New England College is on a 225-acre campus in the small town setting of Henniker, New Hampshire, not far from Boston.
There are many activities and organizations for New England College students to join – including theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? New England College does not have fraternities or sororities.
New England College has the Student Senate. In fact, more students participate in the Student Senate than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at New England College include Campus Activities Board, Criminal Justice Club, International Student Association and Political Science Club.
New England College students' favorite campus traditions are Midnight Madness, Pancake Breakfast and River Day.
This table offers information on housing at New England College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for junior|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||No|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||35%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||731|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||618|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||65%|
New England College offers housing for students. Students are required to live on campus through junior year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
Most New England College students live off campus. In 2022, 35% of undergrads at New England College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 65% of students lived off-campus or commuted to New England College. There are 731 spots available in on-campus housing for all 1,776 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 618 students chose to live on-campus. On the weekends, about 85% students stay on-campus. First year students are allowed to park a car on campus.
New England College offers coed housing.
At New England College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at New England College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Ice Hockey||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Skiing (Downhill)||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.
New England College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The New England College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night. The school also has student security patrols.
New England College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, New England College has emergency text system.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit New England College, take Interstate 89 to Henniker, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Manchester airport.
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