Application Requirements

1. The Common Application 

Apply Online:  Submit the Online Common Application from the Common Application website.

2. Official Transcripts

Official secondary and/or university transcript(s) of any coursework taken prior to applying to UNH, with English translations, are required.  For university transcripts to be considered for credit evaluation the translation options include, but are not limited to, World Education Services (WES) and the Center for Educational Documentation.

3. Official SAT or ACT scores (Optional for Transfer Students)

Scores must be submitted directly from the SAT or ACT testing agency. UNH does not accept scores that appear on the high school transcript, from paper score reports, etc.

UNH considers your highest section scores across all SAT test dates that you submit. We thus encourage you to submit your scores to us each time you take the SAT.

UNH's CEEB for the SAT is: 3918

UNH's CEEB code for the ACT is: 2524

4. Official TOEFL or IELTS scores

Results of the TOEFL or IELTS, in addition to the SAT, are required if English is not the language you speak at home or if you are attending a school where English is not the primary language of instruction.

Scores must be sent directly from the testing agency. Minimum TOEFL score is 80 (internet version), 550 (paper version), 213 (computer version); recommended minimum IELTS score is 6.5.

UNH's CEEB code for the TOEFL is: 3918

5. Letter of Recommendation (Optional for Transfer Students)

Ideally, the letter should be from a student's guidance counselor or teacher. UNH does not require more than one recommendation and our preference is to receive no more than two. Excess recommendations may delay the admissions review process.

6. Music Audition (for Music majors only)

Auditions are required for students wishing to major in Music. For additional information, including an audition schedule and contact information, please visit the Music Department Website.

7. Application Fee - $65 (non-refundable)

Additional Information to Note:

All paper materials for any undergraduate application (including Thompson school), should be sent to:

UNH Admissions
3 Garrison Avenue
Durham, NH 03824

Please use black ink when submitting any paper materials, and be sure to include a date of birth on all paper materials.

There are no interviews as part of the application process.

Non-U.S. citizens should include a photocopy of the passport page with biographic information.

IEPs, 504 Plans, and other documentation regarding a disability should not be sent to the Admissions Office. These materials should be sent to the Disability Services for Students Office. Any materials of this nature sent to the Admissions Office will be shredded.  

All offers of admission are considered conditional and are subject to the verification of satisfactory achievement when final transcripts are reviewed by the Admission Committee.