White Mountains Community College

2020 Riverside Road
Berlin, NH 03570-0000
Tel: (603)752-1113
  • 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
  • White Mountains Community College serves 845 students (31% of students are full-time).
  • The college's student:teacher ratio of 12:1 is lower than the state community college average of 17:1.
  • Minority enrollment is 19% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 17%.
  • White Mountains Community College is the only community colleges within Coos County, NH.
  • The nearest community college is Central Maine Community College (52.40 miles away).

School Overview

  • The teacher population of 70 teachers has grown by 52% over five years.
White Mountains 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 Faculty70 staff114 staff
White Mountains Community College Total Faculty (2007-2016)

Student Body

  • The student population of 845 has declined by 9% over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has decreased from 18:1 over five years.
  • The school's diversity score of 0.31 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has grown by 1449% over five years.
Total Enrollment845 students2,045 students
White Mountains Community College Total Enrollment (2007-2016)
Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
White Mountains Community College Student Staff Ratio (2007-2016)
# Full-Time Students263 students578 students
White Mountains Community College Full-Time Students (2007-2016)
# Part-Time Students582 students1,467 students
White Mountains Community College Part-Time Students (2007-2016)
White Mountains Community College Enrollment Breakdown NH All Enrollment Breakdown
% Hispanic
1%
3%
White Mountains Community College Hispanic (2010-2016)
% Black
-
2%
White Mountains Community College Black (2010-2013)
% White
81%
83%
White Mountains Community College White (2007-2016)
% Unknown races
17%
9%
White Mountains Community College Ethnicity Breakdown NH All Ethnic Groups 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.0.310.30
White Mountains Community College Diversity Score (2007-2016)
College Completion Rate
48%
22%
White Mountains Community College Completion Rates for First-Time, Full-Time Students (2007-2015)
Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$36,800
White Mountains Community College Average and Median Earnings, Disaggregated by Student Subgroups (2008-2013)

Finances and Admission

  • The public in-state tuition of $7,344 is more than the state average of $6,952. The in-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
  • The public out-state tuition of $15,504 is more than the state average of $15,095. The out-state tuition has stayed relatively flat over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees$7,344$6,952
White Mountains Community College In-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
Out-State Tuition Fees$15,504$15,095
White Mountains Community College Out-State Tuition Fees (2007-2016)
% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid93%81%
White Mountains Community College % Students Receiving Some Financial Aid (2007-2016)
Median Debt for Graduates$15,837$14,052
White Mountains Community College Median debt for students who have completed (2007-2015)
Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
White Mountains Community College Median debt for students who have not completed (2007-2015)
Acceptance Rate93%-%
Source: 2016 (or 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 $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 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 0.30, 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.