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Established in 1946, the New England College is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the rural setting of the medium town of Henniker (population range of 2,500-9,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, New England College (NEC) is a small-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 3,000-3,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. New England College (NEC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor's degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation), bachelor's degrees and master's degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study table below for further details. This 78-year-old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on students' past academic records and grades. The acceptance rate range is 100% making this US higher education organization a non-selective institution. International applicants are eligible to apply for enrollment. NEC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

University Snapshot


New England College's Control Typeprivate


New England College's Entity Typenon-profit


New England College' Size by Total Enrollmentsmall-sized


New England College's Selectivity by Acceptance Ratenon-selective

University Identity

Acronym NEC
Founded 1946
Motto Dura duranda, alta petenda
We work hard to achieve greater heights
Colours Red, blue and navy
Mascot Patty the Pilgrim
Video Presentation

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University Location

Address 98 Bridge Street
03242 New Hampshire
United States
New England College's location map and satellite view Location Map and Satellite View
New England College Phone Number +1 (603) 428 2000
New England College Fax Number +1 (603) 428 7230

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Fields of Study / Degree Levels


What is the difference between comprehensive/generalist and specialized universities in terms of the range of fields of study they offer, degree levels available and academic and carreer paths pros and cons? Read our guide article about generalist and specialized universities to learn more.

Fields of Study and Degree Levels Matrix

The following New England College's Fields of Study/Degree Levels Matrix is divided into 6 main fields of study and 4 levels of degrees, from the lowest undergraduate degree to the highest postgraduate degree. This matrix aims to help quickly identify New England College's academic range and degree level offering.

Programs and Courses

Courses and Programs

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Tuition Fees


Yearly tuition fees refers to the amount of money that a student is charged by a University for one academic year of full-time study. Read our guide article about tuition fees and financial aid options to learn more.

Yearly Tuition Fees Range Matrix

This New England College's Tuition Fees Range Matrix is divided into 2 types of students, local and international students, and 2 degree levels, undergraduate and postgraduate degrees, and aims to help students to have an approximate idea of the yearly tuition range they might expect to pay at New England College.

New England College: Tuition Fees Range Matrix

Undergraduate Postgraduate
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
20,000-24,999 US$
(18,225-22,780 Euro)
35,000-39,999 US$
(31,890-36,450 Euro)
17,500-19,999 US$
(15,950-18,225 Euro)

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Admission Information

uniRank publishes below some basic New England College's admission information.

New England College's Gender Admission Policy Gender Admission

This institution admits Men and Women (coed).

New England College's Admission Selection Admission Selection

Has New England College a selective admission policy? Yes, based on students' past academic records and grades.

Acceptance Rate Admission Rate

New England College's acceptance rate range is 100% making this institution a non-selective higher education institution.

Admission Requirements Admission Requirements

  • Secondary school GPA is recommended
  • Secondary school rank is neither required nor recommended
  • Secondary school record is required
  • Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
  • Recommendations are required
  • Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
  • Admission test scores are recommended
  • TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) is required
  • Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) is neither required nor recommended

Source: IPDES

New England College's International Students Admission International Students Admission

International students are welcome to apply for admission at this institution.

New England College international students information:

Admission requirements for international students include:

  • For detailed information, please visit https://www.nec.edu/international

New England College's Admission Office Admission Office

15 Main Street
Henniker 03242
(603) 428 2223
800 521 7642

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Size and Profile


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Size and Profile

uniRank publishes below some major size and profile indicators for New England College.

New England College's Total Student Enrollment Student Enrollment

New England College has an enrollment range of 3,000-3,999 students making it a small-sized institution.

New England College's Total Faculty/Academic staff Academic Staff

This institution has a range of 600-699 academic employees (Faculty).

New England College's Control Type Control Type

New England College is a private higher education institution.

New England College's Entity Type Entity Type

New England College is a non-profit higher education institution.

New England College's Campus Setting Campus Setting

This institution's main campus is located in a Rural setting.

New England College's Academic Calendar Academic Calendar

This institution adopts a Unconventional type of academic calendar.

New England College's Disabled Students Friendliness Disabled Students %

This institution has a high percentage of disabled students making it particularly disability-friendly.

Religious Affiliation

New England College does not have any religious affiliation.

Carnegie Classification


The Carnegie Classification of Institutions of Higher Education is a framework for categorizing colleges and universities in the United States...

