Mount Washington College

Tel: (603)668-6660
2,093 students
Private for-profit
The mission of Hesser College is to provide a high-quality, student-oriented, career-focused and affordable learning experience. Hesser graduates are prepared to succeed in an increasingly competitive employment marketplace and to take their place as responsible and contributing members of a global society. Hesser College places a high value on hands-on, employment-related skill building combined with rigorous exposure to a diverse and enriching combination of general education, business and professional career specialty course offerings.
School Highlights:
Mount Washington College serves 2,093 students (51.98% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 22:1 is higher than the community college average of 17:1.
Minority enrollment is 24% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 21%.
Mount Washington College is one of 3 community colleges within Hillsborough County, NH.
The nearest community college is Manchester Community College (Manchester - 03102) (3.40 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 95 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
College Mount Washington College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public
Total Faculty 95 staff
61 staff
Mount Washington College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 2,093 teachers has declined by 44% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 22:1 has decreased from 51:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 21% over five years.
Total Enrollment 2,093 students 1,296 students
Mount Washington College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 22:1
Mount Washington College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,088 students
810 students
Mount Washington College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 1,005 students
1,036 students
Mount Washington College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Mount Washington College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% Asian
Mount Washington College Asian (2006-2013)
% Hispanic
Mount Washington College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Mount Washington College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Mount Washington College White (2006-2013)
% Unknown races
Mount Washington College Unknown (2006-2013)
Mount Washington College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.34 0.53
Mount Washington College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $8,016 is more than the state average of $5,650. The in-state tuition has declined by 46% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $8,016 is less than the state average of $10,201. The out-state tuition has declined by 46% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $8,016 $5,694
Mount Washington College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $8,016 $10,252
Mount Washington College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 91%
Mount Washington College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

  • Hesser College has five beautiful campuses located throughout New Hampshire, offer you the best in academics, athletics and social activities. Our students can choose from 25 Certificate, Diploma, Associate or Bachelor degree options in some of today's most in-demand fields. New Hampshire continuing education programs are abundant, but none compare to the Hesser College continuing education program. With locations in Concord, Salem, Nashua, Manchester and Portsmouth, Hesser College makes finishing your degree or updating your skills easy. As of January 1990, Hesser College has been located in the Hesser Center of Commerce and Education. It is a major complex of businesses that includes corporate offices, a childcare center, local television stations, a restaurant and other enterprises. Hesser College occupies one-third of the complex, but the mixture and proximity of these businesses to the College provide unique employment and educational opportunities for students. Hesser's distinctive Manchester facility houses all classrooms, lab facilities, the library, the Center for Teaching, Learning & Assessment, administration offices and the student residences. The nine residence halls-Joel, Hesser, Lord, Bryan, Daniels, Eastman, Concord, Keegan and Amoskeag-are all located in the main facility. Hesser College, Manchester is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

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