White Mountains Community College

2020 Riverside Drive
Berlin, NH 03570
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  • 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 699 students (36% of students are full-time).
The college's student:teacher ratio of 10:1 is lower than the state community college average of 14:1.
Minority enrollment is 11% of the student body (majority Hispanic), which is less than the state average of 26%.

Top Placements

White Mountains Community College places among the top 20% of community colleges in New Hampshire for:

School Overview

The teacher population of 70 teachers has stayed relatively flat 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
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Student Body

The student population of White Mountains Community College has declined by 17% over five years.
The student:teacher ratio of 10:1 has decreased from 20:1 over five years.
The White Mountains Community College diversity score of 0.20 is less than the state average of 0.43. The school's diversity has declined by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment699 students1,626 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio10:114:1
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# Full-Time Students253 students497 students
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# Part-Time Students446 students1,129 students
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% Asian
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2%
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% Hispanic
2%
4%
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% Black
1%
2%
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% White
89%
74%
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% Hawaiian
1%
2%
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% Two or more races
1%
1%
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% Non Resident races
1%
1%
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% Unknown races
5%
14%
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Diversity Score0.200.43
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College Completion Rate
49%
26%
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Average Graduate Earnings (10 Years)$34,400$36,800
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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
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Out-State Tuition Fees$15,504$15,095
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% Students Receiving Some Financial Aid85%70%
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Median Debt for Graduates$12,000$12,116
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$7,920
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)93%89%
Source: 2019 (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.

Nearby Schools

The nearest community college to White Mountains Community College is Central Maine Community College (52.6 miles away).
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    Auburn ME  04210
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    Lewiston ME  04240
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  • Sterling College
    Private not-for-profit
    136 students | 61.10 Mi16 Sterling Drive
    Craftsbury Common VT  05827
    (802) 586-7711
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  • 4,128 students | 68.20 Mi46 University Dr
    Augusta ME  04330
    (207) 621-3000
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  • 503 students | 68.50 Mi475 Lisbon Street
    Lewiston ME  04240
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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 0.43, which is lower than the national average of 0.73. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is NHTI-Concord's Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.