KSC

Keene State College

229 Main Street, Keene, United States
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  • Class Notes
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  • Textbook Notes
    0
  • Study Guides
    0
  • Currently Enrolled
    15
  • Previously Enrolled
    29

Overview of Keene State College (KSC)

About this school

Keene State, founded in 1909, is a public college. Its 160-acre campus is located in Keene, in the southwestern corner of New Hampshire.
  • Institution Type


    Public

  • Undergraduate Students


    • Undergraduate Students:3,780
    • Men:1,713 (45.3%)
    • Women:2,067 (54.7%)

Location

Admission Information (KSC)

Freshman Admission Requirements

Difficulty of Admission


Admission to Keene State College is moderately difficult: more than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation


  • High School Graduation:

    High school diploma required and GED is accepted

  • High School Program:

    College preparatory program is recommended

Required Or Recomended High School Units


SubjectRequired UnitsRecommended Units
English
4
-
Mathematics
3
-
Science
3
-
Foreign Language
-
-
Social Studies
2
-
History
-
-
Academic Electives
2
-

Examinations Required


ExamRequiredScores Due Date
SAT or ACT
Considered if submitted
April 1
SAT Only
-
-
ACT Only
-
-
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT
-
-
SAT Subject Tests Only
-
-
Essay/TestStatusScores Due Date
SAT Essay Component Policy
Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy
Accepted with or without writing component
Use of SAT/ACT Essay
SAT: Used for admission ACT: Used for admission

Admission Details

Admissions Office


Address
229 Main Street
City, State, Zip
Keene, NH  03435
Phone
(603) 358-2276
Fax
(603) 358-2767
Email

Application Dates And Fees


Regular Admission Deadline
April 1
Application Fee
$50
Application Fee Waiver
Available
Regular Admission Notification
Rolling
Accept Offer Of Admission
May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission


Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
-
Early Decision Notification
-
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
-
Early Action Notification
-

Application Form


Common Application
Not accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application

Other Application Requirements


Interview
Not Required
Essay Or Personal Statement
Required for all freshmen
Letters Of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
-
Financial Need
Financial need is not a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students

Factors involed in acceptance process.
4 star = most important, 1 star = least important.

FactorImportance
Rigor of Secondary School Record
Academic GPA
Standardized Tests
Class Rank
Recommendations
Essay
Interview
Level of Applicant's Interest
Extracurricular Activities
Volunteer Work
Particular|Talent/Ability
Character/Personal Qualities
First Generation to Attend College
State Residency
Geographic Residence
Relation with Alumnus
Religious Affiliation/ Commitment
Ethnicity
Work Experience

Profile of Fall Admission

Overall Admission Rate


Overall Admission Rate
83% of 5,580 applicants were admitted
Women
85% of 3,265 applicants were admitted
Men
80% of 2,315 applicants were admitted

Students Enrolled


Students Enrolled
1,238 (27%) of 4,613 admitted students enrolled
Women
688 (25%) of 2,768 admitted students enrolled
Men
550 (30%) of 1,845 admitted students enrolled

Grade Point Average of Enrolled First-Year Students


Average GPA
2.98
375 And Above
6%
3.50 - 3.74
11%
3.25 - 3.49
17%
3.00 - 3.24
15%
2.50 - 2.99
34%
2.00 - 2.49
17%

SAT Score of Enrolled First-Year Students


Sat Math
513 average |450-560 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
10%
• Score 500 - 600
50%
• Score 400 - 500
35%
• Score 300 - 400
4%
• Score 200 - 300
1%
Sat Critical Reading
530 average |480-580 range of middle 50%
• Score 700 - 800
1%
• Score 600 - 700
17%
• Score 500 - 600
51%
• Score 400 - 500
29%
• Score 300 - 400
2%
• Score 200 - 300
0%

ACT Scores of Enrolled First-Year Students


Act Composite
21 average |18-24 range of middle 50%
• Score 30 - 36
4%
• Score 24 - 29
25%
• Score 18 - 23
51%
• Score 12 - 17
20%
• Score 6 - 11
0%
• Score 5 Or Below
0%

Tuition & Financial Aid (KSC)

