• 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 649 students (33% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 7:1 is lower than the state community college average of 9:1.
Minority enrollment is 8% of the student body (majority Black and Hispanic), which is more than the state average of 15%.

Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 649 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,344
  • Out-state tuition: $15,504
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

Top Rankings

White Mountains Community College ranks among the top 20% of public schools in New Hampshire for:

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Attribute

School Overview

The teacher population of 94 teachers has grown by 34% over five years.
White Mountains Community College
(NH) Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification
Associates Colleges
Associates Colleges
Institution Level
At least 2 but less than 4 years
At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control
Public
Public
Total Faculty
94 staff
145 staff
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Student Body

The student population of White Mountains Community College has declined by 7% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 7:1 has stayed the same over five years.
The White Mountains Community College diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.27. The school's diversity has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Total Enrollment
649 students
1,352 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio
7:1
9:1
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# Full-Time Students
211 students
455 students
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# Part-Time Students
438 students
897 students
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# Enrollment Undergraduate
575 students
229 students
# Full-Time Undergraduate Students
211 students
455 students
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# Part-Time Undergraduate Students
438 students
897 students
Total Dormitory Capacity
n/a
112 students
% American Indian/Alaskan
1%
n/a
% Asian
n/a
2%
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% Hispanic
1%
4%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
92%
85%
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% Two or more races
2%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
6%
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Diversity Score
0.15
0.27
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College Completion Rate (Students who graduate in less than 4 years)
0.91%
1.5%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)
$34,400
$36,800
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Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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
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Out-State Tuition Fees
$15,504
$15,095
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid
89%
82%
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Median Debt for Graduates
$11,475
$14,250
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Median Debt for Dropouts
$8,000
$7,196
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Acceptance Rate
93%
89%
Source: 2021 (or latest year available) Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) , School Administrators

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.

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does White Mountains Community College cost?

White Mountains Community College's tuition is approximately $7,344 for In-State students and $15,504 for Out-State students.

What is the acceptance rate of White Mountains Community College?

The acceptance rate of White Mountains Community College is 93%, which is higher than the state average of 89%.

What is White Mountains Community College's ranking?

White Mountains Community College ranks among the top 20% of community college in New Hampshire for: Percent of students receiving financial aid.

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Quick Stats (2023)

  • Enrollment: 649 students
  • In-state tuition: $7,344
  • Out-state tuition: $15,504
  • Acceptance Rate: 93%
  • Student:teacher ratio: 7:1
  • Minority enrollment: 8%
  • Source: Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS)

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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 0.27, which is higher than the national average of 0.00. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Manchester Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.

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