Keene State College Overview
Located in Keene, New Hampshire, Keene State College is a public institution. Keene is a good match for students who enjoy small-town life.
What Is Keene State College Known For?
- The 4% student loan default rate at Keene State is better than the national rate of 10.1%. That's a good sign that you may be able to pay off student loans easier than your peers at other schools can.
- Although it may not be available for every major, the post-master's certificate is the highest award a student can attain at Keene State.
- For the 2017-2018 academic year, 50% of the faculty were full-time.
- After graduation, Keene State bachelor's degree recipients go on to jobs where they make $42,400 a year. That's about 4% more than their peers at other schools.
- It takes the average Keene State student 4.2 years to graduate. This is pretty good when compared to the national rate of 4.4 years.
Keene State College Rankings
These rankings may look different from those published by other outlets, because we use an outcomes-based approach rather than a subjective one. We get our data from a number of places, including the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) and the College Scorecard. For more information, check out our rankings and methodology page.
Program Level Awards
These are highlights of some of the most noteworthy awards granted to specific programs at Keene State.
Where Is Keene State College?
Contact details for Keene State are given below.
|Address:||229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435-1506|
How Do I Get Into Keene State?
You can apply to Keene State online at: admissions.keene.edu/apply/how-to-apply
Admission Requirements for Keene State
|High School GPA||required|
|High School Rank||considered but not required|
|High School Transcript||required|
|College Prep Program||recommended|
|SAT or ACT Scores||considered but not required|
|TOEFL||considered but not required|
How Hard Is It To Get Into Keene State?
Approximately 40% of accepted students are men and 60% are women. The acceptance rate for men is 80%, and the acceptance rate for women is 85%.
Average Test Scores
About 91% of students accepted to Keene State submitted their SAT scores. When looking at the 25th through the 75th percentile, SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing scores ranged between 480 and 580. Math scores were between 450 and 560.
Can I Afford Keene State College?
The net price is calculated by adding tuition, room, board and other costs and subtracting financial aid.
Student Loan Debt
Almost 66% of college students who graduated with the class of 2018 took out student loans, but that percentage varies from school to school. At Keene State, approximately 75% of students took out student loans averaging $9,388 a year. That adds up to $37,552 over four years for those students.
The student loan default rate at Keene State is 3.7%. This is significantly lower than the national default rate of 10.1%, which is a good sign that you'll be able to pay back your student loans.
Keene State College Undergraduate Student Diversity
There are also 124 graduate students at the school.
Of the 3,279 full-time undergraduates at Keene State, 46% are male and 54% are female.
The racial-ethnic breakdown of Keene State College students is as follows.
|Race/Ethnicity||Number of Grads|
|Black or African American||69|
|Hispanic or Latino||135|
New Hampshire students aren't the only ones who study at Keene State College. At this time, 17 states are represented by the student population at the school.
Over 7 countries are represented at Keene State. The most popular countries sending students to the school are Nepal, Bermuda, and Albania.
Online Learning at Keene State College
The following chart shows how the online learning population at Keene State has changed over the last few years.
This school is the 11th 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 Keene State
The average growth rate over the last four years of online students at Keene State College was 191.7%. This is the #254 largest growth rate of all schools that are only partially online. This refers to all students at Keene State regardless of major.
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%.
Keene 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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