New England College

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2020 Undergraduate Tuition
$25,439
3.6% growth from 2019
2020 Average Net Price
$32,024
After Financial Aid
2018 Student Loan
13.9%
Default Rate
2020 Acceptance Rate
96.3%
6,909 Applicants
2020 Enrolled Students
4,483
91.4% Full-Time
2020 Graduation Rate
22.6%
103 Graduates

About

New England College is a higher education institution located in Merrimack County, NH. In 2016, the most popular Bachelor's Degree concentrations at New England College were General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), Health Care Administration & Management (23 degrees), and Clinical Psychology (19 degrees).

In 2020, 765 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at New England College. 53.7% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 46.3% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (348 degrees), 3.16 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (110 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at New England College is $25,439, which is $2,909 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

Costs

The median undergraduate tuition at New England College is $25,439, which is $2,909 more than the national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $32,024.

In 2020, 68% of undergraduate students received federal grants, while 78% of undergraduate students received federal loans.

Student Expenses

Tuition Costs

$25,439
2020 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2020, the cost of tuition at New England College was $25,439. The cost of tuition at New England College is $2,909 more than than the overall (public and private) national average for Masters Colleges and Universities ($22,531).

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Average Net Price

$32,024
2020 Value
9.04%
1 Year Growth

In 2020 New England College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $32,024. Between 2019 and 2020, the average net price of New England College grew by 9.04%.

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Other Student Expenses

$14,958
Room and Board
$1,000
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at New England College was of $14,958 in 2020. During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,000. The cost of room and board increased by 15.4% between 2019 and 2020. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid

Financial Aid by Income Level

68%
Of Undergraduates Receive Grants
78%
Of Undergraduates Receive Federal Loans

68% of undergraduate students at New England College received grants or loans in 2020. This represents a decline of 22.7% with respect to 2019, when 88% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
13.9%
2018 Default Rate
145
Number of Defaults

In 2018 the default rate for borrower's at New England College was 13.9%, which represents 145 out of the 1041 total borrowers.

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Admissions

New England College received 6,909 undergraduate applications in 2020, which represents a 31% annual decline. Out of those 6,909 applicants, 6,650 students were accepted for enrollment, representing a 96.3% acceptance rate.

There were 4,483 students enrolled at New England College in 2020, and N/A% of first-time enrollees submitted SAT scores with their applications.

New England College has an overall enrollment yield of 4.33%, which represents the number of admitted students who ended up enrolling.

Acceptance Rate

96.3%
Acceptance Rate in 2020
6,650
Accepted Out of 6,909

In 2020, the undergraduate acceptance rate of New England College was 96.3% (6,650 admissions from 6,909 applications). This is lower than the acceptance rate of 2019, which was 100%. Between 2019 and 2020, the number of applicants declined by −31%, while admissions declined by −33.6%.

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SAT Scores

N/A%
Submission Percentage
N/A
Scores Submitted

N/A% of enrolled first-time students at New England College in 2020 submitted SAT scores with their applications.

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Enrollment

New England College has a total enrollment of 4,483 students. The full-time enrollment at New England College is 4,099 students and the part-time enrollment is 384. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at New England College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at New England College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 27.5% White, 8.07% Black or African American, 4.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.758% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0669% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders.

Students enrolled at New England College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Female (28.8%), followed by White Male (20.6%) and Black or African American Female (10.8%). Students enrolled in full-time Graduate programs are most commonly White Female (6.31%), followed by White Male (4.68%) and Black or African American Male (0.733%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

91.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at New England College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 4,483 students. The full-time enrollment at New England College is 4,099 and the part-time enrollment is 384. This means that 91.4% of students enrolled at New England College are enrolled full-time compared with 68.8% at similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Retention Rate over Time

62%
2020 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at New England College was 62%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Masters Colleges and Universities (75%), New England College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    1,231
  2. Black or African American
    362
  3. Hispanic or Latino
    206

The enrolled student population at New England College is 27.5% White, 8.07% Black or African American, 4.6% Hispanic or Latino, 1.54% Two or More Races, 0.758% Asian, 0.312% American Indian or Alaska Native, and 0.0669% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Masters Colleges and Universities is 52.6% White, 16.6% Hispanic or Latino, and 13% Black or African American.

Any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis is categorized as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the share of those students are shown in the chart below. Additionally, 334 students (7.45%) did not report their race.

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Graduates

In 2020, 57 more women than men received degrees from New England College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at New England College is white (348 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white graduates than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (110 degrees).

The most common Bachelor's Degree concentration at New England College is General Business Administration & Management (37 degrees awarded), followed by Health Care Administration & Management (23 degrees) and Clinical Psychology (19 degrees).

The most specialized majors across all degree types at New England College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (107 degrees), and Visual & Performing Arts (57 degrees).

Workforce

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New England College are Software developers (546,264 people), Other managers (263,091 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (206,260 people), Social workers, all other (173,445 people), and Postsecondary teachers (158,024 people).

