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On Campus:57%
  • Fall 08/29-12/16
  • Spring 01/17-5/5

Tuition & Payments
You will pay your normal tuition/fees to your home campus.
EVEN - Host campus accepts no more students than it sends out.

Estimated Per Semester
Costs For Room And Meals:

Additional Information
Receive From Canada

Campus Diversity
1%Native/First Nation
0%Hawaiian/Pacific Island
1%Two or more races

Campus Links
Home Page

NSE Links
Policies & Procedures
Campus Detail Info
Member Campus Links

How to Apply
Applications are submitted through your home campus coordinator.
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With more than 40 programs of study, Keene State College prepares students to think critically, act creatively, and serve the greater good. The 170 acre Keene State campus generates the ambiance of a small New England College, with ivy-covered buildings, grassy commons, and brick walkways. Living on campus is the choice of over half the students and residence halls at KSC are strong, vital communities in which students feel included and free to make their own unique contributions. Nearly 100 societies, clubs, academic, sport, and social organizations provide a multitude of co-curricular learning experiences.
Keene State College founded in 1909, is situated in the charming town of Keene, located in the heart of New England. Keene is the largest town in the southwest corner of New Hampshire and is known for its picturesque Central Square, shops and restaurants. There is a wide range of outdoor and social activities that take place in Keene.

Campus Location - Located on Main Street in Keene, N.H., the largest town (pop. 23,000+) in southwestern New Hampshire, the College is only a few minutes' walk to Keene's lively downtown. It's a two hour drive to Boston, four hours to New York City or 20 minutes to Vermont.

Closed Programs

Courses are not guaranteed in any major.

Notable Academic Programs

  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies - One of the few undergraduate institutions that offer a degree in this major
  • Safety Science - Degree title is Safety and Occupational Health BS

Unique Academic Programs

  • Holocaust and Genocide Studies
  • Occupational Safety and Health
  • Product Design
  • Safety Science

Special Options
Honors Access: Yes
RA Exchange: Yes

Undergraduate Majors Open to NSE Students

Anthropology: Anthropology

Architecture: Architecture

Area Studies: American Studies, Holocaust and Genocide Studies

Art/Design/Fine Art: Art, Graphic Design, Studio Art

Athletics: Athletic Training, Physical Education

Biological Sciences: Biology/Life Science

Business: Management

Chemistry: Chemistry

Communications: Communication, Film, Journalism

Computer Science: System Administration

Criminal Justice: Criminal Justice

Earth Sciences: Geology

Economics: Economics

Education: Early Childhood, Elementary Education, Junior High/Middle School, Junior High/Middle School Mathematics, Physical Education, Secondary Education, Special Education

English: English, Film Studies, Literature, Writing

Environmental Studies: Environmental Studies

Food Science: Nutrition

Foreign Language: French, Spanish

General Studies: Individualized Degree Program

Geography and Urban Studies: Geography

Geology: Geology

Health and Safety Sciences: Community Health, Health Promotion, Health Science, Nursing, Occupational Safety and Health, Safety Science, Substance Abuse/Addictions

History: History

Information Studies: Computer Mathematics, Computer Science

Mathematics: Mathematics, Mathematics-Physics

Performing Arts: Acting, Dance, Directing, Music, Music Education, Music Performance, Music Theory and Composition, Theater Arts/Drama

Physics: Chemical Physics, Physics

Political Science: Political Science

Psychology: Psychology

Sociology/Social Work: Social Science, Sociology

Technology: Design Technology, Technology Studies

Theater: Performance and Directing

Quick Links Registration Priority
  • With seniors
GPA and Other Academic Requirements
  • No students accepted from NSE members within my own state
  • 2.5 GPA
  • pre-req. are required for most upper level course.
Exchange Preferences
  • Full-year exchange Accepted
  • Single term exchange Accepted
  • Prefer students who will live on campus
Mid-Year Exchange (Exchange that begins with the Spring/Winter Term)
  • Available
Non-Native English Speakers
  • TOEFL: must have a score of 550 paper, N/A computer or N/A Internet
Graduate and Post-Baccalaureate Students
  • No graduate students
Summer Exchange
  • Not available
International Students (Visa Students)
  • Will accept on Plan B
  • Fees are subject to change without notice.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
Tuition and Fees - Plan B Students
  • No tuition/fees are paid to the host campus.
  • Figures do not include costs you will incur for course specific enrollment (e.g., laboratory courses, student teaching, studio art)
  • See below for credit hour restrictions and/or miscellaneous fees applicable to Plan B students.
Maximum Credit Hours Per Semester
  • Plan B: 18
Miscellaneous Fees - Per Semester
Figures are current as of 6/22/2016.

Purpose Amount Period Plan Status
Parking Fee: $100 Semester Plan B Optional

Exchange with Canada - Health Insurance
Students must purchase campus health insurance at $0 per semester.

Financial Aid
Plan B
For eligible Plan B students, aid is awarded by and disbursed from your home campus.

Regardless of Plan A or Plan B, students exchanging to or from Canada, apply for financial aid at their home campus.
  • Figures are current as of 6/22/2016.
  • Expect 5% or more increase for the subsequent academic year.
  • Figures are based on the average room and meal plan selected by NSE students. Actual costs may be greater or less depending upon your selected room type and meals.
  • Two semesters = one academic year
  • Three quarters = one academic year
On-Campus Housing Per Semester
  • Double: $3,441
  • Per semester unless otherwise noted
  • On campus living encouraged
Off-Campus Housing
  • Appoximate monthly cost: $700
  • Proximity to campus: .5
Meal Plans Per Semester
  • Meal purchase is required for on campus living.
  • $1754 declining balance plan.
Notes About Meal Plans
unlimited meals for $1754. per semester

All data in this document is the responsibility of the campus and has been provided by the campus NSE coordinator.