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Keene State College Student Life

Keene State College is on a 150-acre campus in a small town setting in Keene, New Hampshire. There are many activities and organizations for Keene State College students to participate in – chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.

Keene State College also has fraternities and sororities.

Keene State College has a thriving Gamers Guild. In fact, more students participate in Gamers Guild than any other on-campus activity.

Other popular student organizations at Keene State College include The Equinox student newspaper, Student Government, Delta Phi Epsilon (sorority) and Phi Sigma Sigma (sorority).

Keene State College students' favorite campus events are Winter Celebration, Spring Carnival and Spring Concert.

Keene State College Housing

Keene State College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.

Most Keene State College students live off campus. In 2021, 49% of undergrads at Keene State College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 51% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Keene State College. There are 1,996 spots available in on-campus housing for all 3,099 undergraduates. In the 2020-21 school year, 1,516 students chose to live in campus housing. On the weekends, about 65% students stay on-campus. First year students are not allowed to park a car on campus.

Keene State College offers coed housing and .

Safety at Keene State College

College is like a home away from home. Whether you're walking to class or coming back from late-night studying (or partying!), it's important to feel safe on campus.

Keene State College is patroled 24 hours a day by trained security. The Keene State College campus has emergency telephones or alarms for students to use anytime of day or night.

Keene State College offers late-night transportation or safety escorts for students. Campus housing is secure and dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards.

Additionally, Keene State College has Emergency Notification System.

Plan a Visit to Keene State College

Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit to Keene State College, take Interstate 91 to Keene, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.

While you're planning, check out other schools in New Hampshire you may want to visit too. Click the heart at the top of each school's page to save it to your college list.

Want to visit but can't make the trip? Explore Keene State College's campus without leaving home by taking a virtual campus tour

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