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28 Colleges
3,021 Yearly Graduations
$55,461 Avg 4-Year Tuition (In-State)
$28,440 Avg 4-Year Student Loan

In 2019, 3,021 students received a trade school degree from a college in New Hampshire, making it rank #42 in terms of graduations. The average in-state tuition for students attending college in New Hampshire is $13,865 a year, while the average out-of-state tuition is $20,912 a year.

An estimated 68% of college students in New Hampshire take out loans, with the average loan amount being $7,110 per year.

Learn more about the most popular schools below:

#1

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
977 Yearly Degrees
$9,650 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 111,599 undergraduates at SNHU, of which 34,316 are full-time, and there are 134,345 students altogether. For undergraduates at SNHU, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

Around 94% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 34% are men and 66% are women.

Approximately 63% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $7,501 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.5% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $38,900 during the early-career years.

#2

NHTI-Concord's Community College

Concord, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
261 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at NHTI-Concord’s Community College is 2,945, which includes 979 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 61% of students at NHTI take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $6,606 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.2% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $31,600 during the early-career years.

#3

Manchester Community College

Manchester, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
200 Yearly Degrees
$7,090 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 676 full-time undergraduates at MCC, and 2,263 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

55% of MCC students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $5,871 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 12.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from MCC is $32,200.

#4

White Mountains Community College

Berlin, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
164 Yearly Degrees
$7,050 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 649 students at White Mountains Community College in total, 211 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

Roughly 64% of students at White Mountains Community College take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,689 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.1% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from White Mountains Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $28,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#5

Keene State College

Keene, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
157 Yearly Degrees
$14,638 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 3,096 undergraduates at Keene State, of which 2,982 are full-time, and there are 3,210 students altogether. It takes the average Keene State undergraduate about 4.1 years to complete their degree.

Around 91% of students who apply get accepted. Around 40% of accepted students are men, and 60% are women.

76% of Keene State students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $9,915 a year. The student loan default rate of 5.4% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Keene State is $33,900.

#6

Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees
$7,200 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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

43% of Great Bay Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $4,152 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,800 during the early-career years.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
116 Yearly Degrees

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from American School of Nursing and Medical Careers is $23,100.

#8

Empire Beauty School-Hooksett

Hooksett, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
113 Yearly Degrees

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 11 to 1.

Approximately 78% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,149 a year. Empire Beauty School-Hooksett has a 8.1% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Empire Beauty School-Hooksett is $20,000.

#9

River Valley Community College

Claremont, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
110 Yearly Degrees
$7,160 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

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 4 to 1.

Roughly 59% of students at NH Community Technical College - Claremont take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,952 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.1% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from NH Community Technical College - Claremont with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $30,500 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Public Public vs. Private
99 Yearly Degrees
$18,938 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at University of New Hampshire - Main Campus is 14,348, of which 11,787 students are undergraduates and of those, 11,382 are full-time. For undergraduates at UNH, the average graduation time is 4.1 years.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 39% are men and 61% are women.

68% of UNH students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $10,846 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 2.0% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

Students who graduate from UNH with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#11

Nashua Community College

Nashua, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
83 Yearly Degrees
$7,140 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Nashua Community College is 1,352, which includes 455 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 8 to 1.

43% of Nashua Community College students take out loans to afford college costs. The average amount of student loans is $4,871 a year. The student loan default rate of 10.9% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $30,000 during the early-career years.

#12

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
82 Yearly Degrees
$40,680 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 1,928 students at Franklin Pierce in total, 1,436 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 1,277 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

About 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 44% of accepted students are men, and 56% are women.

Roughly 83% of students at Franklin Pierce take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $9,517 a year. The student loan default rate of 7.2% means most graduates are not struggling to pay off their loans.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Franklin Pierce is $34,100.

#13

Empire Beauty School-Somersworth

Somersworth, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
80 Yearly Degrees

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 16 to 1.

86% of Empire Beauty School-Somersworth students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $6,862 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 13.3% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Empire Beauty School-Somersworth with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $20,100 during the early years of their career after graduation.

#14

Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
74 Yearly Degrees
$6,738 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 697 students at Lakes Region Community College in total, 226 are full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 9 to 1.

Approximately 67% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $6,677 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from Lakes Region Community College with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $32,300 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
58 Yearly Degrees

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 10 to 1.

Approximately 62% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The typical student loan amount is $5,193 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 7.9% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics is $22,700.

