university of new hampshire
public, coeducational institution of higher learning in Durham, N.H., U.S. The only university in the state, the University of New Hampshire has land-grant, sea-grant, and space-grant status. It anchors the University System of New Hampshire, which includes the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, Plymouth State College, Keene State College, and the College for Lifelong Learning. Comprehensive baccalaureate and graduate programs are offered through the Colleges of Liberal Arts, Life Sciences and Agriculture, and Engineering and Physical Sciences, as well as through the Graduate School, the School of Health and Human Services, and the Whittemore School of Business and Economics. Associate degree programs are conducted through the Division of Continuing Education, the Thompson School of Applied Science, and the academic division in Manchester. Research organizations at the University of New Hampshire include the Water Resources Research Center, the Family Research Laboratory, and the Institute for the Study of Earth, Oceans, and Space. Total student enrollment at Durham is approximately 12,400
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