Higher Education in Greater Manchester

Manchester area colleges play an important role in the economic, social, and cultural well-being of the region. Our institutions of higher learning educate over 15,500 students in our region annually.

The colleges are a vital asset to the economic climate. They provide an educated workforce and are significant contributors to the cultural life of the area. Greater Manchester’s students represent diverse ages and ethnic backgrounds, which enhances the appeal of the region.

Ranked as one of the “coolest” college towns in New England by Campus News and one of the “Top Ten Places with the Most Job Opportunities Per Capita,” Manchester is a wonderful city to complete or continue your education.

Take a look below for a list of colleges and universities in the greater Manchester area.

Franklin Pierce University, Manchester
(603) 647-3500
670 North Commercial Street
Center Tower, Third Floor
Manchester, NH 03101

Granite State College
(603) 626-7714
195 McGregor St
Manchester, NH 03101

(603) 513-1398
25 Hall Street
Concord, NH 03301

Massachusetts College of Pharmacy and Health Sciences
(603) 314-0210
1260 Elm Street
Manchester, NH  03101

Manchester Community College 
(603) 206-8000
1066 Front Street
Manchester, NH  03102

New England College
(603) 428-2000
98 Bridge Street
Henniker, NH 03242

New Hampshire Institute of Art
(603) 623-0313
148 Concord Street
Manchester, NH  03104

Saint Anselm College
(603) 641-7241
100 St. Anselm Drive
Manchester, NH  03102

Southern New Hampshire University
(603) 629-4649
2500 North River Road
Manchester, NH  03106

Springfield College School of Human Services
(603) 666-5700
500 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH  03101

University System of NH
Through its four institutions the University System of New Hampshire is the largest provider of post-secondary education in the State.

University of New Hampshire
(603) 862-0306
9 Edgewood Road
Durham, NH  03824

University of New Hampshire at Manchester
(603) 641-4101
88 Commercial Street
Manchester, NH  03101

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