NEBHE States

NEBHE works closely with the New England states to improve higher education across the region. Click the map to explore information about each of our six states.

New England is home to more than 250 postsecondary institutions — a rich array of public and independent two- and four-year colleges and universities whose locations, programs, and services seek to meet the needs of all New Englanders, as well as attract others from across the country and around the world.

Policy Priorities
Approved by our Board of Directors, NEBHE’s policy priorities drive action across the region:

1. Adult Learners
Enhance and expand postsecondary opportunities for adult learners through increased access, affordability, and targeted programs to promote successful completion

2. PreK-16+ Alignment and College and Career Readiness
Advance PreK-16+ alignment to promote college and career readiness and the successful transition from PreK-12 to postsecondary opportunities and success

3. Cost-Saving Collaboration
Develop new models for cost-saving collaboration to help institutions change business practices, lower operating costs, and contain student tuition and fees

4. Public Value of Higher Education in New England
Promote the public value of postsecondary education to New England and its residents through expanded advocacy and outreach to key stakeholders