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Schools in New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire has 43 schools. This state offers subjects such as human services and speech therapy. While in 2010, institutions in New Hampshire had 64,134 students enrolled in undergraduate programs, 13,203 students were enrolled in graduate programs. In 2010, 19,675 students graduated with degrees from institutions in this eastern state.

Overview

It has five 4-year institutions, seven community and technical colleges, and 31 private institutions. Approaching students are offered 198 certificate programs, 211 associate's level programs, 465 programs at the bachelor's level, 198 master's level programs, and 51 doctorate level programs by institutions in this state and it offers subjects such as medical assisting and mental health.

Tuition at schools in New Hampshire varies from $6,432 to $40,437. Average in-state tuition at 4-year public institutions is $10,275 every year. Community and technical public colleges cost $6,655 each year. Tuition at private institutions in New Hampshire ranges from $6,615 to $40,437 every year.

In order to offset the tuition cost, New Hampshire college students get $1,997 per year. A majority of financial aid is loans but around 52% of the financial aid is scholarships and the rest is institutional grants. Institutions gave $62,799,814 to students in 2009. Since approximately 57% of students are female, 14% of students are over 24 years of age, and nearly a third of the students are from a racial or ethnic minority background, it follows that institutions in New Hampshire have a fairly diverse student population.

Women

57%

Men

43%

Age 18-24

77%

Age 25 & Up

21%

Student Enrollment in New Hampshire 2008-2010

The number of students who New Hampshire institutions enrolled rose from 2008 to 2010. In particular, undergraduates climbed by 3,707 students and the number of graduate students climbed by 633.

Student Enrollment in New Hampshire 2008-2010

  • Undergraduate 2008: 60427
  • Undergraduate 2009: 62703
  • Undergraduate 2010: 64134
  • Graduate 2008: 12570
  • Graduate 2009: 13107
  • Graduate 2010: 13203

Completed Degrees in New Hampshire

In 2010, 19,675 students graduated from certificate or degree programs in this state. While close to 2% of students graduated with doctorate degrees, 50% of students graduated with bachelor degrees.

Completed Degrees in New Hampshire

  • Certificate: 2473
  • Associates: 2953
  • Bachelors: 10025
  • Masters: 3765
  • Doctorate: 459

National VS New Hampshire Student Graduation Rate

Graduation rates for full-time first-time students in New Hampshire are higher than graduation rates for students around the United States.

National VS New Hampshire Student Graduation Rate

  • National Graduating Students: 1409453
  • National Non-Graduating Students: 1979609
  • New Hampshire Graduating Students: 7503
  • New Hampshire Non-Graduating Students: 6679

Top New Hampshire Jobs by Median Salary

Top New Hampshire Jobs by Median Salary

  • Physicians and Surgeons, All Other: 212674
  • Dentists, General: 194870
  • Family and General Practitioners: 184428
  • Surgeons: 181508
  • Chief Executives: 168734

New Hampshire Job Market

New Hampshire Job Market

  • New Hampshire Average Salary 2008: 42733
  • New Hampshire Average Salary 2009: 43783
  • New Hampshire Average Salary 2010: 44394
  • New Hampshire Employment Number 2008: 1268720
  • New Hampshire Employment Number 2009: 1238115
  • New Hampshire Employment Number 2010: 1205700

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1. Franklin Pierce University

40 University Drive
Rindge, NH 03461-0060
(603) 899-4000

Franklin Pierce University, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Rindge, NH. This school offers 53 programs. More specifically, students are offered six certificates by this liberal arts college, six degrees at the associate's level, 29 degrees at the bachelor's level, ten master's level degrees, and two doctorate level degrees. Franklin-Pierce is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire and the eighth largest institution in the state of New Hampshire.

