Keene State College

Keene, NH

Keene State College

Keene, NH

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Tuition & Fees

$14,568

$23,756

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%
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undergraduateRatios

45%

male

55%

female

1

teacher

-

students

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Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,034
Declined 924
Total Received 4,958
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Public

3,503

undergraduate students

66

graduate students

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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.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 3,569
Established in 1909
Coeducational Coeducational

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150-acre campus in Keene, NH (population: 22,949), 50 miles from Manchester and 90 miles from Boston; training center in Manchester. Served by air and bus; major airport serves Windsor Locks, CT (80 miles); train serves Brattleboro, VT (15 miles). School operates transportation to parking lot.

  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Bradley International

Keene State College
229 Main Street
Keene
03435

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
56%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Organizations

  • Environmental Outing Club
  • Social Activities Council
  • Student Government
  • Chock Full O Notes
  • The Equinox student newspaper

Top Events

  • Winter Celebration
  • Spring Carnival
  • Spring Concert
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • Emergency Notification System

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
6%
Top 1/4
19%
Top 1/2
54%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
28%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
11%
500-599
54%
400-499
30%
300-399
4%
30-36
4%
24-29
23%
18-23
57%
12-17
16%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $50
Application deadline April 1
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 4,034
Declined 924
Total Received 4,958

Admissions Factors

Important

application essay
academic GPA
recommendation(s)
rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
racial/ethnic status
class rank
talent/ability
standardized test scores
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

geographical residence
interview
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 8
Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $11,754
Room & board $11,560
Additional fees $2,814
Books & supplies $900
Other fees $800
Total $27,828

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Table tennis, Tennis

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Bowling, Football, Table tennis, Tennis

Club Sports Men

Fencing, Weight lifting

Club Sports Women

Fencing, Weight lifting

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division 3

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Acting
American History (United States)
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Applied Mathematics, Other
Architecture
Athletic Training/Trainer
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Chemistry, General
Chemistry, Other
Cinematography and Film/Video Production
Commercial and Advertising Art
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Dance, General
Dietetics/Dietitian
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Directing and Theatrical Production
Drama and Dance Teacher Education
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Studies
European History
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Fine/Studio Arts, General
French Language and Literature
General Studies
Geography
Geology/Earth Science, General
Graphic Design
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
Health and Wellness, General
History Teacher Education
History, General
Holocaust and Related Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Mathematics Teacher Education
Mathematics, General
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
Music Performance, General
Music Teacher Education
Music Technology
Music Theory and Composition
Music, General
Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Public Relations/Image Management
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Spanish Language and Literature
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • Freshman honors college
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate

3,569

total students

44%

in-state

56%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

98%

3,503
students

Female
55%
1,931

Male
45%
1,572

2%

66
students

Female
68%
45

Male
32%
21

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

97%

3,400
students

Female
56%
1,891

Male
44%
1,509

3%

103
students

Female
39%
40

Male
61%
63

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 72%
Student 4 year graduation rate 51%
Student 5 year graduation rate 9%
Student 6 year graduation rate 1%

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
4%
Hispanic/Latino
84%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

132

Transfer students enrolled

4%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment no
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Group career
  • Individual career
  • Learning disability
  • Personal/Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

Not reported

Career placement services

  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Computer training or assistance
  • Health clinic
  • Library reserved study rooms
  • Women's center

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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