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Granite State College is a public institution that was founded in 1972. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,669 and its setting is suburban. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $7,065 (2012-13); out-of-state tuition and fees are $7,305 (2012-13).
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Granite State College empowers students to fulfill their dreams via innovative higher education degrees and programs. As one of the four institutions of the University System of New Hampshire, our primary mission is to serve as the System's statewide authority for adult students and New Hampshire's leader in delivering online education. Granite State College offers associate, bachelor's and master's degrees, post-baccalaureate programs for teacher education, and a variety of transfer opportunities. The College supports students who balance the responsibilities of work, military service, and/or family life while earning a college degree, by providing student-centered academic coaching and flexible scheduling through day, evening, weekend, and online courses. The degree programs at Granite State College focus on high-demand fields that are responsive to the needs of today's workforce. The faculty members are experienced teachers and industry professionals who create an educational experience that is practical, relevant, and useful for students when developing their careers. Granite State College serves over 3,500 students statewide and beyond annually, and has served over 54,000 New Hampshire students since 1972.
|School type||public, coed college|
When applying to Granite State College, it's important to note the application deadline is rolling. The application fee at Granite State College is $45. It is selective, with an acceptance rate of 100.0 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2011 acceptance rate||100.0%|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||N/A|
The student-faculty ratio at Granite State College is 10:1, and the school has 98.2 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Granite State College include: Behavioral Sciences; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Business Administration and Management, General; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; and Criminal Justice/Safety Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 53.8 percent.
Granite State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,669, with a gender distribution of 29.1 percent male students and 70.9 percent female students.
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|Collegiate athletic association||N/A|
Campus Info & Services
Granite State College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring. Granite State College also offers campus safety and security services like lighted pathways/sidewalks. Of the students at Granite State College, 98 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Granite State College.
|Students who have cars on campus||98%|
|Health insurance offered||No|
|Students required to own/lease a computer||No|
Paying for School
At Granite State College, 83.4 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|In-state tuition and fees||$7,065 (2012-13)|
|Out-of-state tuition and fees||$7,305 (2012-13)|
|Room and board||N/A|
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* Overview details based on 2011 data