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Schools Offering Health Science Programs in New Hampshire

Around 0.3% of New Hampshire's graduates graduate from health science degree programs every year. In other words, every year an estimated 100 health science professionals graduate from New Hampshire's 6 health science schools.

Top Schools

The top-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a health science program is Dartmouth College. Dartmouth College, which was ranked 9th in the country in 2010, is located in Hanover. 52 students graduated with a degree in health science from Dartmouth College in 2010. Tuition at Dartmouth College was $40,437 per year.

New England College, which was ranked 51st nationwide in 2010, is the second-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a health science program. It is located in Henniker. In 2010, 6 students graduated from New England College health science program. New England College charged in-state students $29,054 in tuition fees per year.

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus, which is located in Durham, is the third-ranked school in New Hampshire that has a health science program. It received a ranking of 62nd in the country in 2010. In 2010, 19 students graduated from University of New Hampshire-Main Campus health science program. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus charged in-state students $13,672 in tuition fees per year.


If you choose to attend a New Hampshire health science school, average tuition will be $21,634 per year. However, tuition at your particular institution may range from $6,880 per year to $40,437 per year. In 2010, the following New Hampshire health science schools had the highest tuition rates:

  1. Dartmouth College - located in Hanover, students are charged $40,437 per year
  2. Colby-Sawyer College - located in New London, students are charged $32,640 per year
  3. New England College - located in Henniker, students are charged $29,054 per year

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

  1. NHTI-Concord's Community College - located in Concord, students are charged $6,880 per year
  2. White Mountains Community College - located in Berlin, students are charged $7,123 per year
  3. University of New Hampshire-Main Campus - located in Durham, students are charged $13,672 per year

A health science degree from a New Hampshire school... what next?

Office manager, clinical research scientist, biophysics scientist, therapist, and clinical social worker are the professions of choice for a majority of health science graduates in New Hampshire. If you decide to work as a health science professional in New Hampshire, you will be joining the ranks of approximately 29,200 New Hampshire health science professional as of 2010. This number includes 180 fitness and wellness coordinators, 1,250 office managers, and 360 clinical research scientists. The following counties have the largest number of New Hampshire health science professionals:

  1. Hillsborough County - 9,370 health science professionals
  2. Belknap County - 4,890 health science professionals
  3. Grafton County - 4,060 health science professionals

Projected Growth

The US Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts by 2018, an estimated 33,200 health science professionals will be working in New Hampshire. This would require the number of health science professional to grow by 24%.


health science professionals in New Hampshire earn $64,019 per year on average. But, salaries for health science professional can vary. In 2010, health science professional made as little as less than $20,580 per year or as much as more than $145,260 per year in New Hampshire. On average health science professional earn the most in the following New Hampshire counties:

  1. York County - $75,368 per year
  2. Hillsborough County - $72,011 per year
  3. Belknap County - $65,711 per year

The New Hampshire counties with the lowest average salary for health science professionals are:

  1. Cheshire County - $54,493 per year
  2. Carroll County - $62,193 per year
  3. Grafton County - $62,864 per year

The health science professionals with highest average salaries in New Hampshire were:

  1. Allergists And Immunologist - $217,650 per year
  2. Pediatrician - $158,850 per year
  3. Biophysics Scientist - $123,670 per year

On average, the lowest paid health science professionals in New Hampshire were:

  1. Plastic Surgeon - per year
  2. Public Health Educator - per year

More Information

Take a look at the graphs and charts below for additional New Hampshire statistics regarding a career in health science and to compare salaries with a variety of related fields such as x ray technology or biology.

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

  • Associate's Degree in Health Science in New Hampshire
  • Bachelor's Degree in Health Science in New Hampshire
  • Master's Degree in Health Science in New Hampshire
  • Doctoral Degree in Health Science in New Hampshire
  • Certificate in Health Science in New Hampshire

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Rank Profession Employment Number Avg Salary Job Growth (past 5 yrs)
Registered Nurses 13,850 $63,340 13.4%
Medical Secretaries 2,510 $33,510 -5.3%
Physicians and Surgeons, All Other 1,590 $217,650 1.9%
Medical Assistants 1,500 $30,740 37.6%
Physical Therapists 1,300 $71,910 51.2%
Medical and Health Services Managers 1,250 $94,340 26.3%
Medical Records and Health Information Technicians 1,080 $33,160 22.7%
Occupational Therapists 820 $63,020 17.1%
Mental Health Counselors 640 $38,000 28.0%
Speech-Language Pathologists 530 $62,950 10.4%
Physician Assistants 460 $89,640 48.4%
Healthcare Social Workers 420 $51,890 -17.6%
Physical Therapist Assistants 400 $48,490 53.8%
Mental Health and Substance Abuse Social Workers 380 $41,880 46.2%
Medical Scientists, Except Epidemiologists 360 $56,000
Health Educators 280 n/a 86.7%
Dietitians and Nutritionists 270 $56,570 0.0%
Surgeons 240 n/a 140.0%
Health Specialties Teachers, Postsecondary 220 $84,580
Occupational Health and Safety Specialists 200 $68,500 53.8%
Education Administrators, All Other 180 $72,200 -25.0%
Health Diagnosing and Treating Practitioners, All Other 130 $80,150 -35.0%
Occupational Therapy Assistants 130 $48,750 30.0%
Physical Therapist Aides 130 $28,870 -7.1%
Athletic Trainers 100 $46,410 -16.7%
Radiation Therapists 70 $80,420 -41.7%
Physicists 50 $123,670 -28.6%
Pediatricians, General 50 $158,850
Occupational Health and Safety Technicians 30 $45,730
Occupational Therapy Aides 30 $29,360

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