Daniel Webster College 1

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20 University Drive

Nashua, NH 03063

Phone: (603) 577-6000
2012-2013 Tuition
tuition and fees
rolling admission

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Regional Colleges (North)

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Daniel Webster College is a private institution that was founded in 1965. It has a suburban setting and the campus size is 54 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Daniel Webster College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), Tier 2. Its tuition and fees are $15,090 (2012-13).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

Established in 1965 as the New England Aeronautical Institute, Daniel Webster College (DWC), Nashua, N.H., was named in honor of Daniel Webster, national statesman, lawyer, and orator, and his era's foremost advocate of American nationalism.

A relatively young institution, the College was given degree-granting authority in 1972 and today is dedicated to focusing on the education of the next generation of leaders for a select niche of relevant and dynamic professions.

Innovative in its program delivery, DWC also was among the first to establish accelerated cohort-based degree-completion programs and a completely online MBA for aviation professionals. Additionally, adult learners seeking to advance their careers can acquire an on-campus MBA.

Successfully augmenting its professional programs in aviation, engineering, computer science, Homeland Security, business management, and social science, a central tenet of DWC's mission is to prepare its students for growth and change through a rigorous general education program in which all students participate.

In our experience, students who have acquired both the professional and technical expertise, as well as the ability to understand the wider contexts of industry, economics, humanities, and culture become professionals who are equipped to face the challenges of a rapidly changing world. Service learning practica, along with local and national internship opportunities, extend student learning beyond the classroom.

DWC students choose to study professional programs in aviation, engineering, computer science, business and management, and social science with faculty committed to student success and sharing their theoretical knowledge and experience through teaching, advising, and mentoring.

We partner with businesses in the areas where our graduates may seek careers to develop new programs to best meet the current and future needs of employers.

With a variety of experiential, service-learning, and unique internship opportunities, our graduates are workforce ready, and able to make immediate contributions to their employers.

Daniel Webster's rigorous curriculum and intimate atmosphere attract some of New England's (and beyond) most capable students and faculty to its 54-acre wooded campus located in New Hampshire's second largest city.

The students of today enrolled at Daniel Webster College represent some of the most academically-talented groups to grace the college's campus.

Daniel Webster College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Inc.

General Information

School type private, coed college
Year founded 1965
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar semester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment N/A


When applying to Daniel Webster College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due June 1. It is less selective, with an acceptance rate of 66 percent.

For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.

Selectivity less selective
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 66.0% 4
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by June 1

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Academic Life

The most popular majors at Daniel Webster College include: Air Traffic Controller; Sport and Fitness Administration/Management; Business Administration and Management, General; Game and Interactive Media Design; and Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 63 percent.

Class sizes N/A
Student-faculty ratio N/A 4
4-year graduation rate N/A
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Air Traffic Controller 25%
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management 7%
Business Administration and Management, General 5%
Game and Interactive Media Design 5%
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering 3%

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Student Life

Daniel Webster College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.

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Student gender distribution N/A
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity N/A
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority N/A
Collegiate athletic association NCAA III

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Campus Info & Services

Daniel Webster College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring and health service. Daniel Webster College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Daniel Webster College, 75 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is permitted for students of legal age at Daniel Webster College.

Students who have cars on campus 75%
Health insurance offered No

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Tuition and fees $15,090 (2012-13)
Room and board $10,290 (2012-13)
Financial aid statistics N/A

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