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Acceptance Rate 68.26%
Yield (Enrollment Ratio) 26%
Applicants 103,329
Admitted 70,528
Enrolled 18,338

Applying To New Hampshire Colleges

The average acceptance rate is 68.26% at New Hampshire colleges and universities where total 103,329 students have applied and 70,528 have been accepted. The average undergraduate application fees is $83.00 and the graduate application fees is $56.00. Next table presents the general admission information for applying to New Hampshire colleges.
General Admission Information of New Hampshire Colleges
Open Admission Policy21 out of 41 schools
Average Undergraduate Application Fees$ 83.00
Average Graduate Application Fees$ 56.00
Average Acceptance Rate68.26%
Average Yield (Enrollment Rate)26%
Average Test Scores1,287 SAT / 28 ACT

Acceptance Rates and Headcounts

For academic year 2020-2021, total 103,329 students (42,958 men and 60,371 women) applied to and 70,528 (27,047 men and 43,481 women) students were accepted to admit New Hampshire Colleges. Among them, 7,186 men and 11,152 women were enrolled into New Hampshire schools. The average acceptance rate is 68.26% and admission yield (enrollment rate) is 26.00%. The table below shows the New Hampshire colleges admission statistics including admission and enrolment rates.
Admission Statistics for New Hampshire Colleges (2020-2021)
TotalMenWomen
Applicants103,32942,95860,371
Admitted70,52827,04743,481
Enrolled18,3387,18611,152
Acceptance Rate 68.26% 62.96% 72.02%
Enrollment Ratio 26.00% 26.57% 25.65%
[Chart]New Hampshire Colleges Average Acceptance Rate and Yield

Average SAT and ACT Scores

For New Hampshire college, 3,595 students (63.00% of enrolled) have submitted their SAT scores and 921 students (14.00%) have submitted their ACT scores for seeking degrees. For score submitters, SAT 75th percentile score is 1,386 and 25th percentile score is 1,188. For ACT scores, 75th percentile score is 90 and 25th percentile score is 74. Next table shows the detail SAT and ACT scores distribution of enrolled students at New Hampshire colleges and universities.
SAT and ACT Score Distribution at New Hampshire Colleges
25th Percentile75th Percentile
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing610.00694.00
SAT Math578.00692.00
ACT Composite25.0030.00
ACT Math24.0029.00
ACT English25.0031.00
[Chart] SAT/ACT Distribution - New Hampshire Colleges
[Chart] Average SAT Scores - New Hampshire Colleges
[Chart] Average ACT Scores - New Hampshire Colleges

Calendar System and Accepted Credits

In New Hampshire State, 23 schools use semester calendar systems and 1 schools are based on quarter system. Next table lists the number of schools with their calendar systems.
Semester23 out of 41 schools
Quarter1 out of 41 schools
Trimester1 out of 41 schools
Four-one-four plan0 out of 41 schools
Other academic year1 out of 41 schools
Differs by program4 out of 41 schools
Continuous10 out of 41 schools
Un-Known/Other1 out of 41 schools
Next table describes credits that New Hampshire colleges and universities are accepting for their students
Dual Credits19 out of 41 schools
Credits for Life Experiences15 out of 41 schools
Advanced placement (AP) Credits20 out of 41 schools
Credit for Military Training19 out of 41 schools

Application Requirements

13 New Hampshire schools require High School GPA and 15 schools require High School Record (or Transcript). The test scores such as SAT and ACT are required by 1 New Hampshire colleges. Next table summarizes the application requirements for applying to New Hampshire colleges.
Admission Checklist for New Hampshire Colleges
RequiredRecommended
High School GPA131
High School Rank12
High School Record (or Transcript)150
Completion of College Preparatory Program85
Recommendations130
Formal Demonstration of Competencies10
Admission Test Scores12
TOEFL120
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)11