Keene State College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - BadCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Keene State College is a medium four-year, public school with 5,065 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1909 and is one of the 3 colleges and schools located in Keene, New Hampshire.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
64
Associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, and postmaster certificate are offered at Keene State College.

Keene State College follows a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 64 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Psychology, Communication and Journalism, Occupational Safety and Health, and Management. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other schools.
It is worthwhile to know student retention and graduation rates before you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
76%
The rate of student retention at Keene State College is fair at 76% (above New Hampshire average). Considering this statistic, apparently students enjoy their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Keene State College is below average: 58%. Approximately 31% of the school's undergraduate students transfer to other colleges.

Student to faculty ratio at Keene State College is decent - 17:1. Read more information regarding faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$19,800
Average tuition price is fairly high - around $17,400 per academic year. The additional fees at Keene State College beyond tuition are nearly $2,400; this comes to a total of $19,800 a year.

Read the details about Keene State College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
78%
According to recent data, 6,315 applications were submitted and 4,957 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

Keene State College might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Check the details about admissions as well applicants test score information at Keene State College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,900
Keene State College offers a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Keene State College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses.

Safety
Grade
D-
Keene State College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,700 students, which offers a good on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable, roughly $5,900 annually.

Air Force ROTC programs are available at Keene State College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Keene State College seems to be a very dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Keene State College Location and Maps



Post Address: Keene State College, 229 Main Street, Keene, New Hampshire 03435-1506, USA
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