Admissions & Costs

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At UNH, we strive to make the application process as simple and easy as possible. Below are the requirements for admission to the online Master of Education, application deadlines, tuition costs, and financial aid information.

Admissions Criteria

The department encourages applications from those who:

  • Hold a baccalaureate degree from an accredited college or university;
  • Have attained an overall grade-point average of “B” or better in undergraduate coursework;
  • Have completed courses in a broad range of liberal arts disciplines;
  • Have acceptable recommendations from three individuals; and
  • Have satisfactorily completed a personal statement of interest in pursuing graduate education.
  • Graduate Record Examination (GRE) scores are NOT required.

Graduate School Admissions Information

Application Deadlines

The Graduate School accepts new students into the online Master of Education program three times per year and considers applications on a rolling basis. Priority consideration is given to students whose applications and required materials are received by the following deadlines:

  • Fall/August Admission (e-Term 1): Applications due June 15th
  • Spring/January Admission (e-Term 3): Applications due November 15th Extended to December 1st!
  • Summer/May Admission (e-Term 5): Applications due March 15th

Tuition & Fees


  • $650/ credit for NH residents
  • $715/ credit for non-NH residents                                                                  

Program Total Number of Credits: 30-32

Technology Fee per Semester:

  • 1-4 credits $26.00
  • 5-8 credits $51.25
  • 9-16 credits $102.50

Additional Tuition & Fees Information

Financial Aid

College Work Study and the Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loan are the two forms of federal financial aid available to Graduate Students. To apply, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). The UNH priority deadline is March 1. This is the date by which the FAFSA must be received by the federal processor, however, if your application is received after March 1st you will still be considered for the Federal Direct Loan, which is not subject to the priority deadline.

The basic eligibility requirements to be considered for Financial Aid include:

  • Attend classes at least half-time (5 or more credits per semester).
  • Enrollment in a degree program.
  • Documentation of United States citizenship or eligible non-citizen status.
  • Must maintain satisfactory academic progress.

 Application Information

All students are required to meet  university admission requirements.

For more information on how to apply, fill out the Information Request form to speak to a Success Coach today.