Nashua Community College

505 Amherst St, Nashua
NH, 03063-1026
Tel: (603)882-6923
2,278 students
Public institution

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The New Hampshire Community Technical College System is committed to providing comprehensive, market-driven, accessible, quality programs of higher education that respond to the needs of students, businesses, and communities.
School Highlights:
Nashua Community College serves 2,278 students (31% of students are full-time).
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 9%.
Nashua Community College is one of 3 community colleges within Hillsborough County, NH.
The nearest community college is Hesser College (12.5 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of - teachers has declined by 100% over five years.
Nashua Community College Community College Avg.
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public

Student Body

The student population of 2,278 teachers has grown by 32% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 30:1 has increased from 22:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.45. The school's diversity has grown by 5% over five years.
Total Enrollment
2,278 students
1,287 students
Nashua Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2012)
# Full-Time Students
711 students
832 students
Nashua Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2012)
# Part-Time Students 1,567 students
1,021 students
Nashua Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2012)
Nashua Community College sch enrollment Nashua Community College sta enrollment
% American Indian/Alaskan
- 1%
% Asian
1%
2%
Nashua Community College Asian (2006-2012)
% Hawaiian
1%
1%
% Hispanic
6%
7%
Nashua Community College Hispanic (2006-2012)
% Black
1%
12%
Nashua Community College Black (2006-2012)
% White
89%
66%
Nashua Community College White (2006-2012)
% Two or more races
2%
2%
Nashua Community College More (2010-2012)
Nashua Community College sch ethnicity Nashua Community 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. 0.20 0.45
Nashua Community College Diversity Score (2006-2012)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,232 is more than the state average of $5,940. The in-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $15,808 is more than the state average of $10,072. The out-state tuition has grown by 13% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,232 $5,940
Nashua Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Out-State Tuition Fees $15,808 $10,072
Nashua Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2009-2012)
Source: 2012 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

The New Hampshire Community Technical College System includes four Colleges on eight campuses as well as several satellite campuses, with location across the state. New Hampshire Community Technical College at Nashua seeks to meet the region's educational needs through a comprehensive program of transfer, technical, business and industry specific programs. Students may select from the various associate degree options offered in the Arts and Sciences leading to transfer in baccalaureate programs at a four-year college or university. Students seeking more immediate employment after two years or less may elect Associate Degree or Certificate programs in our varied technical fields. New Hampshire Community Technical College at Nashua has a lot of opportunities for students to become involved in activities, clubs, community service, sports, or other organizations. Each club gets an annual budget and that money can be used for trips, materials, conferences, training, activities, community service or anything the students wish to spend the money on. The Student Senate also financially supports additional on-or-off campus activities. All clubs and activities are open to any and all students that wish to participate.

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