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2021 Best Colleges in New Hampshire by Salary Score

By the GradReports team | Updated 3/1/2021

We ranked colleges in New Hampshire using our Salary Score to determine which schools in the state produce the highest-paid graduates. Our Salary Score was calculated by comparing median alumni earnings a year after graduation from a major at one school to the same major at all colleges in the U.S. The scores by major were then combined to provide one overall bachelor's degree score for each school. The top school in New Hampshire by Salary Score is Dartmouth College, which is also #5 on our 2021 Best Colleges in the U.S. by Salary Score list.

To be considered for our state rankings, schools must offer and provide data for at least 8 bachelor's programs. This list includes all eligible schools in New Hampshire. You can click on a school's name to view individual program scores. Read our methodology to learn more about how schools were ranked.

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Our Salary Score™ is based on data reported by the U.S. Department of Education
Rank School Location Annual Tuition Salary Score
#1 #1 Dartmouth College Hanover Hanover $62,658 98.84
#2 #2 Saint Anselm College Manchester Manchester $45,340 79.27
#3 #3 University of New Hampshire - Main Campus Durham Durham $19,024 74.57
#4 #4 Franklin Pierce University Rindge Rindge $43,155 65.43
#5 #5 Rivier University Nashua Nashua $36,610 57.89
#6 #6 Plymouth State University Plymouth Plymouth $14,492 49.88
#7 #7 Colby-Sawyer College New London New London $47,164 49.28
#8 #8 Keene State College Keene Keene $14,638 40.36
#9 #9 New England College Henniker Henniker $41,518 37.11