Manchester Community College

Manchester, NH 03102
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Manchester Community College is located in Manchester, New Hampshire. This public community college was established back in 1945 and offers students the opportunity to pursue many different degree and certificate programs. The nearly 3500 students who enroll in this school each semester will receive great educations that can help them to realize their career goals and find the right paths to follow. This school has facilities that make learning as easy as possible for students, such as an on-campus library, instructional labs, auditorium, and cafeteria that help to give students a complete college experience.

The Manchester Community College nursing program is going to allow students to go after associate’s degrees in nursing. There is also an LPN-to-RN pathway program that opens up opportunities for existing LPNs. This program aims to provide all students with a great education by giving them classroom experiences combined with many clinical practice situations, which will be completed concurrently. The nursing program is accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN) and has the full approval of the New Hampshire Board of Nursing.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize City
Number of Students2,766
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate62%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Associate's degree 5 43
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 94.6%

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
04/10/2002 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (ADNUR) - Associate degree programs
04/01/1993 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Application fee
Undergrads $20
Graduates --

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$210/credit
In State Students$210/credit
Out of State Students$478/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students-
In State Students-
Out of State Students-

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $9,450 $9,450 $21,510
ADN 70 $14,700 $14,700 $33,460
BSN 125 $26,250 $26,250 $59,750
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 71% of Manchester Community College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 36% $4,071
Other Federal Grant 1% $667
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $773
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 5% $971
Federal Student Loans 56% $4,570
Private Loans 2% $5,969


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$13,421
$30,001 to $48,000$17,087
$48,001 to $75,000$17,280
$75,001 to $110,000$17,280
Over $110,000$17,280

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Student Population













Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander
Non-resident alien

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.
Manchester Community College
1066 Front St
Manchester, NH 03102

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