Known as the Granite state, New Hampshire is located in the northeastern part of the United States in the New England region. The state is bordered by Canada to the north and northwest, and by Massachusetts to the south, Maine and Vermont to the west, and the Atlantic Ocean to the east. The total state population is estimated at 1,323,459 (2013 U.S. Census Bureau). Concord is the capital, while Manchester is the largest city in the state. Other cities include Nashua, Rochester, Keene, and Dover.
Renowned for its mountain and ski resorts, New Hampshire boasts some of the most beautiful and scenic natural features, including forests, clear blue lakes, and coastal beaches. Agriculture, manufacturing, and tourism are the major economic sectors.
The New Hampshire Department of Education provides information on higher education in the state, including a directory of accredited colleges. The New Hampshire College & University Council is a non-profit consortium of public and private institutions in the state.
Below are some of the popular colleges in the state. You can also use our college finder search tool to find the right college for you based on your preferred area of study.
For a full list of accredited colleges and universities in New Hampshire, contact the New Hampshire Department of Education.
|College||Popular Majors||Type of Institution||Enrollment|
|Colby-Sawyer College||Health,Parks/Recreation,Psychology||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Dartmouth College||Business,Interdisciplinary Studies,Theological Studies||Private||>10,000||Request Info|
|Southern New Hampshire University||Business,Communication/ Information Sciences,Engineering||Private||>10,000||Request Info|