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Keene State College

We’re “Owl” in this together!
Qualified NH Students Attend for Four Years, Tuition-Free!
#1 in New Hampshire for Affordability and Employment
2021 Application Now Available
Keene State Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Regional College
Keene State Ranked by U.S. News and World Report as a Top Regional College

Choose Your Adventure

No matter which path you take, you'll be surrounded by a community that lifts you up and supports you. At Keene State, it's not only about the destination– it's about your journey to discover who you are and who you want to become.

We’ll help you get there.

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President Treadwell’s video address about a healthy semester as Owls United

President Melinda Treadwell welcomes students back for the spring semester, and offers information on how to continue to stay safe during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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New Major in Sport and Recreation Management Available

Keene State launches a sport and recreation management program. Registration is available for fall 2021.

Matthew Parkes ’13 in Uzbekistan
Alumnus Serves in International Peace Efforts

Matthew Parkes ’13 found his passion at Keene State, leading to his work at the United States Institute for Peace in Washington, D.C.

Our Commitment to Sustainability

Keene State College is nationally recognized for our commitment to sustainability. No wonder. It’s one of our foundational values and a significant feature of our strategic plan.

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US Department of Education Green Ribbon School

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Green Colleges

The Princeton Review Guide to 375 Green Colleges

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Cool Schools

Sierra Club's list of most eco‑literate colleges

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