Nashua Community College, located in Nashua, New Hampshire, was founded in 1970 to provide residents of the greater Nashua area access to post-secondary educational opportunities. The school has over the years expanded its offerings, facilities and services to meet the needs of the community and provide a top quality education for its students, both current and future. The school enrolls over 2000 students annually, and is dedicated to their academic and professional growth.
As a comprehensive institution, Nashua Community College offers programs that allow students to transfer to a four year institution after completing the first two years, or to obtain career training through the various programs aimed at workforce development. Academic transfer is facilitated by agreements in place that guarantee admission to a public New Hampshire institution if certain requirements are met. Career training programs provide a mix of classroom and practical education that prepare individuals for entry into the workforce.
Programs offered include:
Admissions and Financial Aid
Nashua Community College is an open enrollment institution that allows any individual interested in attending to enroll by completing the application for admission and the payment of fees. Students should also supply transcripts and, if available, standardized test scores. Students should also participate in orientation and meet with a counselor. Financial aid must be applied for in advance of the start of the first semester, and must be reapplied for every year. The school uses the information from a completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) to determine a student's financial needs and aid program eligibility.
Estimated Costs & Financial Aid
The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $11,900. To calculate a more personalized cost visit the net price calculator. There is also a $20 application fee for students applying to the school. 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||71%||-|
|Receiving Grants & Scholarships||46%||$4,813|
|Receiving Student Loans||50%||$4,537|
Admissions, Academics, & Student Services
To support students and graduates, Nashua Community College may provide student services like those listed below:
- Distance learning
- Weekend and night classes available
- Remedial courses
- Career path counseling
- Work study style employment
- Assisting students to find work
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 2007)
- Compare 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 Nashua 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
Foreign Languages and Literature
Health and Clinical Professions
Legal Professions and Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences
Mechanic and Repair Technology
Personal and Culinary Services
Public Administration and Social Services
Security and Protective Services
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