229 Main Street Keene, NH 03435-2604 603-358-2276
http://www.keene.edu admissions@keene.edu
About Keene State College
  • Year of Foundation 1909
  • Size of Campus 150 acre
  • Type of Instituition Public institution
  • Religious Orientation None
  • Degrees Bachelor, Master
  • Calendar Type Semester
  • Undergraduate Population 4,729
  • Women % / Men % / Out of state 57%, 43%, 47%
Application
  • App. Deadlines FAFSA
  • Tuition Costs In / Out - State $7,000 in-state, $15,170 out-of-state
  • Room and Board $8,444
  • Nonfall Registration Accepted
  • Selectivity of the Intuition Less selective
  • Application Fee $40
  • Enrollment No. 4,990
Keene State College prepares promising students to think critically and creatively, to engage in active citizenship, and to pursue meaningful work. As the public liberal arts college of New Hampshire, we offer an enriching campus community and achieve academic excellence through the integration of teaching, learning, scholarship, and service.
Social Life And Activities
  • Setting Urban
  • Number of on-campus international organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Amnesty International, Common Ground, Feminist Collective, International Friends, KSC Pride
  • Percent students who are frat sororities 3%
  • Number of students in fraternities 2
  • Number of frat chapter houses N/A
  • Percent students who are frat members 3%
  • Popular Event and Social Activities on Campus Parent/Family Homecoming Weekend, Spring Weekend, Pumpkin Festival, Alternative Spring Break, Children's Literature Festival, Chautauqua
  • Number of honor societies Biology - Beta Beta Beta, Communication - Lambda Pi Eta, Computer Science - Upsilon Pi Epsilon, Economics - Omicron Delta Epsilon, Education - Kappa Delta Pi, English - Sigma Tau Delta, Foreign Language - Phi Sigma Iota, French - Pi Delta Phi, Geography -
  • Number of sororities 5
  • Alcohol Policies Yes
  • Other on-campus organizations 0%
  • Other general policies class attendance policies set by individual instructors, honor code, hazing prohibited
  • Number of frats 2
  • On-campus religious organizations (Appears as submitted by school) Campus Crusade for Christ, Campus Ministry, Hillel, Newman Student Organization
Transportation
  • Distance to nearest bus Keene, NH (1)
  • Public Transportation to the University Yes
  • Car Permitted On Campus No
  • Distance to nearest airport Manchester, NH (55), Hartford, CT (90)
  • Distance to nearest train Brattleboro, VT (18)
Student Housing
  • College campus housing availability Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are triples 17%
  • Off and remote campus housing assistance available Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are singles 20%
  • On and Off campus housing offered Yes
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are undefined 0%
  • Number of students using college housing 54%
  • Type of housing provided for students coed dorms (78%), women's dorms (8%), apartments for married students (0%), apartment for single students (12%), special housing for disabled students, other housing options (2%)
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are doubles 49%
  • High speed or wireless internet in college housing Yes
  • College housing safety - Sprinkler system 100%
  • Percentage of housing units owned by the college that are apartments 14%
  • College housing safety - Fire alarms 100%
  • Number of housing and appartment units owned by the university 11
Campus Services
  • Number Of Books in Library 306,652
  • Wireless Network - Student wi-fi Yes
  • Location Of Available Computers computer center/labs, residence halls, library, student center
  • Campus Safety 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc)
  • Museums Thorne Sagendorph Art Gallery
  • Number Of Subscriptions 896
  • Location Of Area With Wireless Support in all the libraries, in some classrooms
  • Basic Services Provided nonremedial tutoring, women's center, health service, health insurance
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Library 100
  • Computer Courses No
  • Number Of Microforms 762,195
  • Estimated Capacity Of Wireless Network 200
  • Tutoring and Remedial Help reading, math, writing, study skills
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Classrooms 500
  • Student Computer Availability No
  • Number of Audiovisuals-cds,videos,dvds 7,165
  • OS of Wifi Network Microsoft
  • Counseling Services minority student, career, personal, veteran student, academic, older student, psychological, birth control, religious
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In Campus Labs(est) 50
  • Student Email Accounts Yes
  • Student Allowed To Post A Web Page Yes
  • Number of e-books 585
  • Library On Campus Yes
  • Number Of Wired Computers Available In The Other Locations 100
  • Internet Access Yes
  • Online Course Registration Available Yes
  • Library Facilities Curriculum Materials Library, Center for Holocaust Studies, Orang Asli Archive, Preston Collection of New Hampshire History, Children's Literature Festival Manuscript Collection, Adolphe B. Pouliot Journal, Career Services Library, Geography Map Collection
Student Employment and Career
  • Employed Students after 6 Months N/A
  • Career placment and training co-op education, internships, resume assistance, career/job search classes, other
  • Employed Students after 2 years N/A
  • Army ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Navy ROTC on campus? Not offered
  • Airforce ROTC on campus? Offered at cooperating institution (University of Massachusetts-Lowell)
  • Number of undergraduates (only) with employment 13%
  • Does the school discourage student employment No
  • Student Employment Federal Work Study Program Available
  • Top Companies Selecting Students For Jobs N/A
  • Employed Students after 1 year N/A
  • The average earnings of employed undergrads 926
Loan, Scholarship, Fellowship, Grant Page Details
  • Specific Locations/Universities Village