New Hampshire Best Colleges Comparison

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Colleges In New Hampshire Statistics

There are 41 colleges in New Hampshire - 14 public and 27 private schools. The 2020 average undergraduate tuition & fees of the schools is $22,958 and the average graduate tuition & fees is $21,911. The average SAT scores of enrolled students is 1,188 and the average acceptance rate is 76% for New Hampshire Best Colleges Comparison.
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2019-2020 Colleges In New Hampshire Statistics
Top 13 colleges in New HampshireAll colleges in New Hampshire
Number of Schools13 schools
(4 public, 9 private)
41 schools
(14 public, 27 private)
Undergraduate Tuition & Fees$14,250 (in-state)
$29,926 (out-of-state)
$11,855 (in-state)
$22,958 (out-of-state)
Graduate Tuition & Fees$12,798 (in-state)
$23,613 (out-of-state)
$16,464 (in-state)
$21,911 (out-of-state)
Average Financial Aid$17,749$9,570
Test Scores1,211 SAT, 30 ACT 1,188 SAT, 30 ACT
Acceptance Rate78.55% 76.40%
Yield (Enrollment Rate)30.55% 33.00%
Population173,726190,004
Undergraduate140,283155,883
Graduate33,44334,121
Graduation Rate59.50%62.00%
Transfer-out Rate10.25%14.00%
Students to Faculty Ratio13.33 to 111.14 to 1

Top Colleges In New Hampshire Comparison

Next table lists the top 13 colleges in New Hampshire for academic year 2019-2020. Dartmouth College ranked top in the New Hampshire Best Colleges Comparison and University of New Hampshire at Manchester and University of New Hampshire-Main Campus follows it. The 2020 average tuition & fees is $29,926 for undergraduate programs $23,613 for graduate programs. The average SAT score of the top colleges in New Hampshire is 1,211 and the acceptance rate is 78.55%. The average students to faculty ratio is 13.33 to 1 for top colleges in New Hampshire. You can sort the schools by clicking column name that you want to sort.
2019-2020 Top colleges in New Hampshire Comparison
Rank*NameTuition & FeesAverage Financial AidPopulationAcceptance RateTest ScoresStudents to Faculty Ratio
1 Dartmouth College
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Private, 4 yearsHanover, NH
$59,458 $47,411 6,2929% 1,500 SAT
34 ACT
7 to 1
2 University of New Hampshire at Manchester
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Public, 4 yearsManchester, NH
$33,088
($15,778)
$6,103 71785% 1,103 SAT 10 to 1
3 University of New Hampshire-Main Campus
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Public, 4 yearsDurham, NH
$36,278
($18,938)
$11,531 14,34885% 1,185 SAT
27 ACT
16 to 1
4 Saint Anselm College
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Private, 4 yearsManchester, NH
$42,810 $26,914 2,01976% 1,220 SAT
28 ACT
11 to 1
5 Thomas More College of Liberal Arts
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Private, 4 yearsMerrimack, NH
$24,600 $17,072 8090% 1,210 SAT 8 to 1
6 Southern New Hampshire University
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Private, 4 yearsManchester, NH
$9,650 $3,875 134,34594% - 21 to 1
7 Franklin Pierce University
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Private, 4 yearsRindge, NH
$40,680 $26,110 1,92885% 1,050 SAT 12 to 1
8 Plymouth State University
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Public, 4 yearsPlymouth, NH
$23,902
($14,492)
$8,630 4,49189% - 17 to 1
9 Rivier University
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Private, 4 yearsNashua, NH
$34,510 $16,881 2,17876% - 15 to 1
10 Magdalen College
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Private, 4 yearsWarner, NH
$24,000 $22,988 7179% - 10 to 1
11 New England College
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Private, 4 yearsHenniker, NH
$26,659 $21,654 4,48396% - 13 to 1
12 Granite State College
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Public, 4 yearsConcord, NH
$9,015
($7,791)
$3,814 1,879- - 20 to 1
13 Antioch University-New England
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Private, 4 yearsKeene, NH
$24,383 - 895- - -
Average$29,926
($14,250)
$17,749 173,72678.55% 1,211 SAT 13.33 to 1
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All data used in our site is from IPEDS (The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System), U.S. Department of Education, academic year 2019-2020