Granite State College

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25 Hall Street

Concord, NH 03301

Phone: (603) 228-3000
2013-2014 Tuition
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Granite State College is a public institution that was founded in 1972. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,737 and its setting is suburban. It utilizes a trimester-based academic calendar. Its in-state tuition and fees are $9,075 (2013-14); out-of-state tuition and fees are $9,375 (2013-14).

School mission and unique qualities (as provided by the school):

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 expert practitioners who create an educational experience that is practical, relevant, and useful for students when developing their careers. Granite State College annually serves over 3,000 students statewide and beyond, and has served over 60,550 New Hampshire students since 1972.

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School type public, coed college
Year founded 1972
Religious affiliation N/A
Academic calendar trimester
Setting suburban
2012 Endowment $2,012,196


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 has an an acceptance rate of 100 percent.

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Selectivity N/A
Fall 2012 acceptance rate 100.0%
Application deadline rolling
SAT/ACT scores must be received by N/A

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Academic Life

The student-faculty ratio at Granite State College is 11:1, and the school has 97.3 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Granite State College include: Behavioral Sciences; Business Administration and Management, General; Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies; Early Childhood Education and Teaching; and Psychology, General. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 57.3 percent.

Class sizes
Class sizes
Student-faculty ratio 11:1
4-year graduation rate 33%
Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates
Behavioral Sciences 28%
Business Administration and Management, General 25%
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 25%
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 8%
Psychology, General 8%

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Student Life

Granite State College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,737, with a gender distribution of 29.4 percent male students and 70.6 percent female students.

Total enrollment 2,018
Student gender distribution
Student gender distribution
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority
Collegiate athletic association N/A

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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

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Paying for School

At Granite State College, 83.1 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid.

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In-state tuition and fees $9,075 (2013-14)
Out-of-state tuition and fees $9,375 (2013-14)
Room and board N/A
Financial aid statistics
Financial aid statistics

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* Overview details based on 2012 data

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