How to Apply

How to Apply
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Take the next step.

The University of New Hampshire is the state’s flagship university and a top-tier research institution, and is home to a beautiful campus located in the middle of everywhere. Are you ready to become a Wildcat? Choose from the options below to see our specific application requirements.

Our students come from 50 states and 62 countries.

Important Dates & Reminders

Nov. 15 - Early Action Deadline - Students applying to UNH under our Early Action plan will receive an admission decision prior to the end of January.

Feb. 1 Regular Decision Deadline - Applicants who apply under this option will receive an admission decision prior to the end of March. 

May 1 - Enrollment Deadline - First-year students should submit their enrollment deposits to officially become a Wildcat. 

**June 1Enrollment Deadline - Due to FAFSA delays this year, UNH has extended its enrollment deadline from May 1 to June 1

Are You a New Hampshire Resident?
The Granite Guarantee provides free tuition for qualified first-year and transfer students.

Applying made easy

UNH uses the Common Application for all undergraduate student admissions. Simply submit your Common Application and UNH application fee. Request your transcript or general equivalency diploma. Review specific requirements for your program of interest listed in our academic preparation guidelines.

  • UNH student Owen Kanter

    Meet a Wildcat.

    "What really motivates me is my love for the outdoors and my love for the species that make our environment so incredible."

    - Owen Kanter

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  • UNH Voices of Wildcats student profile Julia Dusseault

    Meet a Wildcat.

    "I couldn’t be more grateful for this opportunity to work in the lab...This is exactly the kind of work I want to do."

    - Julia Dusseault

    Watch the video

  • UNH student Charlie Nitschelm

    Meet a Wildcat.

    "Building a community within CEPS is such a wonderful feeling."

    - Charlie Nitschelm

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  • Female business student

    Meet a Wildcat.

    "I have been constantly challenged to grow as a professional and as a person."

    - Devin McMahon '19

    Watch the video

  • Chase Retrosi

    Meet a Wildcat.

    “You can take risks. You can act on your passions. You can discover new things that you’re interested in.”

    —Chase Retrosi '20

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  • UNH student Nooran Alhamdan

    Meet a Wildcat.

    "I just feel like everything seems more attainable now and that I am being recognized for my passion."

    - Nooran Alhamdan '20
    Truman Scholarship Winner

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