Private 4 Year

New England College

Henniker, New Hampshire

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New England College overview
Location Henniker, New Hampshire
Online nec.edu
School Type Private 4 Year
Setting Distant Rural
New England College overview
Size Small
Status Non-profit
On Campus Housing Yes
Level of Study Undergrad/Graduate
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New England College (NEC), located in the quaint town of Henniker, New Hampshire, is a private liberal arts college established in 1946. Approximately 20 miles west of the state capital, Concord, NEC provides a scenic campus known for its blend of historic and contemporary buildings that complement the surrounding natural landscape. The college offers a range of undergraduate and graduate programs with a particular emphasis on experiential learning and engagement with the environment. Popular majors include business administration, education, and environmental science. New England College is characterized by an inclusive admission process, welcoming a diverse body of students with a wide range of interests and backgrounds. Housing is provided on campus, and students have the option to live in residence halls or townhouse-style accommodations. While NEC does participate in collegiate athletics, featuring teams such as the Pilgrims, they are not specifically highlighted for athletic acclaim.

In the most recent statistical year 6,416 prospective students applied, and 6,412 were granted admission.  Of those admitted 257 enrolled in the school.  2,694 students are enrolled on a full time basis, and 158 attend part time. In-state tuition for 2022/2023, excluding room and board, is $40,178 plus fees of $1,340.












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Admission Standards

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GPA 2.81

Applications Accepted

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Applications Due -
Applicant Competition Very Low
Application Fee $0

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Annual Cost to Attend


Costs for New England College
Fee Cost
Books and Supplies$1,000
Other Fees$1,340
Room and Board $16,802
Budget for Other Expenses$2,000
Total One Year Cost$61,320

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Average Salary After 10 Years

$39,400 per year

Bachelor's Degree Graduation Rate

38% within 6 years

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Popular Areas of Study

Popular subjects studied by New England College students
Subject Percent of Class
Business 19%
Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 16%
Education 11%
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting 11%
Psychology 7%

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