Tuition & Fees

$13,868

$22,614

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
47%
12-17
31%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
21%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

55%

male

female

1
15

teacher

students

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Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,511
Declined + 955
Total Received 5,466
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Public

4,165

undergraduate students

117

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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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 4,282
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  ADiA (American Dietetic Association)
•  CAAHEP (Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs)
•  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

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
53%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
96%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

Greek Life

 
2 fraternities 5% of male students
 
5 sororities 8% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
28%
Top 1/2
58%
Bottom 1/2
42%
Bottom 1/4
8%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
9%
500-599
34%
400-499
49%
300-399
7%
700-800
1%
600-699
7%
500-599
37%
400-499
44%
300-399
10%
200-299
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
33%
400-499
49%
300-399
12%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
47%
12-17
31%
6-11
2%
30-36
3%
24-29
26%
18-23
43%
12-17
28%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
52%
12-17
21%

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 Required

Moderately Selective

82%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,511
Declined + 955
Total Received 5,466

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

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,188
Room $7,158
Board $3,578
Additional fees $2,680
Books & supplies $900
Total $25,504
Average Financial Aid - $12,285
Total with Avg. Aid $13,219

Financial Aid

65%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,285

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,659,913
State $259,445
Institutional $7,744,818
Other external $1,249,558
Total $13,913,734

Non-need-based

Federal
State
Institutional $6,940,820
Other external $597,212
Total $7,538,032

Varsity Sports

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

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Little East Conference (Division III)
Mascot
Owls
School colors
red and white
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Applied Computer Science
Architecture
Art
Athletic Training
Biology
Chemical Dependency
Chemistry
Chemistry/Physics
Communication
Computer Mathematics
Economics
Education
Engineering
English
Environmental Studies
Film Studies
French
General Studies
Geography
Geology
Health Science
History
Individualized Major
Journalism
Management
Mathematics
Mathematics for Elementary Teachers
Mathematics/Physics
Music
Music Education
Music Performance
Physical Education
Political Science
Psychology
Safety
Social Science
Sociology
Spanish
Technology Studies
Theatre/Dance
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Undergraduate

97%

4,165
students

Female
55%
2,278

Male
45%
1,887

Graduate

3%

117
students

Female
66%
77

Male
34%
40

undergraduateFull-time

96%

4,004
students

Female
56%
2,204

Male
44%
1,800

undergraduatePart-time

4%

161
students

Female
46%
74

Male
54%
87

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
1%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
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

70%

Transfer applicants accepted

56%

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
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

98%

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
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 4
Countries most often represented Ecuador
England
France
Japan
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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