Southern New Hampshire University

Liberal Arts, Associate Degree

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
  • English
    Language

About

An associate of arts degree can be a meaningful milestone on your journey toward a college degree or a springboard into the working world. Graduates with associates degrees in liberal arts are eligible for entry-level administrative and managerial positions in a wide range of fields - from business to social services, retail and more.

See Yourself Succeed with a Liberal Arts Major

Your associate degree coursework in Liberal Arts at the Southern New Hampshire University will expose you to a broad range of topics and help you develop skills that will be of great value both in the workplace and in furthering your education.

As a private, nonprofit university, SNHU has one mission - to help you see yourself succeed. 

Internships & Outcomes

A liberal arts education helps students develop a sense of social responsibility, strong and transferable intellectual and practical skills such as communication, analytical and problem-solving skills, as well as a demonstrated ability to apply knowledge and skills in real-world settings.

In short, you can go almost anywhere - professionally and personally - with a liberal arts degree. Your liberal arts degree studies at SNHU give you knowledge and skills you can build on throughout life.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • More details:

    National - Early action plan: Nov. 15 (for the fall), and get an admission decision by Dec. 15

    International - Final Check-in Date: August 29

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    60 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

- Public Speaking

- College Composition

- Sophomore Seminar

- Intro to Humanities

- Introduction to Information Technology

English Language Requirements

You only need to take one of these language tests:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Schedule IELTS
  • Minimum required score:

    71

    The TOEFL – or Test Of English as a Foreign Language – offers an internet-based test (iBT). The final, overall iBT score ranges between 0 and 120, and includes a scaled average from the four components (reading, listening, speaking, and writing). Read more about TOEFL (iBT).

Academic Requirements

Freshman Application Guidelines

As we look at your application, our first consideration is your academic background. We also look for well-rounded students who have a variety of interests and have been involved in school and/or community activities.

Most candidates admitted to SNHU have completed 16 college-prep courses, including:

Four years of English

Three or more years of mathematics

Two or more years of science

Two or more years of social science

Tuition Fee

  • International Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • National Applies to you

    30756 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 30756 USD per year and a duration of 24 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.

Living costs for Manchester

  • 990 - 1790 USD/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

SNHU is one of the most affordable private, nonprofit universities in New Hampshire, and students who qualify could receive up to $20,000 in grants and scholarships. (This scholarship amount is only for students who do not need a visa to study in the U.S.)

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

The Global Study Awards: get funded with up to £10,000 to study abroad

Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, StudyPortals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.