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Facts and Figures

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

Information below based on Fall 2019 semester data.

Enrollment

  • Approximately 1,060 on-campus Henniker undergraduate students, 255 on-campus Manchester undergraduates, 650 online undergraduate students, and 1,970 graduate students both online and on-campus.
  • Students represent 50 states and more than 28 countries
  • 50% Men and 50% Women. Undergraduate, on-campus in Henniker and Manchester: 46% Men and 54% Women 
  • 32% International Enrollment. Undergraduate, on-campus in Henniker and Manchester: 3% International Enrollment.
  • 32% Henniker and Manchester residential undergraduate diversity enrollment

Faculty and College Facts

  • 77 full-time faculty
  • 75% hold terminal degrees
  • 14:1 student to faculty ratio (Undergraduate, Henniker)
  • Undergraduates that enroll in Graduate School 19%
  • Job and Graduate School Placement in 1st year 93%

Most Highly Enrolled Fields (Undergraduate, Henniker)

  • Business: 17%
  • Criminal Justice: 14%
  • Biology/Health Sciences: 12%
  • Psychology: 10%
  • Education: 8%
  • Kinesiology: 5%
  • Sport and Recreation Management: 6%

Most Highly Enrolled Fields (Undergraduate Manchester, Institute of Art and Design)

  • Illustration: 31%
  • Fine Arts: 20%
  • Photography: 12%
  • Comic Arts: 12%
  • Creative Writing: 9%

Academic Programs

  • Associate of Arts and Science | AA | AS
  • Bachelor of Arts and Science | BA | BS
  • Bachelor of Fine Arts | BFA
  • Master of Arts and Science | MA | MS
  • Master of Business Administration | MBA
  • Master of Education | MEd
  • Master of Fine Arts | MFA
  • Doctorate of Education | EdD
  • Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies | CAGS

Undergraduate Offerings

  • Majors: 20 (Undergraduate, Henniker)
  • Majors: 10 (Undergraduate, Manchester IAD)
  • Minors: 17 (Undergraduate, Henniker)
  • Minors: 10 (Undergraduate, Manchester IAD)
  • Teaching Certification
  • Honors Program
  • CC2NEC Community College Automatic Acceptance
  • Community College Agreements
  • Study Abroad
  • Internships and practicum experiences
  • Cooperative College Consortium: The NHCUC

Accreditation

  • New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE)

Campus Life

  • Housing available to all undergraduate students
  • 74% of on-campus Henniker undergraduate students reside in College housing
  • 55% of on-campus Manchester IAD UG students reside in College housing
  • Traditional residence halls, suites, and apartments
  • Simon (Student) Center
  • John Lyons Academic Center and Scourby Cafe
  • Charter Hall Coffee House
  • Tortington Arms West Pub
  • Over 40 organizations and clubs
  • WNEC Radio Station
  • The New Englander (campus newspaper)
  • Carriage Theatre Ensemble and Main Stage Theatre
  • Rosamond Page Putnam Center for the Performing Arts (design phase complete, construction began in 2017)

Athletics

  • NCAA Division III, North Atlantic Conference, New England Hockey Conference, Eastern Collegiate Ski Conference, East Coast Rugby Conference, and the New England Wrestling Association
  • 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
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Wrestling

Women’s Teams

  • Alpine Skiing
  • Basketball
  • Cross Country
  • Field Hockey
  • Ice Hockey
  • Lacrosse
  • Rugby
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Volleyball

Teaching 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 97% of Henniker UG students receive institutional or Federal aid
  • Over 98% of Manchester IAD students receive institutional or Federal aid
  • Over $29 million in undergraduate institutional aid awarded for the 2019/2020 academic year

Typical Length of Study

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