Going to School in NH

Members of the next Dartmouth College graduating class have come to Hanover, New Hampshire, from 47 states and 37 countries. What makes going to school in New Hampshire so appealing?

Just as our natural landscape offers extraordinary diversity, New Hampshire colleges and universities appeal to every type of learner, with degree opportunities from accounting to zoology. New Hampshire can be your college home away from home, whether you're attracted to an open-admissions state college or pursuing a prestigious Ivy League education.

Students who visit New Hampshire as they’re making important decisions about their future fall in love with the outdoor recreational activities that await, both on campus and nearby. Snowboarding, hiking, kayaking, ATVing, biking, camping … We'd never advise you to choose a school in New Hampshire solely for the extracurriculars. But there's something to be said for being able to hit the trails when you need a break from hitting the books.

And if you'd like to stick around after you've earned your credentials, we have more good news: New Hampshire has one of the lowest unemployment rates in the nation.

Ready to explore schools in New Hampshire that might be an ideal fit for you? Start with this list of New Hampshire colleges and universities.