Nashua Community College

Nashua, NH 03063
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Nashua Community College (NCC) is located in Nashua, New Hampshire. NCC is a public community college established in 1970 that currently serves around 2000 students with many different associate’s degree and certificate programs. Students will be able to pursue academic fields of study to open up lucrative career paths or several career-focused certificate programs that can lead directly to gainful employment opportunities. NCC has provided students in the area with top-tier educational opportunities for years as well as transfer options when they wish to go after a bachelor’s degrees at four-year universities as well.

The NCC nursing program educates the next generation of nurses through classroom lectures, simulation lab experiences, and clinical placements at facilities in the area designed to give nursing students the right knowledge while helping them to gain valuable practical experience. This associate’s degree nursing program has consistently enjoyed success and students pass the NCLEX licensure exams at a higher rate than the national average. The NCC nursing program is approved by the New Hampshire Board of Nursing and accredited by the Accreditation Commission for Education in Nursing (ACEN).

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleSmall City
Number of Students1,791
Student to Faculty Ratio10:1
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 1 15
Average NCLEX pass rate
  • NCLEX-RN: 88.1%

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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
01/01/2007 - 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, 74% of Nashua 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 41% $3,768
Other Federal Grant 3% $422
State Grant & Scholarships 27% $685
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 10% $1,276
Federal Student Loans 55% $4,468
Private Loans 2% $8,373


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$12,254
$30,001 to $48,000$15,947
$48,001 to $75,000$15,967
$75,001 to $110,000$16,054
Over $110,000$16,054

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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.
Nashua Community College
505 Amherst St
Nashua, NH 03063

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