Antioch New England: Strong and Growing

Antioch New EnglandAntioch New England is not affected by decisions about the future of Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. Antioch University New England (ANE), a campus of the Antioch University system, is located in Keene, New Hampshire. Focused on its mission of addressing pressing societal needs and committed to living its social justice values, ANE offers non-residential graduate programs in four disciplines: education, environmental studies, management, and psychology. Along with Antioch University’s four other non-residential graduate campuses in Seattle, Santa Barbara, Los Angeles, and Ohio, Antioch New England operates independently from Antioch College.

Antioch New England’s powerful master’s and doctoral degree programs prepare individuals for careers that make a difference. With growing enrollments, ANE launched four new graduate programs, including a dynamic “green” MBA, for the 2007-2008 academic year. A new PhD in marriage and family therapy will be introduced for 2008-2009. The campus in Keene, New Hampshire, offers excellent classroom and library facilities and up-to-date technology support for students. Antioch University, including Antioch New England, is accredited by the Higher Learning Commission of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools.


1. What is the Antioch University system?

Antioch University includes Antioch University New England in Keene, New Hampshire, Antioch University Seattle in Washington, Antioch University Los Angeles and Antioch University Santa Barbara in California, and Antioch University McGregor and Antioch College in Yellow Springs, Ohio. The University’s administrative offices are located in Yellow Springs. In addition programs at individual campuses, Antioch University also offers a university-wide PhD in Leadership and Change. The individual campus presidents report to the system’s chancellor and are responsible to the Antioch University Board of Trustees.

2. How is Antioch New England different from Antioch College?

Antioch College serves traditional-age undergraduate students (18â€22) in a residential, liberal arts college environment. Antioch New England serves learners in graduate programs on a non-residential campus. ANE’s students range in age from 22 to 62. Although all of our graduate programs require full-time study, they follow varying class schedules. Some students relocate to Keene, though a majority commute to campus for two-day-per-week classes, monthly weekend classes, or summer intensives. The campus also offers a growing number of online classes.

3. What does Antioch New England have in common with Antioch College?

All Antioch University campuses share common values with Antioch College: social justice, lifelong learning, theory to practice, and educational innovation. We share a common mission to nurture in our students the knowledge, skills, and habits to act as lifelong learners, democratic leaders, and global citizens who live lives of meaning and purpose.

4. Is there any chance Antioch University New England will suspend operations?

No. Antioch New England is on a solid financial footing with accredited programs in education, environmental studies, management, and psychology. The Antioch University administration continues to serve all campuses with centralized services for finance, payroll, employee benefits, and technology.

5. Is Antioch University New England having financial difficulties?


6. Will decisions about the future of Antioch College affect financial aid and scholarship opportunities for Antioch New England students?


7. What is Antioch New England’s current enrollment?

ANE’s enrollment varies by semester between 1,000 and 1,200 students. Some programs have seen significant recent growth and the four new programs, two in Organization & Management and two in Education, opened in 2007-2008 and have added to the student population.

8. What is the enrollment in Antioch University overall?

At its six campuses, Antioch University enrolls more than 3,500 students, with about 75% being graduate students. Antioch College, the residential undergraduate liberal arts campus in Ohio, has fewer than 300 students.


Collaborating on a Great Antiochian Journey

Susan M. Quigley, PsyD and Elaine F. Campbell, PsyD, both graduated from Antioch New England’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in 1999. They supported each other through their studies and collaborated on their doctoral dissertations. Over the years they’ve maintained a professional exchange and friendship that is a testament to its beginnings at Antioch.

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