Keene State College: Statistics

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#827 of 2,597 In North America
#760 of 2,496 In the United States
#5 of 16 In New Hampshire
#864 of 1,000 For Archaeology
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Acceptance rate
91%
Aid receiving
98%
Undergraduates
3,096
Graduates
114
Male:Female Ratio
44:56
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Post-master's certificate
Website
www.keene.edu

Keene State College Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 91% 89% 92%
Applicants 5,343 2,166 3,177
Admissions 4,844 1,917 2,927
Freshmen enrolled full time 736 320 416
Freshmen enrolled part time 1 1

1,784 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

143 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

Recommendations Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
SAT/ACT Considered but not required
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
TOEFL Considered but not required
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 2591 (81%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 246 (8%)
Hispanic 145 (5%)
Two or more races 88 (3%)
Black or African American 70 (2%)
Asian 45 (1%)
Nonresident Alien 13 (0.4%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 5 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$9,333
Students receiving aid
98%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $11,754$9,756
Tuition in-state $11,754$9,756
Tuition out-of-state $21,466$10,692
Fee in-district $2,884$2,106
Fee in-state $2,884$2,106
Fee out-of-state $2,884$2,106

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,056
Combined charge for room and board $12,528
Room charge $7,730
Meal charge $4,798

Keene State College Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's
Occupational Safety and Health Technology & Technician 82 4
Psychology, General 70
Business Administration and Management, General 50
Health and Wellness, General 41
Speech Communication and Rhetoric 41
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other 40
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 30
Cinematography and Film & Video Production 30
Architecture 29
Elementary Education and Teaching 29
Environmental Studies 22
Dietetics & Dietitian 21
Engineering & Engineering-Related Technologies & Technicians, Other 19
English Language and Literature, General 19
Secondary Education and Teaching 16
Computer and Information Sciences, General 14
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 14
Holocaust and Related Studies 14
Special Education and Teaching, General 14
Commercial and Advertising Art 13
Fine & Studio Arts, General 13
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 13
Sociology, General 12
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 11
Athletic Training & Trainer 10
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 10
Economics, General 9
Music Teacher Education 8
Women's Studies 8
Digital Communication and Media & Multimedia 6
Geography 6
History, General 6
Political Science and Government, General 6
American History (United States) 5
Chemistry, General 5
Mathematics Teacher Education 5
Mathematics, General 5
American & United States Studies & Civilization 4
Music Technology 4
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching 4
Public Health, General 4
Spanish Language and Literature 4
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education & Fitness, General 4
Acting 3
Applied Mathematics, Other 3
Journalism 3
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 3
Computer Software and Media Applications, Other 2
Computer and Information Systems Security & Auditing & Information Assurance 2
Curriculum and Instruction 2
Dance, General 2
Directing and Theatrical Production 2
European History 2
Music Performance, General 2
Public Relations & Image Management 2
Science Teacher Education & General Science Teacher Education 2
Technical Theatre & Theatre Design and Technology 2
Chemistry, Other 1
Construction Engineering Technology & Technician 1
Drama and Dance Teacher Education 1
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 1
Film & Cinema & Media Studies 1
French Language and Literature 1
Music, General 1
Sociology and Anthropology 1
Grand Total 793 21
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 60% 62% 59%
  • Full-time retention rate - 72%
  • Part-time retention rate - 100%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,062
Citations
11,921