Tuition & Expenses

Cost of Attendance


  • Books & Supplies: - In-state: $13,868|Out-of-state: $22,614
  • Room & Board: - $10,736 (79.60848287112562%)
  • Other Expences: - $900 (6.673587423995254%)
  • Tuition & Fees: - $1,850 (13.717929704879134%)
Books & Supplies
Room & Board
Other Expences
Tuition & Fees

Payment Plans


Keene State College accepts installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid

Financial Aid Office


Email
Website
Net Price Calculator Url

Application Process


Application Deadline
March 1
Award Notification Date
Not reported
Methodology For Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology

Forms Required


Forms RequiredFiling Cost
FAFSA| Code is 002590
Free

Profile of 2017-18 Financial Aid

First-Year Student


Financial Aid Applicants
965 (92.0%) of freshmen
Found To Have Financial Need
762 (79.0%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
758 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
107 (14.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
64%
Average Award
$12,507
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 590 (77.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,692
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 625 (82.5%) of aid recipients, average amount $4,264
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 600 (79.2%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
226 (21.5%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $5,562

All Undergraduates


Financial Aid Applicants
3,312 (83.0%) of undergraduates
Found To Have Financial Need
2,620 (79.1%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
2,608 (99.5%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
364 (14.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent Of Need Met
65%
Average Award
$12,701
• Need-Based Gift
Received by 1,904 (73.0%) of aid recipients, average amount $7,089
• Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 2,318 (88.9%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,152
• Merit Based Gift
Received by 1,494 (57.3%) of aid recipients
Merit Based Gift
676 (16.9%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $4,677

Borrowing


2016 Graduates with Loans
82%
Average Indebtedness Of 2016 Graduates
$40,195
Parents Borrowing Plus Loans
-
Parents Of Students Receiving Aid
19.0%
Parents Of Students Not Receiving Aid
12.0%

Financial Aid Programs

Scholarchips And Grants


Need Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships, Private scholarships
Non Need Based Available
Academic scholarships, Creative arts/performance scholarships, Special achievements/activities

Non-Need Awards


Academic Interest/Achievement
Not reported
Creative Arts/Performance
Applied Art and Design, Art/Fine Arts, Cinema/Film/Broadcasting, Dance, Music, Theater/Drama
Special Achievements/Activities
Leadership
Special Characteristics
Children and Siblings of Alumni

Employment


Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
$2,311

Academics & Instruction (KSC)

Academics Overview

Academic Calendar System


Semester

Summer Session


Offered

Graduation Requirements

General Education/Core Cirriculum


Required

Computer


Not required

Foreign Language


Not required

Math/Science


Required for all students

Faculty & Instruction

Full-Time Faculty


Not reported

Part-Time Faculty


Not reported

Full-Time Faculty With Ph.D./Terminal Degree


Not reported

Regular Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 14% of classes
  • 10-19 students: - 37% of classes
  • 20-29 students: - 32% of classes
  • 30-39 students: - 14% of classes
  • 40-49 students: - 2% of classes
  • 50-99 students: - 1% of classes
% of Classes
2-9
10-19
20-29
30-39
40-49
50-99
# of Students

Discussion Section/Lab Class Size


  • 2-9 students: - 29% of discussion sections/labs
  • 10-19 students: - 71% of discussion sections/labs
% of Sections/Labs
2-9
10-19
# of Students

Advanced Placement

International Baccalaureate


Not accepted

Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations


Accepted for placement and credit

Sophomore Standing


Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources

Libraries


Library Available On Campus
Yes
Holdings
640,149

Computing


Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available On Campus
600
Internet E Mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services

Remedial Instruction


Not Offered

Tutoring


Available

Services for Students Requiring Accommodations


Available

Services for Students with Accessibility Needs


Keene State College provides hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Undergraduate Retention & Graduation

Returning First-Year Students


71.2%

Students Graduating Within 4 Years


52.9%

Students Graduating Within 5 Years


60.8%

Students Graduating Within 6 Years


62.4%

Programs & Majors (KSC)

Undergraduate Education

Undergraduate Majors (79)


