UNH Manchester named a 2021 “Hidden Gem” by College Raptor

Thursday, September 17, 2020

The University of New Hampshire at Manchester has been named a 2021 “Hidden Gem in the New England Region” and "Urban Hidden Gem" by College Raptor, a leading college planning platform driven by AI algorithms that help families discover the best college matches at the best price. 

The rankings are based on the most recent statistical data from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), which includes surveys and trends from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System and College Navigator. In addition to statistical data, the ranking methodology also included graduation rates, acceptance rates, campus diversity, affordability and other metrics. College Raptor’s full methodology is outlined here.

“Finding hidden gems for students is core to how we help students and families discover great college choices,” said College Raptor CEO Bill Staib. “We take pride in making it easy for students to make those connections through our Hidden Gems Rankings lists by highlighting excellent schools like UNH Manchester.”

College Raptor builds mobile-first products to help students, parents, counselors and colleges resolve some of the most significant challenges in college planning. They launched their Hidden Gems in 2014 in tandem with their Best Colleges Rankings to showcase schools of high quality and overall health.