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Keene State College Admission 2020-2021, Requirement, Deadline & Acceptance Rate

Updated On - October 23rd 2019By -  Nidhi Mittal

Keene State College, also known as the public liberal arts college of New Hampshire, offers more than 40 areas of study. Based on 2018-19 admission records, the acceptance rate for undergraduate students was 81%, and 24% of these students actually enrolled in college.

Students can opt for either online or offline mode of application. SAT or ACT scores are not mandatory to apply for undergraduate admissions.

  • Admissions are offered on a rolling basis and applications are reviewed on a first-come basis.
  • The graduate retention rate for undergraduate students in the fall of 2017 was 71%.
  • The application fee for both graduates as well as undergraduate programs is $50.


Application PortalOnline/Offline
Application Fee$50
Payment ModeCredit Card
Acceptance Rate81%
Application DeadlineRolling Basis
Academic CalendarSemester-based

Keene State College International Admissions

As per the recent records, students from more than 20 countries are enrolled in Keene State College. The section given below explains the additional admission requirements for international students.

Application Fee: $50 (non-refundable)

Online Application: Click Here

Admission Requirements

  • Official copies of secondary and postsecondary academic records with official English translations.
  • Submission of TOEFL/IELTS scores.
  • International students who are living in the United States for more than two years attending high school must take the SAT.
  • Submission of Certificate of Finances.

English Proficiency Requirements

Students who are non-native English speakers must submit the scoresheet of the tests mentioned below. The minimum score requirements for these tests are mentioned below-

TestsMinimum Score Requirements
213 CBT
80 iBT

Visa Process

It is mandatory for international students to get F-1 visa in order to study full-time in the United States universities. The documents required to get your visa approved are given below:-

  • Copy of a valid passport.
  • Form I-20.
  • Letter of Acceptance from Keene State College.
  • Certificate of Finances (A proof that you have sufficient funds to finance your education in US)
  • Evidence of your intent to return to your domestic country.

Keene State College Undergraduate Admissions

At Keene State College, the most desired undergraduate courses among students are Education, Business Management, Psychology, Safety & Occupational Health Applied Sciences and Criminal Justice Studies. The basic requirements for undergraduate admissions are given below:-

Application Fee: $50

Online Application for Regular Candidates: Click Here to Apply

Online Application for Transfer Candidates: Click Here to Apply

Admission Requirements

  • As a first-year applicant, you must submit your official high school transcript.
  • If you are a transfer student, submission of a final high school transcript in addition to official college transcripts is compulsory.
  • SAT or ACT scores are optional except for those who are applying for the honors program or pursuing a nursing degree.
  • Letter of recommendation encouraged but not required.
  • Complete the FAFSA and ask that your ISIR be shared with KSC.

Keene State College Graduate Admissions

The most coveted graduate programs at Keene State among students are Art, Education and Culture. Given below are course-wise requirements for graduate admissions:-

Application Fee: $50 (non-refundable)

ProgramsApplication PortalAcademic Requirements

M.S. Safety and Occupational Health Applied Science

University Portala bachelor’s degree with a minimum grade point average (GPA) of 2.50. Essay and goal statement Work or internship experience Three KSC applicant recommendation forms formal interview

Master of Arts Degree in History and Archives

University Portal

Completed application form with signature Writing sample Statement of intent and intended study Three KSC applicant recommendation forms Formal Interview

Official Transcripts must be submitted from all undergraduate and graduate institutions attended – official transcripts should be sent directly to:

Keene State College, Graduate Admissions

229 Main Street

Keene, NH 03435-2605

Application status can be tracked via the link received on registered email id, and also check whether all required application materials have been received.

The acceptance rate in the last session indicates that admission process is moderately difficult. The college reviews applications on a first-come-first-serve basis, and students are advised to submit their applications as soon as possible. All other documents such as recommendations, transcripts, essays, and test scores must be submitted separately.

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