Best New Hampshire Colleges

Ranking top Colleges and Universities in New Hampshire for 2022

There are 27 colleges and universities in New Hampshire enrolling 189,387 students. Explore the list of top colleges in New Hampshire below to begin your college search. The CollegeSimply rankings are objective and data-driven in order to help you find good matches for you. Learn how the Best Colleges rankings are calculated on our ranking methodology page. Whether you're searching for a good public, private or community college, this guide to universities in New Hampshire offers a comprehensive view to the state's higher education options.

 New Hampshire is home to nationally ranked institutions like Dartmouth College, Saint Anselm College and University of New Hampshire Main Campus. The highest ranked college in New Hampshire is Dartmouth College and the top rated public state college is University of New Hampshire Main Campus.

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27 results

List of the Best New Hampshire Colleges

Dartmouth College
D
Hanover, NH
Dartmouth College

Private 4 Year

4 reviews

#1 Best Colleges in New Hampshire

  • 6,292enrollment
  • $24,525net price
  • 9%acceptance rate
  • 1440-1560SAT range
  • 32-35ACT range
  • 3.9Estimated Avg GPA

Applications Due Jan 1

Saint Anselm College
S
Manchester, NH
Saint Anselm College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

#2 Best Colleges in New Hampshire

  • 2,019enrollment
  • $33,292net price
  • 76%acceptance rate
  • 1140-1300SAT range
  • 25-30ACT range
  • 3.37Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

University of New Hampshire Main Campus
N
Durham, NH
University of New Hampshire Main Campus

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

#3 Best Colleges in New Hampshire

  • 14,348enrollment
  • $24,847net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 1090-1280SAT range
  • 24-30ACT range
  • 3.56Avg GPA

Applications Due Feb 1

Colby Sawyer College
C
New London, NH
Colby Sawyer College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 910enrollment
  • $27,625net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jul 1

Daniel Webster College
D
Nashua, NH
 
Daniel Webster College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 741enrollment
  • $17,109net price
  • 62%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Franklin Pierce University
F
Rindge, NH
Franklin Pierce University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 1,928enrollment
  • $27,121net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.97Avg GPA

Hesser College
H
Manchester, NH
 
Hesser College

Private 4 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 751enrollment
  • $11,834net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Lebanon College
L
Lebanon, New Hampshire
 
Lebanon College

Private 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 205enrollment
  • $18,382net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Northeast Catholic College
N
Warner, NH
 
Northeast Catholic College

Private 4 Year

3 reviews

 

  • 71enrollment
  • $11,245net price
  • 79%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

New England College
N
Henniker, NH
New England College

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,483enrollment
  • $32,024net price
  • 96%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.81Avg GPA

Southern New Hampshire University
S
Manchester, NH
Southern New Hampshire University

Private 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 134,345enrollment
  • $41,217net price
  • 94%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.18Avg GPA

Keene State College
K
Keene, NH
Keene State College

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 3,210enrollment
  • $20,038net price
  • 91%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.07Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

University of New Hampshire at Manchester
N
Manchester, NH
 
University of New Hampshire at Manchester

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 717enrollment
  • $15,634net price
  • 85%acceptance rate
  • 985-1220SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 3.4Avg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

Plymouth State University
P
Plymouth, NH
Plymouth State University

Public 4 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 4,491enrollment
  • $20,631net price
  • 89%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Apr 1

NHTI Concord's Community College
N
Concord, NH
 
NHTI Concord's Community College

Public 2 Year

1 reviews

 

  • 2,945enrollment
  • $18,171net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • 2.5Avg GPA

White Mountains Community College
W
Berlin, NH
 
White Mountains Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 649enrollment
  • $14,245net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

River Valley Community College
R
Claremont, NH
 
River Valley Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 694enrollment
  • $19,065net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Aug 1

Lakes Region Community College
L
Laconia, NH
 
Lakes Region Community College

Public 2 Year

0 reviews

 

  • 697enrollment
  • $16,741net price
  • 100%acceptance rate
  • -SAT range
  • -ACT range
  • NAAvg GPA

Applications Due Jun 1