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22 Schools in New Hampshire Match Your Criteria

  1. School Name Tuition & Fees Years Accredited Student Population School Type Degree Levels
  2. School Name

    University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

    Durham, NH
    Tuition & Fees
    $16,422
    Years Accredited
    85 (1929)
    Student Population
    16,611
    School Type
    Public, 4-year or above
    Degree Levels
    Certificate (Post-Bachelors)
    Certificate (Post-Masters)
    Associates
    Bachelors
    Doctoral
    Masters
    School Website
  3. School Name

    White Mountains Community College

    Berlin, NH
    Tuition & Fees
    $7,664
    Years Accredited
    11 (2002)
    Student Population
    1,541
    School Type
    Public, 2-year
    Degree Levels
    Certificate
    Associates
    School Website
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College Costs

The cost of a post-secondary education has been on the rise nationwide for several years. Between 2011 and 2012 alone, tuition in New Hampshire rose 13.1% while state contributions to higher education fell 39.4%. This rise and fall are correlated; as state funding for colleges and universities fell, they had to find other ways to keep their doors open. Raising the cost of attendance was a way for the schools to meet their financial needs.

College Enrollment

While enrollment into colleges and universities was up nationwide, in 2010, New Hampshire saw a slight decrease of 1.7% at the four-year public institutions. However, for the same year, there was a 7.6% increase of students who enrolled at two-year public schools. According to the Pew Center on the States and the Western Interstate Commission for Higher Education, New Hampshire's colleges and universities, among other states, is projected to have one of the highest decreases in enrollment percentages in the next decade.

Higher Education Initiatives

  1. Official State Links

  2. College Savings

    • The Unique College Investing Plan: A direct purchase 529 plan, this account requires a $50 opening investment, and $15 per month, or $45, taken quarterly by automatic withdrawal. The plan is managed by Fidelity Investments and can be purchased as an age-based plan managed for you, or as a custom plan that meets your needs. Maximum account value per student recipient is $375,000.
    • New Hampshire Fidelity Advisory 529 Plan: The Fidelity Advisory 529 plan is purchased from a financial advisor. The minimum initial contribution is $50, with at least $150 added to the account each quarter. The maximum account value per student beneficiary for this account is $375,000.
  3. Education Nonprofits

    • New Hampshire College and University Council (NHCUC): The stated mission of NHCUC is to assist underrepresented populations afford and attend college. The site contains information on scholarships and financial aid, events and campus information. There is also a resource section for foreign students.
    • New Hampshire Higher Education Assistance Fund (NHHEAF): This site gives access to the NHHEAF, Granite State Management and Resources, and New Hampshire Higher Education Loan Corporation. Together, these organizations assist students in the applications process, locating funding and applying for scholarships. It also includes the site 'I Am College Bound.'
    • New Hampshire Charitable Foundation: This site is the largest source of scholarships in New Hampshire.
  4. Higher Education News

Higher Education in New Hampshire

New Hampshire Schools vs US State Average

Graduation Rate and Average Test score at Public 4-year Institutions

    • 67% New Hampshire
      Graduation Rate
    • 1559 SAT New Hampshire
      Average Test Score
    • 56% National
      Graduation Rate
    • 21.1 ACT National
      Average Test Score

Average Tuitions and Fees in New Hampshire

  • NH US
    Public 2-Year
  • NH US
    Public 4-Year
  • NH US
    Private 4-year

New Hampshire Institutions

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    Degree-Granting Institutions
  • NH US
    Public
    Institutions
  • NH US
    Private Not-For-Profit Institutions
  • NH US
    Private For-Profit Institutions

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