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Colleges / New England College

New England College

Henniker, NH 4-Year Private
Acceptance Rate96%

New England College Admissions

New England College is not difficult to get into. Around 96% of applicants get into New England College each year. Last year, 6,393 students applied to New England College and 6,123 were admitted.

If you are thinking about applying to New England College, there is no application fee, which means it is free to apply.

New England College Admissions Stats at a Glance

Here is an overiew of some of New England College's admissions stats.

New England College 2023 Admissions Statistics
Mean Unweighted GPA 2.8
Admissions Test Policy Not optional
Waitlist No

New England College Application Deadlines

These are the application deadlines for New England College.

Application Type Offered Application Deadline Notification Deadline
Early Decision I No
Early Decision II
Early Action No

Want to Apply Early to New England College?

New England College does not offer early decision or early action.

➡️ Discover a list of some competetive colleges that admit significantly more applicants during early decision or early action than during regular admission.

More on New England College Admissions

Is New England College Challenging To Get Into?

New England College is a not difficult school to get into. New England College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.

In 2022, New England College accepted 96% of students, around 6,123 of the 6,393 students who applied.

Schools that are not difficult to get into, like New England College, accept up to 95% of applicants. Most admitted students scored at most a 1010 on the SAT and a 19 on the ACT.

Transferring to New England College

Transfer student admissions is not difficult.

For Students Waitlisted to New England College

New England College has not reported data for waitlisted and admitted students.

What Does New England College Look For in an Applicant?

Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are given the most weight when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When assembling your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and choose schools that put the most emphasis on the admissions factors where you shine.

Admissions Factors at New England College

What does New England College consider during the admissions process? Take a look at the list below to see which factors are most important during the admissions process.

Admissions Factor Level
Alumni/ae Relations Considered
Character/Personal Qualities Considered
Application Essay Considered
Extracurricular Activities Considered
Recommendation(s) Considered
Talent/Ability Considered
Level of Applicant's Interest Considered
Academic GPA Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record Considered
First Generation Considered

Make sure to check with New England College for more information on admission factors.

New England College 2022-2023 Application Requirements

To apply to New England College, all applicants must submit the following items. Check with New England College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.

Area Required Recommended Required for Some Details (If Any)
Written Essay or Personal Statement
Transcript of High School Record

GPA and Testing

What GPA Do I Need To Get Into New England College?

Students admitted to New England College have an average unweighted GPA of 2.8.

About GPAs

Your high school grade point average (GPA) is a number that reflects your high school academic performance. A weighted GPA or an unweighted GPA are the two possible GPA scores considered by colleges.

An unweighted GPA is an average of your scores from each class on a four-point scale. Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0. A weighted GPA considers your average grade and the difficulty of your classes. A weighted GPA boosts your average by adding extra points for honors or Advanced Placement courses.

Standardized Test Scores

New England College is not test optional. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.

More Information on Transferring to New England College

For transfer students, it is not difficult to get admitted to New England College.

For transfer students wishing to start in the fall, the deadline to apply is September 5. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.

Transfer students can enroll in New England College during the following terms:

• Fall Term

• Winter Term

• Spring Term

• Winter Term

• Summer Term

New England College Admissions FAQs

Can I defer my acceptance to New England College?

✅ Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to New England College.

Does New England College accept transfer credits?

✅ New England College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. New England College accepts:

• CLEP subject tests • DSST/DANTES • Life Long Learning Credit • Excelsior College Examinations

Does New England College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?

✅ New England College accepts International Baccalaureate credits (IB) credits.

Do I have to submit test scores to New England College?

✅ New England College is not test optional.

What is New England College's acceptance rate?

✅ The acceptance rate for New England College is 96%.

What is the early decision acceptance rate at New England College?

❌ New England College does not offer early decision.

Want To Learn More About New England College?

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New England College Admissions Requirements

Admission Difficulty

Less Selective


How hard is it to get into New England College? New England College is a less selective institution. The New England College acceptance rate is 96%. This means that the institution accepts 95 out of every 100 applicants.


New England College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Continuous processing

Transfer Applications are Due

Sep 5

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to New England College is Continuous processing.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to New England College is Sep 5.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

New England College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

Not available


Math SAT Range

Not available


Reading SAT Range

Not available

New England College GPA

Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)


GPA Needed to Get Accepted

At New England College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 2.85. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.

Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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