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# New Hampshire Trade Schools

In terms of yearly trade school graduations, New Hampshire is ranked #41 in the country with 3,077 degrees handed out in 2021. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Hampshire is $16,073 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $22,637 a year.

An estimated 66% of college students in New Hampshire take out loans, with the average loan amount being $6,972 per year.

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## Most Popular Trade Schools in New Hampshire

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The total student population at Southern New Hampshire University is 134,345, of which 111,599 students are undergraduates and of those, 34,316 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 24 to 1.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

Roughly 50% of students at SNHU take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,216 a year. SNHU has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,345 during the early-career years.

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There are 2,945 students at NHTI in total, 979 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,025 a year. The student loan default rate of 2.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

Students who graduate from NHTI with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $38,684 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 676 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 2,263 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 41% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,738 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $37,433 during the early-career years.

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There are 3,210 students at Keene State in total, 3,096 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 2,982 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Around 88% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Roughly 74% of students at Keene State take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $10,021 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 0.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Keene State is $46,357.

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The total student population at White Mountains Community College is 649, which includes 211 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,208 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.3% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from White Mountains Community College is $34,624.

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There are 205 students at Empire Beauty School-Hooksett in total, 117 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

83% of Empire Beauty School-Hooksett students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $6,377 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Empire Beauty School-Hooksett with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,675 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 694 students at NH Community Technical College - Claremont in total, 127 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1.

Roughly 37% of students at NH Community Technical College - Claremont take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,688 a year.

Students who graduate from NH Community Technical College - Claremont with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,747 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Empire Beauty School-Somersworth is 164, which includes 113 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Approximately 88% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,735 a year. Empire Beauty School-Somersworth has a 2.2% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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There are 11,787 undergraduates at UNH, of which 11,382 are full-time, and there are 14,348 students altogether. UNH has a freshman retention rate of 87%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Around 87% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 38% are men and 62% are women.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $10,429 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $52,890 during the early-career years.

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There are 86 students at Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics in total, 44 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 15 to 1.

Roughly 90% of students at Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,305 a year. Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics has a 1.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

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There are 1,928 students at Franklin Pierce in total, 1,436 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,277 are full-time. For undergraduates at Franklin Pierce, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 89% of students who apply get accepted. Around 46% of accepted students are men, and 54% are women.

Roughly 78% of students at Franklin Pierce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,358 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Franklin Pierce is $45,422.

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There are 25 students at Harmony Health Care Institute in total, 25 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 16 to 1.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 57% are men and 43% are women.

54% of Harmony Health Care Institute students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $8,687 a year.

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There are 458 full-time undergraduates at Great Bay Community College, and 1,565 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at Great Bay Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,241 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 3.6% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from Great Bay Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $35,230 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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There are 1,352 students at Nashua Community College in total, 455 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Approximately 34% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,405 a year. Nashua Community College has a 1.9% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $34,748 during the early-career years.

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The total student population at Empire Beauty School-Laconia is 64, which includes 46 full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Empire Beauty School-Laconia. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

Approximately 50% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $9,500 a year. Empire Beauty School-Laconia has a 2.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Empire Beauty School-Laconia with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,675 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at Paul Mitchell the School Portsmouth is 80, which includes 56 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

76% of Paul Mitchell the School Portsmouth students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $8,146 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.1% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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The total student population at Lakes Region Community College is 697, which includes 226 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

47% of Lakes Region Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,054 a year. Lakes Region Community College has a 1.6% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,593 during the early-career years.

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There are 1,608 undergraduates at GSC, of which 793 are full-time, and there are 1,879 students altogether. It takes the average GSC undergraduate about 4.8 years to complete their degree.

78% of GSC students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $3,343 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from GSC with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $40,196 during the early years of their career after graduation.

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The total student population at University of New Hampshire at Manchester is 717, of which 704 students are undergraduates and of those, 589 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNH Manchester, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

The school doesn’t accept everyone who applies - it has an acceptance rate of 83%. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 53% of students at UNH Manchester take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,182 a year. The student loan default rate of 1.0% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from UNH Manchester is $52,890.

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The total student population at Plymouth State University is 4,491, of which 3,739 students are undergraduates and of those, 3,565 are full-time. For undergraduates at Plymouth State, the average graduation time is 4.2 years.

Around 92% of students who apply get accepted. Around 47% of accepted students are men, and 53% are women.

Roughly 80% of students at Plymouth State take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,823 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 1.8% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $41,894 during the early-career years.

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There are 16 full-time undergraduates at New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts, and 16 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

100% of New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,530 a year.

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The total student population at Keene Beauty Academy is 37, which includes 30 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 55% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,914 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.7% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

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There are 1,774 undergraduates at NEC, of which 1,644 are full-time, and there are 4,483 students altogether. For undergraduates at NEC, the average graduation time is 4.3 years.

Around 100% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 40% are men and 60% are women.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $8,513 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 4.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NEC is $30,244.

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There are 24 students at New England School of Hair Design in total, 24 are full-time undergraduates. The freshman retention rate at New England School of Hair Design is 100%, which is great when compared to the national average of 68%.

Approximately 100% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $6,302 a year. New England School of Hair Design has a 4.3% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Request Information## Other New Hampshire Trade Schools

Rank | School | Yearly Graduations |
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26 | Colby - Sawyer College | 7 |

27 | Rivier University | 0 |

27 | St Joseph School of Nursing | 0 |

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