Durham, NH
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus


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Recent Reviews

Kailee
What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of New Hampshire's main campus is an excellent school overfilling with educational and recreational opportunit...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of New Hampshire's main campus is an excellent school overfilling with educational and recreational opportunity. The professors have passion for what they teach, students are engaged (perhaps less during morning classes sans coffee), and the friendly atmosphere makes for an inviting experience. And although I enjoy the environment, some of the best parts of campus involve the places that are sacred to the student body such as our soccer field, our recreation center, and our Memorial Union Building aka: the MUB where everyone can collect and be apart of our great Wildcat nation. The food is great, the buildings and amenities are more than comparable, and the friendly staff make life at UNH easy. UNH supports diversity through creating an accepting environment filled with pride and encouragement, and in other words, supports the dreams of their students without fail.

Michaela
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A great school! I transferred her freshman year to be closer to home and I am so glad I did! I always told myself that I woul...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

A great school! I transferred her freshman year to be closer to home and I am so glad I did! I always told myself that I would never attend here because it was too close to home but I could not have made a better decision transferring here. There is so much to get involved in and the food is amazing! (which is very important to me!)

Jessica
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The campus has a sense of autumn in the air, no matter what season it is. The faculty is extremely nice and the teachers give...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The campus has a sense of autumn in the air, no matter what season it is. The faculty is extremely nice and the teachers give their best to the students. There are so many programs, activities, and clubs for students to do and experience the world. You can travel the world while being educated at the same time in terms of culture and your career.

Elizabeth
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The University has a beautiful campus. There are plenty of grassy areas to relax on in the warmer weather. The freshman hou...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University has a beautiful campus. There are plenty of grassy areas to relax on in the warmer weather. The freshman housing is what you would expect, kind of cringy. The Sercs are my favorite area to live in; they are basically hotels. I do not appreciate how expensive the tuition is, however. It is certainly pricey and some of the fees are not pertinent to students if they are not incredibly involved with student activities.

Megan
What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s not an easy question to answer. The atmosphere, the students, the professors, are all exceptional. It truly feels like h...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

It’s not an easy question to answer. The atmosphere, the students, the professors, are all exceptional. It truly feels like home, and it’s comforting and lovely to be at, during any time of year. But, the administration is the worst part. Seriously, I started out freshman year with 14,500 for financial aid, including work study. Now, I’m down to 7,500 for the entire year, and I plan on studying abroad in the spring only to save money. I’m $25,000 in debt for student loans, and all the princes are going up. It almost makes you want to drop out completely. Other than the skyrocketing tuition, housing and meal plan costs, along with a lot of faculty being cut this year, it’s not a bad school. Seriously though, it may be a public school, but it charges like a private. Get lots of scholarships, like this one.

Garrett
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I attended from 2009-2013, and honestly, there used to be a coexistence between academia and a social life. Of course, the un...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I attended from 2009-2013, and honestly, there used to be a coexistence between academia and a social life. Of course, the university didn’t encourage partying, though, UNH was regularly on Princeton’s Review’s list when I first arrived. Back in 2009, Greek life was boisterous, though, no, I wasn’t interested in pledging. The parties were massive, there were huge gatherings multiple nights per week, and Ballard’s, another bar, still existed. The concerts were huge, kids got scandalous, on campus comedy was successful, there were busy open mic nights... the hockey games were always teetering on being out of control. The student section was rambunctious and vulgar, a bunch of hooligans, it was amazing. Homecoming was unbelievable, Halloween was as wild as anyone could imagine, and cinco de mayo was consistently the celebration that out of state kids would literally travel to come enjoy. The community was rowdy, but bonded. There were some incredible memories made. Social capital is something that is worth more in this world than it is credited for, and kids pulled each other out of their shells and had a college experience. Well, in other news, in 2009-2012, Concord cut funding to UNH by over 75% I believe, citing that the administration was fiscally irresponsible, and needed to correct itself; UNH, lead by Mark Huddleston, basically flipped a middle finger to Concord, and put the budget on the backs of the students, for a time, becoming the most expensive public school in the nation for out of state students, with annual hikes in costs. The UNH faculty led a majority to a ‘No-Confidence’ vote against Huddleston as President of the university, but he refused to step down, and instead, increased his salary. UNH police grew and expanded, would arrest kids for a myriad of minor victimless offenses (in forests, marijuana or beer usually, wow, so harmful), Greek life was consistently cracked down upon by the university and by police, continuously citing “anonymous noise complaints”, and “fire code infractions,” Ballard’s was closed and turned into a subway and coffee shop. ID Cards restricted student access campus wide. The New England center closed and became built up student housing, Homecoming became a ticketed event, Political Correctness went way too far, even deeming the word “American” as “problematic”, gaining national media attention, inexpensive apartments were destroyed and expensive suites were erected... the police began deploying a riot squad to fire pepperballs and teargas at outdoor student gatherings... it goes on and on. They drove a freaking sword through the soul of that university.

Emma
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UNH is a prideful school with good, smart people. People are nice, campus is pretty and the facilities are kept up. The gym i...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

UNH is a prideful school with good, smart people. People are nice, campus is pretty and the facilities are kept up. The gym is great and a lot of people go...there is a good amount of athletes, greek life and just normal people. The tuition is too high and a lot of people do have to leave. Also the freshmen dorms suck and it can be hard for people to make friends.

Olivia
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I am overall impressed with UNH. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the University and feel that I will be well prepared fo...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

I am overall impressed with UNH. I have thoroughly enjoyed my time at the University and feel that I will be well prepared for life after college. I haven't had any trouble with professors, the food is to par and the services on campus are helpful. The worst part about school is commuting; the parking passes are so expensive and the university gives tickets to everyone, even to people who haven't made any violations. The parking lots are always full and finding a parking spot is difficult, even at 9:30 in the morning. On top of that, one also has to pay to park in visitor lots 7 days a week from 7:00am-9:00pm, as if the university doesn't make enough money from passes and hourly passes.

Erin
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The University of New Hampshire is a fine school overall. The faculty are accessible and helpful overall. However, some depar...

What is your overall opinion of this school?

The University of New Hampshire is a fine school overall. The faculty are accessible and helpful overall. However, some departments are lacking in organization. Some people are not very responsive via email. There is a huge party scene but it is easy to avoid. I have gotten a solid education and done some valuable, interesting research.

Brie
What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, it is a great school. The professors really push you to do your best. However, it is very expensive.

What is your overall opinion of this school?

Overall, it is a great school. The professors really push you to do your best. However, it is very expensive.

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