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New England College
Henniker, NH
New England College, founded in 1946, is a private, liberal arts institution. Its 225-acre campus is located in Henniker, 17 miles from Concord.
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Institution Type Private
Coeducational Yes
Undergraduate Students 1,756
   Women 1,035 (58.9%)
   Men 721 (41.1%)
Graduate Students 869
Entrance Difficulty Minimally difficult
Overall Admission Rate 99% of 4,204 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered No
Early Decision Offered No
Regular Admission Deadline Rolling
Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen
Average GPA 2.57
SAT Math Not reported
SAT Critical Reading Not reported
SAT Writing
ACT Composite Not reported
Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Academic GPA     X  
Standardized Tests     X  
Essay X      
Extracurricular Activities X      
Cost of Attendance $52,778
  Tuition and Fees $35,492
  Room and Board $13,536
Average Percent of Need Met 74%
Average Freshman Award $34,662
Average Indebtedness of
2016 Graduates
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Academic Calendar System Differs by program
General Education/Core Curriculum Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates 44
Regular Class Size 2-9 students: 29% of classes
10-19 students: 51% of classes
20-29 students: 18% of classes
30-39 students: 2% of classes
40-49 students: 0% of classes
Henniker Population 1,747
Nearest Metropolitan Area Boston
Freshman Housing Guarantee Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing 74% of freshmen
Athletic Conferences NCAA Division III
Mascot Pilgrims
Sororities 8% of women participate
Fraternities 5% of men participate
Ethnicity of Students from U.S. 0.7% American Indian/Alaskan Native
1.5% Asian
25.3% Black/African-American
8.2% Hispanic/Latino
2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
54.7% White
7.5% Unknown
International Students 4.0% from 19 countries
First-Year Students Returning 60.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years 27.5%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months 76%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly 19.0%