Southern New Hampshire University Online Reviews
Student & Graduate Reviews (122)
I decided to write a review for Southern New Hampshire University for several reasons. First, I am a returning graduate student who is currently in pursue of obtaining a second master’s degree. I completed both my undergraduate and graduate degrees (engineering) at a state university. What I love so much about Southern New Hampshire University is their communication approach to talking to students. I have never received such kindness from staff members. On the contrary, I have had to deal with the constant headaches from disgruntled advisors from state universities. Southern New Hampshire is not prestigious; however, they provide an excellent education. College education is not about prestige. College is about obtaining skills through quality education. Southern New Hampshire University may be small compared to other colleges, but they’re big on providing great education.
I am currently enrolled at SNHU in the psychology program. I have experience with online schools so I was very reluctant to find a good one. I obtained an associate's degree from Kaplan university which was not the best online school. It was inconvenient attending seminars and the teachers were disengaged. I love that SNHU is an actual physical school rather than some made up online college. My advisors have been great and transitioning to the graduate program has been a breeze. I have six months left and I will be done with my bachelors degree. I am very pleased and happy that I decided to enroll at SNHU instead of completing another degree at Kaplan. I recommend the school to everyone who asks about a good online school. Best of all they are accredited and non profit! can't get any better than that!
I overall had a great experience at Southern New Hampshire University. First and foremost, I am not a spring chicken anymore. I was probably one of the few older people in every course. As a person from the “old school era,” I am not too technology friendly. Despite my lacking skills in technology usages, I decided to go on online to save time and money. Attending school online was the greatest experience that I have ever had as a student, especially at a university like SNHU. SNHU worked with me. The admissions department is friendly and patient. The continuing education offered by SNHU is truly fantastic. I never felt pressured to rush or cram for exams or papers as the way I did during my undergrad years at a traditional university setting. Everyone is entitled to their personal opinion. Personally speaking, SNHU provided the education at a fair price. I had good instructors (except for one) and the course work load was definitely challenging. When I received my MS in Finance, I was given a raise! I recommend SNHU. Don’t judge till you try it. Good luck!
What an excellent educational experience! I thoroughly enjoyed my experience at SNHU. Excellent faculty and staff. I felt I received the education I deserved. Best online program. I am glad I made the switch from U of Phoenix.
I was a college dropout and I was working 2 jobs just to be broke by the end of the month. SNHU has made it possible for me to work and get my college degree. I love SNHU. The people are extremely friendly and knowledgeable. Financial aid paid for my education. I loved my SNHU experience and I recommend it to anyone!
SNHU is a tier 1 ranked university. Regionally accredited and awarded special accreditation (European), which is rare for an American base university. Beautiful campus. Great sports teams. Also, SNHU has beautiful dorms. Many of the professors at SNHU graduated from prestigious universities such as Harvard,Yale, etc. SNHU has many students who graduated from upscale universities. Harvard University and other upscale universities hires SNHU graduates to teach. SNHU course work is difficult. THIS UNIVERSITY IS NOT A DIPLOMA MILL LIKE CAPELLA OR UNIVERSITY OF PHOENIX. SNHU IS AN ACTUAL UNIVERSITY. IT IS A BRICK-AND-MORTAR UNIVERSITY THAT OFFERS ONLINE PROGRAMS. I graduated from FSU, which is a state university in Florida. I had such a terrible experience. After I graduated with my BA, I applied to John Hopkins University and got accepted into their Advance Academic Program in Applied Economics (online). Like John Hopkins University, FSU treats students like numbers and price tags. Fees at FSU were OUTRAGES! John Hopkins was worst! I spent about $8,000 (rough estimation) in two courses alone...which I regret. The course work at SNHU is 10 tens more difficult than at John Hopkins. John Hopkins is a prestigious university, but their online programs are terrible and expensive. Sorry. Applying to SNHU has been the greatest thing that I have ever done since graduating from Miami-Dade College with my Associates of Arts. The course work is difficult, but you learn from hands-on faculty members. SNHU career services is incredible. I am proud to be a SNHU graduate student. One of the best schools in the country. I really dislike students who insult SNHU, especailly when they compare us to schools like Capella, UoP, Ashford, etc. SNHU has a great reputation and SNHU is a private university in NH. The problem is that students are lazy and want a free ride. Whether college maybe online or on campus, YOU HAVE TO STUDY!!!! Not all professors are good. And that applies to universities like Harvard, FSU, UM, FIU, FAU, MDC, UND, and etc. Every university has their pros and cons. I can give you a list of over 200 cons regarding FSU's programs, faculty, and campus. FSU is a joke and the students attending only care about getting drunk, and about 50% of the professors are extremely arrogant. In addition, the university is in the middle of no where! After graduating from FSU and attending John Hopkins University for 1 semester, SNHU saved me.
I love this new online college- If you are online and dissatisfied- look around! I was drowning at the old one- bored and miserable- the people- including professors-were only going for a piece of paper or paycheck. I just assumed online was like that everywhere! Not so! My new college has forums for each major and most students are really engaging in the DB's! The professor I have currently is actually READING our work and giving REAL feedback- after three years of misery, I am finally excited to do my work. I hope that this helps others who are one the other end of a computer staring numbly at there classes and counting them down! There is hope out there- look around! Thank you SNHU
Like several other reviewers, I've attended a number of Online Universities since 2006. I earned my AA at UOPX and my BA at Ashford. Spent some time at Northcentral and Purdue working on my masters. Hands down SNHU is the best! Challenging. Relevant. Engaged instructors. Helpful staff. I worked in a remote village in India during the Winter 2014 term. The technology folks were fantastic especially considering we could only communicate using chat mode.
I had done a lot of research prior to selecting SNHU. In the end, I am very happy with the choice I made. SNHU was extremely helpful from the get-go, and not pushy in getting me to enroll. I had several credits transfer from a local technical college, which I was happy with. My advisor is really helpful, and the instructors have been great. There are some tough courses and it does take some self-motivation to stay active in your coursework, but that is true for any school. I have recommended SNHU to several friends and colleagues. Also, I am not in the military, but I know that several classmates have made mention to how SNHU is very military-friendly school. If you lead a busy life like I do and are looking to squeeze in a degree, SNHU is a good fit.
I called SNHU because their commercial actually sounded like they wanted to help. I currently have 56shrs from my previous accredited university. I currently do not have the time to attend a regular classroom environment cause of work. SNHU told me they could only take 30shrs and the others I would have to redo through SNHU. Helping the military or looking out for your needs is BS!