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IPEDS ID: 183257
OPE ID: 00258904
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University of New Hampshire College of Professional Studies Online
All programs offered completely via Distance education
88 Commercial Street, Manchester, New Hampshire 03101
General information:  (855) 472-4255
Website:  cps.unh.edu/online
Type:  4-year, Public
Awards offered:  One but less than two years certificate
Associate's degree
Bachelor's degree
Postbaccalaureate certificate
Master's degree
Campus setting:  City: Midsize
Campus housing:  No
Student population:  1,425 (1,195 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty ratio:  14 to 1
Special Learning Opportunities
Distance education – undergraduate programs offered
Distance education – graduate programs offered
Weekend/evening college
Teacher certification (below the postsecondary level)
Student Services
Academic/career counseling service
Employment services for students
Placement services for completers
Undergraduate students enrolled who are formally registered with office of disability services, Fall 2022
7.90%
Carnegie Classification
Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs
Religious Affiliation
Not applicable
Federal Aid
Eligible students may receive Pell Grants and other federal aid (e.g. Direct Loans).
For-credit instruction programs offered
Academic
Continuing professional
Noncredit education offered
Recreational/Avocational/Leisure/Personal Enrichment
Credit Accepted
Credit for life experiences
Advanced placement (AP) credits
Faculty and graduate assistants by primary function, Fall 2022Full timePart time
Total faculty11153
Instructional11153
Research and public service00
Total graduate assistants-0
Instructional-0
Research-0
Estimated Expenses for Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Estimated expenses for academic year2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
Tuition and fees
In-state$7,791$7,791$7,806$7,8120.1%
Out-of-state$9,015$9,015$9,150$9,3722.4%
Books and supplies$900$900$900$9000.0%
Living arrangement
Off Campus
Food and Housing$9,828$9,828$9,828$9,8280.0%
Other expenses$2,772$2,808$2,808$2,8080.0%
Off Campus with Family
Other expenses$2,772$2,808$2,808$2,8080.0%
Total Expenses2020-20212021-20222022-20232023-2024% change 2022-2023 to 2023-2024
In-state
Off Campus$21,291$21,327$21,342$21,3480.0%
Off Campus with Family$11,463$11,499$11,514$11,5200.1%
Out-of-state
Off Campus$22,515$22,551$22,686$22,9081.0%
Off Campus with Family$12,687$12,723$12,858$13,0801.7%
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Average graduate student tuition and fees for academic year2023-2024
In-state tuition$10,044
In-state fees$276
Out-of-state tuition$10,962
Out-of-state fees$276
Alternative Tuition Plans and Promise Program
Type of PlanOffered
Tuition guarantee plan
Prepaid tuition plan
Tuition payment planX
Other alternative tuition plan
  • Does not participate in Promise program
Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2022-2023
Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Any student financial aid12885%————
Grant or scholarship aid1958%$108,831$5,728
Federal grants1339%$67,568$5,198
Pell grants1339%$61,578$4,737
Other federal grants1236%$5,990$499
State/local government grant or scholarships1030%$14,244$1,424
Institutional grants or scholarships1339%$27,019$2,078
Student loan aid1648%$92,908$5,807
Federal student loans1442%$73,266$5,233
Other student loans(*)6%(*)(*)
  • 1 Includes students awarded Federal work study aid and aid from other sources not listed above.
  • (*) Number awarded aid and total and average amounts of aid awarded are withheld to preserve the privacy of individuals.
All Undergraduate Students
Type of AidNumber awarded aidPercent awarded aidTotal amount of aid awardedAverage amount of aid awarded
Degree/certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid174366%$3,439,570$4,629
Pell grants38134%$1,601,481$4,203
Federal student loans51846%$2,707,703$5,227
Non-degree/non-certificate-seeking
Grant or scholarship aid14777%$96,274$2,048
  • 1 Grant or scholarship aid includes aid awarded, from the federal government, state or local government, the institution, and other sources known by the institution.

