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Committed to Student Success

Inspiring our students to succeed is our number one priority. Our dedicated faculty and staff help our students develop the skills they need to advance in the workforce or transfer to a four-year college or university. With about 70 credit programs, two campuses in Haverhill and Lawrence, robust student support services, and a vibrant student life, we are committed to providing an affordable, accessible, and high-quality education for all.

NECC Fast Facts – Spring 2022

Enrollment Profile

Enrollment Profile

  • Credit student Headcount: 3,960
  • Credit student Enrolled in 12+ credits: 883
  • High school students enrolled in NECC courses (Fall 2021): 692
Student Profile

Student Profile

  • Male: 35.7%
  • Female: 64.3%
  • Enrolled Part-Time: 77.7%
  • Enrolled Full-Time: 22.3%
  • Taking online courses: 85.2%
  • MA residents: 90.2%
  • NH residents: 9.3%
  • 25 years of age or younger: 70.6%
  • Ages 26- 45: 25.7%
  • Ages 46+: 3.8%
  • Hispanic or Latino: 43.6%
  • Not Hispanic or Latino: 53.4%
  • First generation %: 43.6%
  • Veteran %: 0.9%
  • Students who have earned a bachelor’s degree prior to attending NECC: 3.5%
  • Students who transfer in to NECC from another college: 5.6%
Cost

Cost

  • Average in-state cost of a 3-credit course: $842
  • Average annual cost of tuition and fees: 6,236
  • NECC students who receive aid: 76%
  • Scholarship amount awarded annually: Over $500,000
  • NECC students who graduate without debt (Fall 2021): 63%
  • What can you save if you attend NECC for 2-years and transfer to a public college or university for a bachelor’s degree: Total Savings of over $20,000
  • What you can save if you attend NECC for 2 years and transfer to a private college or university for a bachelor’s degree: Total savings of over $80,000
Academics/Programs

Academics/Programs

  • Programs of Study: 70
  • Full-time faculty: 90
  • Part-time faculty: 290
  • Average class size: 11.9
Student Life

Student Life

  • Student clubs & Organizations: 21
  • Varsity sports: 14
  • Students participating in varsity sports: 95
Success Indicators

Success Indicators

  • Degrees and certificates awarded: 334
  • Recent graduates who are continuing their education (last two years): 73
  • Top 10 transfer institutions (4-year schools):
    • UMass Lowell: 868
    • SNHU: 612
    • Salem State: 237
    • Merrimack College: 198
    • UMass Amherst: 180
    • Rivier University: 147
    • Cambridge College: 125
    • Regis College: 121
    • UNH: 117
Employer Partnerships & Student Experiental Opportunities

Employer Partnerships & Student Experiental Opportunities

  • Companies who have posted positions based in MA+NH on NECC’s job board: 512
  • Students taking advantage of off-campus experiential learning opportunities: 269 and counting

11.9

Average Class Size

About 70

Programs

14

Varsity Sports

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