Chances of getting into New England College

Acceptance Rate

Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty for New England College
Measure Difficulty
Admission StandardsUnavailable
Applicant CompetitionVery Low

How hard is it to get into NEC and can I get accepted? The school has a 100% acceptance rate ranking it #17 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 2,916 out of 2,922 applicants were admitted making New England College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. New England College typically accepts and attracts "C+" average high school students. Only 13% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school. Most incoming freshmen graduated in the lower half of their high school class.

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NEC SAT Scores

SAT Requirements & Average SAT Score

SAT Range
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SAT Scores for New England College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
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SAT Scores for New England College
SAT Test 25th Percentile Score
SAT Reading 75th N/A
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NEC ACT Scores

ACT Requirements & Average ACT Score

ACT Range
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ACT Reading 25th N/A
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ACT Reading 75th N/A
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ACT Composite 75th N/A
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Estimated GPA Requirements & Average GPA

Avg. High School GPA
Typical High School Grades

You can get into New England College with below average high school grades. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at New England College was 2.66 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily C+ students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #11 in New Hampshire for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 2.66 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as NEC accepts 100% of all applicants.

 What do these ratings mean?

High School GPA's for admitted New England College students
High School GPA Freshmen Within Range Competitiveness
3.75+ 4% Good
3.50 to 3.75 3% Good
3.25 to 3.50 9% Good
3.00 to 3.25 14% Good
2.75 to 3.00 30% Avg +
2.50 to 2.75 33% Avg -
2.25 to 2.50 8% Reach
2.00 to 2.25 N/A% Low

High School Class Rank

60% of New England College freshman were in the bottom half of their high school graduating class.

High School Class Rank for admitted New England College students
High School Class Rank Freshmen Within Range
Top 10% of class 2%
Top 25% of class 7%
Top 50% of class 40%
Bottom 50% of class 60%
Bottom 25% of class 33%

Admission Statistics

New England College admission statistics
Women Men Total
Applied 1,628 1,294 2,922
Accepted 1,626 1,290 2,916
Acceptance Rate 100% 100% 100%
Enrolled 200 189 389
Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield) 12% 15% 13%

Admission Requirements

What are the requirements for admission to New England College and what considerations affect admission decisions?

New England College Admission Requirements
Test Scores Neither required nor recommended
High School GPA Recommended
High School Class Rank Neither required nor recommended
Completion of College Preparatory Program Recommended
Recommendations Required
Demonstration of Competencies Neither required nor recommended

Credits Accepted

High School Credits Accepted at New England College
AP Credit Yes
Dual Credit Yes
Credit for Life Experiences Yes

Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education IPEDS survey data for New England College.

Frequently Asked Questions

100% of those who apply are granted admission to NEC. Admission competition is and the college has unavailable admission standards. See if your grades and scores are good enough for admission.