  • For more information on Student Financial Assistance Programs or to apply for financial aid via the web, visit Federal Student Aid.
Average Net Price for Full-Time Beginning Students
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded grant or scholarship aid from federal, state or local governments, or the institution.
2020-20212021-20222022-2023
Average net price$11,704$11,850$11,851
Full-time beginning undergraduate students who paid the in-state or in-district tuition rate and were awarded Title IV aid by income.
Average net price by Income2020-20212021-20222022-2023
$0 – $30,000$10,339$11,352$9,654
$30,001 – $48,000$8,905$10,858$13,912
$48,001 – $75,000$11,876$10,303$15,814
$75,001 – $110,000$15,310$15,643$16,562
$110,001 and more$16,088$16,603$19,236
  • Average net price is generated by subtracting the average amount of federal, state/local government, or institutional grant or scholarship aid from the total cost of attendance. Total cost of attendance is the sum of published tuition and required fees (lower of in-district or in-state), books and supplies, and the weighted average for Food and Housing and other expenses.
  • Beginning students are those who are entering postsecondary education for the first time.
  • Title IV aid to students includes grant aid, work study aid, and loan aid. These include: Federal Pell Grant, Federal Supplemental Educational Opportunity Grant (FSEOG), Academic Competitiveness Grant (ACG), National Science and Mathematics Access to Retain Talent Grant (National SMART Grant), Teacher Education Assistance for College and Higher Education (TEACH) Grant, Federal Work-Study, Federal Perkins Loan, Subsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan, and Unsubsidized Direct or FFEL Stafford Loan. For those Title IV recipients, net price is reported by income category and includes students awarded federal aid even if none of that aid was provided in the form of grants. While Title IV status defines the cohort of student for which the data are reported, the definition of net price remains the same – total cost of attendance minus grant aid.
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Fall 2022
Total enrollment1,425
Undergraduate enrollment1,195
Undergraduate transfer-in enrollment216
Graduate enrollment230
Undergraduate Attendance StatusUndergraduate Student Gender
Undergraduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 48%
Part-time: 52%Undergraduate Student Gender:
Male: 29%
Female: 71%
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity
Undergraduate Race/ethnicity:
American Indian or Alaska Native: 0%
Asian: 1%
Black or African American: 3%
Hispanic/Latino: 6%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander: 0%
White: 84%
Two or more races: 2%
Race/ethnicity unknown: 3%
U.S. Nonresident: 0%
Undergraduate Student AgeUndergraduate Student Residence
Undergraduate Student Age:
24 and under: 24%
25 and over: 76%
Age unknown: 0%Undergraduate Student Residence:
In-state: 71%
Out-of-state: 29%
Foreign countries: 0%
Unknown: 0%
  • Age data are reported for Fall 2021.
  • Residence data are reported for first-time degree/certificate-seeking undergraduates.
Undergraduate Distance Education Status
Undergraduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 100%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 0%
Graduate Attendance Status
Graduate Attendance Status:
Full-time: 15%
Part-time: 85%
Graduate Distance Education Status
Graduate Enrollment by Distance Education Status:
Enrolled exclusively in distance education courses: 98%
Enrolled in some, but not all, distance education courses: 0%
Not enrolled in any distance education courses: 1%
  • This institution has an open admission policy. Contact the institution for more information.
First-to-Second Year Retention Rates

Retention rates measure the percentage of first-time students who are seeking bachelor's degrees who return to the institution to continue their studies the following fall.

Retention Rates for First-Time Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Student retention:
Full-time students: 40%
Part-time students: 100%
Percentage of Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2021 and Returned in Fall 2022
Overall Graduation Rate and Transfer-Out Rate

The overall graduation rate is also known as the "Student Right to Know" or IPEDS graduation rate. It tracks the progress of students who began their studies as full-time, first-time degree- or certificate-seeking students to see if they complete a degree or other award such as a certificate within 150% of "normal time" for completing the program in which they are enrolled.

Some institutions also report a transfer-out rate, which is the percentage of the full-time, first-time students who transferred to another institution without completing at the current institution.

Note that not all students at the institution are tracked for these rates. Students who have already attended another postsecondary institution, or who began their studies on a part-time basis, are not tracked for this rate. At this institution, 11 percent of entering students were counted as "full-time, first-time" in 2022.

Overall Graduation and Transfer-Out Rates for Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017
Overall graduation rate:
Overall graduation rate: 14%
(*) Transfer-out rate:
Percentage of Full-time, First-Time Students Who Graduated or Transferred Out Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • (*) Not all institutions report transfer-out rates.
Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rates

Bachelor’s degree graduation rates measure the percentage of entering students beginning their studies full-time and are planning to get a bachelor’s degree and who complete their degree program within a specified amount of time.

