Keene State College

country rank  635
world rank  1775

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Founded in 1909, Keene State College is a non-profit public state multidisciplinary higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Keene (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), New Hampshire. Officially accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Keene State College (KSC) is a small (uniRank enrollment range: 4,000-4,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Keene State College (KSC) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 111 years old US higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 80-90% making this US higher education organization a least selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. KSC also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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University Identity

Name
Acronym KSC
Founded 1909
Motto Enter to learn; go forth to serve
Colours Red

University Location

Address 229 Main Street
Keene
03435-1506 New Hampshire
United States
Tel +1 (603) 352 1909
Fax +1 (603) 358 2257

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
12,500-15,000 US$
(9,200-11,000 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is required
- Secondary school rank is considered but not required
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is recommended
- Recommendations are required
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are required
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is considered but not required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 80-90%
Admission Office 229 Main Street
Keene 03435-2604
(603) 358 2276
800 572 1909

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 4,000-4,999
Academic Staff 300-399
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Baccalaureate Colleges: Diverse Fields
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities II
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, highly residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, inclusive, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Balanced arts & sciences/professions, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Keene State College's Library
Keene State College's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 195,213 physical volumes, 13,328 physical media, 187,252 digital/electronic medium and 90 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Keene State College provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 2,605 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

New England Commission of Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1949


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education (CAATE)
  • American Dietetic Association, Commission on Accreditation for Dietetics Education (CADE)
  • National Association of Schools of Music (NASM)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • University System of New Hampshire
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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