NHTI is a dynamic public institution of higher learning that provides accessible, rigorous education for students, businesses, and the community. We create pathways for lifelong learning, career advancement, and civic engagement, offering 80+ academic programs to 4,600+ students annually.

NHTI was opened in 1965 under the name New Hampshire Technical Institute with three engineering technology programs. In 2008, the name of the college was changed to NHTI – Concord’s Community College to honor our past and reflect our growth to a comprehensive community college.

NHTI is situated in south central New Hampshire in the capital city of Concord. The campus is located on 240 acres of fields and woods with frontage on the Merrimack River. It is an easy drive to the White Mountains, New Hampshire’s Lakes Region, the New England seacoast and metropolitan Boston.

NHTI is a member of the Community College System of New Hampshire and since 1969 has been accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, a nongovernmental, nationally recognized accrediting agency.

Why Choose NHTI? 


We are among the state’s most affordable options in higher education.

Easy Admissions

NHTI offers rolling admissions, meaning you can apply at any time for the next academic session. 

Program Variety

We offer daytime, evening, online, and accelerated courses to fit your schedule and budget. 

Employment Opportunities

Our programs lead to employment in N.H.’s most high-demand careers such as health care, IT, and engineering technology.


We have degree-specific transfer agreements that give you the option to transfer to a 4-year college or university while saving thousands of dollars. 

Campus Life

We offer on-campus housing, dining plans, exciting student life opportunities, intercollegiate athletic teams, and a thriving campus community!

NHTI Fast Facts

Cost includes tuition, living costs, books, and fees minus the average grants and scholarships for federal financial aid recipients.

       Full-time student38%
       Part-time student62%
Average age24.6
       Black/African American4%
       Two or more races3%
       Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander0%


Graduation Rate32%
Retention Rate59%
Transfer Rate29%
Withdraw Rate37%
Still Enrolled3%

Out of 61 undergraduate fields of study at NHTI, the 5 largest are:

  • Liberal Arts and General Studies: 145 graduates
  • Nursing: 57 graduates
  • Criminal Justice: 47 graduates
  • Allied Health: 45 graduates
  • Computer Engineering Technology: 41 graduates