Manchester Community College, located in Manchester, New Hampshire, has been in operation since 1945 where it was originally named State Trade School at Manchester with the original purpose of providing career training to returning servicemen from World War II. Over the years the school has evolved and grown, changing location and name to better reflect the schools role in the community and offerings. Currently the school enrolls over 3000 students and provides them with a quality education.
Manchester Community College offers academic transfer opportunities and career training programs. Academic transfer allows students to earn credits towards a bachelor's degree, fulfilling the requirements of the freshman and sophomore years, followed by transfer to a college or university to complete the final two years. Career training programs prepare students for entry into the workforce in a given area of expertise, giving students the skills and abilities necessary to successfully perform the required duties of an entry level position upon completion of the program.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Manchester Community College is public, two year, open enrollment institution that allows any individual that wishes to attend to do so through the completion and submission of the application for admission. Students should provide transcripts and test scores and may be asked to take a placement exam prior to registration. Participation in orientation and a meeting with an academic advisor are also encouraged.
Students in need of financial aid must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA), the information from which will be used to determine the student's monetary needs and aid program eligibility. Aid is available in the form of loans, grants, and scholarships and must be reapplied for prior to the start of each academic year.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $13,400. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. There is also a $20 application fee for those applying to a program. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.
Tuition & Fees Information
- Tuition estimates per year:
- State Residents: $6,400-$7,700
- Out-of-State: $15,000-$17,470
- Part-time students are charged:
- In-State: $200-$240 per unit
- Out-of-State: $460-$550 per unit
Financial Aid Details
The table below breaks down the types of financial aid, the percent of students receiving aid, and average amount of aid per student per year.
|Percent of Students||Average Amount|
|Any Financial Aid||76%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||40%||$5,202|
|Receiving Student Loans||66%||$5,622|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To help students and alumni, Manchester Community College may offer student services including:
- Online course work available
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Counseling assistance
- Work study style employment
- Child care
Specialized Programs & Accreditations
- Associate's Degree in Nursing (ADN) Program
- Accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing, Inc. ? May 6, 2013 Formerly: National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (since 1993)
- See a list of all associate's degree in nursing (ADN) programs in New Hampshire
The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.
Get more information about the programs offered by Manchester Community College by clicking the request information to the right.
(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)
Business and Marketing Studies
Computer and Information Sciences
Family and Consumer Sciences
Health and Clinical Professions
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Recreation and Fitness Studies
Security and Protective Services
Visual and Performing Arts
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