3,780
Students
Financial aid thermometer
12,701
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
82
82%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Keene State College is a Comprehensive institution located in Keene, NH, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 229 Main Street
Keene, NH  03435-2604
United States
Contact Ms. Peggy Richmond
Director of Admissions
Email: mrichmon@keene.edu
Phone: 603-358-2273
Fax: 603-358-2767

Majors & Degrees

Architecture And Related Services Associate Bachelors
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Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
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Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
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Speech Communication And Rhetoric Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Dietetics Checkmark
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Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
Substance Abuse/addiction Counseling Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

5,580
Applied
4,613
Accepted
3,780
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

3,265
Females Applied
2,768
Females Accepted
85%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

2,315
Males Applied
1,845
Males Accepted
80%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

50
Application Fee
2.98
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
Recommended One recommendation

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen April 1st Not reported
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 530 480 580
SAT Math 513 450 560
ACT Composite 21 18 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

11,468
In-state
20,432
Out-of-state
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Fees

2,744
Full-time student fees
11,026
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

12,701
Avg. Financial Aid Package
12,507
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
4,241
Avg. Loan Aid
4,677
Avg. Grant Aid
7,089
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
65%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
14%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,780
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
57%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 3.76%
Black or African American 1.51%
White or Caucasian 84.81%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.21%
Asian 1.48%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.08%
Two or more races 1.98%
Other 6.03%

Gender

Male (45.32%)
Female (54.68%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 55%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Winter Celebration, Spring Carnival and Spring Concert

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Environmental Outing Club, Social Activities Council, Student Government, Chock Full O Notes and The Equinox student newspaper

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
Emergency Notification System

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No No No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Bowling Checkmark No No
Cheerleading No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Fencing Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee No Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No