  • Acting
  • American History (United States)
  • American/United States Studies/Civilization
  • Applied Mathematics, Other
  • Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
  • Architecture
  • Athletic Training/Trainer
  • Biological and Physical Sciences
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Chemistry Teacher Education
  • Chemistry, General
  • Chemistry, Other
  • Cinematography and Film/Video Production
  • Clinical Psychology
  • Commercial and Advertising Art
  • Computer Teacher Education
  • Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other
  • Computer and Information Sciences, General
  • Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
  • Dance, General
  • Developmental and Child Psychology
  • Dietetics/Dietitian
  • Directing and Theatrical Production
  • Drama and Dance Teacher Education
  • Early Childhood Education and Teaching
  • Economics, General
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • Engineering Technologies and Engineering-Related Fields, Other
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Studies
  • European History
  • Experimental Psychology
  • Film/Cinema/Video Studies
  • Fine/Studio Arts, General
  • French Language Teacher Education
  • French Language and Literature
  • Geography
  • Geology/Earth Science, General
  • Health and Physical Education/Fitness, General
  • Health and Wellness, General
  • History Teacher Education
  • History, General
  • Holocaust and Related Studies
  • Journalism
  • Kinesiology and Exercise Science
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other
  • Music History, Literature, and Theory
  • Music Performance, General
  • Music Teacher Education
  • Music Technology
  • Music Theory and Composition
  • Music, Other
  • Occupational Safety and Health Technology/Technician
  • Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
  • Physical Sciences
  • Political Science and Government, General
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Psychology
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Sociology
  • Sociology and Anthropology
  • Spanish Language Teacher Education
  • Spanish Language and Literature
  • Special Education and Teaching, Other
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
  • Substance Abuse/Addiction Counseling
  • Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
  • Technology Teacher Education/Industrial Arts Teacher Education
  • Theatre Literature, History and Criticism
  • Women's Studies

Most Popular Disciplines


Offered

Professional Degree Programs


No online degree programs

Special Programs


Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Honors program, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session

Study Abroad


Engineering technologies, Health professions and related sciences, Education

Online Degrees


Engineering

Graduate and Professional Education

Master's Degrees Offered


Master of Science, Master of Education

Master's Programs of Study (7)


  • Counselor Education
  • Curriculum and Instruction
  • Education--General
  • Educational Leadership and Administration
  • Environmental and Occupational Health
  • School Psychology
  • Special Education

Campus Life (KSC)

Location & Geography

Population


23,419

Nearest Metropolitan Area


150 acres

Environment


Small town/city

Campus Size


Weather


Temperature
7.4 average low in January, 77.3 average high in September
Rain
126 rainy days per year

Available Transportation


Nearest Airport
60 mile(s) from campus in Manchester
Nearest Bus Station
1 mile(s) from campus in Keene
Nearest Train Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Brattleboro, Vt.

Housing

College Housing


College offers housing to students

Types of Housing


Women only housing, coed housing

Students of College Housing


55% of all students

Housing Restrictions


Freshmen and sophomores are required to live on campus

Freshman Housing Guarantee


Freshmen are guaranteed housing

Students Living Off Campus/Commuting


45%

Security

24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices


Available

24-Hour Security Patrols


Available

Late-Night Transport/Escort Services


Available

Electronically Operated Housing Entrances


Available

Personal Support Services

Health Service


Offered

Personal Counseling


Offered

Child Care


Offered

Sports & Recreation

School Athletics


Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
Owls
School Colors
Red and white

Intercollegiate Athletics (Women)


FactorOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Intercollegiate Athletics (Men)


SportOfferedScholarships Given
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-Country Running
Field Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming And Diving
Track And Field
Volleyball

Recreational Sports


Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, softball, table tennis, tennis, volleyball

Student Activities

Activities And Organizations


Keene State College offers choral groups, drama theatre, radio station, student newspaper, television station, national fraternities, national sororities, environmental outing club, social activities council, student government, chock full o notes, the equinox student newspaper

Sororities


7% of women participate

Fraternities


6% of men participate

ROTC


Army ROTC is offered off campus, Air Force ROTC offered off campus

Student Body

Co-educational


Yes

Number of Full-Time Undergraduates


3,624

Undergraduates


All Undergraduates
3,780
Women
2,067
Men
1,713

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.


  • 0.2% American Indian/Alaskan Native
  • 1.5% Asian
  • 1.5% Black/African-American
  • 3.8% Hispanic/Latino
  • 2.0% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
  • 0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
  • 84.9% White
  • 6.0% Unknown

International Students


0.1% from 8 countries

Average Age


20

Number of Graduate Students


86

Student Resources (KSC)

Study resources