2. Portsmouth Beauty School of Hair Design

140 Congress St
Portsmouth, NH 03801-4084
(603) 436-7775

Portsmouth Beauty School of Hair Design offers one program and this school, which is 0.3 miles from the center of the city, is located in Portsmouth, NH. It is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

3. Chester College of New England

40 Chester St
Chester, NH 03036-4331
(603) 887-4401

Chester College of New England offers six programs. It offers students six degrees at the bachelor's level. This liberal arts college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Chester, NH. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

4. The Continental Academie of Hair Design - Manchester

228 Maple Street
Manchester, NH 3103
(603) 622-5851

The Continental Academie of Hair Design-Manchester, which is 1.0 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Manchester, NH and it offers one program. It is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

5. Daniel Webster College

20 University Dr
Nashua, NH 03063-1300
(603) 577-6000

Daniel Webster College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Nashua, NH. It offers 27 programs. Of those, it offers seven degrees at the associate's level to students, 18 degrees at the bachelor's level, and two master's level degrees.

6. The New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

153 Lowell Rd
Hudson, NH 3051
(603) 882-3022

The New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts, which is 1.5 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Hudson, NH and it offers one program. This school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

7. White Mountains Community College

2020 Riverside Road
Berlin, NH 3570
(603) 752-1113

White Mountains Community College offers 26 programs. Specifically, it offers 11 certificates to students and 15 associate's level degrees. This college, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is located in Berlin, NH. It is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

8. Lakes Region Community College

379 Belmont Road
Laconia, NH 3246
(603) 524-3207x701

Lakes Region Community College offers 30 programs. More specifically, students are offered nine certificates by this college and 21 degrees at the associate's level. This community college, which is 0.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Laconia, NH. It is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

9. Manchester Community College

1066 Front St
Manchester, NH 03102-8518
(603) 668-6706

Manchester Community College offers 30 programs. Out of those, it offers 13 certificates to students and 17 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Manchester, NH. This public college is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

10. The College of St. Mary Magdalen

511 Kearsarge Mtn Rd
Warner, NH 03278-9206
(603) 456-2656

The College of St. Mary Magdalen, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Warner, NH. Magdalen offers two programs. Of those, this school offers students one associate's level degree and one degree at the bachelor's level.

11. Empire Beauty School - Hooksett

1328 Hooksett Rd
Hooksett, NH 3106
(603) 792-1400

Empire Beauty School-Hooksett, which is 3.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Hooksett, NH. It offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. It is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

12. Antioch University - New England

40 Avon St
Keene, NH 3431
(603) 357-3122

Antioch University-New England offers 19 programs. Out of those, this school offers six certificates to students, 11 master's level degrees, and two doctorate level degrees. Antioch, which is 0.8 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Keene, NH.

13. The Continental Academie of Hair Design - Hudson

102 Derry St
Hudson, NH 3051
(603) 889-1614

The Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson offers one program and this school, which is 0.9 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Hudson, NH. It is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

14. Lebanon College

15 Hanover Street
Lebanon, NH 3766
(603) 448-2445x101

Lebanon College, which is near the center of the city, is in Lebanon, NH. It offers 19 programs. Out of those, students are offered eight certificates by this school and 11 associate's level degrees.

15. Empire Beauty School - Laconia

556 Main St
Laconia, NH 3246
(603) 524-8777

Empire Beauty School-Laconia offers two programs. It offers students two certificates. This school, which is 0.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Laconia, NH. This school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

16. Saint Anselm College

100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102-1310
(603) 641-7000

Saint Anselm College, which is near the center of the city, is in Manchester, NH. It offers 29 programs. This school offers 29 degrees at the bachelor's level to students. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

17. The St Joseph School of Nursing

5 Woodward Ave
Nashua, NH 3060
(603) 594-2567

The St Joseph School of Nursing offers two programs. Out of those, it offers students one certificate and one degree at the associate's level. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Nashua, NH. It is one of 2 nursing schools in New Hampshire.

18. The Upper Valley Educators Institute

194 Dartmouth College Highway
Lebanon, NH 03766-1358
(603) 678-4888x101

The Upper Valley Educators Institute, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Lebanon, NH. It offers 15 programs. Specifically, UVEI offers 14 certificates to students and one master's level degree.

