Daniel Webster College

Daniel Webster College

Daniel Webster College was established in 1965 as the New England Aeronautical Institute. In 1978, it merged with the Daniel Webster Junior College, and was renamed Daniel Webster College. The college is located on a 50-acre campus in Nashua, New Hampshire. It also operates a side campus in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. More than 900 students, including representatives from over 20 states and 15 countries, enroll in DWC every year.

Daniel Webster College offers associate's, bachelor's, and master's degree programs. A number of online education and adult degree completion programs are also available. The academic divisions of the college are:

  • School of Arts and Sciences
  • School of Aviation Sciences
  • School of Business and Professional Studies
  • School of Engineering and Computer Science

Daniel Webster College sponsors cross country, basketball, golf, baseball, lacrosse, soccer, ice hockey, field hockey, volleyball and softball teams, which are nicknamed the Eagles and compete in the New England Collegiate Conference and the Eastern College Athletic Conference.

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Daniel Webster College
20 University Dr
Nashua , NH 03063-1300
General Phone: (603) 577-6000

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Daniel Webster Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Transportation82commercial pilot and flight crew, aviation operations, air traffic controller
Business and Management82business, organizational behavior, marketing
Computer Science and Engineering19computer programming, information science, systems analyst, computer science, computer and media applications, computer networking
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy8sports and fitness management
Engineering8aerospace engineering, engineering science
Liberal Arts6general studies, social services
Security and Law Enforcement0security and protective services

Number of programs and degrees for Daniel Webster in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Award of less than 1 academic year52
Award of at least 1 but less than 2 academic years01
Associate's degree175
Bachelor's degree13515
Master's degree482

Daniel Webster Student Body

In 2007-2008, Daniel Webster had a total enrollment of 957 students (947 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 75%
Women 25%
Full-Time 100%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 89%
Graduate 11%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
Unknown 99%
(Foreign Students) 1%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 1%
18-19 34%
20-21 25%
22-24 14%
25-29 7%
30-34 4%
35-39 4%
40-49 8%
50-64 2%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New Hampshire32%
New York7%
New Jersey6%
Rhode Island2%
State unknown1%

Daniel Webster Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 75 %

Daniel Webster Room and Board (2007)

Daniel Webster offers campus housing for 475 of its 947 (full-time) students. Freshmen are required to live on campus.

(Please refer to our profile of Nashua, New Hampshire for details about the area surrounding the campus. Also see our list of other New Hampshire Colleges).

The school offers students a meal plan with 19 meals per week.

Daniel Webster Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Standardized Test Scores:

Test25th Percentile75th Percetile
SAT Verbal450560
SAT Math460600
ACT Composite1822

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencenot required
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)required
Percent of Applicants Submitting SAT93%
Percent of Applicants Submitting ACT20%
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required

Daniel Webster Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 27,033
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 27,033
Room and board $ 9,370
Room charge $ 4,620
Board (meal plan) charge $ 4,750
Books and supplies $ 1,200
Other expenses $ 2,700

Financial Aid:
Daniel Webster participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 473100)

Daniel Webster Faculty

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured and not on tenure track299

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$73,8943$59,032
Associate professoracademic year7$65,2971*
Assistant professoracademic year13$53,9005$54,419
All faculty totalacademic year29$62,8569$55,666

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Daniel Webster Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Baseball Great Northeast Athletic Conference
Track Great Northeast Athletic Conference

Daniel Webster Degree Programs (2007)

Business And Management
Business/Commerce, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Organizational Behavior Studies

Computer Science And Engineering
Computer Programming/Programmer, General
Computer Science
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other
Computer Systems Analysis/Analyst
Computer Systems Networking and Telecommunications
Information Science/Studies

Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineering
Engineering Science

Liberal Arts
General Studies
Social Sciences, General

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management

Security And Law Enforcement
Security and Protective Services, Other

Air Traffic Controller
Airline/Commercial/Professional Pilot and Flight Crew
Aviation/Airway Management and Operations

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What Sets Daniel Webster Apart:

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Top 7%Daniel Webster % of degrees in computer science and engineering
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Top 7%Daniel Webster Male % of student body
Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 11%Daniel Webster Dorm rooms per full-time student
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Top 12%Daniel Webster Number of degree programs
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Top 12%Daniel Webster % of degrees in business and management
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Top 13%Daniel Webster Salaries of full-time faculty
% of degrees in transportation
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Top 13%Daniel Webster % of degrees in transportation
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(vs. colleges of similar size)
Top 16%Daniel Webster Number of students

checked Accepts some high school credits
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Offers part-time study
checked On-campus library
checked Offers campus housing
checked Offers a board (meal) plan
checked Has ROTC (air force)
checked NCAA athletic conference member

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