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New Hampshire Colleges

The New Hampshire Department of Education works with public and private institutions of higher education to help New Hampshire students find their paths to bright futures.

Campus Compact for New Hampshire (CCNH)

Non-profit consortium of NH public and private institutions of higher education committed to civic purposes of higher education.

3 Barrell Court, Suite 200
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 223-2302

College Board (CB)

Non-profit educational association committed to preparing, inspiring and connecting all students to college – where students register for the SAT or the CSS.

New England Regional Office
470 Totten Pond Road
Waltham, MA 02451-1982
(866) 392-4089

Community College System of New Hampshire (CCSNH)

Non-profit two-year public system.

26 College Drive
Concord, NH 03301-7407
(603) 271-2722

Council for Higher Education Accreditation (CHEA)

Private, nonprofit national advocate and institutional voice for self-regulation of academic quality through accreditation activity in the U.S.

One Dupont Circle NW, Suite 510
Washington, DC 20036-1135
(202) 955-6126

Education Commission of the States (ECS)

Non-profit, non-partisan interstate compact created in 1965 to improve public education by facilitating the exchange of information, ideas and experiences among state policymakers and education leaders.

700 Broadway #1200
Denver, CO 80203-3460
(303) 299-3600

National Center for Higher Education Management Systems (NCHEMS)

Private, nonprofit organization whose mission is to improve strategic decision making in higher education for states and institutions in the U.S. and abroad.

3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 150
Boulder, CO 80301-2251
(303) 497-0301

New England Association of Schools and Colleges (NEASC)

Non-profit New England accrediting association.

209 Burlington Road
Bedford, 01730-1433
(781) 271-0022

New England Board of Higher Education (NEBHE)

Non-profit New England organization charged to increase educational opportunities and services for New England residents.

45 Temple Place
Boston, MA 02111
(617) 357-9620

NH Charitable Foundation (NHCF)

Private, nonprofit organization assisting NH residents with educational expenses. General guide to scholarships/financial aid distributed by the Foundation. If someone requests information on how to set up a scholarship, also refer to this number.

37 Pleasant Street
Concord, NH 03301-4005
(800) 464-6641

NH College & University Council (NHCUC)

Non-profit consortium of NH public and private institutions of higher education. (Also, The New Hampshire Forum on the Future).

3 Barrell Court, Suite 100
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 225-4199

NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation Network Organizations (NHHEAF)

The NHHEAF Network Organizations are the largest source for college funding within New Hampshire and have an over 40-year history of helping families plan for and fund higher education. The Organizations are comprised of four independent, nonprofit organizations: the NH Higher Education Assistance Foundation (NHHEAF)guarantees student loans; the NH Higher Education Loan Corporation (NHHELCO) lends and holds student loans Granite State Management & Resources (GSM&R) services loans; and the NHHEAF Network Educational Foundation (NNEF) is the Organizations' charitable foundation.

4 Barrell Court
Concord, NH 03301
(800) 525-2577

NH Treasury

Through the Treasury, NH offers a 529 College Tuition Savings Plan – refer to Fidelity Investments at 1-800-544-1722.

25 Capitol Street, Room 121
Concord, NH 03301-6312
(603) 271-2621

State Higher Education Executive Officers (SHEEO)

Non-profit nationwide association of chief executive officers serving statewide coordinating boards and governing boards of postsecondary education.

3035 Center Green Drive, Suite 100
Boulder, CO 80301-2251
(303) 541-1600

University System of New Hampshire

The University System of New Hampshire is the largest provider of postsecondary education in the Granite State. With approximately 32,000 enrolled students annually and more than 90,000 alumni living in state, the institutions of the University System - the University of New Hampshire - Durham, the University of New Hampshire School of Law, the University of New Hampshire at Manchester, Plymouth State University, Keene State College, and Granite State College - have a direct impact on hundreds of thousands of New Hampshire citizens every year.

5 Chenell Drive, Suite 301
Concord, NH 03301
(603) 862-1800

U.S. Department of Education- Student Loan Forgiveness

University System of New Hampshire (USNH)

Non-profit, four-year public system .

Dunlap Center
25 Concord Road
Durham, NH 03824-3545
(603) 862-1800