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Keene State College

Keene, NH 4-Year Public
Acceptance Rate90%

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 enrolls around 2,890 students a year, including 2,755 undergrad students.

2022 Acceptance Rate for Keene State College

It is moderately difficult to get into Keene State College. Keene State College admitted 90% of all applicants in 2022. Out of 4,487 applications received in 2022, 4,017 students were offered admission.

Keene State College Admissions Facts At-A-Glance
Overall Acceptance Rate 90%
Early Decision Acceptance Rate ED not offered
Early Action Acceptance Rate EA not offered
Average GPA 3.2
Test Optional Yes
Applicants Submitting SAT scores 18%

Click below to find out more about the admissions requirements and deadlines, student life, academics, majors and more.


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Keene State College is located in Keene, New Hampshire,.

If you are interested in seeing Keene State College for yourself, be sure to 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.

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College Info

229 Main Street Keene, NH 3435

Campus Setting: Small Town

Keene State College Application Deadline

First-Year Applications are Due

Apr 1

Transfer Applications are Due

Continuous processing

The deadline for Fall first-year applications to Keene State College is Apr 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 SAT Scores


Composite SAT Range

940 - 1170


Math SAT Range

450 - 570


Reading SAT Range

480 - 600

Estimated Chance of Acceptance by SAT Score

SAT Score

Estimated Chance

1170 and Above


940 to 1170


940 and Less


SAT Scores Needed to Get Accepted

The median SAT score for Keene State College students is 1065. 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 940 to 1170 have an average chance of admittance, and prospective students with an SAT score below 940 have a low chance of being offered a spot at Keene State College.

Keene State College Tuition & Fees

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Student Life

Wondering what life at Keene State College is like? There are approximately 2,890 students enrolled at Keene State College, including 2,755 undergraduate students and 135 graduate students. 96% 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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Campus Setting

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Fall Freshmen
Application Deadline

Apr 1
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