Colleges in New Hampshire

New Hampshire has 14 private and 6 public 4-year colleges that enroll 181,392 freshman students every year. The average tuition of public colleges is $11,534 (for in-state students) and $20,550 (for out-of-state students). The private colleges charge around $24,138 per year in tuition regardless of residency.

In the 2016-2017 academic year, the state of New Hampshire provided $1,272,538 in financial aid to 976 students who enrolled in 4-year colleges for the first time as undergraduates, while the colleges themselves awarded $214,073,286 in grant and scholarships to 14,930 students.

New Hampshire receives 1% of the total pell grant allotment from the federal government. In 2016-2017 academic year, 6,870 4-year colleges freshmen were awarded a total amount of $26,341,058 in pell grant ($4,103 per student on average) and 14,858 students received a total amount of $85,745,914 in the form of student loan from the federal government ($5,655 per student on average).

4-year Colleges in New Hampshire

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Antioch University-New England

Location: Keene, NH

Private
not for profit
Colby-Sawyer College

Location: New London, NH

Private
not for profit
$26,321 $39,200 $39,200
87%
Dartmouth College

Location: Hanover, NH

Private
not for profit
$21,177 $49,998 $49,998
11%
Franklin Pierce University

Location: Rindge, NH

Private
not for profit
$29,136 $31,500 $31,500
81%
Granite State College

Location: Concord, NH

Public $13,922 $7,200 $8,040
Open admission
Keene State College

Location: Keene, NH

Public $18,647 $10,968 $19,352
83%
New England College

Location: Henniker, NH

Private
not for profit
$27,640 $34,984 $34,984
99%
New Hampshire Institute of Art

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
not for profit
$23,210 $23,490 $23,490
45%
Northeast Catholic College

Location: Warner, NH

Private
not for profit
$12,758 $21,400 $21,400
98%
Plymouth State University

Location: Plymouth, NH

Public $20,844 $11,020 $19,280
79%
Rivier University

Location: Nashua, NH

Private
not for profit
$25,120 $29,100 $29,100
71%
Saint Anselm College

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
not for profit
$32,148 $37,826 $37,826
76%
Southern New Hampshire University

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
not for profit
$34,984 $30,756 $30,756
93%
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts

Location: Merrimack, NH

Private
not for profit
$21,836 $20,400 $20,400
University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Location: Manchester, NH

Public $15,489 $14,070 $27,870
70%
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Location: Durham, NH

Public $23,066 $14,410 $28,210
76%
University of New Hampshire-School of Law

Location: Concord, NH

Public
Upper Valley Educators Institute

Location: Lebanon, NH

Private
not for profit

2-year Colleges in New Hampshire

College Name College Type Net Price In-State Tuition Out-of-State Tuition Acceptance rate
Great Bay Community College

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Public $15,444 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
Lakes Region Community College

Location: Laconia, NH

Public $14,843 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
Manchester Community College

Location: Manchester, NH

Public $14,251 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
Nashua Community College

Location: Nashua, NH

Public $11,400 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
NHTI-Concord's Community College

Location: Concord, NH

Public $15,542 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
River Valley Community College

Location: Claremont, NH

Public $17,698 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission
St Joseph School of Nursing

Location: Nashua, NH

Private
not for profit
White Mountains Community College

Location: Berlin, NH

Public $14,257 $6,400 $14,560
Open admission

Vocational & Trade Schools in New Hampshire

College Name College Type Net Price Tuition and Fees Acceptance rate
Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson

Location: Hudson, NH

Private
for profit
$13,921 $18,799
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Hooksett

Location: Hooksett, NH

Private
for profit
$11,887 $18,495
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Laconia

Location: Laconia, NH

Private
for profit
$12,506 $18,495
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Portsmouth

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Private
for profit
$9,730 $18,495
Open admission
Empire Beauty School-Somersworth

Location: Somersworth, NH

Private
for profit
$10,452 $18,495
Open admission
Keene Beauty Academy

Location: Keene, NH

Private
for profit
$11,945 $16,430
Open admission
Laird Institute of Spa Therapy

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
for profit
$21,649 $13,560
Open admission
Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School

Location: Bedford, NH

Private
for profit
$18,035 $16,995
Open admission
New England School of Hair Design

Location: West Lebanon, NH

Private
for profit
$20,875 $16,975
Open admission
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts

Location: Hudson, NH

Private
for profit
$18,660 $10,500
Open admission
Paul Mitchell the School-Portsmouth

Location: Portsmouth, NH

Private
for profit
$16,535 $16,200
Open admission
Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
for profit
$32,675 $23,175
Open admission
Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus

Location: Manchester, NH

Private
for profit
$21,685 $13,120
Open admission