If you are considering submitting an application to Keene State College, the regular decision application deadline is December 1 and the fee for the application is $50.
Application fees can add up, but some schools do have free applications and students with financial need may qualify for for fee waiver for their application.
|Keene State College 2021||Admissions Statistics|
|Mean Unweighted GPA||3.1|
|Admitted Students in Top 10% of Graduating Class||6%|
|Admissions Test Policy||Optional|
|Applicants Who Submit SATs||44%|
|Applicants Who Submit ACTs||2%|
Keene State College does not offer early decision or early action.
Some students apply to college early because they believe it will help their chances. Early deadlines may increase the chance of being admitted, since applying early shows your are very interested in a school, and your application is being considered before all the regular decision applicants apply.
It is moderately difficult to get into Keene State College. Keene State College evaluates applicants carefully based on multiple criteria to decide who to admit, and who to deny.
In 2021, Keene State College accepted 91% of all applicants, around 4,841 of the 5,343 students who applied.
Schools that are moderately difficult to get into, like Keene State College, accept fewer than 85% of all applicants. At least 75% of all admitted students have GPAs in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT or over 18 on the ACT.
Transfer student admissions is moderately difficult.
Colleges consider a range of factors when choosing who to admit for their next incoming class. Each college has a different way of determining which factors are are most important when choose which applicants to admit, and which to deny. When creating your list of schools to apply to, you may want to consider your strengths and any possible weaknesses in your application, and apply to colleges that put the most emphasis the areas where you stand out.
|Alumni/ae Relations||Not Considered|
|Geographical Residence||Not Considered|
|Level of Applicant's Interest||Considered|
|Religious Affiliation/Commitment||Not Considered|
|Rigor of Secondary School Record||Important|
|State Residency||Not Considered|
|Standardized Test Scores||Considered|
To apply, all applicants to Keene State College must submit the following items. Double check with Keene State College's admissions department to confirm all application materials and requirements.
|Area||Required||Recommended||Required for Some||Details (If Any)|
|Written Essay or Personal Statement||√|
|Letter(s) of Recommendation||1|
|Transcript of High School Record||√|
Students admitted to Keene State College have an average unweighted GPA of 3.1.
Out of all students that were admitted, 35% submitted a class rank. At Keene State College 6% of students ranked in the top 10% of their graduating class in high school, 31% were in the top 25% and 56% were in the top 50%.
Unweighted GPAs range from 4.0 to under 1.0.
|At Keene State College, student GPAs fall in the following ranges|
|3.75 and 3.99||9%|
|3.50 and 3.74||12%|
|3.25 and 3.49||14%|
|3.00 and 3.24||20%|
|2.50 and 2.9||28%|
|2.00 and 2.49||16%|
Keene State College does consider ACT or SAT scores as part of the admissions process.
Keene State College has a test optional admissions policy. Test optional schools allow students to choose if they want to submit ACT or SAT scores with their applications or not.
In 2021, 44% of Keene State College's first-year students submitted their SAT scores with their application. 2% of admitted applicants sent ACT scores.
To be competitive with other Keene State College applicants, you should strive to earn between 990 and 1160 (or higher!) on the SAT. At Keene State College 25% of admitted students scored higher than 1160 and 25% of scored lower than 990, but the majority of students scored somewhere in between these two numbers.
On the SAT Math Section, 25% of Keene State College students scored 580 or higher and 75% of students scored 490 or higher. On the SAT Critical Reading section (formerly called the Verbal section), 25% of Keene State College students scored 590 or higher, and 75% scored a 490 or higher.
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To be most competitive at Keene State College, you should strive to earn between 21 and 25 on the ACT.
An ACT score of 25 means you fall in the 75th percentile for Keene State College's admitted students. One out of every four students scored above a 25, and three out of four students scored lower than 25 on the ACT.
A 21 on the ACT is the 25th percentile for Keene State College students. Only one out of every four students scored below 21.
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For transfer students, it is moderately difficult to get admitted to Keene State College. Transfer applications are processed on a on a rolling basis as they are received.
Transfer students can enroll in Keene State College during the following terms: - Fall Term - Spring Term
Can I defer my acceptance to Keene State College?
Yes, admitted students can defer their admission to Keene State College.
Does Keene State College accept transfer credits?
Keene State College accepts eligible transfer credits from accredited institutions. Keene State College accepts:
Does Keene State College accept Advanced Placement (AP) or International Baccalaureate (IB) credits?
Keene State College does not accept International Baccalaureate credits but does accept Advanced Placement (AP) credits.
Do I have to submit test scores to Keene State College?
No, Keene State College is test optional, so you can decide if you want to to send your ACT or SAT scores. If your scores are higher than the school's average, you may want to send them. If your scores are average or below average, you may want not want to include them in your application..
What is Keene State College's acceptance rate?
Keene State College's acceptance rate is 91%.
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How hard is it to get into Keene State College? Keene State College is a somewhat selective institution. The Keene State College acceptance rate is 91%. This means that the institution accepts 90 out of every 100 applicants.
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First-Year Applications are Due
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
The median ACT score of an admitted student to Keene State College is 23. 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 21 and 25 have an average chance of getting admitted, and students with an ACT score of 21 or below have a low chance of being offered admission.
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Avg. High School GPA (non-weighted)
At Keene State College, the average unweighted high-school GPA for admitted students is 3.07. This is the average, which means that some applicants submit GPAs lower than this and some applicants submit GPAs above this level. If your GPA falls below the average, strong test scores or other qualifications may help you make you a more competitive applicant.
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