New England College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid, Tuition, Graduation Rate & More

New England College
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New England College Admissions Overview:

As New England College has an acceptance rate or 99%, students are likely to be admitted, especially those with strong grades, test scores, and academic records. Students can apply through the school's website, or with the Common Application. Additional required materials include official high school transcripts. For complete information and instructions, be sure to check out New England College's website, or contact the admissions office for more.

Admissions Data (2016):

New England College Description:

New England College is a private master's-level institution located in Henniker, New Hampshire, about fifteen minutes from Concord. Boston is an hour-and-a-half to the south. The attractive campus boarders the Contoocook River, and the numerous white clapboard buildings make for a quintessential New England scene. NEC students come from over 30 states and 20 countries. At the undergraduate level, student can choose from 32 bachelor's degree programs. Business and exercise science are most popular. The college also offers 13 master's degree programs, and at the graduate level business, education, and health management fields have the highest enrollments. The college has rolling admissions, and after December 15th students can expect a decision within a couple weeks of applying. On the athletic front, the New England College Pilgrims compete in the NCAA Division III North Atlantic Conference. The college fields six men's and seven women's intercollegiate sports.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,781 (1,771 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 42% Male / 58% Female
  • 98% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $35,952
  • Books: $1,000 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $13,536
  • Other Expenses: $2,000
  • Total Cost: $52,488

New England College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 89%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 89%
    • Loans: 81%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,237
    • Loans: $9,459

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Communication Studies, Criminal Justice, Elementary Education, Kinesiology

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 60%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 29%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 36%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Rugby, Skiing, Basketball, Soccer, Baseball
  • Women's Sports: Field Hockey, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Softball, Basketball, Skiing

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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