Tuition & Fees

$14,212

$23,176

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
34%
12-17
41%
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

15

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,613
Declined + 967
Total Received 5,580
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Public

3,780

undergraduate students

86

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Safety
  3. Clinical Psychology
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Codes

SAT 3472
ACT 2510

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Location

School Facts

Keene State College, founded in 1909, is a public coeducational institution. Its 150-acre campus is located in Keene, 50 miles from Manchester and 90 miles from Boston.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 3,866
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAATE (Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NEASC (New England Assn. of Schools and Colleges)

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Keene, NH

150-acre campus in Keene (population: 23,406), 50 miles from Manchester and 90 miles from Boston; training center in Manchester. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Windsor Locks, CT (75 miles); train serves Brattleboro, VT (15 miles). School operates transportation to parking lot.

Keene State College
229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
55%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
5 fraternities 6% of male students
 
3 sororities 7% of female students
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
21%
Top 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/4
10%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
51%
400-499
29%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
50%
400-499
35%
300-399
4%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
30-36
8%
24-29
21%
18-23
48%
12-17
22%
6-11
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
22%
18-23
34%
12-17
41%
30-36
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
51%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $50
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Neither
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,613
Declined + 967
Total Received 5,580

Admissions Factors

Important

Essay
Recommendations
Secondary school record

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Class rank
Extracurricular activities
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Margaret Richmond
Director of Admissions
P: 800 572-1909
F: 603 358-2767
admissions@keene.edu

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,701

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,468
Room $7,358
Board $3,668
Additional fees $2,744
Books & supplies $900
Total $26,138
Average Financial Aid - $12,701
Total with Avg. Aid $13,437

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,342,586
State $316,808
Institutional $8,060,353
Other external $1,037,491
Total $13,757,238

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $10,272,088
Other external $755,795
Total $11,027,883
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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
March 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 572-1909
F: 603 358-2794
financialaid@keene.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Susan Howard
Interim Director of Financial Aid
finaid@keene.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
field hockey
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball

Club Sports - Men's

Brazilian Jujitsu, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

Brazilian Jujitsu, Ice Hockey, Rugby, Soccer, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Basketball, Billiards, Bowling, Corn Hole, Dance, Dodgeball, Fishing, Flag Football, Floor Hockey, Handball, Homerun Derby, Horseshoes, Inner-Tube Water Polo, Kickball, Pickleball, Racquetball, Skiing, Snowboarding, Soccer (indoor/outdoor), Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Volleyball (indoor/sand), Water Basketball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Kristene Kelly (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference
Mascot
Owls
School colors
red and white

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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
American Studies
Anthropology
Architecture
Art
Art/Design
Athletic Training
Biology
Chemistry
Communication/Philosophy
Computer Science
Criminal Justice Studies
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Studies
Exercise Science
Film Studies
French
Geography
Geology
German
Health Science
History
Holocaust/Genocide Studies
Information Studies
Journalism/Multimedia/Public Relations
Management
Mathematics
Music
Nursing
Physical Education
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Safety Studies
Safety/Occupational Health Applied Sciences
Sociology
Spanish
Sustainable Product Design/Innovation
Theatre/Dance
Women's/Gender Studies
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Most Popular Majors

  1. Education
  2. Safety
  3. Clinical Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Cooperative Education Programs

  • Business
  • Computer Science
  • Humanities
  • Natural Science
  • Social/Behavioral Science
  • Technologies

3,866

total students

43%

in-state

57%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

3,780
students

Female
55%
2,067

Male
45%
1,713

2%

86
students

Female
64%
55

Male
36%
31

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

3,624
students

Female
56%
1,999

Male
44%
1,625

5%

156
students

Female
44%
68

Male
56%
88

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

60%

Transfer applicants accepted

53%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Not Required/Recommended
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Braille services
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Albania
China
Japan
Nepal
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
International student center
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Skye Stephenson
Director of National/International Exchange
603 358-2348
exchange@keene.edu

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