Granite State College

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School Overview

Granite State College is a member of the University System of New Hampshire. The school allows students to choose from local or distance learning education formats and offers associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degrees along with post-baccalaureate programs in teacher education. The college offers 100% online degree programs and transfer opportunities.

In addition to its main campus in Concord, the college runs nine other campuses within the state of New Hampshire, along with online school program options. Regional campuses are located in Berlin, Conway, Claremont, Lebanon, Littleton, Nashua, Manchester, Portsmouth, and Rochester.

Granite State College is accredited by the New England Association of Schools and Colleges.

General Information

Phone Number: (603) 228-3000
Website Address: www.granite.edu
Institution Type: Public, 4-year or above
Awards Offered:

  • Associate degree
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Postbaccalaureate certificate

Campus setting: Distant Town
Campus housing: No
Student Population: 2,534 (2,140 undergraduate)
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 16 to 1

Tuition & Fees

Estimated Expenses for Academic Year 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
Tuition and fees $5,523 $5,907 $6,195 $6,435 +3.87%
Books and Supplies $900 $900 $900 $900 0.00%
Total Expenses 2008-’09 2009-’10 2010-’11 2011-’12 % change 2010-’12
In-state Off Campus $0 $0 $0 $0 0.00%
In-state with Family $6,423 $6,807 $7,095 $7,335 +3.38%
Average Graduate Student Tuition & Fees
Tuition for In-state Students $6,240
In-state Student Fees $195
Tuition for Out-of-state Students $6,600
Out-of-state Fees $195

Financial Aid

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students
Type of Aid Students Percent Amount Average Per Student
All students financial aid 30 81%
Grant or scholarship aid 19 51% $88,147 $4,639
• Federal grants 18 49% $65,916 $3,662
• Pell grants 18 49% $58,916 $3,273
• Other federal grants 18 49% $7,000 $389
State/local government grant or scholarships 5 14% $3,500 $700
Institutional grants or scholarships 16 43% $18,731 $1,171
Student loan aid 26 70% $138,785 $5,338
• Federal student loans 26 70% $138,785 $5,338
• Other student loans 0 0% $0

All Degrees and Programs

Program Completions for Most Recent Year BA/BS MA/MS PhD AA/AS CERT
Total of All Education Programs 268 93 66
Business, Administration, Management, Marketing, etc. 65 22
Business Administration and Management 65 22
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration
Computing and Information Sciences 12
Information Technology 12
Education 20 4 65
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 20 4
Special Education and Teaching 65
Health Services and Allied Health Sciences
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
Speech-language Pathology/Pathologist
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services 11
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration 11
Legal and Law Studies 1
Legal Assistant/Paralegal 1
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 78 50
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies 78 50
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies 82 17
Behavioral Sciences 58 17
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, Other 24
Above data represent first majors only.
(-) Indicates that program is not offered at this award level.

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Granite State College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (603) 228-3000
Website: https://www.granite.edu
Type of School: 4-year, Public
Apply Online: https://www.granite.edu/become-a-student/apply-now/
Address: 25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301-3471
Setting: Town: Fringe
Campus Housing: No

Students & Programs

Student Population: 2,005
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 13%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 17 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 157 (8% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $7,791
Out-of-state Tuition: $9,015
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 84%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $6,023

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Granite State College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Granite State College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 173
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 2
Education 13191
English Language and Literature/Letters 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 14
History 1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 13
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 12
Psychology 1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions 1
Social Sciences 1
Grand total 135364

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Granite State College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $7,791
Out-of-state $9,015
Books and supplies $900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $8,610
Out-of-state $9,690

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 38 84%
Grant or scholarship aid 32 71% $6,023
Student loan aid 34 76% $4,482

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,053 61% $4,020
Federal student loans 911 53% $5,424

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Granite State College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Granite State College students.

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Recommendations
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Granite State College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 2,005
Undergraduate enrollment 1,729
Graduate enrollment 276

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Granite State College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by New England Commission of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
    • Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the graduate degree levels

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. CollegeAtlas.org does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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