The classification was first created by the Carnegie Foundation for the Advancement of Teaching in 1970, and it has been updated periodically since then. The Carnegie Classification is based on a set of criteria, such as the level and types of degrees offered, research activity and enrollment size. Institutions are classified into one of several categories based on these criteria, ranging from "doctoral universities" with very high research activity to "special focus institutions" that primarily award degrees in a specific field, such as the arts or health professions. The classification allows for quick comparisons between institutions within and across categories.

Carnegie Classification

uniRank provides below the official New England College's Carnegie classification.

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Majority graduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, higher transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Postbaccalaureate: Comprehensive programs

Facilities and Services


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University Facilities

uniRank provides below an overview of New England College's main facilities:

New England College's Library University Library

This institution has a physical Library. Visit New England College's Library

New England College's library has 1 branch. The library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium, etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2021 the library reported 106,551 physical volumes, 2,154 physical media and 56 licensed digital/electronic databases. The library is managed by a total number of 11 full-time employees, including 3 librarians. New England College's library has a total library expenditure greater than $100,000 per year. Source: IPDES.

New England College's Housing University Housing

This institution provides housing services such as on-campus residences or dormitories.

In particular, the New England College provides on-campus housing and the total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 976 students in the 2021 academic year. Source: IPDES.

New England College's Sport Facilities/Activities Sport Facilities/Activities

This institution features sporting facilities and organizes sports activities for its students.

New England College offers a variety of sport facilities and activities for its students, including:

  • Men's Teams:
    • Alpine Skiing
    • Baseball
    • Basketball
    • Cross-Country
    • Golf
    • Ice Hockey
    • Lacrosse
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Wrestling
  • Women's Teams:
    • Alpine Skiing
    • Basketball
    • Cross-Country
    • Field Hockey
    • Ice Hockey
    • Lacrosse
    • Rugby
    • Soccer
    • Softball
    • Volleyball
    • Wrestling
  • Coed Team:
    • eSports

Athletics Facilities:

  • Training Room
  • Gymnasium
  • Turf Field
  • Fitness Center
  • Field House
  • Athletics Fields for Baseball, Softball, and more
  • Ice Arena

University Services

uniRank provides below an overview of New England College's main services:

New England College's Financial Aid Financial Aid

This institution offers one or more of the following financial aid for eligible students: scholarships, grants, loans, tuition waivers, emergency financial aid etc.

New England College offers the following financial aids:

  • Student loans (require repayment).
  • Student grants (need-based and do not require repayment).
  • Student scholarships (merit-based and do not require repayment).
  • Work Study opportunities (during the academic year).

New England College's Study Abroad Study Abroad

This institution offers study abroad and exchange program opportunities for its students.

New England College offers the following exchange programs and study abroad opportunities:

  • Study Away trips for undergraduate on-campus students are included in tuition.
  • Over winter or spring break, students can travel around the world at no extra cost.
  • More information is available at https://www.nec.edu/study-away

New England College's Distance Learning Distance Learning

This institution provides a distance learning mode for certain programs or courses.

In particular, this institution offers some programs fully via distance education at the undergraduate level and at the graduate level. Source: IPDES.

New England College's Academic Counseling Academic Counseling

This institution offers students academic guidance and support to assist them in their academic pursuits.

New England College's Career Services Career Services

This institution offers career counseling, career assessments, job and internship postings, career events, alumni networking or other career-related services to assist students transition successfully from academic life to professional life.

Recognition and Accreditation


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New England College's Recognition or Accreditation Institutional Recognition or Accreditation

New England College is legally recognized and/or institutionally accredited by: New England Commission of Higher Education

Year of first Recognition or Accreditation


Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

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Memberships and Affiliations


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Affiliations and Memberships

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  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

Academic Structure


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Academic Structure

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Social Media


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Social Media

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Facebook Facebook

New England College's Facebook page New England College's official Facebook page

Twitter X (Twitter)

New England College's X (formerly Twitter) page New England College's official Twitter page

YouTube YouTube

New England College's YouTube channel New England College's official YouTube channel

Instagram Instagram

New England College's Instagram page New England College's official Instagram channel

LinkedIn LinkedIn

New England College's main LinkedIn profile

TikTok TikTok

New England College's official TikTok channel

Free Online Courses

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