New Hampshire College Graduation, Transfer-out, Retention Rate Statistics

For the academic year 2019-2020, the average graduation rate at New Hampshire colleges is 62.00%. The graduation rate is calculated by number of completers by dividing number of candidates. The completers have completed their degree/certificate within 150% of normal time, for example within 6 years for 4-years BS degree program.
The average transfer-out rate is 14.00% and the average retention rate is 74.66% (full-time students).
Next list shows the colleges with the highest and lowest graduation rate and more relative statistics. For that, we include only 4-year colleges and having more than 500 enrolled students.

2020 New Hampshire Colleges Graduation Rate Comparison Table

The following table lists New Hampshire colleges with graduation, transfer-out, and retention rate. The graduation rate is based on the number of completers who completed their program within 150% normal time (i.e. within 6 years for 4 years B.S. degrees).
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All SchoolsPublicPrivate4-Years CollegeCommunity CollegesCareer Colleges
College NameGraduation RateTransfer-out RateRetention Rate (full-time)Retention Rate (part-time)
Colby-Sawyer College
New London, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
65%-83%-
Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson
Hudson, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
88%-87%-
Dartmouth College
Hanover, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
95%-96%-
Empire Beauty School-Laconia
Laconia, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
76%-100%-
Empire Beauty School-Somersworth
Somersworth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
78%-85%80
Franklin Pierce University
Rindge, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
51%-73%-
Keene Beauty Academy
Keene, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
74%-83%88
Magdalen College
Warner, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
87%13%55%-
Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School
Bedford, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
77%-89%86
New England College
Henniker, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
21%-62%-
New England School of Hair Design
West Lebanon, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
68%-81%-
Southern New Hampshire University
Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
37%5%67%45
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts
Hudson, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
94%---
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
Durham, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
76%-86%-
Keene State College
Keene, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
60%-72%100
University of New Hampshire at Manchester
Manchester, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
58%-79%100
Plymouth State University
Plymouth, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
58%-70%50
NHTI-Concord's Community College
Concord, NH
Public, 2-4 years
30%20%61%52
White Mountains Community College
Berlin, NH
Public, 2-4 years
50%10%70%55
River Valley Community College
Claremont, NH
Public, 2-4 years
36%12%51%49
Lakes Region Community College
Laconia, NH
Public, 2-4 years
38%13%52%36
Manchester Community College
Manchester, NH
Public, 2-4 years
33%37%62%56
Nashua Community College
Nashua, NH
Public, 2-4 years
34%16%61%41
Great Bay Community College
Portsmouth, NH
Public, 2-4 years
30%18%51%46
Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth
Portsmouth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
71%-92%-
Rivier University
Nashua, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
56%-70%50
Saint Anselm College
Manchester, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
84%-87%-
Granite State College
Concord, NH
Public, 4 years
four-years
15%13%43%40
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
Merrimack, NH
Private, 4 years
four-years
76%10%86%-
Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
61%1%76%70
Empire Beauty School-Hooksett
Hooksett, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
85%-75%71
Empire Beauty School-Portsmouth
Portsmouth, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
80%-71%50
American School of Nursing and Medical Careers
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
53%-93%-
American Academy of Health and Beauty
Manchester, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
92%-79%71
Harmony Health Care Institute
Merrimack, NH
Private, Less than 2 years
83%-100%-
Average62%14%75%62