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 & Research

The P&R team seeks to support innovation, engage conversation and drive change by providing timely information, research and analysis on issues related to higher education and workforce development to decision-makers and the public throughout New England.

NEBHE – Chinese Government Scholarship

Qualified New England students may be eligible to study at a Chinese university and receive a full scholarship at a choice of hundreds of Chinese universities.

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.

NEBHE is a hub for higher education resources across several categories.
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The New England Journal of Higher Education

January 18, 2019

Besides Enriching New England Life, International Students Help Buoy College Enrollments and Local Economies

New England faces a concerning dip in its higher education enrollment, due in significant part to declines in the region’s birth and high school graduation rates that are both projected to continue through 2029. Despite these trends, New England’s postsecondary institutions continue to attract a large number of international students to the region, according to… Read more »

January 15, 2019

Educational Attainment, Foundational Skills and Worker Earnings

The earnings advantages to adults with more schooling are well-documented. High school graduates typically have higher earnings than high school dropouts, and those with a bachelor’s degree have higher earnings than both groups. Furthermore, as the job content of the nation’s economy has shifted in a way that generally favors those with more schooling, these… Read more »

January 7, 2019

A Trade War We Are Winning: Opportunism and its Consequences in International Enrollments

America’s university population peaked in 2010 at about 21 million students. We would be mired in a nationwide enrollment crisis if not for two major decade-long trends that cushioned a fall: students enrolling exclusively online and those relocating here from abroad to study. These, combined, now comprise almost a quarter of the nation’s students. Because… Read more »



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Ophthalmic Design & Dispensing Degree

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