Nashua Community College

505 Amherst St
Nashua, NH 03063-1026
Tel: (603)578-8900
  • 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 2,184 students (33% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 18:1 is higher than the state community college average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 18% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • Nashua Community College is one of 2 community colleges within Hillsborough County, NH.
  • The nearest community college is Manchester Community College (Manchester - 03102) (15.70 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 124 teachers has grown by 67% over five years.
Nashua Community College(NH) Community College Avg.
Institution LevelAt least 2 but less than 4 yearsAt least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution ControlPublicPublic
Total Faculty124 staff114 staff
Nashua Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 2,184 has stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 18:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.32 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 57% over five years.
Total Enrollment2,184 students2,045 students
Nashua Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio18:117:1
Nashua Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students717 students578 students
Nashua Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students1,467 students1,467 students
Nashua Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
Nashua Community College Enrollment Breakdown NH All Enrollment Breakdown
% American Indian/Alaskan
% Asian
Nashua Community College Asian (2007-2016)
% Hispanic
Nashua Community College Hispanic (2007-2016)
% Black
Nashua Community College Black (2007-2016)
% White
Nashua Community College White (2007-2016)
% Two or more races
Nashua Community College More (2011-2016)
% Unknown races
Nashua Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity Score0.320.30
Nashua Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
Nashua Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$36,800$36,800
Nashua Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $6,912 is less than the state average of $6,952. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,072 is less than the state average of $15,095. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$6,912$6,952
Nashua Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,072$15,095
Nashua Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid70%81%
Nashua Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$14,052$14,052
Nashua Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$5,500$5,500
Nashua Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Source: 2016 (or 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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Did You Know?
For New Hampshire public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $6,952 per year for in-state students and $15,095 for out-of-state students. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

New Hampshire community colleges have a diversity score of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.67. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Lakes Region Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.