Keene State College is on a 150-acre campus in the small town setting of Keene, New Hampshire.
Keene State College has many clubs, organizations, and activities for students to join – including chorus, theater groups, a campus newspaper, a radio station and more.
Interested in Greek life? Keene State College has fraternities and sororities.
Keene State College has the Student Government. In fact, more students participate in the Student Government than any other on-campus activity.
Other popular student organizations at Keene State College include Social Activities Council, WKNH, Outing Club and Greek Life.
Keene State College students' favorite campus events are Student Involvement Fair, Student Government Spring Carnival and Social Activities Council Spring Fest.
This table offers information on housing at Keene State College.
|On-Campus Housing||Yes||Required for sophomore|
|Guaranteed Housing||Yes||Guaranteed for freshman|
|Co-ed Housing Available||Yes|
|Housing for Students with Disabilities||Yes|
|Percentage of Students Living On-Campus||––||54%|
|Spots Available in On-Campus Housing||––||1,863|
|Number of Students Living On-Campus||––||1,596|
|Percentage of Students Living Off-Campus||––||46%|
Keene State College offers housing. Students are required to live on campus through sophomore year. First year students are guaranteed on-campus housing.
The majority of Keene State College students live on campus. In 2022, 54% of undergrads at Keene State College lived in some kind of on-campus housing and 46% of students lived off-campus or commuted to Keene State College. There are 1,863 spots available in on-campus housing for all 2,968 undergraduates. In the 2021-2022 school year, 1,596 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 housing for students with disabilities.
At Keene State College there are a variety of athletic options for students interested in joining a sports program.
Intercollegiate sports are the highest tier of college sports and can be very competitive. Intercollegiate teams are regulated by the NCAA, funded by the university, and compete against teams from other universities. The division of a sports team depends on the size of the university, funding, and competition level. An intercollegiate school team will be Division I, II or III, with Division I being the highest level.
Club sports are not regulated by the NCAA and are a great option for students not interested in trying out for an intercollegiate team. Club sports are usually student run but can also be funded by the university.
Intramural sports are the most casual and informal. Intramural sports are often free and require very little time commitment.
Let's take a look at the athletic options available at Keene State College:
|Sport||Men's Intramural||Women's Intramural||Men's Division||Women's Division||Men's Scholarships||Women's Scholarships|
|Indoor Track||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Basketball||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Lacrosse||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Soccer||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Swimming And Diving||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Track And Field||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Cross Country Running||√||√||NCAA Division 3||NCAA Division 3|
|Golf||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ice Hockey||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Rugby||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Skiing (Downhill)||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
|Ultimate Frisbee||Club Teams||Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams||Intercollegiate Club Teams|
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. Dorms can only be accessed with secure key cards so that students can feel confident that they are safe in on-campus housing.
Additionally, Keene State College has Emergency Notification System.
Visiting colleges is one of the best ways to get a sense of the campus and student body. If you'd like to visit Keene State College, take Interstate 91 to Keene, NH. If you need to fly, book your flight to Bradley International airport.
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