Southern New Hampshire University - Admissions
Topic Admissions
Date June 28, 2017
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Admissions with Southern New Hampshire University

MacKenzie Hizon is the director of international recruitment at  Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU). On Wednesday, the 28th of June, Ms. Hizon hosted a live 30 minute Q&A on Goodwall talking about admissions, scholarships and life at SNHU. The session was attended by 200 students from around the world.

What are your SAT & TOEFL score requirements? —Mohammed

The test requirements are as follows: TOEFL: 71, IELTS: 6.0.

Do you offer any scholarships? —Dawood

We offer scholarships for international students. We offer Penmen Merit scholarships up to $7,000/year and for certain countries (currently Denmark, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Jordan, Nepal, Norway, Vietnam, Sweden, Turkey and UAE) we offer a Diversity Scholarship of $9,000/year
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What are the requirements to apply to SNHU? —Mahitab

You need to have a minimum GPA of 3.0 and you apply online here:

My IELTS score is 5.5, can I apply to your university for an undergraduate program? —Mohammad

Yes, you can apply but since our minimum IELTS score is 6 you will need to take ESL first.

Do you have any English language programs? —Elona
What is the main subject you offer at the university? —Mehr

Our  main subjects are in business.

What grades are required in the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE) exam 12th in order to get a scholarship? —Aaditya

We require a minimum of 3.0 GPA.

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Do you offer full scholarships for international students majoring in Communication? —Gabriela

We don’t offer full scholarship but you can get up to $7,000 or $9,000 per year. More information here:

What is the total fee for a Bachelors in Business? —Aaditya
Is it necessary to do the IELTS? —Mehr

It’s not required to do IELTS but, if you don’t have a score you will be given a language training I-20 and you will need to take ESL first.

What are the procedures for admission? —Israr
Do you offer mechanical engineering? —Zeeshan

We offer aeronautical engineering, Electrical and Computer Engineering, and Mechanical Engineering.

I'm studying English in Kosovo currently, I finished my second year but I would like to do my masters degree in another country. Do you offer this program at SNHU? —Elona

We offer an MS TFL, Masters of Science in Teaching English as a Foreign Language.

Currently, I am in 11th grade; when is the right moment for me to apply? Am I able to apply now? —Alexandra

Yes, you can apply now!

I'm from Indonesia, if I want to move there will I have to look for a place to stay or do you have dormitory housing? —Gabriela

We offer on campus housing. more information on housing can be found here:

Hello I'm from India and I've been studying in an English medium school since kindergarten. Do I need to take English proficiency exams? —Shriyans

We may be able to accept an English waiver for you

How are the teachers there? And how do you help some international students that can't speak English fluently? Is there any training? —Augustina

The teachers are great; very committed. We also have an ESL program to help students learn english better.

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Can my Certified Ethical Hacking course help me get a scholarship at Southern New Hampshire University (SNHU)? —Shubhankar

Extra curricular activities are important and considered when awarding scholarships.

What do students generally do on the weekends? —Vijay

We have over 60 clubs, college and intramural sports and tons of off campus activities coordinated by our International Student services and Student Affairs office.

My IELTS score is 5.5 overall, my SSC & HSC result is 3.56 & 3.00 respectively. I'm from Bangladesh. Would I be eligible for a scholarship for Undergraduate program in Business & management course...? —Mohammad

You are eligible for a scholarship.

Do you accept students from Nigeria? Also, do you offer courses in medicine? —Egbuta

We accept students from all over the world! However, we offer mostly business, design, game design and liberal arts courses.

Does SNHU offer courses in civil engineering? —Azmat

We offer engineering but in aeronautical, mechanical, electrical and computer.

What types of courses do you have in Computers? —Shubhankar

We have a Bachelors of Science in Computer Science.

Do you accept other international exam such as STPM (Malaysia) for your entry requirement? —Siti

We do not accept that exam but we don’t require SAT.

Do you have courses for marine biology or something similar? —Ana

We are more business focused. We do not offer marine biology or hard science majors.

What courses do you offer in Information Technology? —Anusha

We offer Masters of Science in Information Technology (MSIT ). We offer a BS in Computer Science as well.

What about software engineering courses? —Arjun

We offer mechanical, electrical computer and aeronautical engineering.

Topic Admissions
Date June 28, 2017
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