#16

Harmony Health Care Institute

Merrimack, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
48 Yearly Degrees

There are 25 students at Harmony Health Care Institute in total, 25 are full-time undergraduates. Students tend to stick around at Harmony Health Care Institute. The freshman retention rate is 100%.

About 64% of students who apply get accepted. Around 7% of accepted students are men, and 93% are women.

Approximately 58% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $8,343 a year.

#17

American Academy of Health and Beauty

Manchester, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
43 Yearly Degrees

There are 13 full-time undergraduates at American Academy of Health and Beauty, and 34 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 6 to 1.

74% of American Academy of Health and Beauty students take out loans to afford college costs. The typical student loan amount is $3,769 a year. The student loan default rate of 11.7% is very similar to the national average of 10.8%.

#18

New England College

Henniker, New Hampshire
Private not-for-profit Public vs. Private
39 Yearly Degrees
$26,659 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at New England College is 4,483, of which 1,774 students are undergraduates and of those, 1,644 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 13 to 1.

Around 96% of students who apply get accepted. Of the accepted students, 37% are men and 63% are women.

Roughly 97% of students at NEC take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,728 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 14.9% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from NEC is $28,500.

#19

Empire Beauty School-Laconia

Laconia, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
37 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Empire Beauty School-Laconia is 64, which includes 46 full-time undergraduates. Empire Beauty School-Laconia has a freshman retention rate of 100%, which is a good sign that once students arrive at the school, they want to stay.

Roughly 67% of students at Empire Beauty School-Laconia take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $8,389 a year. The school reports a student loan default rate of 8.1% which is much lower than the average rate of 10.8%!

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Empire Beauty School-Laconia is $20,000.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
33 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at Continental Academie of Hair Design, Hudson is 33, which includes 33 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 11 to 1.

Roughly 70% of students at Continental Academie of Hair Design, Hudson take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $5,314 a year. Continental Academie of Hair Design, Hudson has a 6.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from Continental Academie of Hair Design, Hudson is $18,800.

Private for-profit Public vs. Private
24 Yearly Degrees

The total student population at New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts is 16, which includes 16 full-time undergraduates. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Roughly 40% of students at New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $7,832 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 17.6% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

The early-career average earnings of bachelor’s-degree holders from New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts is $22,600.

#22

Paul Mitchell the School Portsmouth

Portsmouth, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
22 Yearly Degrees

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.

Roughly 76% of students at Paul Mitchell the School Portsmouth take out loans to pay for college. The typical student loan amount is $9,995 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 11.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

#23

Keene Beauty Academy

Keene, New Hampshire
Private for-profit Public vs. Private
20 Yearly Degrees

There are 30 full-time undergraduates at Keene Beauty Academy, and 37 students altogether. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 12 to 1.

Approximately 66% of the students who attend this school take out loans. The average amount of student loans is $5,986 a year. Students should know that the student default rate at this school is 15.7% which is higher than the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $21,600 during the early-career years.

#24

Granite State College

Concord, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
18 Yearly Degrees
$7,791 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

The total student population at Granite State College is 1,879, of which 1,608 students are undergraduates and of those, 793 are full-time. The average graduation time for an undergraduate student at GSC is 4.8 years.

Roughly 84% of students at GSC take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,779 a year. This school’s student loan default rate of 10.2% is close to the national average of 10.8%.

A typical bachelor’s-degree holder from this school earns an average of $32,200 during the early-career years.

#25

University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Manchester, New Hampshire
Public Public vs. Private
16 Yearly Degrees
$15,778 Yearly Tuition & Fees (In-State

There are 717 students at UNH Manchester in total, 704 of which are undergraduates, and of those, 589 are full-time. The school has a student-to-faculty ratio of 10 to 1.

Around 85% of students who apply get accepted. Around 42% of accepted students are men, and 58% are women.

Roughly 49% of students at UNH Manchester take out loans to pay for college. The average amount of student loans is $5,008 a year. UNH Manchester has a 2.0% student default rate. This is excellent when you compare it to the national rate of 10.8%.

Students who graduate from UNH Manchester with a bachelor’s degree make an average of $42,400 during the early years of their career after graduation.

Other New Hampshire Trade Schools

Rank School Yearly Graduations
26 New England School of Hair Design 14
27 Plymouth State University 12
28 Colby - Sawyer College 5

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