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Southern New Hampshire University (Distance Education)

Contact Information:
Voula Annas, Manager of DE Marketing and Recruitment
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH 03053

Phone: (866) 860-0449
Fax: (603) 645-9706
E-mail: de@snhu.edu
Web site: http://www.snhu.edu/de

Online degree programs:
Graduate Programs
Master of Business Administration
Master of Science in Organizational Leadership
Master of Science in Hospitality Administration
Master of Science in International Business
Master of Science in Business Education

Graduate Certificates
Graduate Certificate in International Business
Graduate Certificate in Human Resource Management

Undergraduate Programs
Bachelor of Arts in English Language and Literature
Bachelor of Arts in Humanities
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology
Bachelor of Arts in Social Sciences
Bachelor of Science in Accounting
Bachelor of Science in Accounting and Finance
Bachelor of Science in Business Administration
Bachelor of Science in Business Studies
Bachelor of Science in Economics and Finance
Bachelor of Science in Information Technology
Bachelor of Science in International Business
Bachelor of Science in Management Advisory Services
Bachelor of Science in Marketing
Bachelor of Science in Technical Management

Admission Requirements:
For Graduate Programs
Admission to our graduate programs requires a bachelor's degree from an accredited institution with a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or better, completed prerequisite undergraduate courses, with grades of "C" or better, in courses such as Accounting, Economics, Statistics, and others, and submission of a completed application and official transcripts.

For Undergraduate Programs
Admission to our undergraduate programs requires submission of a high school transcript or GED.

Tuition Costs:
Graduate: $453 per credit hour
Undergraduate: $233 per credit hour
There is no application fee and generally no other fees are required. Federal financial aid programs are available to students enrolled in online degree programs.


  • American Culinary Federation Education Institute
  • Association of Collegiate Business Schools and Programs (ACBSP)
  • New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)
  • New Hampshire Postsecondary Education Commission
  • New Hampshire State Department of Education for Teacher Certification
  • North American Society for Sport Management.

Learning Environment for students:

  • All of SNHU's online degree programs have a matching program with the same name offered in a physical setting.
  • Credits earned for courses in the online degree programs can be transferred toward the equivalent degree program offered in the physical setting.
  • Admissions requirements for the online programs are the same as requirements for the equivalent degree programs offered in the physical setting.
  • All of the courses in the online programs are offered asynchronously.
  • In typical courses, online interaction between students and faculty is a requirement.
  • Courses in SNHU's online programs typically have a maximum class size of 18.
  • Students typically are required to log into their online courses 3 per week.
Minimum required Internet access speed: 28K
Recommended Internet access speed: 56K
Technologies used in typical courses:
Threaded discussions (asynchronous)

Live real-time help is available to students approximately 10 hours per day.

Relevant Information on Faculty:
Faculty are required to undergo training before teaching online courses. Faculty are required to respond to student comments and queries within 48 hours.

  • Named nonprofit "Business of the Year" by Business NH Magazine in 1999.
  • Recognized by Kaplan/Newsweek College Catalog as a top school for offering the best career services and the best value and being most responsive to studentsí financial needs.
  • Institute for Online Education ≠ a resource for educators and administrators interested in online distance education as a delivery method.