Financial Aid Overview

Financial Aid Overview
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Affording Your Education

The University of New Hampshire provides an accessible, world-class education to Wildcats from across the country and the world. Through competitive scholarships, need-based grants and other sources, UNH students learn, grow and prepare for great careers at an affordable price. We understand that financing a college education is a challenge. In Financial Aid, we’re here to help! Please review the information below and let us know if you have questions.

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Scholarships and Grants

Scholarships and Grants

  • The average annual award is $12.4K
  • Scholarships and grants make UNH affordable

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Information about Loans


  • Federal student loans are a common way to pay for college
  • UNH students successfully repay their loans after graduation – 97.8% rate

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Work Study Opportunities

Work Study

  • Gain valuable work experience while paying for college
  • Opportunities to serve your community and work in areas related to your education

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How much does UNH cost?

2020-21 Estimated Undergraduate Direct Costs:

Direct costs include tuition, fees, room and board.

NH Residents:  $31,180
Nonresidents:  $48,520
Nonresident Regional*: $42,820

*Only some majors qualify (learn more)

2020-21 Estimated Undergraduate Indirect Costs:

Indirect costs include books, transportation and miscellaneous expenses.

NH Residents:  $3,650
Nonresidents:  $4,400
Nonresident Regional*:  $4,400

*Only some majors qualify (learn more)

How do I pay?

Semester Billing

  • UNH sends paperless bills each semester
  • Due dates are in early August for the fall term and in early December for the spring term

Payment Plan

  • Payment can be made through the online system or other payment options
  • Sign up for the 5-month payment plan before each semester
    • Fall:  Payments due July – November
    • Spring:  Payments due December - April

Billing and Payment Information

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    What if I have questions?

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    Phone: (603) 862-3600
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