New Hampshire College Overview

For the academic year 2019-2020, forty-one colleges are active for serving college programs in New Hampshire. By school types, there are fourteen public schools and twenty-seven private schools. By school levels, nineteen 4-years (or high) schools, eight 2-4 years schools (community colleges), and fourteen less than 2 years schools (career, technical or vocational schools) are active based on the IPEDS data.
Of the forty-one New Hampshire schools, Dartmouth College ranked first and University of New Hampshire at Manchester ranked second (view more at New Hampshire college rankings). The 2020 average tuition & fees of all New Hampshire colleges is $21,039 for New Hampshire residents and $22,958 for out-of-state students. The average acceptance rate is 76.93% and the average SAT score is 1,219. The average number of students is 4,048 and the average student to faculty ratio is 12 to 1.
The below statements summarize the average statistics of tuition, admission, and more academic factors for New Hampshire colleges. For the statistics, we include only 4-years colleges such as national universities and liberal arts colleges. In addition, for some statistics, we include only eligible colleges, for example, for the graduate tuition & fees over colleges that offer the graduate programs.

2020 New Hampshire Colleges Comparison Table

The following table lists colleges located in New Hampshire ordered by college ranking. The ranking is targeting only 4-years universities and colleges. The "-" value in other columns means that the corresponding data has not been reported or the school does not have programs for the values.
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameUndergraduate Tuition & FeesGraduate Tuition & FeesSAT ScoreAcceptance RatePopulationGraduation RateStudent to Faculty Ratio
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$59,458$58,1201,5008.00%6,57295%7 to 1
University of New Hampshire at Manchester
Manchester, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$33,088$16,0181,10591.00%75048%10 to 1
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$36,278$29,9701,17084.00%15,29876%19 to 1
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$42,810-1,22075.00%2,02478%11 to 1
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
Merrimack, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,600-1,44094.00%9064%9 to 1
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$9,650$18,810-88.00%104,06844%24 to 1
Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$40,680$35,6001,05066.00%2,17849%12 to 1
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$23,902$14,550-85.00%5,05954%17 to 1
Rivier University
Nashua, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$34,510$11,745-75.00%2,31946%12 to 1
Magdalen College
Warner, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,000--87.00%8394%7 to 1
New England College
Henniker, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$26,659$15,764-100.00%2,52129%15 to 1
Granite State College
Concord, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$9,015$10,620--2,02519%18 to 1
Antioch University-New England
Keene, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$24,383$24,934--845--
Empire Beauty School-Somersworth
Somersworth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,495---17367%20 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Hooksett
Hooksett, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,495---18374%15 to 1
Keene Beauty Academy
Keene, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,500---3778%13 to 1
American Academy of Health and Beauty
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$15,580---2098%8 to 1
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts
Hudson, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$10,950---2585%12 to 1
White Mountains Community College
Berlin, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,300---69949%7 to 1
Manchester Community College
Manchester, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,340---2,57434%9 to 1
Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth
Portsmouth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,000---5046%12 to 1
St Joseph School of Nursing
Nashua, NH
Private, 2-4 years
$22,764---112-8 to 1
University System of New Hampshire System Office
Concord, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
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Upper Valley Educators Institute
Lebanon, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$16,679$16,830--26--
Empire Beauty School-Portsmouth
Portsmouth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,495---10480%17 to 1
Harmony Health Care Institute
Merrimack, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$22,995--87.00%54100%14 to 1
New England School of Hair Design
West Lebanon, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$17,301---2571%7 to 1
River Valley Community College
Claremont, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,410---79232%5 to 1
Nashua Community College
Nashua, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,390---1,62632%7 to 1
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$43,646$7,320-90.00%85962%12 to 1
Empire Beauty School-Laconia
Laconia, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$18,495---8068%15 to 1
Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$13,145---9761%14 to 1
American School of Nursing and Medical Careers
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$26,175---11753%15 to 1
University of New Hampshire-Franklin Pierce School of Law
Concord, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$35,419$39,728--275--
Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School
Bedford, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$16,995---13486%15 to 1
Keene State College
Keene, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
$24,350$12,7981,05088.00%3,54363%14 to 1
NHTI-Concord's Community College
Concord, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,450---3,47825%11 to 1
Lakes Region Community College
Laconia, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$14,988---72941%10 to 1
Great Bay Community College
Portsmouth, NH
Public, 2-4 years
$15,450---1,88723%9 to 1
Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson
Hudson, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
$19,388---3683%12 to 1
New Hampshire Institute of Art
Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
$28,080$15,860-36.00%337-8 to 1
Average$22,958$21,9111,21976.93%4,04860%12 to 1