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19 Colleges
2,175 Yearly Graduations
$69,309 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$29,945 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In terms of yearly nursing graduations, New Hampshire is ranked #37 in the country with 2,175 degrees handed out in 2019. Students who live in the state can take advantage of in-state tuition averaging $17,327 a year, while students from out-of-state may pay a higher average tuition of $22,832 a year.

An estimated 69% of college students in New Hampshire take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,486 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
1,047 Yearly Degrees
$31,136 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Southern New Hampshire University is 104,068, of which 82,693 students are undergraduates and of those, 24,575 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at SNHU is 4.1 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 78%. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,511 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.4% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from SNHU with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,900 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#2

Rivier University

Nashua, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
308 Yearly Degrees
$33,540 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,445 undergraduates at Rivier, of which 946 are full-time, and there are 2,319 students altogether. It takes the average Rivier undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

About 68% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 25% are men and 75% are women.

Roughly 94% of students at Rivier take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,118 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.2% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Rivier is $39,800.

Public Public vs. Private
144 Yearly Degrees
$18,879 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is 15,298, of which 12,815 students are undergraduates and of those, 12,493 are full-time. Students tend to stick around at UNH. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 77%. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,152 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $42,400 during the early-career years.

#4

Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Manchester, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health is 117, which includes 115 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

Approximately 65% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $7,256 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 22.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $23,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Saint Anselm College

Manchester, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
83 Yearly Degrees
$41,800 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,024 students at St. Anselm College in total, 2,007 are full-time undergraduates. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at St. Anselm College is 4.0 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 76%. Around 43% of accepted students are men, and 57% are women.

Approximately 72% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,934 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St. Anselm College is $49,000.

#6

NHTI-Concord's Community College

Concord, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
60 Yearly Degrees
$7,250 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,478 students at NHTI in total, 1,478 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Roughly 66% of students at NHTI take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $6,207 a year. The student loan default rate of 9.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NHTI is $31,600.

#7

St Joseph School of Nursing

Nashua, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
57 Yearly Degrees
$22,735 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 57 full-time undergraduates at St Joseph School of Nursing, and 112 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The student loan default rate of 4.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,800 during the early-career years.

#8

Manchester Community College

Manchester, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
55 Yearly Degrees
$7,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Manchester Community College is 2,574, which includes 817 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 55% of students at MCC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,347 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.8% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from MCC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,200 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#9

Harmony Health Care Institute

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees

There are 54 students at Harmony Health Care Institute in total, 54 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Around 36% of accepted students are men, and 64% are women.

96% of Harmony Health Care Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $7,952 a year.

#10

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
47 Yearly Degrees
$39,100 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Franklin Pierce University is 2,178, of which 1,634 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,491 are full-time. For undergraduates at Franklin Pierce College, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 76% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 43% are men and 57% are women.

85% of Franklin Pierce College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $14,300 a year. Franklin Pierce College has a 4.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Franklin Pierce College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $34,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,887 students at Great Bay Community College in total, 598 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 46% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $4,936 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Great Bay Community College is $30,800.

#12

Colby - Sawyer College

New London, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
41 Yearly Degrees
$43,188 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 859 students at Colby - Sawyer in total, 822 are full-time undergraduates. It takes the average Colby - Sawyer undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,965 a year. Colby - Sawyer has a 5.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Colby - Sawyer with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $33,600 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#13

Granite State College

Concord, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
27 Yearly Degrees
$7,791 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 2,025 students at GSC in total, 1,736 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 853 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at GSC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $3,828 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.7% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,200 during the early-career years.

#14

River Valley Community College

Claremont, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
21 Yearly Degrees
$6,940 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at River Valley Community College is 792, which includes 154 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

38% of NH Community Technical College - Claremont students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $5,478 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NH Community Technical College - Claremont with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

White Mountains Community College

Berlin, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees
$7,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 253 full-time undergraduates at White Mountains Community College, and 699 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 66% of students at White Mountains Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,869 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.8% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from White Mountains Community College is $28,400.

#15

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees
$14,440 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 4,222 undergraduates at Plymouth State, of which 3,999 are full-time, and there are 5,059 students altogether. For undergraduates at Plymouth State, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 79% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

79% of Plymouth State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,135 a year. Plymouth State has a 4.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Plymouth State is $33,100.

#17

Keene State College

Keene, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$14,568 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,543 students at Keene State in total, 3,477 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 3,374 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

75% of Keene State students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $9,388 a year. Keene State has a 3.7% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Keene State is $33,900.

#18

Nashua Community College

Nashua, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$7,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 497 full-time undergraduates at Nashua Community College, and 1,626 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Approximately 45% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $4,763 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Nashua Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,000 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#18

Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
11 Yearly Degrees
$6,738 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 327 full-time undergraduates at Lakes Region Community College, and 729 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 74% of students at Lakes Region Community College take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,613 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,300 during the early-career years.

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