Granite State College Overview
Located in Concord, New Hampshire, Granite State College is a public institution. The location of GSC is a good match for students who are interested in living in a college town while they pursue their degree.
What Is Granite State College Known For?
- The highest award offered at GSC is the master's degree.
- In 2017-2018, 9% of the faculty were full-time.
- The average GSC student graduates in 4.0 years. That's better than the national average of 4.4 years.
Granite State College Rankings
Our rankings are based on an outcomes-based approach rather than subjective ones used by other media outlets. As such, we utilize data from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard, among other sources. Visit our rankings and methodology section to learn more.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at GSC.
Awards From Around the Web
The following table lists some notable awards GSC has earned from around the web.
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Where Is Granite State College?
Contact details for GSC are given below.
|Address:||25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301-3471|
How Do I Get Into GSC?
You can apply to GSC online at: https://www.granite.edu/become-a-student/apply-now/
Can I Afford Granite State College?
Student Loan Debt
It's not uncommon for college students to take out loans to pay for school. In fact, almost 66% of students nationwide depend at least partially on loans. At GSC, approximately 74% of students took out student loans averaging $3,828 a year. That adds up to $15,312 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at GSC is 9.7%. This is about the same as the national default rate of 10.1%.
Granite State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 276 graduate students at the school.
Of the 827 full-time undergraduates at GSC, 32% are male and 68% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Granite State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||40|
|Hispanic or Latino||46|
New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at Granite State College. At this time, 14 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Online Learning at Granite State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at GSC has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 2nd most popular in New Hampshire for online learning according to the online graduations recorded by the Department of Education for the academic year 2017-2018.
Online Growth Rankings of GSC
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Granite State College was 3.0%. This is the #148 largest growth rate of all schools that are mostly online. This refers to all students at GSC regardless of major.
The following table shows the 1-year growth rate of GSC majors that offer at least one online course. This table only includes majors with positive growth.
The table below shows how the average growth rate over 4 years at GSC ranks compared to all other mostly online schools that offer a specific major. Note that the majors may or may not be offered online at GSC.
When we speak of partially online, we are referring to schools whose online population is less than 50% of its total student body. Mostly online refers to those with online populations greater than or equal to 50%.
Granite State College Undergraduate Concentrations
The table below shows the number of awards for each concentration.
*The racial-ethnic minorities count is calculated by taking the total number of students and subtracting white students, international students, and students whose race/ethnicity was unknown. This number is then divided by the total number of students at the school to obtain the racial-ethnic minorities percentage.
More about our data sources and methodologies.
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