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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 are able to take advantage of in-state tuition will only pay an average of $17,327 per year to get their degree at a college in New Hampshire, while out of state students will pay an average of $22,832 per 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

There are 92,902 undergraduates at SNHU, of which 27,372 are full-time, and there are 113,514 students altogether. It takes the average SNHU undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

About 78% of students who apply get accepted. Around 37% of accepted students are men, and 63% are women.

Roughly 62% of students at SNHU take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,900 during the early-career years.

#2

Rivier University

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

The total student population at Rivier University is 2,332, of which 1,438 students are undergraduates and of those, 943 are full-time. For undergraduates at Rivier, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 68%. Around 25% of accepted students are men, and 75% are women.

94% of Rivier students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%!

Students who graduate from Rivier with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $39,800 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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

There are 12,238 undergraduates at UNH, of which 11,960 are full-time, and there are 14,788 students altogether. Students tend to stick around at UNH. The freshman retention rate is 86%.

About 77% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 71% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $10,152 a year. UNH has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNH with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#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 111, which includes 109 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 17 to 1.

65% of Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health is $23,100.

#5

Saint Anselm College

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

The total student population at Saint Anselm College is 2,033, which includes 2,014 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

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.

72% of St. Anselm College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,934 a year. St. Anselm College has a 1.9% 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 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 3,256 students at NHTI in total, 1,282 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,207 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 9.9% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#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 107 students at St Joseph School of Nursing in total, 62 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from St Joseph School of Nursing is $41,800.

#8

Manchester Community College

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

There are 2,565 students at MCC in total, 805 are 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 average amount of student loans is $5,347 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.8% 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.

#9

Harmony Health Care Institute

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

The total student population at Harmony Health Care Institute is 105, which includes 105 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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

Approximately 96% of the students who attend this school take out loans. 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

There are 1,600 undergraduates at Franklin Pierce, of which 1,450 are full-time, and there are 2,114 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 14 to 1.

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.

Roughly 85% of students at Franklin Pierce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $14,300 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,100 during the early-career years.

#11

Great Bay Community College

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

There are 1,695 students at Great Bay Community College in total, 578 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

46% of Great Bay Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans 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 851 undergraduates at Colby - Sawyer, of which 803 are full-time, and there are 855 students altogether. It takes the average Colby - Sawyer undergraduate about 4.2 years to complete their degree.

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

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,965 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 5.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Colby - Sawyer is $33,600.

#13

Granite State College

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

The total student population at Granite State College is 2,005, of which 1,729 students are undergraduates and of those, 827 are full-time. It takes the average GSC undergraduate about 4.0 years to complete their degree.

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

There are 149 full-time undergraduates at NH Community Technical College - Claremont, and 759 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 38% of students at NH Community Technical College - Claremont take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NH Community Technical College - Claremont is $30,500.

#15

White Mountains Community College

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

There are 252 full-time undergraduates at White Mountains Community College, and 697 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

66% of White Mountains Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. 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%.

Students who graduate from White Mountains Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#15

Plymouth State University

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

There are 3,802 undergraduates at Plymouth State, of which 3,659 are full-time, and there are 4,648 students altogether. For undergraduates at Plymouth State, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

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

Approximately 79% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,135 a year. The student loan default rate of 4.9% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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 3,378 undergraduates at Keene State, of which 3,279 are full-time, and there are 3,502 students altogether. For undergraduates at Keene State, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

About 83% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

75% of Keene State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

The total student population at Nashua Community College is 1,516, which includes 515 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

45% of Nashua Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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

The total student population at Lakes Region Community College is 700, which includes 291 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

74% of Lakes Region Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount 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%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Lakes Region Community College is $32,300.

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