The University of New Hampshire (UNH) is a public land-grant research university with its main campus in Durham, New Hampshire. It was founded and incorporated in 1866 as a land grant college in Hanover in connection with Dartmouth College, moved to Durham in 1893, and adopted its current name in 1923.
The university’s Durham campus comprises six colleges. A seventh college, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, occupies the university’s campus in Manchester. The University of New Hampshire School of Law is in Concord, the state’s capital. The university is part of the University System of New Hampshire and is classified among “R1: Doctoral Universities – Very high research activity”.
As of 2018, its combined campuses made UNH the largest state university system in the state of New Hampshire, with over 15,000 students. It was also the most expensive state-sponsored school in the United States for in-state students.[