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2021 Top New Hampshire Men's D1 Football Schools

2 Colleges
$46,306 Avg Tuition & Fees*
74% Avg 4-Year Grad Rate*

With all of the options student athletes have for higher education today, it can be tough to choose which direction to take. At College Factual, we're committed to helping you make that decision by providing information such as that found in our Best Colleges for Division I Men's Football in New Hampshire ranking.

After analyzing 2 schools in New Hampshire, we came up with our list of those that offered the best educational experiences for D1 Men's Football athletes in New Hampshire. To come up with this ranking, we look at a number of factors that are all objective measurements. These factors include the school's overall quality as determined by our Best Colleges ranking and the athletic competitiveness of the school. Thus, in order to rank well, the school must offer a quality education in addition to having a great sports team.

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Top Colleges in New Hampshire for D1 Men's Football athletes in New Hampshire

See which schools came out on top of our ranking:

Our 2021 rankings named University of New Hampshire - Main Campus the best school for D1 Men’s Football athletes in New Hampshire working on their bachelor’s degree. This fairly large public school is located in Durham, New Hampshire, and it awarded 3,550 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

Speaking financially, the FCS Men’s Football team at UNH took home $5,264,384 in revenue. The team has a respectable academic progress rate of 970.

The school has an excellent freshman retention rate of 86%, which means students like the school well enough to return for a second year. UNH not only placed well in this ranking, but it is also #3 on our overall quality list.

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Dartmouth College

Hanover, New Hampshire

You’ll be in good company if you decide to attend Dartmouth College. It ranked #2 on our 2021 Best Colleges for D1 Men’s Football athletes in New Hampshire list. Dartmouth College is a medium-sized private not-for-profit school located in Hanover, New Hampshire that handed out 1,249 bachelor’s degrees in 2018-2019.

The FCS Men’s Football team at Dartmouth brought home $3,357,730 in revenue in a single year. The team has a great academic progress rate of 992, signifying that team members care about their grades.

With a student-to-faculty ratio of 7 to 1, it’s easy to see that the school is committed to helping their undergraduates succeed. Dartmouth also made our overall quality list, coming in at #1.

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Notes and References


*Avg Tuition and Fees and Avg 4-Year Grad Rate are for the top 2 schools only.


  • The Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), a branch of the U.S. Department of Education (DOE) serves as the core of our data about colleges.
  • Revenue and expense information comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s Equity in Athletics Data Analysis (EADA) website.
  • The academic progress rate (APR) of each team was made available by the NCAA.
  • Some other college data, including much of the graduate earnings data, comes from the U.S. Department of Education’s (College Scorecard).
  • Information about the national average student loan default rate is from the U.S. Department of Education and refers to data about the 2016 borrower cohort tracking period for which the cohort default rate (CDR) was 10.1%.

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