New Hampshire Colleges Summary
New Hampshire is one of 15 states with less than 50 colleges. The state also has less than 100,000 students attending those schools. Dorm room occupancy is unusually high, with nearly 40% of the states students living in dorms (only Vermont has more of its students in dorms).
Many of these schools require SAT scores - over 30% of them. Most New Hampshire schools are not public (just over 20%), and New Hampshire is one of only 8 US states with less than 60% of its students attending public schools. Correspondingly, New Hampshire ranks 10th in percent of students attending for-profit schools, with just about 8% of its students doing that.
The largest school in the state is the University of New Hampshire with just over 14,000 students. This school is based in Durham, and is close to skiing, hiking, the Atlantic Ocean, and a wide range of other outdoor activities. It is also about one hour away from Boston. More than fifty percent of the students are from New Hampshire, and another 20% or so are from Massachusetts.
The mailing address and web site address for the New Hampshire Department of Education is:
101 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301