New Hampshire Child Care Tuition Increased 12.5 Percent from 2022 to 2023

New Hampshire families with an infant in center-based care paid an average annual tuition of $17,250 in 2023, according to recent estimates from Child Care Aware of America (CCAoA). Combined with preschooler tuition, which averaged $14,618 in 2023, Granite State families with two young kids faced center-based child care prices that amounted to nearly $32,000 a year. Annual 2023 average prices for family-based child care providers were lower than for center-based care, at $11,402 for infants and $10,964 for preschoolers, with a combined tuition price of $22,366 for a family with an infant and preschooler. Updated estimates based on CCAoA’s annual survey of New Hampshire’s Child Care Resource and Referral agencies and the New Hampshire Department of Health and Human Services reflect a 12.5 percent increase between 2022 and 2023 across all types of care. 

Learn more in NHFPI’s May 2024 blog: Annual Price of 2023 Child Care for Two Granite State Children Under Five Averaged Nearly $32,000