» Can I complete the GCHS program on a part-time basis?
Our Online GCHS program is designed so the full-time working professional can take classes on a part-time basis. Classes are conducted online and typically consist of an asynchronous curriculum combined with a small number of synchronous sessions over the term which, if offered, are held in the early evenings.
» Is the GRE required?
The GRE is not required but can be submitted, if desired.
» Can I take a "test drive" before applying?
Yes. If you are unsure whether the Online GCHS program is a good fit, you are welcome to sit in on a class or take a GCHS course prior to matriculating into the program. Contact the Team
Federal Unsubsidized Direct Loans are a form of federal aid available to Graduate Students. To apply, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
» Does this program offer any Scholarships?
The Carsey School of Public Policy offers a limited number of needs-based partial tuition scholarships to students who have submitted their online application and been accepted into the program. In order to be considered for a Carsey School Scholarship, please complete and submit your Online Scholarship Application Form. Applicants will be notified if they qualify for an award within two to three weeks after submitting a completed application. We also encourage students who are awarded a scholarship to leverage their award by seeking additional funding opportunities from other sources. Submit a Scholarship Application
» What happens to my Carsey Scholarship award if I need to defer?
Carsey Scholarships based on financial need are considered and awarded to individuals for the program year of application. If an admitted student who has been awarded a Carsey Scholarship needs to defer their start date due to financial reasons, their scholarship application will also be deferred and given priority reconsideration for the new program start date.
» What alternative funding opportunities are available?
We strongly encourage you to look into other outside scholarship opportunities. Domestic students are eligible for both private and federal loans. More detailed information can be found on the UNH Grad School’s Financial Aid webpage or at Tuition Management System.