Higher-education opportunities abound throughout the state of New Hampshire. Colleges and universities offer almost 400 undergraduate majors and degree programs, so whatever you're hoping to study, there's a school that may be the perfect match. Whether you're considering one of the six University System of New Hampshire campuses or a private college or university, we invite students and parents to visit and experience our state's postsecondary educational institutions.
Here's your guide to New Hampshire four-year colleges and universities and graduate schools by region:
White Mountains Community College
, Berlin, 603-427-7600
Academic centers in Littleton and North Conway
, 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.
, 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
Academic centers in Lebanon and Keene
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 Community College
, Laconia, 603-524-3207
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.
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.
Manchester Community College
, Manchester, 603-206-4000
, 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
New Hampshire Technical Institute
, Concord, 603-230-4000
, 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 just celebrated its 125th anniversary in New Hampshire.
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
The state's newest public university is situated on the grounds of a historic millyard.
University of New Hampshire School of Law
, Concord, 603-228-1541
Earn your J.D. degree at New Hampshire's only law school.
Great Bay Community College, Portsmouth, 603-427-7600
Academic center in Rochester
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.