Welcome to NEBHE

We support innovation, engage conversation and drive change by working with New England’s higher education stakeholders in public and private education, government and business.

More than 800 undergraduate and graduate degree programs are offered through the RSP Tuition Break by New England’s 82 public colleges and universities.

Policy Spotlight

What’s the value of higher education in New England?

The New England Journal of Higher Education

NEJHE offers cutting-edge commentary and analysis about New England higher education and its relationship to the economy and quality of life.

2019 Higher Education Excellence Awards

Join us in congratulating this year’s recipients

NEBHE is a hub for higher education resources across several categories.
What best describes you?

The New England Journal of Higher Education

December 3, 2019

Preparing for Another Recession?

NEBHE convenes leaders on the economy and the future of higher education … Times are already complex for higher education. In Massachusetts, 18 higher education institutions (HEIs) have closed or merged in the past five years. In Vermont, College of St. Joseph, Green Mountain College and Southern Vermont College all held their final graduation ceremonies...
November 17, 2019

Am I Next? School Shootings Create Generation of Traumatized College Students

In a matter of seconds, a student at a high school in Santa Clarita, California, injured and killed a handful of his fellow students and then shot himself. He died shortly thereafter. We read about such incidents and lament their happening. We see television footage and peruse articles and social media postings. We mourn for...
November 12, 2019

IT Apprenticeship Programs: Building the Last Mile in Tech Education

Unemployment for college graduates is at its lowest point in over a decade at just 2.1%, compared with 3.7% for those with a high school diploma, according to October 2019 figures from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. But a familiar tale of frustration simmers below the surface of these seemingly positive numbers. College graduates report...


Insightful work by @KirkCarapezza at #nebhe partner @wgbhnews | In A Tiny Vermont Town, A College Closes And The Local Economy Slips https://www.wgbh.org/news/education/2019/12/10/in-a-tiny-vermont-town-a-college-closes-and-the-local-economy-slips #HigherEducation #collegeclosures

Load More...


.@UMaine enrolled more students this fall in programs offered through #tuitionbreak to eligible New England residents. #UMaine offers 21 specialized bachelor's programs, inc Marine Science, Construction Eng Tech & graduate programs. https://bit.ly/35jP3iX


UMaine enrollment holds steady despite drop in out-of-state students https://www.sunjournal.com/?p=9320742 | #nebhe #tuitionbreak #outofstatestudents #flagship

Load More...