White Mountains Community College

2020 Riverside Road
Berlin, NH 03570
Tel: (603)752-1113
950 students
Public institution
The Lakes Region Community College provides high quality academic, technical, and professional higher education services preparing students to be educationally and professionally positioned to meet personal goals and the needs of business, industry, and the community.
School Highlights:
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White Mountains Community College serves 950 students (28.42% of students are full-time).
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The college's student:teacher ratio of 15:1 is higher than the community college average of -:1.
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Minority enrollment is 31% of the student body (majority Hispanic and American), which is more than the state average of 21%.
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White Mountains Community College is the only community colleges within Coos County, NH.
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The nearest community college is Central Maine Community College (52.37 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 65 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
White Mountains Community College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level At least 2 but less than 4 years At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 65 staff
61 staff
White Mountains Community College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 950 teachers has declined by 8% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 15:1 has decreased from 16:1 over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.04 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 100% over five years.
Total Enrollment 950 students 1,294 students
White Mountains Community College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
21:1
White Mountains Community College Student Staff (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 270 students
822 students
White Mountains Community College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 680 students
1,025 students
White Mountains Community College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
White Mountains Community College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
1%
White Mountains Community College American Indian/Alaskan (2008-2013)
% Hispanic
1%
7%
White Mountains Community College Hispanic (2009-2013)
% White
69%
57%
White Mountains Community College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
1% 2%
% Unknown races
29%
3%
White Mountains Community College Unknown (2006-2013)
White Mountains Community 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. 0.04 0.53
White Mountains Community College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $7,664 is more than the state average of $5,660. The in-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $16,240 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 7% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $7,664 $5,694
White Mountains Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $16,240 $10,252
White Mountains Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid 93%
89%
White Mountains Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2006-2013)
Source: 2005 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Our location in the heart of the beautiful Lakes Region of New Hampshire, with its Summer activities on the water and hiking trails and its Winter activities on the ski slopes and snowmobile trails, makes Lakes Region Community college an attractive college option for all. In the Fall of 2005 we dedicated a brand new academic building to house six of our academic programs. This new facility allows us to offer expanded class options across the spectrum of our 21 associate degree programs. Here at Lakes Region Community College we have many unique programs such as Fire Science, Electrical Power and Systems, Graphic Design and Printing, GM sponsored ASEP and a Mercury Marine sponsored degree program for marine engine technicians. In addition, our Restaurant Management program operates a public restaurant to provide real world training. Add to this unique mix our 14 other programs and you have a picture of what Lakes Region Community College can do for you. In addition to a first-class education in a personal and supportive academic environment, you will have the opportunity to participate in student activities, intercollegiate sports, Student Senate, the International Honor Society and numerous other clubs and organizations.

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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 $11,964 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 0.36, which is lower than the national average of 0.48. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Mount Washington College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.