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Keene State College

Keene, NH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate88%
Acceptance Rate88%

About Keene State College

Keene State College is a public, state college in the town of Keene, New Hampshire. Keene State College was founded in 1909. The college currently enrolls around 3,104 students per year, including 2,968 undergraduate students.

Keene State College Acceptance Rate 2022

It is moderately difficult to get into Keene State College. In 2022, Keene State College accepted 88% of applicants. In 2022, 4,225 out of 4,796 total applicants were accepted.

Keene State College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 88%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.1
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 16%

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Keene State College is locatedin Keene, New Hampshire,.

If you would like to see Keene State College for yourself, plan a visit. The best way to reach campus is to take Interstate 91 to Keene, or book a flight to the nearest airport, Bradley International.

You can also take a virtual campus tour to get a sense of what Keene State College and Keene are like without leaving home.

College Info

229 Main Street Keene, NH 03435

Campus Setting: Small Town

Keene State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Dec 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Keene State College is Dec 1.

The deadline for Fall transfer applications to Keene State College is Continuous processing.

Check the school website for more information about deadlines for specific programs or special admissions programs

Keene State College ACT Scores


ACT Range

24 - 25

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by ACT Score

ACT Score

Estimated Chance

25 and Above


24 to 25


24 and Less


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ACT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median ACT score of an admitted student to Keene State College is 25. Students with an ACT score of 25 and above have a good chance of getting into Keene State College. Students with an ACT score that falls between 24 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 24 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.

Keene State College SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

980 - 1170


Math SAT Range

470 - 570


Reading SAT Range

500 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


980 to 1170


980 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Keene State College students is 1073. Applicants with SAT scores of 1170 and above have a good chance of being admitted to Keene State College, while applicants with SAT scores between 980 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 980 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Keene State College.

Keene State College Tuition & Fees

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Cost Breakdown
In State
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Student Life

Wondering what life at Keene State College is like? There are approximately 3,104 students enrolled at Keene State College, including 2,968 undergraduate students and 136 graduate students. 97% percent of students attend school full-time, 49% percent are from NH and 51% percent of students are from other states.


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Part Time


In State



Data Source: IPEDs and Peterson's Databases © 2022 Peterson's LLC All rights reserved

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Campus Setting

Small Town

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Application Deadline

Dec 1
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