Graduation Rates for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
Bachelor's degree rate:
[Began in Fall 2015]
4-year: 3%
6-year: 15%
8-year: 15%
[Began in Fall 2017]
4-year: 4%
6-year: 12%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Graduated in the Specified Amount of Time and Began in Fall 2015 or Fall 2017
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Gender for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Male: 14%
Female: 11%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees
6-Year Graduation Rate by Race/Ethnicity for Students Pursuing Bachelor's Degrees:
Black or African American: 0%
Hispanic/Latino: 0%
White: 14%
Percentage of Full-time, First-time Students Who Began Their Studies in Fall 2017 and Received a Degree or Award Within 150% of "Normal Time" to Completion for Their Program
  • Alternative measures of student success are reported by degree-granting institutions to describe the outcomes of degree/certificate-seeking undergraduate students who are not only first-time, full-time students, but also part-time attending and non-first-time (transfer-in) students. These measures are also reported for students receiving Pell grants and those students that do not receive Pell grants. These measures provide the 8-year award-completion rates by award level (certificates, associate's and bachelor degrees) after entering an institution. For students who did not earn any undergraduate award after 8-years of entry, the enrollment statuses are reported as either still enrolled at the institution, or subsequently transferred out of the institution. Unlike the Graduation Rates data, all reporting institutions must report on their transfer outs regardless if the institution has a mission that provides substantial transfer preparation.
FULL-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 10%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 15%
Enrolled at same institution: 2%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 7%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 16%
Enrolled at same institution: 3%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 16%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 11%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 11%
PART-TIME, FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 11%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 5%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 16%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 4%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 15%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 16%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 5%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 16%
FULL-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 49%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 9%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 45%
Enrolled at same institution: 1%
Enrolled at different institution: 8%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 4%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 53%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 9%
PART-TIME, NON-FIRST-TIME DEGREE/CERTIFICATE-SEEKING UNDERGRADUATES WHO ENTERED IN 2015-16
Award and enrollment rate:
[All students]
Received an Associate's degree: 10%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 43%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 7%
[Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 8%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 41%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 3%
[Non-Pell]
Received an Associate's degree: 10%
Received a Bachelor's degree: 44%
Enrolled at same institution: 0%
Enrolled at different institution: 9%
Completions (Number of awards conferred) 2022-2023
Completions are the number of awards conferred by program and award level.
sort byProgramPostgraduate
Certificate
AssociateBachelorMaster
  • Data shown are for first majors.
  • (-) Program is not offered at this award level.
  • d identifies programs and award levels that are offered as a distance education program. For program category totals, d is shown if one or more programs in the category are offered as a distance education program.
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services
Accounting and Finance--9d-
Business Administration and Management, General-11d39d0d
Business/Corporate Communications, General--6d-
Hospitality Administration/Management, General--1d-
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General--9d-
Marketing/Marketing Management, General--1d-
Non-Profit/Public/Organizational Management8d-3d-
Operations Management and Supervision--7d-
Organizational Leadership---12d
Project Management12d--8d
Category total20d11d75d20d
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs
Communication and Media Studies, Other--0d-
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia--4d-
Category total--4d-
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other--0d-
Information Technology--9d-
Category total--9d-
Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching0d14d25d-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs3d-9d-
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Elementary Special Education Programs7d-9d-
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Emotional Disturbances0d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness0d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities1d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Specific Learning Disabilities0d---
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Vision Impairments Including Blindness0d---
Educational, Instructional, and Curriculum Supervision---15d
Educational/Instructional Technology1d---
Elementary Education and Teaching0d---
English/Language Arts Teacher Education--0d-
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching0d-0d-
Mathematics Teacher Education--0d-
