RN in New Hampshire

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Schools Offering Nursing Programs in New Hampshire


Around 1.8% of New Hampshire's graduates graduate from nursing degree programs every year. That means an estimated 653 registered nurses graduate from New Hampshire's 12 RN schools each year.

Top Schools

Saint Anselm College, which is located in Manchester, is the top-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 36th in the country in 2010. In 2010, 77 students graduated from Saint Anselm College's RN program. Saint Anselm College charged in-state students $31,575 in tuition fees per year.

Rivier College, which is located in Nashua, is the second-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 45th in the country in 2010. In 2010, Rivier College graduated 115 students from its RN program. Tuition at Rivier College was $24,895 per year.

St. Joseph School of Nursing, which is located in Nashua, is the third-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a RN program. It received a ranking of 60th in the country in 2010. In 2010, St. Joseph School of Nursing graduated 26 students from its RN programs. St. Joseph School of Nursing charged in-state students $11,024 in tuition fees per year.

Cost

If you are hoping to attend one of New Hampshire's RN schools, you can expect to pay an average tuition of $13,366 per year, though tuition can range from $32,640 per year to $6,432 per year. The New Hampshire RN schools with the highest tuition rates in 2010 were:

  1. Colby-Sawyer College - located in New London, students are charged $32,640 per year
  2. Saint Anselm College - located in Manchester, students are charged $31,575 per year
  3. Rivier College - located in Nashua, students are charged $24,895 per year

The RN schools in New Hampshire that charged the lowest tuition rates were:

  1. Manchester Community College - located in Manchester, students are charged $6,432 per year
  2. Great Bay Community College - located in Portsmouth, students are charged $6,432 per year
  3. Lakes Region Community College - located in Laconia, students are charged $6,450 per year

A RN degree from a New Hampshire school... what next?

The highest percentage of RN graduates in New Hampshire pursue careers as a registered nurse. 13,850 registered nurses were working in New Hampshire in 2010. The following counties have the largest number of New Hampshire registered nurses:

  1. Hillsborough County - 4,550 registered nurses
  2. Belknap County - 2,690 registered nurses
  3. Grafton County - 2,210 registered nurses

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2018, an estimated 17,340 registered nurses will be working in New Hampshire state. This would require the number of registered nurses to grow by 25%.

Salary

A registered nurse in New Hampshire earns $63,340 per year on average. But, salaries for registered nurses can vary. In 2010, registered nurses made as little as less than $35,960 per year or as much as more than $90,170 per year in New Hampshire. The counties in New Hampshire with the highest average salary for a registered nurse are:

  1. Grafton County - $68,120 per year
  2. Hillsborough County - $65,980 per year
  3. York County - $62,640 per year

The following counties in New Hampshire have the lowest average salaries for registered nurses:

  1. Strafford County - $53,140 per year
  2. Carroll County - $54,300 per year
  3. Cheshire County - $60,280 per year

More Information

For more data regarding a career in nursing in New Hampshire and to compare salaries with various related fields such as nurse assisting or forensic nursing, take a look at the graphs and charts below.

Here are the different levels of study available for you to explore.

  • Associate's Degree in Nursing in New Hampshire
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing in New Hampshire
  • Master's Degree in Nursing in New Hampshire

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Consider Online Schools as a great alternative flexible option to earn a degree!

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Distance School City State Rating Acceptance Rate Student Population
5,271 miles from location University of New Hampshire-Main Campus Durham NH 38.0039 26% 15,253
5,302 miles from location NHTI-Concord's Community College Concord NH 19.4729 56% 4,127
5,296 miles from location Manchester Community College Manchester NH 16.0625 n/a 2,559
5,291 miles from location Rivier College Nashua NH 55.2789 33% 2,256
5,295 miles from location Nashua Community College Nashua NH 11.4539 n/a 2,147
5,297 miles from location Saint Anselm College Manchester NH 64.0395 19% 1,915
5,267 miles from location Great Bay Community College Portsmouth NH 10.7122 n/a 1,850
5,303 miles from location Lakes Region Community College Laconia NH 18.1912 n/a 1,171
5,326 miles from location Colby-Sawyer College New London NH 26.755 18% 1,122
5,344 miles from location River Valley Community College Claremont NH 11.3244 n/a 1,012
5,304 miles from location White Mountains Community College Berlin NH 17.1268 n/a 985
5,292 miles from location St. Joseph School of Nursing Nashua NH 39.7558 100% 84
 

Curious what studying RN gets you?

Check out the different options and how they're looking in New Hampshire

Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
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Registered Nurses + 13,850 $63,340 13.4%
 

Got your degree? Time to find a job!

Below are RN related jobs in New Hampshire