Nursing Schools in New Hampshire

The state of New Hampshire is home to 20 nursing schools. This year, we evaluated 12 schools and our ranking system identified the following nursing schools as the best value schools in New Hampshire. Nursingexplorer.com's ranking system is data-driven. We only use quantifiable data (such as NCLEX pass rate and average net price) to calculate the ranks. Learn more about our nursing schools ranking system here.

Best Value RN Programs in New Hampshire

Complete List of Nursing Schools in New Hampshire

Listed below are all the nursing schools located in New Hampshire. Use the sort feature to view which schools have the best RN and LPN programs, which ones are the cheapest or to compare campus sizes. Click on each school's name for more detail info.


Colby-Sawyer College

Colby-Sawyer College

New London, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$27,130
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate98.4%
RN Programs best-value score56.4

Programs offered

  • BSN
University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

University of New Hampshire-Main Campus

Durham, NH
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$22,888
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.9%
RN Programs best-value score68.8

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • Accelerated MSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • Family Nurse Practitioner
White Mountains Community College

White Mountains Community College

Berlin, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,901
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.6%
RN Programs best-value score93.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Lakes Region Community College

Lakes Region Community College

Laconia, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$15,221
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate96.4%
RN Programs best-value score92.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
NHTI-Concord's Community College

NHTI-Concord's Community College

Concord, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,048
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.8%
RN Programs best-value score89.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Manchester Community College

Manchester Community College

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,117
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate94.6%
RN Programs best-value score95.6

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Rivier University

Rivier University

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$21,453
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate92.0%
RN Programs best-value score71.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • LPN to ADN
  • BSN
  • RN to MSN
Great Bay Community College

Great Bay Community College

Portsmouth, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$14,932
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate91.7%
RN Programs best-value score92.8

Programs offered

  • ADN
River Valley Community College

River Valley Community College

Claremont, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$16,847
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate89.9%
RN Programs best-value score86.3

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - Manchester Campus

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy & Health Sciences - Manchester Campus

Manchester, NH
Campus size
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • BSN
Nashua Community College

Nashua Community College

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,712
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate88.1%
RN Programs best-value score100.0

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN to ADN
Plymouth State University

Plymouth State University

Plymouth, NH
Campus sizeMedium
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$22,028
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate79.8%
RN Programs best-value score65.3

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
St Joseph School of Nursing

St Joseph School of Nursing

Nashua, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • ADN
  • LPN
  • LPN to ADN
Keene State College

Keene State College

Keene, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$19,494
Avg. NCLEX RN Passrate68.3%
RN Programs best-value score70.5

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • RN to BSN
Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Salter School of Nursing and Allied Health

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate For-profit
Cost per year (net price)$31,712

Programs offered

  • LPN
Franklin Pierce University

Franklin Pierce University

Rindge, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$26,673

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
  • BSN
Saint Anselm College

Saint Anselm College

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$31,492

Programs offered

  • BSN
Southern New Hampshire University

Southern New Hampshire University

Manchester, NH
Campus sizeLarge
College TypePrivate Not-for-profit
Cost per year (net price)$39,638

Programs offered

  • MSN
  • BSN
Granite State College

Granite State College

Concord, NH
Campus sizeSmall
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)$12,905

Programs offered

  • BSN
  • MSN
  • RN to BSN
Harmony Health Care Institute

Harmony Health Care Institute

Merrimack, NH
Campus size
College TypePublic
Cost per year (net price)--

Programs offered

  • LPN

New Hampshire's NCLEX-RN pass rate Vs. National Average


New Hampshire's NCLEX-PN pass rate Vs. National Average


New Hampshire Nursing Salary and Emplyment Statistics


Median Salary
Job title Total Nurses Jobs/1000 Hourly Annual
Registered Nurses 13,190 20.296 $33 $68,580
Nurse Anesthetists 240 0.376 $75 $156,950
Nurse Midwives 70 0.108 $48 $100,230
Nurse Practitioners 1,150 1.762 $52 $107,300
Licensed Practical and Licensed Vocational Nurses 2,200 3.383 $24 $49,330
Nursing Assistants 8,270 12.730 $15 $30,280
  • Jobs/1000 - the number of jobs (employment) in the given job title per 1,000 jobs (across all occupations ) in the state.
  • Data source: U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics 2017 Survey