Keene State College

229 Main Street, Keene, NH 03435-1506

About Keene State College

Keene State College is classified as a college or university with a small master’s program. Colleges and universities with a small master’s program typically award between 50 and 99 master’s degrees and less than 20 research doctorate’s during the academic year. This large four-year institution has an estimated annual full-time enrollment of 3,000 to 9,999 students. 80% or more of degree-seeking students are enrolled full time, and at least half of undergrad students reside on campus. This institution awards a balanced number of bachelor’s degrees in both the arts and sciences and the professional fields. Graduate degrees are available in up to half of the fields available to undergraduate majors, and the school only awards master’s degrees in education. According to data for fall enrollment, this institution has a low transfer rate, and at least 80% of undergraduates are enrolled full-time. Fewer than 20% of entering students are undergrad transfer students. Enrollment data shows that both graduates and undergraduates are enrolled at this institution. Over 90% of the student body are enrolled as undergraduates.

School Information

General Information

Student Body SizeUndergraduate5,235
Student Age% Under 2590%
 % 25 and Over9%
 % Age Unknown1%
Attendance Type% Full-time91%
 % Part-time9%
Race/Ethnicity% White92.6%
 % Black0.4%
 % Asian0.5%
 % Latino1.4%
 % Native American0.2%
 % Race Unknown3.8%
 % International student0%
Student ServicesCareer CounselingYes
 Student Employment ServicesYes
 Graduate Placement ServicesNO
 Study AbroadYes
 Day CareNO
Religious AffiliationNO
Campus setting
Intitution typePublic
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Academic Information

Art-Related Areas of StudyFilm, Video, TV
Art Degrees OfferedBachelors Degree
Distance Learning AvailableYes
Calendar SystemSemester

Admissions Information

Open AdmissionNo
 % Admitted70%
 % Admitted Who Enrolled26%
Application RequirementsHigh School GPA
 High School TranscriptRequired
 High School RankingRequired
 College Prep CoursesRecommended
 Letter of RecommendationRequired
 Demonstration of CompetenciesNeither required nor recommended
 Admissions ExaminationRequired
 Test of English as a Foreign Language (International Students)Required
Standardized Tests% of Applicants Submitting SAT95%
 % of Applicants Submitting ACT0%
Admitted Student SAT Scores 25th Percentile75th Percentile
 SAT Critical Reading / 800550 / 800
 SAT Writing450 / 800550 / 800
 SAT Math450 / 800550 / 800

Tuition and Financial Aid

Tuition & FeesUndergraduate Application Fee$40
 Graduate Application Fee$40
 In-State Tuition & Fees$10,140
 Out-of-State Tuition & Fees$18,310
Financial Aid% Undergraduates with Financial Aid81%
 % Undergraduates with Loans73%
 % Undergraduates with Grants41%
 Average Undergraduate Financial Aid Award$ 0
Other CostsBooks and Supplies (Estimated)$800
 Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,670
 Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,500
 On-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$1,850
 Off-Campus Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,050
 Living with Family, Living Expenses (Estimated)$2,050

Neighborhood Data for the Keene Area

Median Age34
Median Household Income$48,441
Total Population23,476
Age/Gender % Men % Women
 Total46.0% 54.0%
 Age 0-945.3%54.7%
 Age 10-1749.2%50.8%
 Age 18-2444.1%55.9%
 Age 25-2949.5%50.5%
 Age 30-3952.2%47.8%
Race/Ethnicity% White95.6%
 % Black0.8%
 % Asian1.9%
 % Latino2.1%
 % Native American0.3%
 % Pacific Islander0.0%
 % Indian (South Asia)0.3%


On Campus Housing ProvidedYes
Meal Plan ProvidedYes, number of meals in the maximum meal plan offered
Typical On-Campus Room and Board Cost$8,670
Off-Campus Room and Board Cost (Estimated)$7,500
Median Rent (Rental Units of Any Size)$863
Rental Price Distribution StudioOne BedroomTwo Bedroom
 Under $50042.0%28.5%3.4%
 $500 to $74937.0%20.5%0.0%
 $750 to $99921.0%34.8%28.8%
 Over $10000.0%16.2%58.3%
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