The most specialized majors at New England College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (107 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (57 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (15 degrees).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

Highest Paying Job

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New England College are Physicians, Public relations specialists, Architectural & engineering managers, Radiologic technologists and technicians, and Lawyers, & judges, magistrates, & other judicial workers

The most specialized majors at New England College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (107 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (57 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (15 degrees).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at New England College are Computer Systems Design (636,829 people), Elementary & secondary schools (546,380 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (385,409 people), General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (217,216 people), and Insurance carriers (136,063 people).

The most specialized majors at New England College are Parks, Recreation, & Leisure (35 degrees awarded), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (107 degrees), Visual & Performing Arts (57 degrees), Public Administration and Social Service (30 degrees), and English (15 degrees).

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Degrees

Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by New England College.
Most Common
  1. 37 degree-majorss awarded
  2. 23 degree-majorss awarded
  3. 19 degree-majorss awarded

In 2020, the most common bachelors degree concentration at New England College was General Business Administration & Management with 37 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

354
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2020
411
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2020

In 2020, 354 degrees were awarded to men at New England College, which is 0.861 times less than the number of degrees awarded to females (411).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2020, 77 degrees were awarded to men at New England College in General Computer & Information Sciences, which is 3.08 times more than the 25 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2020, 51 degrees were awarded to women at New England College in Health Care Administration & Management, which is 1.82 times more than the 28 male recipients with that same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
29%
150% Completion Time

In 2020, 23% of students graduating from New England College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 29% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 31% within 200%.

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Diversity

Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

Showing demographic groups with ≥ 5 graduating students.
Two or More Races Female
Highest Graduation Rate (66.7%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate at New England College is Female and Two or More Races (66.7% graduation rate). Across all Masters Colleges and Universities, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (72.4%).

The department of education defines graduation rate as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within 150% of "normal time" to completion.

The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) categorizes any student who is studying in the United States on a temporary basis as a "Non-Resident Alien", and the graduation rate of those students is shown in the chart below. Additionally, 6.8% of graduates (7 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity
  1. White
    348 degrees awarded
  2. Unknown
    110 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American
    78 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at New England College is white (348 degrees awarded). There were 3.16 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, unknown (110 degrees).

14.4% of degree recipients (110 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic
  1. White Female
    216 degrees awarded
  2. White Male
    132 degrees awarded
  3. Black or African American Female
    50 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at New England College is white female (216 degrees awarded). There were 1.64 times more white female recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white male (132 degrees).

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Operations

New England College has an endowment valued at nearly $26.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The return on its endowment was of $35.5k (0.136%), compared to the 3.19% average return ($1.26M on $39.6M) across all Masters Colleges and Universities.

In 2020, New England College had a total salary expenditure of $55.4M. New England College employs 24 Professors, 22 Assistant professors, and 20 Associate professors. Most academics at New England College are Female Professors (14), Male Associate professors(14), and Male Assistant professors (14).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at New England College are: Office and Administrative Support, with 74 employees, Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media, with 51 employees, and Management with 37 employees.

Finances

Endowment

$26.1M
2020 Endowment
89.9%
decline from 2019

New England College has an endowment valued at about $26.1M, as of the end of the 2020 fiscal year. The endowment of New England College declined 89.9% from the previous year. The value of their endowment was $13.6M lower than than the median endowment of Masters Colleges and Universities according to the Carnegie Classification grouping.

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Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $1.04M - Federal
  2. $0 - State
  3. $0 - Local

As of 2020, New England College received $1.04M in grants and contracts from the federal government, $0 from state grants and contracts, and $0 from local grants and contracts.

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Expenses

Salary Expenditure

$23.8M
2020 Salaries
33%
growth from 2019

In 2020, New England College paid a median of $23.8M in salaries, which represents 43% of their overall expenditure ($55.4M) and a 33% growth from the previous year. This is compared to a 9.59% growth from 2018 and a 9.9% growth from 2017.

The median for similar Masters Colleges and Universities is 34.6M (40.9% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$4.4M
Instructional Salaries
70
Number of Employees

In 2020, New England College paid a total of $4.4M to 70 employees working as instructors, which represents 18.5% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $11M (31.8%) for similar Masters Colleges and Universities.

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Faculty and Staff

Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Office and Administrative Support
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
74 Employees

In 2020, the most common positions for instructional staff at New England College were Professor with 24 employees; Assistant professor with 22 employees; and Assistant professor with 20 employees.

In 2020, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at New England College were Office and Administrative Support with 74 employees; Community, Social Service, Legal, Arts, Design, Entertainment, Sports and Media with 51 employees; and Management with 37 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Associate professor
  3. Male Assistant professor

In 2020, the most common demographic for instructional staff at New England College was Female Professor with 14 employees, Male Associate professor with 14 employees, and Male Assistant professor with 14 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at New England College.

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