New England College Overview
New England College is a private not-for-profit institution situated in Henniker, New Hampshire. Students who love country life may enjoy the rural location of NEC.
What Is New England College Known For?
- Although it may not be available for every major, the doctor's degree is the highest award a student can attain at NEC.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 27% of the faculty were full-time.
- It takes the average NEC student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
New England College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at NEC.
Where Is New England College?
Contact details for NEC are given below.
|Address:||98 Bridge St, Henniker, NH 03242|
How Do I Get Into NEC?
You can apply to NEC online at: https://www.necadmissions.org/freshman/splitter.htm
Admission Requirements for NEC
|High School GPA||recommended|
|High School Rank||neither required nor recommended|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||neither required nor recommended|
How Hard Is It To Get Into NEC?
Approximately 39% of accepted students are men and 61% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 99%, and the acceptance rate for women is 100%.
Can I Afford New England College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
While almost two-thirds of students nationwide take out loans to pay for college, the percentage may be quite different for the school you plan on attending. At NEC, approximately 86% of students took out student loans averaging $9,010 a year. That adds up to $36,040 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at NEC is 15.9%. Watch out! This is significantly higher than the national default rate of 10.1%, which means you could have trouble paying back your student loans if you take any out.
New England College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 1,669 graduate students at the school.
Of the 1,809 full-time undergraduates at NEC, 41% are male and 59% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of New England College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||370|
|Hispanic or Latino||177|
New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at New England College. At this time, 32 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 30 countries are represented at NEC. The most popular countries sending students to the school are India, Japan, and China.
Online Learning at New England College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at NEC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 6th most popular in New Hampshire for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of NEC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at New England College was -4.9%. This is the #2,463 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at NEC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of NEC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at NEC ranks compared to all other partially online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at NEC.
|Major||Growth Rate Rank|
|Other Communication Technology||#1|
|Communication & Journalism (Other)||#11|
|International Relations & National Security||#21|
|Communications Technologies & Support||#28|
|General Social Sciences||#58|
|Clinical, Counseling & Applied Psychology||#76|
|Finance & Financial Management||#86|
|English Language & Literature||#127|
|Human Resource Management||#168|
|Communication & Journalism||#173|
|Teacher Education Subject Specific||#217|
|Public Administration & Social Service||#239|
|Multi / Interdisciplinary Studies||#242|
|Health & Medical Administrative Services||#393|
|Criminal Justice & Corrections||#456|
|Computer & Information Sciences||#475|
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
New England College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
- College Factual
- National Center for Education Statistics
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