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NH Colleges & Universities

Higher education opportunities around the state

It’s well-known that states in the northeast have a reputation for high-quality education. New Hampshire is no exception. As one of the most educated states in the country with a nationally ranked community and private college system, students from across the globe choose to study at New Hampshire institutions for higher education that goes beyond the classroom.


White Mountain 

White Mountains Community College, Berlin, 603-427-7600
Choose from three inclusive academic centers located in Berlin, Littleton and North Conway with over 50 programs of study.

Dartmouth/Lake Sunapee

Colby–Sawyer College, New London, 603-526-3000

Imagine studying for exams on the shores of Pleasant Lake at this college that integrates the study of the liberal arts and sciences with professional preparation.

Dartmouth College, Hanover, 603-646-1110

The smallest of America's selective Ivy League universities attracts a global student population.

Magdalen College of the Liberal Arts, Warner, 603-456-2656
Nourish your spiritual and academic growth at this Catholic liberal-arts college.

River Valley Community College, Claremont, 603-542-7744

Three academic centers located in Claremont, Keene, and Lebanon, plus online programs, offer over 30 degrees and certificates that can lead you to success

Upper Valley Educators Institute, Lebanon, 603-678-4888

Prepare for a career in teaching at this school of education, where students spend one day a week on campus and four in real-world classroom settings.


Lakes Region

Lakes Region Community College, Laconia, 603-524-3207

This two-year public college offers more than 50 programs of study at one of the lowest tuition costs in the state.

Plymouth State University, Plymouth, 603-535-5000

Work hard at this modern campus in a classic New England setting, and you can play hard, too, in the nearby mountains or at the university's own ice arena.


Monadnock Region

Antioch University New England, Keene, 603-357-3122
This private graduate school will help you enhance your skills and make a difference in your chosen field.

Keene State College, Keene, 800-KSC-1909
A lively college town is at your doorstep when you earn your degree at Keene State.

Franklin Pierce University, Rindge, 603-899-4000
This small, lakeside liberal-arts school strives to transform students' passions into meaningful careers.

New England College, Henniker, 603-428-2000
Experiential learning distinguishes this private college in a picture-perfect New England town.
 

Merrimack Valley Region

Granite State College, Concord, 603-228-3000
This state school offers students unparalleled flexibility, with courses available on campus and online.

Hellenic American University, Nashua, 603-577-8700

This small college's main campus is located in Athens, Greece and offers academic programs ranging from the Associate’s level to Ph.D.

Manchester Community College, Manchester, 603-206-4000

Manchester Community College is a fully accredited public non-profit community college with more than 70 associate degree and certificate programs.

MCPHS University, Manchester, 603-314-0210
Linked digitally to its sister campuses in Boston and Worcester, Massachusetts, this college offers practical training in medical fields.

Nashua Community College, Nashua, 603-578-8900

Nashua Community College provides quality, academically rigorous, two-year, post-secondary higher‐education programs focused on the diverse needs of students and the community.

New Hampshire Technical Institute, Concord, 603-230-4000

Industry-expert faculty lead 80+ programs with practical discussions, hands-on experience, and career training to help you achieve your goals in 30 credits per year.

Rivier University, Nashua, 603-888-1311
This Catholic liberal-arts college is known for its nursing program.

Saint Anselm College, Manchester, 603-641-7000

As much a community as a college, this Catholic liberal-arts institution is regarded nationally as an institution of great value and has been around for more than a century.

Southern New Hampshire University, Manchester, 800-668-1249
With more than 200 undergraduate and graduate programs, SNHU is a place to explore possibilities and tailor your education.

St. Joseph School of Nursing, Nashua, 603-294-2567
St. Joseph School of Nursing offers you the opportunity to become a professional nurse with a 2-year Associate’s degree.

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts, Manchester, 603-880-8308
With a tiny enrollment of fewer than 100 students, this Catholic liberal-arts college offers a uniquely intimate learning approach focused on travel, personal interests, and reading of the Great Books.

University of New Hampshire at Manchester, Manchester, 603-641-4010

UNH’s satellite location in Manchester offers bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in the sciences and liberal arts on the grounds of a historic millyard in New Hampshire’s largest city.

University of New Hampshire School of Law, Concord, 603-228-1541
Earn your J.D. degree at New Hampshire's only law school.
 

Seacoast Region

Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, 603-427-7600
With two campuses located in Portsmouth and Rochester, you can earn your degree or certificate in over 50 programs in New Hampshire’s lively seacoast.

University of New Hampshire, Durham, 603-862-1234
UNH's flagship campus is a world-class public research university with all the charm and appeal of a classic New England liberal-arts college.