New England College


Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Private

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Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Hampshire


New England College is a private master's-level institution located in Henniker, New Hampshire, about fifteen minutes from Concord. Boston is an hour-and-a-half to the south. The attractive campus boarders the Contoocook River, and the numerous white clapboard buildings make for a quintessential New England scene. NEC students come from over 30 states and 20 countries. At the undergraduate level, student can choose from 32 bachelor's degree programs. Business and exercise science are most popular. The college also offers 13 master's degree programs, and at the graduate level business, education, and health management fields have the highest enrollments. The college has rolling admissions, and after December 15th students can expect a decision within a couple weeks of applying. On the athletic front, the New England College Pilgrims compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference. The college fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports.

Most Popular Majors

Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Kinesiology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1776
Total Grad Students: 793
Undergraduate Students: 983
Faculty: 62

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 29:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 16:1

Percent Male: 53%
Percent Female: 47%

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Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 28%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 39%

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Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

98 Bridge St
Henniker New Hampshire 3242


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Main Phone: 603-428-2211

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 77%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -77%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010


Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 1500

Room and Board: 11954

Tuition and Fees: 30400

Total Cost: 44854

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Costs Data From: 2011-12

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Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 10523

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 99%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 78%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

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