Thinking of transferring to UNH? Did you know that transfer students make up 20% of the UNH undergraduate population? If you have been considering transferring to UNH, you may be wondering how you will know if transferring is the right decision for you. 

Keep following our Becoming a Wildcat blog series for the inside scoop on the application process and UNH admissions events.

UNH students on UDay

Transfer students love UNH because of its:

  • great school spirit
  • ease of getting involved
  • research and professional opportunities
  •  feeling of belonging

Why will you love UNH? Every student has a unique UNH journey, while sharing the common values of community, inclusion and dedication to academic success. Read on for signs that transferring to the University of New Hampshire is right for you!



You are ready for the right campus fit

If you are looking for a university that feels like home, transferring to UNH is the right choice. UNH transfer students notice its friendly welcoming community, proud Wildcat spirit, and the ability to choose their own academic and career pathways.

Wildcats are never bored, getting involved socially and academically to form lasting friendships and prepare themselves for dream jobs.

UNH students in outdoor research lab


You are ready for more academic opportunities

Are you ready to form one-on-one relationships with professors and be inspired by your peers? Take part in exciting internship and hands-on learning opportunities? If so, you are ready to go all in at UNH. Transfer students make the most of the wide array of academic and co-curricular opportunities that UNH has to offer.

But don’t just take our word for it!

Oscany's story

UNH students during outdoor class


You are ready to change throughout college

UNH is a community that grows with you. Students look back on their four years and feel they have grown enormously as people and as learners.

Sometimes you have to change directions to keep moving forward. Transferring to UNH allows you to make that change in direction seamlessly, so you can continue to grow.

Hear Brenden’s story


You want more credit for your hard work

You deserve it! UNH accepts up to 96 credits from a four-year university and up to 72 credits from a community college.

UNH students on UDay


You don't want to miss out on UNH Wildcat spirit

You want to be at a university where something is always happening and you get to participate in fun traditions and celebrations, while showing off your Wildcat spirit! That's UNH and we can't wait to welcome you to campus!



spring apply Transfer application deadline: 12/1/22




  • Learn more about transfer scholarships here
  • Ask the transfer team a question here