By the Numbers

September 16, 2016

graphic of the class of 2020 by major, college, state, and country

Class of 2020 By the Numbers.
Graphic by UNH Communications and Public Affairs.


Video Now Available: How to Destroy Higher Education

April 30, 2015

President Michael S. Roth of Wesleyan University delivered the College of Liberal Arts John T. Holden Lecture on April 2, 2015, entitled “How to Destroy Higher Education.” Roth has served as president of Wesleyan University since 2007. Formerly president of California College of the Arts, Roth is an historian, curator, and author. He is a frequent commentator on higher education. His most recent book, Beyond the University: Why Liberal Education Matters (Yale University Press, 2014), addresses the history and varied meanings of liberal education and identifies current challenges faced by institutions of higher learning.

Watch the video of President Roth’s lecture here:


UNH in Top 25 Public Colleges with Highest 4-year Graduation Rates

March 26, 2015

In a recent article in Time.com, “The 25 Public Colleges Where Students Graduate The Fastest,” the University of New Hampshire was named one of 25 public institutions with the highest 4-year graduation rates. According to the article, only one third of public college students earn their bachelor’s degree in four years, with the average time at 4.6 years. UNH’s rate is nearly double the national rate, with 64% of students earning a bachelor’s degree within 4 years.


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