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So you're from Laconia, NH?

Fortunately for you, Laconia, NH offers a number of great schools to choose from. It's just a matter of finding the right program and study subject for you!


 

Laconia College and University Demographics

There are 28 degree and certificate programs in disciplines such as registered nursing/registered nurse, business/commerce, general and culinary arts/chef training offered at Laconia's 2 colleges and universities for you to choose from.

The top-ranked school in Laconia is Empire Beauty School-Laconia, with a student population of 139. In 2010, Empire Beauty School-Laconia was ranked 78th in the nation. Beauty is the most popular course of study at Empire Beauty School-Laconia.

Tuition

Although tuition varies from school to school, the average tuition for Laconia schools is $3,225 per year. The Laconia school charging the highest tuition rates is Lakes Region Community College, which charges students $6,450 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Laconia is at Lakes Region Community College, which charges students $6,450 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $1,456,133 of the total $1,489,586 in financial aid received by Laconia students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. Lakes Region Community College gave its students $781,060 in institutional financial aid. This was the highest amount of financial aid given by any Laconia school.

Laconia Student Demographics

Approximately 2% of New Hampshire students were enrolled in Laconia colleges in 2010. That is 1,310 students. With 1,171 students, Lakes Region Community College had the highest total student enrollment in Laconia. On the other hand, with only 139 students, Empire Beauty School-Laconia had the lowest enrollment in the city.

Graduation and Retention Rates

The retention rate for Laconia colleges and universities, which is the percent of students who return to college after their first year, is about 75%. Approximately 44% of students eventually graduate. Graduation rates, however, can vary from college to college. Empire Beauty School-Laconia has a graduation rate of 48%, while Lakes Region Community College has a graduation rate of 39%.

Diversity

Laconia schools have a student population that is approximately 50% female. 65% of Laconia college students are 24 years old or younger. For every 100 Laconia college students, 33 students identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority background in 2009. The highest percentage of diverse students in Laconia in 2009 was at Lakes Region Community College, which had a minority student population that was 36% of the total student population of the school.

Laconia Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Laconia colleges and universities employed a total of 715 faculty. Of these faculty members, 44% were female. 17% identified themselves as belonging to a racial or ethnic minority.

In 2009, the average faculty to student ratio was 1 to 3 for colleges and universities in Laconia. Saint Anselm College had 1 faculty for every 1 student. This was the highest faculty to student ratio for schools in Laconia.

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
2 miles from location Lakes Region Community College Laconia NH 18.1912 n/a 1,171
2 miles from location Empire Beauty School-Laconia Laconia NH 21.1636 n/a 139
 
 

Need a little help deciding on what to study?

We've ranked the top 50 jobs in Laconia, NH to help you find the right study subject
that fits your interest!

Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons+ 3,310 $24,890 $25,000
2
Registered Nurses+ 2,690 $62,390 $67,720
3
Office Clerks, General+ 2,070 $31,750 $28,240
4
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive+ 2,040 $30,750 $32,000
5
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants+ 1,610 $29,220 $25,140
6
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education+ 1,540 $46,860 $54,330
7
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks+ 1,330 $35,470 $35,340
8
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers+ 1,180 $36,790 $39,890
9
Managers, All Other+ 1,150 $93,890 $102,160
10
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers+ 1,110 $46,090 $50,770
11
General and Operations Managers+ 980 $108,770 $113,100
12
Cooks, Restaurant+ 830 $23,680 $23,260
13
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education+ 680 $48,320 $54,880
14
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers+ 630 $47,850 $55,620
15
Accountants and Auditors+ 580 $56,030 $68,960
16
Lawyers+ 520 $90,730 $129,440
17
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants+ 500 $41,120 $45,860
18
Correctional Officers and Jailers+ 500 $42,500 $42,780
19
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics+ 490 $39,200 $38,200
20
Social and Human Service Assistants+ 460 $25,460 $30,100
21
Financial Managers+ 450 $91,200 $116,970
22
Medical Secretaries+ 440 $29,970 $31,820
23
Construction Laborers+ 420 $29,890 $33,590
24
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers+ 410 $52,550 $62,260
25
Carpenters+ 400 $40,000 $43,890
26
Hairdressers, Hairstylists, and Cosmetologists+ 380 $24,380 $26,510
27
Security Guards+ 370 $27,500 $26,870
28
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses+ 350 $46,160 $41,360
29
Emergency Medical Technicians and Paramedics+ 330 $30,320 $33,300
30
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education+ 330 $25,500 $29,200
31
Psychiatric Aides+ 330 $31,200 $26,710
32
Pharmacy Technicians+ 330 $25,180 $29,330
33
Education Administrators, Elementary and Secondary School+ 310 $66,980 $89,990
34
Electricians+ 310 $45,650 $51,810
35
Civil Engineers+ 300 $69,980 $82,280
36
Dental Assistants+ 290 $43,670 $34,140
37
Software Developers, Applications+ 290 $92,970 $90,410
38
Special Education Teachers, Preschool, Kindergarten, and Elementary School+ 280 $48,140 $55,220
39
Chief Executives+ 280 $166,460 $173,350
40
Paralegals and Legal Assistants+ 260 $48,310 $49,640
41
Computer and Information Systems Managers+ 250 $97,310 $123,280
42
Medical Assistants+ 240 $29,940 $29,760
43
Billing and Posting Clerks+ 240 $34,690 $33,270
44
Rehabilitation Counselors+ 240 $36,030 $35,850
45
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria+ 220 $26,490 $24,180
46
Physical Therapists+ 220 $69,960 $77,990
47
Legal Secretaries+ 220 $43,560 $43,270
48
Dental Hygienists+ 220 $69,310 $68,680
49
Educational, Guidance, School, and Vocational Counselors+ 210 $51,980 $55,970
50
Financial Specialists, All Other+ 210 $63,840 $66,920