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High School Counselor Connection

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Keene State College recognizes the pivotal role guidance counselors play in helping students through the college admissions process. We are grateful for everything you do and hope this information will make your job easier as you encourage your students to apply to Keene State College!

Find Your Counsleor

At Keene State College we believe that it is important for our counselors to form relationships with the schools and students with whom they will be reviewing applications. Please refer to our Meet your Counselor page to find the contact information for the counselor that works with you, your school and your students. More about Find Your Counsleor

On the Road

See when an admissions counselor may be visiting a city near you at our admissions events page. If you have a fair coming up that you don’t see on our calendar, or would like a counselor to visit your school, please email our travel coordinator Sasha Watt She will review our current schedule and get back to you about our availability. More about On the Road

Counselor Visit Options

Living Learning Community

New Residential Learning Community

If the idea of getting connected to other students who share your goals and interests the first day you step on campus sounds good to you, you’ll probably love being part of a Living and Learning Community (LLC). MORE

The New Hampshire Counselor Tour Program

NH College & University Council provides a week long counselor tour program at no cost to you or your school to see the rich variety and diversity of New Hampshire colleges. We hope to see you on campus in the fall.

Schedule a visit

If you are not available during that week – please consider this an open invitation to come visit us at Keene State College. Register for a tour on our website and let us be your host for the day. Attend a general information session with an admissions counselor, take a tour with a current student and enjoy lunch in our dining hall on us.

Have more time available? We can happily connect you to other departments on campus to fill your time with some rich conversations about everything from academic and career advising, student support services, or any of our academic majors and programs.

Group Tour

If you are interested in bringing a group of students to campus for a tour, please complete the group tour request form and an admission counselor will contact you.

KSC by the Numbers

In 2014-2015

92% of KSC Students
receive financial assistance.
$13 million
in Institutional Financial Aid awarded by Keene State College
$5.2 million
in Federal scholarships and grants was awarded
$1.5 million
was awarded as Student Work Study employment
$4.74 Million
in Pell Grants to neediest students

Counseling high school students on their college choices requires a lot of information. Here you’ll find the materials you need in order to guide your students in their college search.

Fall 2014 Freshman Profile

We received 6484 applications from prospective freshman students and offered 78% admission. The mean academic credentials of admitted students for 2014 were:

  • Weighted GPA: 3.0
  • SAT: Reading: 490
    • Writing: 490
    • Math: 490

How to Apply

Learn more about Applying to Keene State College


2018-19 ChargesResident of NHOut-of-State
Tuition (full-time)$11,468$20,432
Room (multiple)$7,358$7,358
Board (platinum plan)$3,650$3,650
Mandatory Fees$2,744$2,744

Contact Admissions

Admissions Office
229 Main Street
Keene, New Hampshire 03435