NCC offers 33 associate degree and 21 certificate programs covering careers in business, industry and transportation, health sciences and services, STEM, data analytics, social services, culinary, and liberal arts.

Founded in 1970.

NCC Fast Facts

How Many Students Go To NCC?

Enrollment – Academic Year 2020-2021 had 1,984 students, 68% part-time and 32% full-time.

Running Start – In Fall 2021, 736 high school students from 15 area schools enrolled in at least one of 88 courses.

Who Goes To NCC?


Gender –54% female/45% male.

Age –Average 25 years, ranging from 14 to 73 years with 70% of students under 25 years.

Ethnicity – White: 65%, Hispanic/Latino: 20%, Asian: 2%, Black/African American: 3%.

Where Do They Come From?

Residence –95% live in New Hampshire, with 38% from the city of Nashua, and an additional 38% from the Greater Nashua area.

Top Feeder High Schools

  • Nashua High Schools (22%)
  • Merrimack High School (7%)
  • Alvirne High School (7%)
  • Milford High School (4%)
  • Home schooled (3%)

Student Success Data:

NCC Graduation Rate: 34%
34%
NCC Transfer-Out Rate: 21%
21%
NCC Retention Rate: 59%
59%

National Council Licensing Exam for Registered Nurses (NCLEX) Passing Rates:

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What Do Students Study?

General Studies Health
13%
Liberal Arts
7%
Business Administration Management
8%
Psychology
8%
ECE Lead Teacher Cert
13%
Cybersecurity Networking
11%
Machine Tool CNC Programming
9%

Courses – 293 classes offered in the fall 2020 with 13% online (24% of students enrolled in one or more online classes).

Class size – Average class size is 13 students and 87% of the classes have less than 20 students.

Faculty – Classes taught by 24 full-time and 117 adjunct faculty.

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University of New Hampshire – Manchester
9%
Southern New Hampshire University
8%
Granite State College
3%
(Based on Academic Year 2019-20 enrollment and graduation data and survey 2019-20)

Nashua Community College is one of the seven colleges in the Community College System of New Hampshire. Located on the Massachusetts border, NCC serves Greater Nashua and beyond.

NCC is accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education (NECHE).
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Degrees and Certificates