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Keene State College Academics

Keene State College requires at least 120 credits to graduate with a bachelor's degree. Students can choose the accelarated degree program if they would like to finish all the credits for graduation in less time than normal.

Keene State College does accept transfer credits. The school accepts AP creditbut not IB credits. Additionally, Keene State College has a summer session, so students can earn credits during the summer.

Around 60% of students who started college at Keene State College finish the requirements for graduation within six years.

Keene State College offers an orientation program before the start of fall classes to prepare new students for college life.

What Classes Do I Have To Take at Keene State College?

Keene State College has a core curriculum, which means there are certain classes or types of classes all students must take to graduate.

Students are not required to fulfill a lanuage requirement, but there is a math and science requirement. Students are not required to take a computer class to graduate.

Majors at Keene State College

When choosing a major, Keene State College students have several choices to make. Scroll down to see a full list of majors offered at Keene State College below.

Student struggling to choose just one area of study may consider a double major. Double majoring may mean taking more courses, but it can provide an interesting mix of experience that helps students stand out when looking for a job or applying to grad school.

If students would like to study something that is not offered as an official major, they can design their own major. Keene State College does not require a senior project for all students.

Does Keene State College Offer Learning Disability Services?

Keene State College offers services for students with disabilities. Prospective students can contact the college's Office of Accessibility Services to learn more about any support and accomodations offered. These conversations are usually kept confidential and will not be shared with the admissions office if you do not wish to share.

Does Keene State College Have An Online Program?

Keene State College has distance learning options for students who are interested in taking classes online.

Does Keene State College Give Credit for AP Classes?

Keene State College offers some credit for Advanced Placement (AP) classes taken in high school. Schools have different requirements for what AP scores they accept, so some students may not receive AP credit.

Does Keene State College Have An Honors Program?

Keene State College offers an honors program for highly-qualified applicants, and offers a Freshman Honors College. The Freshman Honors college provides a rich curriculum for highly-motivated first-year students.

Does Keene State College Require Internships?

Keene State College does not require an internship for all students, but does require an internship for students in some majors. Students can look for internships during the summer, or gain work experience with a part-time job.

ROTC

The Reserve Officers' Training Corps, which is also commonly known as ROTC, is a leadership program that prepares students to serve in the U.S. Armed Forces after graduation. College level ROTC programs prepare students to become officers in the military through physical, academic, and leadership training. ROTC programs are part of the college curriculum and usually cover the cost of tuition.

Each branch of the miltary has its own ROTC program, but not every program is available at every college. Possible programs include Army ROTC, Air Force ROTC, and Navy ROTC.

Keene State College has an Army ROTC program and an Air Force ROTC program.

Some ROTC programs are provided directly on campus and others are hosted at a cooperating instiution off campus. The ROTC program locations at Keene State College include: - an Army ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus - an Air Force ROTC branch unit hosted at a cooperating instution off campus

Dual Degree Programs at Keene State College

A dual degree program allows a student to study and earn two degrees at the same time. A 3-2 dual degree program is a five-year program wherein the first three years are spend taking undergraduate courses and the final two years are spent taking graduate courses. Upon completion of the 5 years, the student will be awarded two degrees, a bachelor's degree and a master's degree.

Keene State College offers these dual degree programs: - 3-2 dual degree program in engineering in partnership with Clarkson University University of New Hampshire

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Keene State College Majors & Subject Areas

Environmental Studies
Architecture
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Women's Studies
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Journalism
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia
Public Relations/Image Management
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Education, General
Curriculum and Instruction
Educational Leadership and Administration, General
Special Education and Teaching, General
Special Education and Teaching, Other
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
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
Clinical Psychology
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other
Social Sciences, General
Economics, General
Geography
Political Science and Government, General
Sociology
Sociology and Anthropology
Dance, General
Commercial and Advertising Art
Graphic Design
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 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

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Quick Facts

Total Enrollment

3,213

Campus Setting

Small Town

Acceptance Rate

91%

Tuition and Fees

In State

$14,638

Out-of-State

$24,994

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Application Deadline

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