Reading Teacher Education12d---
Secondary Education and Teaching0d-1d-
Social Studies Teacher Education--0d-
Special Education and Teaching, General10d-1d-
Category total34d14d45d15d
English Language and Literature/Letters
English Language and Literature, General--0d-
Category total--0d-
Health Professions and Related Programs
Communication Disorders Sciences and Services, Other-7d--
Health and Wellness, General--6d-
Health Information/Medical Records Administration/Administrator--0d-
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General--0d-
Health/Health Care Administration/Management1d-14d7d
Nursing Administration---4d
Nursing Education---1d
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse--30d-
Category total1d7d50d12d
History
History, General--6d-
Category total--6d-
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration--0d-
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies--13d-
Category total--13d-
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities
General Studies-17d0d-
Humanities/Humanistic Studies--0d-
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies--10d-
Category total-17d10d-
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies
Behavioral Sciences-14d0d-
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other--28d-
Category total-14d28d-
Psychology
Psychology, General--34d-
Category total--34d-
Public Administration and Social Service Professions
Human Services, General4d-29d1d
Category total4d-29d1d
Social Sciences
Social Sciences, General--0d-
Category total--0d-
Grand total596330348
Services and Programs for Servicemembers and Veterans
Yellow Ribbon Program (officially known as Post-9/11 GI Bill, Yellow Ribbon Program)
Credit for military training
Dedicated point of contact for support services for veterans, military servicemembers, and their families
Member of Department of Defense Voluntary Educational Partnership Memorandum of Understanding
Tuition policies specifically for Veterans and Servicemembers
Educational Benefits, 2022-2023
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance
Number of students receiving benefits/assistance:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: 82
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: 6
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: 167
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: 16
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution
Average amount of benefits/assistance disbursed through the institution:
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - undergraduates: $4,262
Post-9/11 GI Bill Benefits - graduates: $4,422
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - undergraduates: $2,478
DoD Tuition Assistance Program - graduates: $1,453
RETENTION RATES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
RETENTION RATES FOR FIRST-TIME, DEGREE/CERTIFICATE EDUCATION BENEFIT USERS PURSUING BACHELOR'S DEGREES
Full-time students: 82%
Part-time students: 50%
Retention rate is the percentage of undergraduate students who began their studies in academic year 2013-14 and returned in academic year 2014-15
  • No varsity sports data reported for this institution. Data on varsity athletics are submitted annually as required by the Equity in Athletics Disclosure Act (EADA), by all co-educational postsecondary institutions that have an intercollegiate athletics program. For the most recent data collection, EADA did not collect data on varsity athletics for programs that were cancelled due to the Coronavirus Pandemic.
Institutional Accreditation
AccreditorStatusNext Review Date
New England Commission of Higher EducationAccredited (10/01/1980 - 10/15/2023)
Programmatic Accreditation
Accreditor / ProgramStatusNext Review Date
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levelsAccredited since (11/05/2014)12/31/2029
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levelsAccredited since (10/16/2019)12/31/2024
  • For more detailed information on accreditation for this institution, including all actions and justification for actions, visit OPE's Database of Accredited Postsecondary Institutions and Programs: ope.ed.gov/dapip/#/institution-profile/127714.
On-Campus
Criminal Offenses201920202021
a. Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter000
b. Negligent manslaughter000
c. Rape000
d. Fondling000
e. Incest000
f. Statutory Rape000
g. Robbery000
h. Aggravated assault000
i. Burglary000
j. Motor vehicle theft000
k. Arson000
VAWA Offenses201920202021
a. Domestic violence000
b. Dating violence000
c. Stalking000
Arrests201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
Disciplinary Actions201920202021
a. Weapons: carrying, possessing, etc.000
b. Drug abuse violations000
c. Liquor law violations000
  • The crime data reported by the institutions have not been subjected to independent verification by the U.S. Department of Education. Therefore, the Department cannot vouch for the accuracy of the data reported here.
  • The crime statistics displayed only includes On-Campus data associated with the main campus as listed on College Navigator. For statistics associated with each campus location, off campus data, and for additional information covering Hate Crimes, and Fire statistics see https://ope.ed.gov/campussafety.
  • The On-Campus data do not include incidents that: (a) took place on public property, including thoroughfares, streets, sidewalks, and parking facilities, that is within the campus, or immediately adjacent to and accessible from the campus; (b) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (c) took place on any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students, and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.
Three-year Official Cohort Default Rates
Fiscal Year202020192018
Default rate0.0%1.1%8.6%
Number in default01075
Number in repayment768884866
Aid Programs
  • Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan)