Best Colleges in Manchester

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Just don't expect people to say "Your Majesty"

As the largest city in New Hampshire, Manchester is known as the "Queen City." and with everything it has to offer, you'll truly feel like royalty. Manchester is home to 11 colleges and universities plus other vocational schools. Programs offered include business, accounting, carpentry, education, computer science, engineering, and more. After graduation, especially you entrepreneurship students, it's a great place to stay. Manchester has been listed as one of the best cities to live and launch a business. Other notable awards include the 2nd most tax-friendly city, and one of the best areas for upward income mobility. Sounds like the perfect place to find a job, especially when you find out the unemployment rate is well below the national average.

But there's more than great schools and affordability. There's theater, museums, the Verizon Wireless arena for concerts, and exciting sports. Stay busy all year-round with the Phantoms for soccer, Mocharchs for hockey, and Fisher Cats for baseball and get around to do it all on the Manchester Trolley Tour. As far as recreation goes, Manchester has you covered for all four seasons. With mountains, beaches, and lakes nearby, have fun running, biking, fishing, or skiing. Manchester also has tax-free shopping, which will helps you save for more important things, like the award-winning restaurants. So come find your school here and enjoy all the academics and entertainment Manchester has to offer. You may never actually be royal, but you can live it up like you are.

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Best Four Year Universities in Manchester

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Rivier University Nashua, NH

Rivier University offers 64 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a small city. In 2015, 760 students graduated with students earning 346 Bachelor's degrees, 313 Master's degrees, 90 Associate's degrees, 7 Certificates degrees, and 4 Doctoral degrees.

2 Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH

Southern New Hampshire University offers 152 Degree programs. It's a large private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 7,974 students graduated with students earning 3,729 Bachelor's degrees, 3,121 Master's degrees, 561 Associate's degrees, 560 Certificates degrees, and 3 Doctoral degrees.

Based on 12 Reviews
3 Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH

Saint Anselm College offers 71 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 555 students graduated with students earning 555 Bachelor's degrees.

4 University of New Hampshire at Manchester Manchester, NH

University of New Hampshire at Manchester offers 20 Degree programs. It's a very small public university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 194 students graduated with students earning 180 Bachelor's degrees, and 14 Associate's degrees.

Based on 4 Reviews
5 Daniel Webster College Nashua, NH

Daniel Webster College offers 38 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a small city. In 2015, 125 students graduated with students earning 90 Bachelor's degrees, 34 Master's degrees, and 1 Associate's degree.

Based on 4 Reviews
6 Mount Washington College Manchester, NH

Mount Washington College offers 27 Degree programs. It's a small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 429 students graduated with students earning 225 Associate's degrees, 175 Bachelor's degrees, and 29 Certificates degrees.

7 New Hampshire Institute of Art Manchester, NH

New Hampshire Institute of Art offers 2 Degree programs. It's a very small private university in a mid sized city. In 2015, 96 students graduated with students earning 91 Bachelor's degrees, and 5 Certificates degrees.

8 Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Merrimack, NH

Thomas More College of Liberal Arts offers 1 Degree program. It's a very small private university in a mid sized suburb. In 2015, 23 students graduated with students earning 23 Bachelor's degrees.

Best Community Colleges in Manchester

Rank School Name Location Description   Rating
1 Nashua Community College Nashua, NH

Nashua Community College offers 43 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a small city. In 2015, 356 students graduated with students earning 287 Associate's degrees, and 69 Certificates degrees.

2 Manchester Community College Manchester, NH

Manchester Community College offers 61 Degree programs. It's a small public college in a mid sized city. In 2015, 481 students graduated with students earning 320 Associate's degrees, and 161 Certificates degrees.

3 St Joseph School of Nursing Nashua, NH

St Joseph School of Nursing offers 1 Degree program. It's a very small private college in a small city. In 2015, 97 students graduated with students earning 97 Associate's degrees.

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School Logo School Name Average tuition Student Teacher Ratio Enrolled Students
Rivier University Rivier University Nashua, NH
5/5
23 : 1 2,599
Southern New Hampshire University Southern New Hampshire University Manchester, NH
5/5
39 : 1 61,285
Saint Anselm College Saint Anselm College Manchester, NH
5/5
12 : 1 1,927
University of New Hampshire at Manchester University of New Hampshire at Manchester Manchester, NH
3/5
16 : 1 809
Daniel Webster College Daniel Webster College Nashua, NH
4/5
12 : 1 741
Nashua Community College Nashua Community College Nashua, NH
2/5
16 : 1 2,056
Manchester Community College Manchester Community College Manchester, NH
2/5
18 : 1 2,968
St Joseph School of Nursing St Joseph School of Nursing Nashua, NH
4/5
12 : 1 123
University Logo Laird Institute of Spa Therapy Manchester, NH 12 : 1 69
Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus Seacoast Career School-Manchester Campus Manchester, NH 19 : 1 209
New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts New Hampshire Institute for Therapeutic Arts Hudson, NH 3 : 1 33
Mount Washington College Mount Washington College Manchester, NH
3/5
16 : 1 751
University Logo Michaels School of Hair Design and Esthetics-Paul Mitchell Partner School Bedford, NH 10 : 1 137
New Hampshire Institute of Art New Hampshire Institute of Art Manchester, NH
5/5
10 : 1 452
University Logo Continental Academie of Hair Design-Hudson Hudson, NH 8 : 1 45
Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health Manchester, NH 9 : 1 145
Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Thomas More College of Liberal Arts Merrimack, NH
4/5
13 : 1 87
University Logo Love Beauty School Inc Manchester, TN 18 : 1 69
University Logo Southeast School of Cosmetology Manchester, KY

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