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:www.granite.edu
Type of School:4-year, Public
Apply Online:granite.edu/students/prospect/getstarted/admissions.php
Address:25 Hall Street, Concord, NH 03301-3471
Setting:31
Campus Housing:No

Students & Programs

Student Population:2,141
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's):9%
Student-to-faculty Ratio:13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs:Yes
Distance Learning Students*:362 (17% 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:$7,425
Out-of-state Tuition:$8,265
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid:86%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded:$4,557

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students

Granite State College Programs

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services173
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education12110
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs15
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Grand total125383

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 graduates

Online Programs & Distance Learning

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

Degree NameCertAssocBachMastDoct
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services173
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs2
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services3
Education11
English Language and Literature/Letters1
Health Professions and Related Programs15
History1
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service2
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities12
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies12
Psychology1
Public Administration and Social Service Professions1
Social Sciences1
Grand total5293

* Based on programs that produced 2016-2017 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 Fees2016-2017
In-state$7,425
Out-of-state$8,265
Books and supplies$900

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees2016-2017
In-state$8,208
Out-of-state$8,925

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2015-2016

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid7586%
Grant or scholarship aid5664%$4,557
Student loan aid6474%$4,760

All Undergraduate Students

Type of AidNumber Receiving Aid% Receiving AidAvg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid91949%$4,063
Federal student loans1,21465%$5,750

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.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2017

TotalMaleFemale
Number of applicants000
Percent admitted%%%
Percent admitted who enrolled%%%

Admissions Considerations

RequiredRecommendedOptional
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 2017

Total Enrollment2,141
Undergraduate enrollment1,854
Graduate enrollment287

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 Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

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