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

December 10, 2018

Career Coaching and Connecting: Improving the Talent Pipeline from New England Colleges to New England Employment

New England colleges and universities are often presented as a source of economic advantage in the New England states for providing a strong talent pool for regional employers. Yet, many state officials and others are questioning the efficacy of colleges and universities in serving regional labor market needs, as employers across New England are currently… Read more »

December 4, 2018

How to Beat the First-Year Blues: Advice from Somebody Who Has Been There

The students who walk into the office of Jaydeen Santos at the University of Vermont are burdened by a familiar litany of troubles. They feel isolated. Homesick. Overwhelmed by classes. Unsure where to turn. Santos, the student services advisor at UVM’s Mosaic Center for Students of Color, knows just how they feel. Because 17 years… Read more »

November 26, 2018

Reclaiming Liberty

When teaching Political Philosophy to high school juniors in New York City, I would spend evening hours pondering John Stuart Mill’s treatise On Liberty, asking myself how to help students through the difficult syntax and even more difficult ideas. Often, students would say at the outset that they agreed with Mill, but when I pressed… Read more »



Lebanon has had to open new schools to serve Syrian refugees; many college-aged Syrian refugees had studied Arabic in school so would struggle with admissions in mostly French-English speaking Lebanon higher ed; many with means left the Middle East #neasc133

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Today's @NETransferAssoc workshop in Fitchburg, MA, on Student Transfer in New England: Are we making progress? featured @nebhe staff Stafford Peat and Emily Decatur. With #NETA president Evan Desatnick @Massasoit Bryan Wint @middlesex_cc (photo, L-R)

Cybersecurity leg filed by NH @SenatorHassan and @senrobportman aims to strengthen Dept of Homeland Security's efforts. Career opportunities are plentiful. Bachelor's programs are offered by @UMaine @USouthernMaine @UMaineFortKent @UofNH #tuitionbreak.

Interested in studying Chinese, and you live in Maine or New Hampshire? You're eligible to save on tuition for bachelor's programs at UConn, UMass Amherst, URI & UVM. #collegesavings https://t.co/7EpjypZO3E https://t.co/z314n6PB9I https://t.co/wcJSRlBEjZ https://t.co/WjFKwetRDp

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