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2021 Best Nursing Master's Degree Schools in New Hampshire

4 Schools Ranked
$41,183 Avg Student Debt

When it comes to higher education, there are a lot of options for nursing students. Along with traditional schools that require in-person attendence, you can attend one of many reputable online schools. Some programs even offer a hybrid experience. Also, there are a number of trade schools and bootcamp with offerings that you might find attractive.

To assist you in seeing some of the education options that are available to you, Nursing Degree Search has created its Best Nursing Master's Degree Schools in New Hampshire ranking. This report analyzed 4 schools in New Hampshire to see which ones offered the best master's degree programs for nursing students. To come up with a school's ranking, we analyzed numerous factors related to post-graduation wages, the quality of education offered by the school, average accumulated student debt, and more.

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Top Nursing Master's Degree Schools in New Hampshire

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#1

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, New Hampshire
124 Total Awards
$17,200 Average Tuition & Fees
$52,471 Avg Student Debt

Our analysis found Franklin Pierce University to be the best school for nursing students who want to pursue a master’s degree in New Hampshire. Franklin Pierce College is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Rindge, New Hampshire. It awarded 124 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $52,471 in loans while pursuing their degree.

Franklin Pierce College does have options available for those who want to take online graduate classes. You will need to check with the school to see if they are available for your specific major. In 2017-2018 about 44% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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753 Total Awards
$16,265 Average Tuition & Fees
$35,431 Avg Student Debt

Out of the 4 schools in New Hampshire that were part of this year’s ranking, University of New Hampshire - Main Campus landed the # 2 spot on the list. Durham, New Hampshire is the setting for this fairly large institution of higher learning. The public school handed out master’s degrees to 753 students in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $35,431 in student loans.

One thing to take note of is that U of NH does offer online graduate classes in some areas. During the 2017-2018 year, about 30% of the graduate students at the school took at least one online course.

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#3

Rivier University

Nashua, New Hampshire
255 Total Awards
$11,655 Average Tuition & Fees
$37,274 Avg Student Debt

You’ll join some of the best and brightest minds around you if you attend Rivier University. The school came in at #3 on this year’s Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools in New Hampshire list. Rivier is a small private not-for-profit school situated in Nashua, New Hampshire. It awarded 255 master’s degrees in 2018-2019.

By the time they get their master’s degree, students from this school have racked up an average of $37,274 in student loans.

Some students may be able to take online graduate classes at Rivier. In fact, around 64% of the graduate population registered for at least one online class in 2017-2018.

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#4

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
6,797 Total Awards
$18,810 Average Tuition & Fees
$39,257 Avg Student Debt

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Southern New Hampshire University. It ranked #4 on our 2021 Best Nursing Master’s Degree Schools in New Hampshire list. Located in Manchester, New Hampshire, the large private not-for-profit school handed out 6,797 master’s degree awards in 2018-2019.

On average, master’s degree students take out $39,257 in loans while pursuing their degree.

You may have the opportunity to take online graduate classes at SNHU. In 2017-2018 about 94% of the graduate students at the school chose to take one or more online courses.

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Notes and References

Footnotes

*These averages are for the top 4 schools only.

References

  • Read more about our ranking methodology.
  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

More about our data sources and methodologies.

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