Hesser College

Tel: (603)668-6660
2,881 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:
Hesser College serves 2,881 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 20% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Hesser College is one of 3 community colleges within Hillsborough County, NH.
The nearest community college is Manchester Community College (Manchester - 03102) (3.4 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Hesser College Community College Avg.
Institution Level Four or more years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Private for-profit Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,881 teachers has declined by 20% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 54:1 has increased from 36:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.34 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 30% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,881 students
1,303 students
Hesser College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
882 students
836 students
Hesser College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,999 students
1,046 students
Hesser College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Hesser College sch enrollment Hesser College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
Hesser College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
- 1%
% Hispanic
Hesser College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
Hesser College Black (2006-2012)
% White
Hesser College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races"
1% 2%
Hesser College sch ethnicity Hesser College sta ethnicity
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 0.45
Hesser College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $11,964 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $11,964 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has declined by 15% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $11,964 $5,940
Hesser College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $11,964 $10,072
Hesser College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (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.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • ManchesterManchester Community College (Manchester - 03102)
    1066 Front St
    3.4 mi | 2805 students                      
  • NashuaNashua Community College
    505 Amherst St
    12.5 mi | 2278 students                      
  • ConcordNHTI-Concord's Community College
    31 College Drive
    17.7 mi | 4350 students                      
  • HaverhillNorthern Essex Community College
    100 Elliott Street
    24.3 mi | 7312 students                      
  • WilmingtonITT Technical Institute-Wilmington
    200 Ballardvale Street, Building 1, Suite 200
    30.8 mi | 461 students                      
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Did You Know?
For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $7,199 per year for in-state students and $15,775 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $9,481 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.
New Hampshire community colleges have a 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. of 0.17, which is lower than the national average of 0.45. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Hesser College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.