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
432 / 3,181
History
194 / 16
Art & Design
172 / 344
Medicine
163 / 1,238
Chemistry
128 / 1,249
Art History
122 / 0
Computer Science
107 / 1,294
Environmental Science
99 / 3,286
Biology
85 / 544
Psychology
74 / 2,288
Pharmacy
71 / 512
Business
68 / 197
Sociology
57 / 711
Bioinformatics and Computational biology
53 / 123
Engineering
53 / 2,572
Political Science
51 / 1,142
Geography and Cartography
42 / 57
Gerontology
41 / 221
Mathematics
40 / 1,086
Law
37 / 29
Classics and Ancient History
35 / 4
Education Majors
30 / 956
Math Teachers
29 / 1,075
Demography
26 / 148
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
25 / 0
Physics
24 / 190
Economics
24 / 71
Archaeology
24 / 110
Environmental Management
19 / 191
Public Policy / Administration
19 / 28
Health Science
18 / 118
Creative Writing
17 / 164
Literature
17 / 3
Gender Studies
16 / 51
Library and Information science
16 / 6
Management
15 / 1
Inorganic Chemistry
15 / 206
Communications and Public Relations
15 / 1,093
Media Studies
15 / 317
Social Psychology
14 / 356

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 1 19
1992 9 16
1993 2 19
1994 10 23
1995 8 34
1996 14 48
1997 12 54
1998 11 57
1999 6 74
2000 13 95
2001 6 132
2002 14 163
2003 11 162
2004 12 196
2005 7 249
2006 12 260
2007 59 287
2008 25 354
2009 36 460
2010 78 468
2011 61 543
2012 60 720
2013 81 645
2014 109 870
2015 117 951
2016 331 870
2017 69 1021
2018 58 1120
2019 69 1272
2020 56 1450
2021 48 1455

Notable alumni

  1. Jim Ferry

    Jim Ferry
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    basketball coach
    Biography

    James A. Ferry Jr. is an American college basketball coach who is the current head coach of the UMBC Retrievers men's basketball team. He formerly served as interim head coach for the 2020–2021 season at Penn State and the head men's basketball coach at Duquesne, Long Island, Adelphi, and Plymouth State.

  2. Molly Kelly

    Molly Kelly
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1949-.. (age 74)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Molly Kelly is an American politician in New Hampshire. A member of the Democratic Party, she served in the New Hampshire Senate, representing the 10th District from 2006 until 2016. She was a candidate for Governor of New Hampshire in the 2018 election.

  3. James M. Burt

    James M. Burt
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1917-2006 (aged 89)
    Occupations
    military personnel
    Biography

    James Montross Burt was a United States Army armor officer who received the Medal of Honor for his valor in the Battle of Aachen during World War II.

  4. Joseph Stallcop

    Joseph Stallcop
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1996-.. (age 27)
    Occupations
    politician
    Biography

    Joseph P. Stallcop is an American politician, author, EMT, and former member of the New Hampshire House of Representatives. He was first elected to the chamber in 2016 as a Democrat. In May 2017, Stallcop switched his party affiliation to Libertarian. He served on the House Legislative Administration Committee and as a member of the House Libertarian Caucus led by Rep. Caleb Q. Dyer.

  5. Mark Nofri

    Mark Nofri
    Occupations
    American football coachhead coach
    Biography

    Mark Nofri is the current head coach of the Sacred Heart Pioneers football team. He became the interim head coach in 2012, and was promoted to full head coach in 2013. He helped lead Sacred Heart to their first ever national ranking, as they were ranked #24 in The Sports Network FCS Poll on October 20, 2014.

  6. Sas Carey

    Sas Carey
    Years
    1945-.. (age 78)
    Occupations
    teachernursefilm director
    Biography

    Sas Carey is an American film director, author, teacher, holistic nurse and spiritual healer. She is best known for her four feature documentaries: Gobi Women's Song, Ceremony, Migration and Transition and her book Reindeer Herders in My Heart: Stories of Healing Journeys in Mongolia, and founding the non-profit Nomadicare, which works to support and preserve traditional Mongolian nomadic culture through healthcare, films and stories.

General info

Alternative names KSC
Founded 1909
Motto Enter to learn; go forth to serve
Colors red
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; January-May). Also Summer Sessions (May-June; July-August)
Total FTE staff 536
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Small Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire, 03435-1506
United States
City population 23,000
Phone 6033521909
Fax +1 (603) 358 2257

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