, most commonly known as SNHU, is a non-for-profit, regionally accredited university. With an 80-year history, SNHU continues to make great strides by adding new programs and staying atop new trends, such as online courses.
The main campus is located in Manchester, and they have satellite campuses in New Hampshire and Maine. They offer over 100 undergraduate degrees and approximately 80 graduate degrees. Students can take courses online or on-site.
SNHU promotes higher education to high school students through the “Jump Start” program. Earning college credits as early as sophomore year can make the transition to a full schedule of college level courses easier.
The classes in the “Jump Start” program are applicable to college credits as well as high school graduation requirements. Earning an Associate’s Degree at the university is possible through the Student Advantage Program, it can cost up to 60% less than the tuition of a full-time undergraduate.
This program is geared toward individuals who lack the funds required to attend full-time. They can live at home, work, and obtain an Associate’s Degree in Liberal Arts bringing them closer to an opportunity to earn a Bachelor’s Degree.
Because the cost of attending college is expensive, SNHU makes a number of financial aid routes available. Grants, Academic Scholarships, Commuter Scholarships, Work Study Programs, and Loans are available and easily accessible to students who need help.
The available resources at the college for students are beyond imaginable. They have academic advising, career center development, a learning center, mentoring, ongoing seminars, remedial assistance, tutor training, internships, career opportunities, study abroad programs, service learning and honors programs.
It is no surprise they consistently earn awards and recognition for their programs. They literally have something to offer everyone. It is easy to see they want to make it possible for anyone to earn a degree without obstacles to deter them for achieving a higher education.