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So you're from Manchester, NH?

Fortunately for you, Manchester, 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!


 

Manchester College and University Demographics

Manchester's 8 colleges and universities offer a total of 92 degree and certificate programs for you to choose from, in fields ranging from electrical, electronic and communications engineering technology/technician to humanities/humanistic studies to medical insurance coding specialist/coder.

The top-ranked school in Manchester is Saint Anselm College, with a nationwide rank of 35th in 2010. The school has approximately 1,915 students. Approximately 23% of students studying at Saint Anselm College choose to study BSN, making it the most popular course of study at the school.

Tuition

Average tuition for students at Manchester colleges and universities is $11,970 per year. The Manchester school charging the highest tuition rates is Saint Anselm College, which charges students $31,575 per year. The lowest tuition rate in Manchester is at Manchester Community College, which charges students $6,432 per year in tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2008, $2,503,591 of the total $2,536,394 in financial aid received by Manchester students was in the form of institutional grants and scholarships. The school giving the most institutional grants and scholarships in Manchester was Manchester Community College, which gave students $1,239,603 in institutional financial aid.

Manchester Student Demographics

Manchester schools had an enrollment of 10,917 students in 2010. This is 14% of the total number of New Hampshire college students. Hesser College had the most number of students of any college in Manchester, with 4,512 students. Continental Academie of Hair Design, with 22 students, had the least number of students.

Graduation and Retention Rates

For every 100 students who enroll in Manchester schools, 69 return to start their second year of college. The graduation rate for Manchester schools is approximately 47%. Saint Anselm College has the highest graduation rate in Manchester, with 73% of students graduating. Hesser College has the lowest rate, with 11% graduating.

Diversity

Manchester schools have a student population that is approximately 64% female. The ratio of Manchester students who are 24 years old or younger to those who are over 24 years old is 87 to 100. In 2009, 37 in 100 college students in Manchester identified themselves as being from a racial or ethnic minority. Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus, with 95% of students identifying themselves as being from a minority background, had the highest percentage of ethnically diverse students in Manchester.

Manchester Faculty Demographics

In 2010, Manchester colleges and universities employed a total of 3,162 faculty. The ratio of female to male faculty was [Female Faculty Ratio] to [Male Faculty Ratio] for Manchester schools. And 20% of faculty were from ethnically diverse backgrounds.

Manchester schools had an average faculty to student ratio of 1 to 5 in 2009. Saint Anselm College had the highest faculty to student ratio, of schools in Manchester, with 1 to 1.

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Rank Occupation Num of Jobs Avg Salary Avg Salary (Nat'l) Job Growth (Past 5 Yrs)
1
Retail Salespersons 2,970 $25,930 $25,000 -15.6%
2
Registered Nurses 2,580 $66,710 $67,720 11.2%
3
Office Clerks, General 2,110 $33,250 $28,240 5.5%
4
Nursing Aides, Orderlies, and Attendants 1,780 $31,020 $25,140 33.8%
5
Secretaries and Administrative Assistants, Except Legal, Medical, and Executive 1,630 $32,290 $32,000 29.4%
6
Bookkeeping, Accounting, and Auditing Clerks 1,390 $37,600 $35,340 -8.6%
7
First-Line Supervisors of Office and Administrative Support Workers 1,320 $49,640 $50,770 0.0%
8
General and Operations Managers 1,250 $111,330 $113,100 37.4%
9
First-Line Supervisors of Retail Sales Workers 1,100 $42,000 $39,890 -4.3%
10
Managers, All Other 830 $109,010 $102,160 6.4%
11
Elementary School Teachers, Except Special Education 830 $50,690 $54,330 0.0%
12
Cooks, Restaurant 660 $24,380 $23,260 10.0%
13
Preschool Teachers, Except Special Education 640 $25,520 $29,200 30.6%
14
Software Developers, Applications 640 $88,420 $90,410
15
Accountants and Auditors 630 $66,150 $68,960 -1.6%
16
Lawyers 620 $126,910 $129,440 17.0%
17
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 610 $45,220 $41,360 60.5%
18
Security Guards 590 $25,060 $26,870 37.2%
19
Financial Managers 570 $97,840 $116,970 29.5%
20
Executive Secretaries and Executive Administrative Assistants 520 $47,370 $45,860 -44.1%
21
Middle School Teachers, Except Special and Career/Technical Education 470 $48,720 $54,880 -13.0%
22
Electricians 440 $48,820 $51,810 -37.1%
23
Chief Executives 430 $178,030 $173,350 -41.9%
24
Financial Specialists, All Other 430 $64,120 $66,920 65.4%
25
Automotive Service Technicians and Mechanics 420 $41,930 $38,200 -27.6%
26
Loan Officers 420 $72,430 $65,900 35.5%
27
Social and Human Service Assistants 390 $29,760 $30,100 50.0%
28
Cooks, Fast Food 380 $21,200 $18,540 52.0%
29
Medical Secretaries 370 $37,410 $31,820 -15.9%
30
Police and Sheriff's Patrol Officers 370 $49,800 $55,620 0.0%
31
Fitness Trainers and Aerobics Instructors 370 $26,390 $35,920 105.6%
32
Management Analysts 360 $84,830 $87,260 63.6%
33
First-Line Supervisors of Construction Trades and Extraction Workers 360 $59,190 $62,260 2.9%
34
Plumbers, Pipefitters, and Steamfitters 330 $49,980 $50,360 -13.2%
35
Carpenters 330 $42,800 $43,890 -29.8%
36
Marketing Managers 320 $93,040 $122,720 100.0%
37
Construction Laborers 290 $31,000 $33,590 -47.3%
38
Paralegals and Legal Assistants 280 $44,920 $49,640 47.4%
39
Civil Engineers 280 $85,020 $82,280 21.7%
40
Medical Assistants 270 $31,240 $29,760 50.0%
41
Heating, Air Conditioning, and Refrigeration Mechanics and Installers 270 $44,650 $44,860 -25.0%
42
Legal Secretaries 260 $41,650 $43,270 44.4%
43
Sales Managers 250 $109,960 $114,110 -13.8%
44
Computer Programmers 230 $73,790 $74,900
45
Medical and Health Services Managers 230 $96,420 $93,670 43.8%
46
Billing and Posting Clerks 230 $35,570 $33,270 -42.5%
47
Cooks, Institution and Cafeteria 220 $28,650 $24,180 15.8%
48
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 210 $30,350 $35,010 10.5%
49
Personal Financial Advisors 210 $73,990 $91,220 75.0%
50
Bus and Truck Mechanics and Diesel Engine Specialists 210 $49,480 $42,250 61.5%