Nashua Community College

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2022 Undergraduate Tuition
$6,450
2022 Average Net Price
$11,840
After Financial Aid
2019 Default Rate
1.95%
on Student Loans
2022 Enrolled Students
1,245
27.4% Full-Time
2022 Graduation Rate
39.9%
75 Graduates

About

Nashua Community College is a higher education institution located in Hillsborough County, NH. In 2022, the most popular Associates Degree concentrations at Nashua Community College were General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees awarded), General Studies (24 degrees), and Registered Nursing (18 degrees).

In 2022, 256 degrees were awarded across all undergraduate and graduate programs at Nashua Community College. 48.4% of these degrees were awarded to women, and 51.6% awarded men. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients was white (180 degrees), 3.75 times more than then the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

The median undergraduate tuition at Nashua Community College is $6,450, which is $−1,662 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

Costs

In 2022, the median undergraduate tuition at Nashua Community College is $6,450, which is $−1,662 less than the national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

After taking grants and loans into account, the average net price for students is $11,840.

In 2022, 54% of undergraduate students attending Nashua Community College received financial aid through grants. Comparatively, 23% of undergraduate students received financial aid through loans.

Tuition Costs

$6,450
2022 Undergraduate Tuition

In 2022, the cost of tuition at Nashua Community College was $6,450. The cost of tuition at Nashua Community College is $−1,662 less than than the overall (public and private) national average for Associates Colleges ($8,112).

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Average Net Price

$11,840
2022 Value
7.87%
1 Year Growth

In 2022 Nashua Community College had an average net price — the price paid after factoring in grants and loans — of $11,840. Between 2021 and 2022, the average net price of Nashua Community College grew by 7.87%.

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Other Student Expenses

$16,732
Room and Board
$1,400
Books and Supplies

The average yearly cost of room and board at Nashua Community College was of $16,732 in 2022. The cost of room and board increased by 4.38% between 2021 and 2022.

During the same period, the average yearly cost of books and supplies was $1,400. The cost of books and supplies did not change during the same period.

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Financial Aid by Income Level

54%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Grants
23%
Undergraduates Receiving Financial Aid through Loans

54% of undergraduate students at Nashua Community College received financial aid through grants or loans in 2022. This represents a growth of 8% with respect to 2021, when 50% of undergraduate students received financial aid.

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Student Loan Default Rate

Cohort default rates only account for borrowers who default in the first three years, and some schools only have a small proportion of borrowers entering repayment. These rates should be interpreted with caution, as they may not be reflective of the entire school population.
1.95%
2019 Default Rate
14
Number of Defaults

In 2019 the default rate for borrower's at Nashua Community College was 1.95%, which represents 14 out of the 719 total borrowers.

A cohort default rate is the percentage of a school's borrowers who enter repayment on certain Federal Family Education Loan (FFEL) Program or William D. Ford Federal Direct Loan (Direct Loan) Program loans during a particular federal fiscal year (FY), October 1 to September 30, and default or meet other specified conditions prior to the end of the second following fiscal year.

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Enrollment

Nashua Community College had a total enrollment of 1,245 students in 2022. The full-time enrollment at Nashua Community College is 341 students and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Nashua Community College are enrolled full-time.

The enrolled student population at Nashua Community College, both undergraduate and graduate, is 63.6% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Black or African American, 3.29% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.402% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native.

Students enrolled at Nashua Community College in full-time Undergraduate programs are most commonly White Male (39.9%), followed by White Female (22.9%) and Hispanic or Latino Male (10.3%).

Full-Time vs Part-Time Enrollment

27.4%
Full-Time Enrollment

The total enrollment at Nashua Community College in 2022, both undergraduate and graduate, is 1,245 students. The full-time enrollment at Nashua Community College is 341 and the part-time enrollment is 904. This means that 27.4% of students enrolled at Nashua Community College are enrolled full-time compared with 32.2% at similar Associates Colleges.

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Retention Rate over Time

61%
2022 Retention Rate

Retention rate measures the number of first-time students who began their studies the previous fall and returned to school the following fall. The retention rate for full-time undergraduates at Nashua Community College was 61%. Compared with the full-time retention rate at similar Associates Colleges (62%), Nashua Community College had a retention rate lower than its peers.

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Enrollment by Race & Ethnicity

Most Common Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    792 enrolled students
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    239 enrolled students
  3. Black or African American
    50 enrolled students

The enrolled student population at Nashua Community College is 63.6% White, 19.2% Hispanic or Latino, 4.02% Black or African American, 3.29% Asian, 3.21% Two or More Races, 0.402% Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islanders, and 0.161% American Indian or Alaska Native. This includes both full-time and part-time students as well as graduate and undergraduates. By comparison, enrollment for all Associates Colleges is 42.9% White, 27.9% Hispanic or Latino, and 12.5% Black or African American.

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Graduates

In 2022, 8 fewer women than men received degrees from Nashua Community College. The most common race/ethnicity group of degree recipients at Nashua Community College is white (180 degrees awarded). There were 3.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

The most common Associates Degree concentration at Nashua Community College is General Business Administration & Management (32 degrees awarded), followed by General Studies (24 degrees) and Registered Nursing (18 degrees).

In 2022,  the most specialized majors across all degree types at Nashua Community College, meaning they have significantly more degrees awarded in that concentration than the national average across all institutions, are Engineering Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), and Precision Production (11 degrees).