19. The University of New Hampshire School of Law

2 White St
Concord, NH 03301-4197
(603) 228-1541

The University of New Hampshire School of Law offers five programs. More specifically, it offers two degrees at the master's level to students and three doctorate level degrees. The UNH School of Law, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Concord, NH. It is the only law school in New Hampshire.

20. The Keene Beauty Academy

800 Park Ave
Keene, NH 3431
(603) 357-3736

The Keene Beauty Academy offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by it. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Keene, NH. This vocational school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

21. Colby-Sawyer College

541 Main St
New London, NH 03257-7835
(603) 526-3000

Colby-Sawyer College, which is near the center of the city, is in New London, NH. It offers 25 programs. Specifically, it offers students one associate's level degree and 24 degrees at the bachelor's level. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

22. Granite State College

8 Old Suncook Road
Concord, NH 03301-7317
(603) 228-3000

Granite State College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Concord, NH. Granite offers 16 programs. Out of those, students are offered five certificates by this school, four associate's level degrees, and seven bachelor's level degrees. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

23. Great Bay Community College

320 Corporate Dr
Portsmouth, NH 03801-2879
(603) 427-7600

Great Bay Community College offers 23 programs. Out of those, this college offers students seven certificates and 16 degrees at the associate's level. This college, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Portsmouth, NH. It is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

24. Nashua Community College

505 Amherst St
Nashua, NH 03063-1026
(603) 882-6923

Nashua Community College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Nashua, NH. It offers 40 programs. Of those, this college offers 16 certificates to students and 24 associate's level degrees. It is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

25. The New England School of Hair Design Inc

12 Interchange Dr
West Lebanon, NH 03784-2003
(603) 298-5199

The New England School of Hair Design Inc offers three programs. This school offers three certificates to students. This school, which is near the heart of downtown, is in West Lebanon, NH. This school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

26. Empire Beauty School - Somersworth

362 Rte 108
Somersworth, NH 3878
(603) 692-1515

Empire Beauty School-Somersworth, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Somersworth, NH. It offers two programs. Students are offered two certificates by this school. This vocational school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

27. The University of New Hampshire at Manchester

400 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH 03101-1113
(603) 641-4321

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester, which is 0.7 miles from the center of the city, is in Manchester, NH. It offers 14 programs. Of those, it offers students two associate's level degrees and 12 bachelor's level degrees. This public school is one of 12 public post-secondary institutions in New Hampshire.

28. The Seacoast Career School - Manchester

670 North Commercial St
Manchester, NH 3101
(603) 624-7222

The Seacoast Career School-Manchester offers three programs. This school offers three certificates to students. This school, which is near the center of the city, is in Manchester, NH. This school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

29. The Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics

73 South River Road
Bedford, NH 3110
(603) 668-4300

The Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics offers four programs. Students are offered four certificates by it. This school, which is 1.9 miles from the center of the city, is in Bedford, NH. This vocational school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

30. The New Hampshire Institute of Art

148 Concord St
Manchester, NH 03104-4858
(866) 241-4918

The New Hampshire Institute of Art, which is 0.3 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Manchester, NH and NHIA offers one program.

31. Hesser College

3 Sundial Ave
Manchester, NH 03103-9969
(603) 668-6660

Hesser College, which is 1.7 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Manchester, NH. It offers 21 programs. Specifically, it offers three certificates to students, 14 degrees at the associate's level, and four bachelor's level degrees.

