Saint Anselm College

Manchester, NH 03102
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Saint Anselm College is one of the twelve private, not-for-profit 4-year colleges in New Hampshire. The campus is located in a suburb, in Manchester.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 1,964 students attend the school. In the 2017 fall enrollment, 546 freshman students enrolled, and approximately 486 students returned for their sophomore year (which makes its freshman retention rate 89%). Every year 80% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Saint Anselm College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $38,960, and fees were $1,240. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $38,960 and $1,240 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleMidsize Suburb
Number of Students1,964
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenNo
Religious Affiliation
Roman Catholic
Business ModelNot-for-profit
On Campus HousingYes
Retention Rate89%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 1 12

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
12/01/1941 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
03/03/2000 - Current



Acceptance Rate
Enrolled students test score (Fall 2017)
SAT1140 to 1300
ACT24 to 28
Admission considerations
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school rank Neither required nor recommended
Secondary school record Required
Completion of college-preparatory program Required
Recommendations Required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Admission test scores (SAT/ACT) Considered but not required
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language) Required
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) Recommended

In addition to the college's admission requirements each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).
Application fee
Undergrads $50
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$979/credit
In State Students$979/credit
Out of State Students$979/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 $44,055 $44,055 $44,055
ADN 70 $68,530 $68,530 $68,530
BSN 125 $122,375 $122,375 $122,375
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, 99% of Saint Anselm 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 16% $4,310
Other Federal Grant 12% $1,507
State Grant & Scholarships 24% $2,418
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 99% $21,873
Federal Student Loans 75% $5,494
Private Loans 17% $18,284


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$21,197
$30,001 to $48,000$18,652
$48,001 to $75,000$23,678
$75,001 to $110,000$29,163
Over $110,000$35,606

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Student Population













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

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.
Saint Anselm College
100 Saint Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH 03102

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