Granite Guarantee

Granite Guarantee, tuition-free program to UNH Manchester for qualified first-year and transfer New Hampshire students

We believe every New Hampshire student deserves the opportunity to pursue college. That’s why UNH Manchester offers the Granite Guarantee, a financial aid program that covers the cost of tuition for Pell-eligible first-year and transfer students from New Hampshire.

Here's How You Qualify

You’ll automatically receive the Granite Guarantee if you meet the following criteria:


  • You’re a New Hampshire resident
  • You’re entering your first year of college at UNH Manchester
  • You’re eligible for a federal Pell Grant


  • You’re a New Hampshire resident
  • You have an associate degree from a New Hampshire community college
  • You’re eligible for a federal Pell Grant


Ready to Get Started?

No special application is needed. You’re just four steps from up to four years tuition-free.

Transfer Credit Evaluation


Prospective students can schedule a half-hour appointment with an admissions counselor to review their transfer credits.

Register Online

Students meeting with Sharon Eaton, director of financial aid at UNH Manchester





We’re here to help! Connect with a financial aid counselor at 603-641-4189 or