White Mountains Community College

  • 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 to White Mountains Community College is Central Maine Community College (52.4 miles away).

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 stayed relatively flat over five years.
  • The student:teacher ratio of 12:1 has stayed the same over five years.
  • The White Mountains Community College diversity score of 0.31 is more than the state average of 0.30. The school's diversity has declined by 8% over five years.
Total Enrollment845 students2,045 students
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Student : Teacher Ratio12:117:1
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# Full-Time Students263 students578 students
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# Part-Time Students582 students1,467 students
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% Hispanic
1%
3%
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% Black
-
2%
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% White
81%
83%
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% Unknown races
17%
9%
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Diversity Score0.310.30
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College Completion Rate
48%
22%
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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 Aid93%81%
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Median Debt for Graduates$15,837$14,052
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Median Debt for Dropouts$8,250$5,500
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Acceptance Rate (Year 2007)93%89%
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?
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New Hampshire community colleges have a diversity score of 0.30, which is lower than the national average of 0.65. The most diverse community college in New Hampshire is Lakes Region Community College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.