Keene State College

Keene, NH

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Keene State College, located in Keene, New Hampshire, is a public institution founded in 1909. As the public liberal arts college of New Hampshire, Keene State offers an enriching campus community, helping students achieve academic excellence through the integration of teaching, learning, scholarship and service. Its setting is urban, and the campus size is 150 acres.

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229 Main Street
Keene, NH 03435
Institutional Control: Public
Year Founded: 1909

Admission

Academic calendar: Semester
April 01 application deadline
78.6% accepted

2015-2016 Tuition

March 1 Deadline for applying for financial aid
2% Used GI Bill benefits to partially or fully finance tuition and fees
$21,408 Tuition and Fees

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Summary


School Details

Has guaranteed admission agreement with at least one other institution: Yes
Guaranteed admission agreement URL: N/A

Programs Offered

bachelor's degree, master's degree, post-bachelor's certificate, post-master's certificate

Majors Offered

Environmental studies, Architecture, American/united states studies/civilization, Speech communication and rhetoric, Journalism, Computer and information sciences, general, Computer and information sciences and support services, other, Education, general, Curriculum and instruction, Educational leadership and administration, general, Special education and teaching, general, Counselor education/school counseling and guidance services, Elementary education and teaching, Secondary education and teaching, Early childhood education and teaching, English/language arts teacher education, Mathematics teacher education, Music teacher education, Physical education teaching and coaching, Science teacher education/general science teacher education, Social studies teacher education, Biology teacher education, Chemistry teacher education, Drama and dance teacher education, French language teacher education, History teacher education, Spanish language teacher education, Occupational safety and health technology/technician, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, other, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, General studies, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Applied mathematics, other, Biological and physical sciences, Holocaust and related studies, Multi-/interdisciplinary studies, other, Health and physical education/fitness, general, Kinesiology and exercise science, Chemistry, general, Chemistry, other, Geology/earth science, general, Psychology, general, Corrections and criminal justice, other, Social sciences, general, Economics, general, Geography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, Sociology and anthropology, Women's studies, Dance, general, Commercial and advertising art, Technical theatre/theatre design and technology, Acting, Directing and theatrical production, Film/cinema/video studies, Cinematography and film/video production, Fine/studio arts, general, Music, general, Music history, literature, and theory, Music performance, general, Music theory and composition, Music technology, Music, other, Health and wellness, general, Athletic training/trainer, Substance abuse/addiction counseling, Dietetics/dietitian, Registered nursing/registered nurse, Business administration and management, general, History, general, American history (united states), European history

Minors Offered

Computer and information sciences, general, Occupational safety and health technology/technician, Engineering technologies and engineering-related fields, other, German language and literature, French language and literature, Spanish language and literature, English language and literature, general, Library and information science, Biology/biological sciences, general, Mathematics, general, Statistics, general, Environmental studies, Medieval and renaissance studies, International/global studies, Holocaust and related studies, Philosophy, Chemistry, general, Geology/earth science, general, Physics, general, Psychology, general, Corrections and criminal justice, other, Anthropology, Economics, general, Geography, Political science and government, general, Sociology, American/united states studies/civilization, Women's studies, Dance, general, Drama and dramatics/theatre arts, general, Film/cinema/video studies, Fine/studio arts, general, Art history, criticism and conservation, Music, general, Substance abuse/addiction counseling, Business administration and management, general, History, general, Speech communication and rhetoric, Broadcast journalism, Journalism, other

General Student Body Information

Gender distribution: 
Total number of undergraduates: 4,841
Total number of degree-seeking full-time undergraduates: 4,552
Total number of degree-seeking part-time undergraduates: 115

Student Services

Basic services offered: nonremedial tutoring, health service
Remedial learning services offered: reading, math, writing, study skills
Counseling services offered: academic, birth control, career, international students, minority student, older student, personal, psychological, veteran student
Campus safety and security services offered: 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)

Activities

Student activities offered: Campus ministries, Choral groups, concert band, dance, drama/theater, jazz band, international student organization, literary magazine, music ensembles, musical theater, radio station, student government, student newspaper, student film society, yearbook

Sports

Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for men: Baseball, basketball, cross country, lacrosse, soccer, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor)
Intercollegiate varsity nonscholarship sports offered for women: Basketball, cross country, field hockey, lacrosse, soccer, softball, swimming, track and field (indoor), track and field (outdoor), volleyball


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Crime Statistics

Criminal Offences - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 1 1
Aggravated assault 1 3 3
Burglary 7 3 15
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 2 0 1
Criminal Offences - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 4 2 3
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 1
Aggravated assault 0 1 2
Burglary 4 1 5
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 2 0 1
Criminal Offences - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Murder/Non-negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Negligent manslaughter 0 0 0
Sex offenses - Forcible 0 0 0
Sex offenses - non-forcible (incest and statutory rape only) 0 0 0
Robbery 0 0 0
Aggravated assault 0 0 1
Burglary 0 0 0
Motor vehicle theft 0 0 0
Arson 0 0 0
Arrests - On-Campus1 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 38 32 80
Liquor law violations 25 96 77
Arrests - On-Campus Student Housing Facility2 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 32 25 63
Liquor law violations 23 69 63
Arrests - Noncampus Building or Property3 2011 2012 2013
Illegal weapons possession 0 0 0
Drug law violations 0 1 0
Liquor law violations 0 0 0

Comments



1On-Campus: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area and used by the institution in direct support of, or in a manner related to, the institution's educational purposes, including residence halls; and (2) Any building or property that is within or reasonably contiguous to paragraph (1) of this definition, that is owned by the institution but controlled by another person, is frequently used by students, and supports institutional purposes (such as a food or other retail vendor).
2On-Campus Student Housing Facility: Any student housing facility that is owned or controlled by the institution, or is located on property that is owned or controlled by the institution, and is within the reasonably contiguous geographic area that makes up the campus is considered an on-campus student housing facility.
3Noncampus Building or Property: (1) Any building or property owned or controlled by a student organization that is officially recognized by the institution; or (2) Any building or property owned or controlled by an institution that is used in direct support of, or in relation to, the institution's educational purposes, is frequently used by students and is not within the same reasonably contiguous geographic area of the institution.