The Best 4-Year Colleges in New Hampshire

The University of New Hampshire came in at the best-four year college in the state of New Hampshire according to a report released by Schools.com.

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Saint Anselm College comes in at #10 for its high retention rate and graduation rate. The college has the third best graduation rate in the state.
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Rivier University comes in at #9 for its amount of programs as well as its affordability. The university ranks high for helping students minimize debt and third in the state for the low median debt of graduates.
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Franklin Pierce University takes the #8 spot for its nearly 55 majors and minors. The school also ranks third in the state for the number of distance education programs it offers.
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New England College comes in at #7 for its high number of distance education programs. The college also offers a wide range of online courses in liberal arts, business administration, and human services.
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Southern New Hampshire University ranks #6 on the list for its number of online degree programs. The school has about 3,000 students attend classes but 80,000 enrolled in the online programs.
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Coming in at #5 is Darmouth College. The Ivy League school guarantees to meet 100% of its students' demonstrated financial needs and ranks first in the state for the amount of institutional grant aid it awards.
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Plymouth State University comes in at #4. The university ranks first for its low tuition and fees and wide range of programs.
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Liberal arts college Keene State came in at #3 for its affordability. The school ranks second for the price of its tuition and fees and first for the cost of books and supplies. In addition, about 90% of students receive some form of financial aid.
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The University of New Hampshire's Manchester campus came in second for its more urban location complete with 33 degree programs. The school has the lowest average net price in the state.
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Coming in at #1 is the University of New Hampshire's Main Campus. The school offers 11 colleges and more than 200 degree options. It also has the second best graduation rate in New Hampshire and students have the third best three-year repayment rate for student loans.
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