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New Hampshire Schools

In the state of New Hampshire, academia is a thriving field. The graphs, statistics and analysis below outline the current state and the future direction of academia in New Hampshire.


Professional Trends

Faculty Employment Growth in New Hampshire By Profession

71 59 46 87
104 85 106 114
548 563 576 574
752 760 750 744
1,052 1,058 1,079 1,073
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Yellow: Instructors
  • Blue: Lectures
  • Light blue: Assistant Professors
  • Red: Associate Professors
  • Grey: Professors

From 2006 to 2009, the number of higher education faculty at the 44 colleges and universities in New Hampshire grew from 2,527 members to 2,592.

Thus the number of collegiate level faculty has seen a increase of 3%.

Average faculty salaries in New Hampshire

Assistant Professors
Associate Professors

The average salary of higher education faculty in New Hampshire is $57,770 per year. This is greater than faculty salaries in the rest of the country, which average $57,293 per year. And male faculty in New Hampshire earn more than female faculty by 5%.

Tenure status for instructors & Researchers in New Hampshire

No data at this time.

Of New Hampshire's 2,290 higher education faculty members, 53% have tenure and 19% are on the tenure track.

Tenure Status for Instructors & Researchers in New Hampshire by gender

Tenured On Tenure Track Not On Tenure Track
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
Men 0%
Women 0%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

National Vs. New Hampshire Full Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% -0.76% 0.1% 0.96%
0% 3.73% 3.6% 7.47%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: New Hampshire
  • Light Blue: National

The number of part-time faculty has grown in New Hampshire by 10% between the years 2006 and 2009. And the number of full-time faculty has also grown by 10%. This data shows that in New Hampshire, working full-time in academia is becoming less common.

National Vs. New Hampshire Part Time Faculty Employment Growth

0% 3.34% -0.62% 9.95%
0% 6.27% -0.1% 9.48%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: New Hampshire
  • Light Blue: National

Full time faculty minorities in New Hampshire

No data at this time.

In 2009 2% of part-time faculty were from an ethnic or racial minority background. While 10% of those who were working on a full-time basis identified themselves as being from an ethnically diverse background.

Part time faculty minorities in New Hampshire

No data at this time.

National Vs. New Hampshire Faculty employment Growth of Minorities

0% 10.47% 17.8% 20.94%
0% 4.82% 5.85% 12.52%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Grey: New Hampshire
  • Yellow: National

Between the years 2006 and 2009, New Hampshire's minority faculty has seen a 22% increase. National statistics are consistent with this. Nationally, 788,996 higher education faculty were working in 2006. Of these, 134,815 were from an ethnic or racial minority background. And in 2009, 855,625 faculty were working around the nation. 151,691 of these were from a minority background.

Full Time Faculty Minorities at New Hampshire by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

Part Time Faculty Minorities at New Hampshire by Gender

Native American Asian African American Hispanic
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
M 0%
W 0%
  • Blue: Men
  • Pink: Women

National Vs. New Hampshire Faculty Employment growth of men

0% -1.62% -1.13% 1.57%
0% 4.12% -0.48% 4.71%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: New Hampshire
  • Light Blue: National

As the percentage of minorities in academia has grown in New Hampshire, the percentage of women has also increased. And the number of women faculty at colleges and universities around the nation has also increased. Between 2006 and 2009, there has been a 9% change.

National Vs. New Hampshire Faculty Employment growth of women

0% 4.1% 1.06% 8.35%
0% 6% 4.61% 13.02%
2006 2007 2008 2009
  • Light Blue: New Hampshire
  • Light Blue: National

National Vs. New Hampshire Faculty employment by Gender

National New Hampshire
Men 46%
Women 54%
Men 45%
Women 55%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

Educational Trends

Student enrollment in New Hampshire


As the number of higher education faculty in New Hampshire has grown, the number of students studying in colleges or universities has also increased.

Currently in New Hampshire, there are 61,853 undergraduate students and 12,487 graduate students.

