New England College
Henniker, NH 03242


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Rural
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 2,781
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 7%
Student to faculty ratio 16:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 689 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

New England College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 4,249 applications and 4,207 students were granted admission. New England College is at the #97 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.

Application Fee

Undergrad students
Graduate students
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, New England College's tuition was $34,984 for all students regardless of residency (30.6% more expensive than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of New England College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 49% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,288 (which is 2.5% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at New England College in 2016-2017, was 343, which is 81% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $6,608 (which is 12.1% above the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, New England College has enrolled a total of 2,781 students (2,589 students full-time and 192 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,781 students, 168 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 44% men and 56% women and 1,771 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 1,010 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,450 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 46%

Black/African American: 17%

Non-resident alien: 14%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 13%

Hispanic: 6%

Asian: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at New England College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Education 32% 211 11
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 21% 139 139
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 7% 44 0
Biological And Biomedical Sciences 5% 34
Health Professions And Related Programs 5% 33 33
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 4% 26 0
Visual And Performing Arts 3% 20
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 10
English Language And Literature/letters 2% 10 0
History 1% 8 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of New England College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of New England College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $27,900. Last year, out of the total 408 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 379 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 445 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 392 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $27,900 $34,100
Employment Rate 93% 88%
Total Graduates 408 445

Campus Location

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