Common Jobs by Major

Most Common Job

The most common jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Software developers (577,846 people), Other managers (194,859 people), Elementary & middle school teachers (139,163 people), Computer occupations, all other (126,342 people), and Computer & information systems managers (122,520 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College in 2022 are Engineering Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Highest Paying Jobs by Major

The highest paying jobs for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Cardiovascular technologists and technicians, Surgeons, Nuclear medicine technologists and medical dosimetrists, Physicians, and Nurse anesthetists

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Engineering Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Common Industries by Major

Most Common Industry

The most common industries for people who hold a degree in one of the 5 most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Computer Systems Design (644,764 people), Elementary & secondary schools (351,579 people), Colleges, universities & professional schools, including junior colleges (264,474 people), Management, scientific & technical consulting services (115,613 people), and General medical and surgical hospitals, and specialty (except psychiatric and substance abuse) hospitals (115,085 people).

The most specialized majors at Nashua Community College are Engineering Technologies (20 degrees awarded), Mechanical Technologies (24 degrees), Precision Production (11 degrees), Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services (27 degrees), and Language & Linguistics (3 degrees) (as of 2022).

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Majors Awarded

IPEDS uses the Classification of Instructional Programs (CIP) standard, so the categories may not match the exact concentrations offered by Nashua Community College.
Most Common (2022)
  1. 32 degrees awarded
  2. 24 degrees awarded
  3. 18 degrees awarded

In 2022, the most common associates degree concentration at Nashua Community College was General Business Administration & Management with 32 degrees awarded.

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Sex Breakdown for Common Majors

132
Degrees Awarded to Men
in 2022
124
Degrees Awarded to Women
in 2022

In 2022, 132 degrees were awarded to men at Nashua Community College, which is 1.06 times more than the number of degrees awarded to females (124).

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Most Common Male Majors

In 2022, 15 degrees were awarded to men at Nashua Community College in General Business Administration & Management, which is 0.882 times less than the 17 female recipients with that same degree.

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Most Common Female Majors

In 2022, 18 degrees were awarded to women at Nashua Community College in Early Childhood Education & Teaching. There were no male recipients with the same degree.

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Time to Complete

23%
100% Completion Time
34%
150% Completion Time

In 2022, 23% of students graduating from Nashua Community College completed their program within 100% "normal time" (i.e. 4 years for a 4-year degree). Comparatively, 34% completed their degrees within 150% of the normal time, and 37% within 200%.

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Graduation rate is defined as the percentage of full-time, first-time students who received a degree or award within a specific percentage of "normal time" to completion for their program.

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Graduation Rate by Race and Sex

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American Indian or Alaska Native Female
Highest Graduation Rate (100%)

The student demographic with the highest graduation rate in 2022 at Nashua Community College is Female and American Indian or Alaska Native (100% graduation rate). Across all Associates Colleges, Asian Female students have the highest graduation rate (73.2%).

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Race & Ethnicity by Share

Most Common Student Race or Ethnicity (2022)
  1. White
    180 degrees awarded
  2. Hispanic or Latino
    48 degrees awarded
  3. Asian
    10 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity at Nashua Community College is white (180 degrees awarded). There were 3.75 times more white recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, hispanic or latino (48 degrees).

1.17% of degree recipients (3 students) did not report their race.

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Race & Ethnicity by Sex

Most Common Sex Demographic (2022)
  1. White Male
    96 degrees awarded
  2. White Female
    84 degrees awarded
  3. Hispanic or Latino Female
    29 degrees awarded

The most common race/ethnicity and sex grouping at Nashua Community College is white male (96 degrees awarded). There were 1.14 times more white male recipients than the next closest race/ethnicity group, white female (84 degrees).

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Operations

Nashua Community College employs 24 Professors, 3 Associate professors. Most academics at Nashua Community College are Female Professor (14), Male Professor (10), and Male Associate professor (3).

The most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashua Community College are: Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services, with 23 employees, Service, with 9 employees, and Management with 6 employees.

Government Grants and Contracts

Grants & Contracts
  1. $117k - Federal
  2. $241k - State
  3. $16.3k - Local

As of 2022, Nashua Community College received $117k in grants and contracts from the federal government, $241k from state grants and contracts, and $16.3k from local grants and contracts.

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Salary Expenditure

$8.2M
2022 Salaries
7.34%
decline from 2021

In 2022, Nashua Community College paid a median of $8.2M in salaries, a 7.34% decline from the previous year.

The median for similar Associates Colleges is 16.8M (40.1% of overall expenditures).

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Instructional Salaries

$2.06M
Instructional Salaries
27
Number of Employees

In 2022, Nashua Community College paid a total of $2.06M to 27 employees working as instructors, which represents 25.1% of all salaries paid.

This is compared to a median of $5.35M (31.8%) for similar Associates Colleges.

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Occupations by Share

Professor
Most Common Instructor
24 Employees
Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services
Most Common Non-Instructional Employee
23 Employees

In 2022, the most common positions for instructional staff at Nashua Community College were Professor with 24 employees, and Associate professor with 3 employees.

In 2022, the most common positions for non-instructional staff at Nashua Community College were Librarians, Curators, Archivists, and Academic Affairs and Other Education Services with 23 employees, Service with 9 employees, and Management with 6 employees.

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Instructors by Academic Rank and Sex

Most Common Demographic (2022)
  1. Female Professor
  2. Male Professor
  3. Male Associate professor

In 2022, the most common demographic for instructional staff at Nashua Community College was Female Professor with 14 employees, Male Professor with 10 employees, and Male Associate professor with 3 employees.

This chart shows the sex split between each academic rank present at Nashua Community College.

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