Founded in 1932, Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU) is a distinguished U.S. nonprofit institution with a 25+ year online legacy of redefining higher education. Chosen by 3,000 on-campus and 170,000 online students, with an alumni network exceeding 100,000 worldwide, SNHU is one of the largest universities in the U.S.
SNHU is decorated with accolades, including the 2020 Most Innovative University in the North (U.S.) and Best Regional Universities by U.S. News & World Report and is accredited by NECHE, overseen by the U.S. Department of Education and Council for Higher Education Accreditation. SNHU strives to transform lives through quality education and our globally recognized accreditations are a testimony to the highest academic standards.
Awarded the 21st Century Distance Learning Award For Excellence in Online Technology
By the United States Distance Learning Association (USDLA)
Named 2024’s Most Innovative University in the North
By the U.S. News & World Report
Accredited by the New England Commission for Higher Education (NECHE)
Overseen by the U.S. Department of Education (USDOE)
Why Choose SHNU Online
Embrace a rich academic legacy
Established in 1932, SNHU brings a rich legacy of educational excellence and leadership. As a pioneer in online education, SNHU has been offering industry-relevant top-tier online degrees since 1995.
Global employability & opportunities
With a 160,000+ strong global community of learners and a vast network of 232,000+ alumni across 46+ countries, our global footprint showcases our international recognition and employability. SNHU propels you to global success, preparing you for evolving workplaces.
Opportunity to attend graduation ceremony on-campus
Online students at SNHU have the unique opportunity to take part in the full graduation experience. You are welcome to join the celebration on campus and build lifelong memories in person, because your success deserves the spotlight.
Robust suite of online learning tools
Online learners at SNHU gain exclusive access to specialized online toolkits, depending on the area of study. These include Microsoft Suite and a LinkedIn Learning subscription.
Career Catalyst advantage
In partnership with Hiration, SNHU offers a whole suite of AI-powered career-enabling tools that help you sharpen skills through mock interviews, receive real-time feedback, create a compelling LinkedIn profile, master the art of cover letters and tailor resumes with Job Matcher for each opportunity – all with AI-powered excellence.
Affordable pricing & merit scholarships
SNHU is committed to making learning economical and accessible. Our pricing, flexible payments, 0% financing and merit scholarships ensure a U.S.-accredited degree is financially reachable for everyone.
Southern New Hampshire University offers online degrees with global acclaim, matching on-campus excellence. Elevate your career with comprehensive undergraduate programs that combine high-quality education and learning flexibility.