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Facts & Figures

Numbers* aren’t everything when it comes to choosing a college, but we think they can help you to make an informed decision.

*Numbers based on 2014-15 school season

Enrollment

  • Approximately 1,129 undergraduates
  • 728 graduate students
  • Students represent 49 states and more than 15 countries
  • 43% Men & 57% Women
  • 4% International Enrollment
  • 40% Diversity Enrollment

Faculty

  • 39 full-time faculty
  • 78% hold terminal degrees
  • 55% of classes taught by full- time faculty
  • 19:1 student to faculty ratio

School Facts

  • Undergrads that enroll in Grad School 19%
  • 4-year Average Freshmen Retention Rate 62%
  • 4-year Graduation Rate 40%
  • Job and Graduate School Placement in 1st year 93%
  • Job and Graduate School Placement in 1st year 96%

Most Highly Enrolled Fields

  • Business: 28%
  • Psychology: 15%
  • Criminal Justice: 10%
  • Education: 6%
  • Biology/Health Sciences: 5%
  • Kinesiology: 4%
  • Liberal Studies: 4%

Academic Programs

Degrees:

  • Associate of Arts & Science | AA | AS
  • Bachelor of Arts & Science | BA | BS
  • Master of Arts & Science | MA | MS
  • Master of Business Administration | MBA
  • Master of Education | M.Ed.
  • Master of Fine Arts | MFA
  • Doctorate of Education | EDD
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies | CAGS

Accreditation

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC) NEC Indicators of Student Success

Undergrad Offerings

  • Majors: 22
  • Minors: 17
  • Teaching Certification
  • Honors Program
  • CC2NEC Community College Automatic Acceptance
  • Community College Agreements
  • Study Abroad
  • Internships and practicum experiences
  • Cooperative College Consortium: The NHCUC

Campus Life

  • Housing: Available to all students over 4 years of school
  • Campus Residents: 31%
  • Style:Traditional residence halls, suites and apartments
  • Simon (Student) Center
  • Charter Hall Coffee House
  • Tortington Arms West Pub
  • Radio Station (WNEC)
  • New Englander (campus newspaper)
  • Carriage Theatre Ensemble & Main Stage Theatre
  • John Lyons Center (under construction)
  • Putnam Theatre (under construction)

Athletics

  • NCAA Division III, ECAC and NAC
  • 26 acres of athletic fields
  • Lee Clement Ice Hockey Arena
  • Basketball courts
  • Fitness center in Bridges Gymnasium
  • Three miles of on-campus cross country trails
  • 15,000 square foot indoor Astroturf field-house
  • Intercollegiate Sports
  • Artificial Turf Field: Don Melander Field

Men’s Teams

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor & Outdoor Track
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer

Women’s Teams

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Indoor & Outdoor Track
  • Ice Hockey
  • Field Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball

Certifications

  • Elementary Education
  • Physical Education
  • Secondary Education

    • Biology
    • English
    • Mathematics
    • Social Studies
  • Special Education
  • Theatre

Application Deadline

  • Rolling Admission

Costs for Undergraduates

Financial Aid

  • NEC Merit-Based Scholarships
  • NEC and Federal Need-based aid available
  • Over 83% of students receive institutional or federal aid
  • Over $14 million in institutional aid awarded last year

Typical Length of Study

  • Full-time Undergraduate: 4 years
  • Masters Programs: 1-2 years
  • Doctorate Program: 3 years