32. Keene State College

229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435-1506
(603) 352-1909

Keene State College, which is near the center of the city, is in Keene, NH. This school offers 74 programs. Out of those, students are offered four certificates by it, five associate's level degrees, 60 bachelor's level degrees, and five degrees at the master's level. This school is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

33. River Valley Community College

One College Drive
Claremont, NH 03743-9707
(603) 542-7744

River Valley Community College, which is 1.7 miles from the center of the city, is located in Claremont, NH. It offers 30 programs. Out of those, this college offers 14 certificates to students and 16 degrees at the associate's level. It is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

34. The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

6 Manchester St
Merrimack, NH 3054
(603) 880-8308x18

The Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, which is 4.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Merrimack, NH. Thomas More College offers three programs. Students are offered three bachelor's level degrees by this school. This liberal arts college is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

35. Dartmouth College

Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH 03755-3529
(603) 646-1110

Dartmouth College, which is near the heart of downtown, is in Hanover, NH. It offers 93 programs. Specifically, students are offered 58 degrees at the bachelor's level by it, 19 degrees at the master's level, and 16 degrees at the doctorate level. Darthmouth is the only institutions with a medical school in New Hampshire and the second largest institution in the state of New Hampshire.

36. Empire Beauty School - Portsmouth

2545 Lafayette Rd
Portsmouth, NH 3801
(603) 433-6664

Empire Beauty School-Portsmouth, which is 3.1 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Portsmouth, NH. It offers two programs. This school offers two certificates to students. This school is one of 12 vocational schools in New Hampshire.

37. The Salter School of Nursing & Allied Health

60 Rogers St
Manchester, NH 3103
(603) 622-8400

The Salter School of Nursing & Allied Health, which is 1.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is in Manchester, NH. It offers three programs. This school offers students three certificates. This nursing school is one of 2 nursing schools in New Hampshire.

38. Southern New Hampshire University

2500 N River Rd
Manchester, NH 3106
(603) 668-2211

Southern New Hampshire University offers 77 programs. Out of those, students are offered 13 certificates by this school, seven associate's level degrees, 31 degrees at the bachelor's level, 24 master's level degrees, and two degrees at the doctorate level. This mid-sized school, which is 3.2 miles from the center of the city, is in Manchester, NH. In terms of programs, this school is the fourth biggest institution in the state of New Hampshire.

39. Rivier College

420 South Main St
Nashua, NH 3060
(603) 888-1311

Rivier College, which is near the center of the city, is located in Nashua, NH. It offers 58 programs. Of those, it offers two certificates to students, seven degrees at the associate's level, 25 bachelor's level degrees, 23 master's level degrees, and one doctorate level degree. It is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire.

40. NHTI-Concord's Community College

31 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301-7412
(603) 271-6484

NHTI-Concord's Community College, which is 1.1 miles from the center of the city, is in Concord, NH. This college offers 48 programs. Out of those, students are offered 20 certificates by this community college and 28 associate's level degrees. This community college is one of 7 community colleges in New Hampshire.

41. Plymouth State University

17 High Street
Plymouth, NH 03264-1595
(603) 535-5000

Plymouth State University offers 92 programs. Out of those, students are offered 13 certificates by this school, one associate's level degree, 50 bachelor's level degrees, and 28 degrees at the master's level. PSU, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Plymouth, NH. This liberal arts college is one of 9 liberal arts colleges in New Hampshire and the third biggest institution in the state of New Hampshire.

42. New England College

98 Bridge St
Henniker, NH 3242
(603) 428-2211

New England College, which is near the heart of downtown, is located in Henniker, NH. This school offers 55 programs. Of those, students are offered 35 degrees at the bachelor's level by NEC and 20 degrees at the master's level. It is the seventh largest institution in the state of New Hampshire in terms of programs.

43. The University of New Hampshire - Main

105 Main St.- Thompson Hall
Durham, NH 03824-3547
(603) 862-1234

The University of New Hampshire-Main, which is 0.2 miles from the heart of downtown, is located in Durham, NH. UNH offers 163 programs. More specifically, students are offered six certificates by it, seven degrees at the associate's level, 72 degrees at the bachelor's level, 53 degrees at the master's level, and 25 degrees at the doctorate level. UNH is one of 2 research universities in New Hampshire and the largest institution in the state of New Hampshire.