Student Enrollment Growth by degree in New Hampshire

2736 2932 2729 2869 2852
7423 7473 7969 8007 8498
160 186 186 185 286
2845 2819 2962 3133 3101
2192 2198 1879 2085 1997
2006 2007 2008 2009 2010
  • Yellow: Associate
  • Blue: Bachelor
  • Light blue: Master
  • Red: Doctorate
  • Grey: Certificate

Student Completed Degrees in New Hampshire


A total of 5,361 students graduated from colleges and universities in New Hampshire in 2009. Approximately 51% of these students graduated from bachelor's degree programs. Another 20% graduated from graduate-level programs.

Programs available for each degree type for all schools in New Hampshire


These numbers are fairly consistent with the number and level of degree programs offered at the colleges and universities in New Hampshire.

Retention rates in New Hampshire

Returning Students 63%
  • Yellow Returning Students
  • Yellow Pattern Non Returning Students

In New Hampshire state, 63 of every 100 first time students that enroll in undergraduate programs return to school the following year. And only 49 of every 100 students who start an undergraduate degree eventually graduate. And nationally, schools have an average retention rate of 59% and graduation rate of 45%.

Graduation rates in New Hampshire

Graduation Students 49%
  • Blue Pattern Non Graduated Students
  • Pink Graduated Students

National Vs. New Hampshire Students By Gender

National New Hampshire
Men 43%
Women 57%
Men 41%
Women 59%
  • Blue Pattern Men
  • Pink Women

The student population in New Hampshire is not very diverse. 59% of the 74,340 students studying in the state's colleges and universities are female. Approximately 6% of New Hampshire's students identify themselves as being from an ethnic or racial minority background. In the US, as a whole, 58% of the student population is female. And approximately 28% belong to a racial or ethnic minority.

National Vs. New Hampshire Students Minorities

National New Hampshire
Minorities 29%
Minorities 6%
  • Yellow Pattern Minorities
  • YellowNon Minorities

