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Keene State College

  • Keene, NH
    location
  • Public
    type
  • Small
    setting
  • 57%43%
    student ratio
  • 4,804
    total students
  • $10,410 | $17,795
    in-state tuition | out-of-state tuition
  • April 1
    fall application deadline
  • 81%
    acceptance rate
  • Moderately Difficult
    admission difficulty
  • Average test scores for all first-year students that were accepted and enrolled.
  • 488
    sat math
  • 490
    sat reading
  • 488
    sat writing
  • Not
    Reported

    act composite

Majors & Degrees

Degrees Offered
Bachelor's
Associate's
  • Architecture
    • Architecture
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Area and ethnic studies
    • American Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Women's Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Biological/life sciences
    • Biology/Biological Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Business/marketing
    • Business Administration and Management
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Communication/Journalism
    • Journalism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Computer and information sciences
    • Computer and Information Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Education
    • Biology Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Computer Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Early Childhood Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Elementary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • French Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Science Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Secondary Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Studies Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish Language Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Special Education Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Technology/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Engineering technologies
    • Architectural Engineering Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Engineering Technologies and Engineering Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Occupational Safety and Health Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • English
    • English
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Foreign languages and literature
    • French
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Spanish
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Health professions and related sciences
    • Athletic Training
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dietetics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Health and Wellness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • History
    • American History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • European History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • History
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Homeland security, law enforcement, firefighting, and protective services
    • Corrections and Criminal Justice Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Interdisciplinary studies
    • Biological and Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Holocaust and Related Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Mathematics and statistics
    • Applied Mathematics Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Mathematics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Natural resources/environmental science
    • Environmental Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Parks and recreation
    • Health and Physical Education/Fitness
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Physical sciences
    • Chemistry
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Chemistry Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geology/Earth Science
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Physical Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Psychology
    • Clinical Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Developmental and Child Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Experimental Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Psychology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Social sciences
    • Economics
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Geography
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Political Science and Government
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Social Sciences
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Sociology and Anthropology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
  • Visual and performing arts
    • Acting
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Commercial and Advertising Art
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Dance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Directing and Theatrical Production
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Fine/Studio Arts
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music History, Literature, and Theory
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Performance
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Related
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Music Theory and Composition
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Design and Technology
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.
    • Theater Literature, History and Criticism
      Bachelor's Degree offered for this major.

Admissions

81% of applicants are admitted.
  • Acceptance Rate
    • Applied6,144
    • Accepted5,026
    • Acceptance Rate81%
    • Enrolled4,804
    • Female Applicants3,536
    • Females Accepted3,026
    • Female Acceptance Rate85%
    • Male Applicants2,608
    • Males Accepted2,000
    • Male Acceptance Rate76%
  • Applying
    • Application Fee
    • Required for All Essay or personal statement
      Transcript of high school record
      Letter(s) of recommendation
    • Required for Some
    • Average high school GPA for first-year freshman2.92
  • Application Deadlines
    • Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
    • Fall freshmen April 1st --
    • Out-of-state Fall freshmen Not Reported
    • Early decision plan Not Reported
    • Other early decision plan Not Reported
    • Transfer Yes
  • Test Scores Accepted
    • Test Average School Accepted 25th Percentile* 75th Percentile*
    • SAT Critical Reading 490 430 540
    • SAT Math 488 430 540
    • SAT Writing 488 440 530
    • ACT Composite
    • * 25th and 75th percentile is the score that 25/75 percent of students score at or below.

Tuition & Fees

  • Tuition
    • In-state tuition *$10,410
    • Out-of-state tuition *$17,795
    • In-district tuitionNot Reported
    • * Tuition costs are based on a full academic year typically extending from September to June.
  • Fees
    • Full-time student fees$2,366.00
    • Room and board *$9,558.00
    • Room only *Not Reported
    • * Room and board charges vary according to board plan selected (i.e., 12-meal plan, 19-meal plan, etc.) and student level (freshman, sophomore, etc.)
  • Other Payment Considerations
    • Guaranteed tuition plan offeredNo
    • Tuition pre-payment planNo
    • Tuition payment plans offeredInstallments
    • Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuitionEmployees or children of employees, Senior Citizens

Student Body

  • Gender
    • Total Undergraduate Students4,804
    • Male Student Percentage43%
    • Female Student Percentage57%
  • Ethnicity
    • Hispanic/Latino2.64%
    • Black or African American.73%
    • White or Caucasian80.79%
    • American Indian or Alaska Native.15%
    • Asian1%
    • Native Hawaiian or other Pacific IslanderNot Reported
    • Two or more races1.64%
    • Unknown13.05%
  • Other Student Statistics
    • International BreakoutNot Reported
    • Out-of-state Students51% out-of-state student

Campus Life

  • Housing
    • College-owned housing available Yes
    • Housing Requirements None
    • Housing options Coed housing , Female-only housing
    • Percentage of undergraduate students who live in college-owned housing 55%
  • Student Activities
    • Student-run campus newspaper Yes
    • Drama / theater group Yes
    • Student-run radio station Yes
    • Student-run television station Yes
    • Marching band No
    • Choral groups Yes
  • Student Services
    • Legal services No
    • Health clinic Yes
    • Personal / psychological counseling Yes
    • Women's center Yes
  • Student Organizations
    • Greek fraternities Yes
    • Greek sororities Yes
    • Local fraternities Yes
    • Local sororities Yes
    • Other organizations Not Reported
    • Most popular organizations Social Activities Council, Humans vs. Zombies, student government, Phi Sigma Sigma Sorority, Delta Phi Epsilon Sorority
  • Campus Security and Safety
    • 24-hour emergency telephone / alarm services Yes
    • 24-hour patrols by trained officers Yes
    • Students patrols Not Reported
    • Late-night transport / escort services Yes
    • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Yes
    • Other Not Reported

Athletics

Member of the: NCAA Division III
  • Men's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No Division 3 No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No No No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No No No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes No No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes No No
    • Water polo Yes No No
  • Women's Sports
    • Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
    • Badminton Yes No No
    • Baseball No No No
    • Basketball Yes Division 3 No
    • Bowling Yes No No
    • Cheerleading No Division X No
    • Cross-country running No Division 3 No
    • Fencing Yes No No
    • Field hockey No Division 3 No
    • Football Yes No No
    • Ice hockey No Division C No
    • Lacrosse No Division 3 No
    • Racquetball Yes No No
    • Rugy No Division C No
    • Skiing Yes No No
    • Soccer Yes Division 3 No
    • Softball Yes Division 3 No
    • Swimming No Division 3 No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Tennis Yes No No
    • Track No Division 3 No
    • Ultimate Frisbee Yes Division C No
    • Volleyball Yes Division 3 No
    • Water polo Yes No No

Faculty

  • Faculty Breakout
    • Total Faculty436
    • Full-time Percentage50%
    • Part-time Percentage50%
    • Female Percentage51%
    • Male Percentage49%
    • Student:Faculty Ratio16:1 or 4,694 students to 290 faculty

Location & Contact

229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435
USA

Ms.Margaret Richmond

Director of Admissions

Phone: 603-358-2273
Fax: 603-358-2767
Email: mrichmon@keene.edu



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