New Hampshire Technical Institute: Narrative Description

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11 Institute Dr.
Concord, NH 03301-7412
Tel: (603)271-6484; 800-247-0179; Admissions: (603)271-7131; Fax: (603)271-7734; Web Site:

Description: State-supported, 2-year, specialized, coed. Part of New Hampshire Community Technical College System. Awards certificates, diplomas, and transfer associate degrees. Founded 1964. Setting: 225-acre small town campus with easy access to Boston. Total enrollment: 3,650. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 12:1. 1,919 applied, 73% were admitted. 22% from top quarter of their high school class, 41% from top half. 1 valedictorian. Students come from 12 states and territories, 24 other countries, 2% from out-of-state, 0.3% Native American, 2% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 50% 25 or older, 23% live on campus. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, ESL program, services for LD students, advanced placement, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, external degree program, adult/continuing education programs.

Entrance Requirements: Options: Peterson's Universal Application, electronic application. Required: high school transcript. Recommended: minimum 2.0 high school GPA, SAT I or ACT. Required for some: essay, recommendations, interview, National League of Nursing Exam. Entrance: moderately difficult. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous. Preference given to state residents.

Costs Per Year: Application fee: $10. State resident tuition: $3990 full-time, $133 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $9180 full-time, $306 per credit hour part-time. Mandatory fees: $510 full-time, $15 per credit part-time. Full-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. Part-time tuition and fees vary according to class time and program. College room and board: $5420. College room only: $3570.

Collegiate Environment: Orientation program. Drama-theater group. Most popular organizations: Phi Theta Kappa, Student Senate, Student Nurses Association, Criminal Justice Club, Outing Club. Student services: health clinic, personal-psychological counseling. Campus security: 24-hour patrols, late night transport-escort service, controlled dormitory access. Option: coed housing available. Farnum Library plus 1 other with 32,000 books, 12,000 microform titles, 500 serials, 1,000 audiovisual materials, an OPAC, and a Web page. 160 computers available on campus for general student use. Staffed computer lab on campus.

Community Environment: Bisected by the Merrimack River, Concord is the capital of New Hampshire, and is the economic and political center of the state. It is a key city on the interstate highway system. Community facilities include three libraries, numerous churches, a YMCA, hospitals, and good shopping. Job opportunities are good.

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