Faculty Salaries in New Hampshire

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  1. New Hampshire Business Schools24,887 Employed
  2. New Hampshire Teaching Schools22,773 Employed
  3. New Hampshire Engineering Schools10,813 Employed
  4. New Hampshire Liberal Arts Schools10,559 Employed
  5. New Hampshire Biology Schools9,479 Employed
  6. New Hampshire Art Schools9,074 Employed
  7. New Hampshire Business Administration Schools6,985 Employed
  8. New Hampshire English Schools6,273 Employed
  9. New Hampshire Psychology Schools5,770 Employed
  10. New Hampshire MBA Schools5,085 Employed
  11. New Hampshire Information Technology Schools4,874 Employed
  12. New Hampshire Math Schools4,846 Employed
  13. New Hampshire Management Schools4,755 Employed
  14. New Hampshire Accounting Schools4,720 Employed
  15. New Hampshire Early Childhood Education Schools4,645 Employed
  16. New Hampshire Educational Leadership Schools4,298 Employed
  17. New Hampshire History Schools4,049 Employed
  18. New Hampshire Health Science Schools3,889 Employed
  19. New Hampshire Special Education Schools3,870 Employed
  20. New Hampshire Counseling Schools3,844 Employed
  21. New Hampshire Information Systems Schools3,746 Employed
  22. New Hampshire Political Science Schools3,460 Employed
  23. New Hampshire Communications Schools3,390 Employed
  24. New Hampshire Chemistry Schools3,162 Employed
  25. New Hampshire Human Services Schools3,115 Employed
  26. New Hampshire Nursing Schools2,974 Employed
  27. New Hampshire Law Schools2,969 Employed
  28. New Hampshire Architecture Schools2,860 Employed
  29. New Hampshire BSN Schools2,787 Employed
  30. New Hampshire Forensic Nursing Schools2,787 Employed
  31. New Hampshire RN to BSN Schools2,787 Employed
  32. New Hampshire Design Schools2,753 Employed
  33. New Hampshire Criminal Justice Schools2,737 Employed
  34. New Hampshire Music Schools2,725 Employed
  35. New Hampshire Elementary Education Schools2,656 Employed
  36. New Hampshire Veterinary Schools2,594 Employed
  37. New Hampshire Social Work Schools2,504 Employed
  38. New Hampshire Marketing Schools2,484 Employed
  39. New Hampshire Hospitality Schools2,478 Employed
  40. New Hampshire Sociology Schools2,476 Employed
  41. New Hampshire Physics Schools2,473 Employed
  42. New Hampshire Creative Writing Schools2,401 Employed
  43. New Hampshire Finance Schools2,398 Employed
  44. New Hampshire Graphic Design Schools2,372 Employed
  45. New Hampshire Public Health Schools2,245 Employed
  46. New Hampshire Computer Science Schools1,909 Employed
  47. New Hampshire Nutrition Schools1,904 Employed
  48. New Hampshire Public Administration Schools1,830 Employed
  49. New Hampshire Biochemistry Schools1,725 Employed
  50. New Hampshire Civil Engineering Schools1,606 Employed
  51. New Hampshire Forestry Schools1,606 Employed
  52. New Hampshire Sports Medicine Schools1,604 Employed
  53. New Hampshire Healthcare Administration Schools1,572 Employed
  54. New Hampshire Sports Management Schools1,569 Employed
  55. New Hampshire Mechanical Engineering Schools1,468 Employed
  56. New Hampshire Human Resources Schools1,397 Employed
  57. New Hampshire Film Schools1,344 Employed
  58. New Hampshire Video Production Schools1,344 Employed
  59. New Hampshire Medical Coding Schools1,248 Employed
  60. New Hampshire Computer Engineering Schools1,178 Employed
  61. New Hampshire Visual Communications Schools1,157 Employed
  62. New Hampshire Business Management Schools1,018 Employed
  63. New Hampshire Occupational Therapy Schools1,005 Employed
  64. New Hampshire Property Management Schools994 Employed
  65. New Hampshire Criminology Schools977 Employed
  66. New Hampshire Theology Schools922 Employed
  67. New Hampshire Drafting Schools860 Employed
  68. New Hampshire Speech Therapy Schools803 Employed
  69. New Hampshire Radiology Technology Schools789 Employed
  70. New Hampshire Mental Health Schools786 Employed
  71. New Hampshire Biomedical Engineering Schools748 Employed
  72. New Hampshire Culinary Schools739 Employed
  73. New Hampshire Clinical Psychology Schools680 Employed
  74. New Hampshire Paralegal Schools677 Employed
  75. New Hampshire International Business Schools619 Employed
  76. New Hampshire Electrical Engineering Schools606 Employed
  77. New Hampshire Web Design Schools485 Employed
  78. New Hampshire Organizational Psychology Schools450 Employed
  79. New Hampshire Fashion Schools445 Employed
  80. New Hampshire Fashion Marketing Schools445 Employed
  81. New Hampshire Fashion Merchandising Schools445 Employed
  82. New Hampshire Advertising Schools445 Employed
  83. New Hampshire Public Relations Schools445 Employed
  84. New Hampshire Supply Chain Management Schools445 Employed
  85. New Hampshire X Ray Technician Schools414 Employed
  86. New Hampshire Small Business Schools391 Employed
  87. New Hampshire Dental Hygienist Schools375 Employed
  88. New Hampshire Sonography Schools375 Employed
  89. New Hampshire Ultrasound Technology Schools375 Employed
  90. New Hampshire Hotel Management Schools375 Employed
  91. New Hampshire Computer Networking Schools350 Employed
  92. New Hampshire Physical Therapy Assistant Schools339 Employed
  93. New Hampshire Carpentry Schools320 Employed
  94. New Hampshire Journalism Schools298 Employed
  95. New Hampshire Restaurant Management Schools295 Employed
  96. New Hampshire Homeland Security Schools283 Employed
  97. New Hampshire Fire Science Schools260 Employed
  98. New Hampshire Animation Schools244 Employed
  99. New Hampshire Video Game Design Schools244 Employed
  100. New Hampshire Computer Programming Schools204 Employed
  101. New Hampshire Respiratory Therapy Schools202 Employed
  102. New Hampshire Project Management Schools191 Employed
  103. New Hampshire Physical Therapy Schools187 Employed
  104. New Hampshire Surgical Technology Schools185 Employed
  105. New Hampshire Computer Animation Schools185 Employed
  106. New Hampshire School Psychology Schools150 Employed
  107. New Hampshire Interior Design Schools137 Employed
  108. New Hampshire Software Engineering Schools130 Employed
  109. New Hampshire Game Design Schools59 Employed
  110. New Hampshire Game Development Schools59 Employed
  111. New Hampshire Medical Billing Schools15 Employed
  112. New Hampshire Web Development Schools0 Employed

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