Keene State College (KSC)

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Keene State College can be found in Keene, NH, a public college which focuses on only a select few programs offered. There are around 3,900 students enrolled per year at Keene State College.

Roughly 90 percent of all applicant were admitted at KSC, and from those that were granted acceptance about 19 percent continued on to attend. You can get more information from the admissions office website at

Overall KSC Acceptance Rate - Fall 2020


The overall acceptance rate for Keene State College was reported as 88.4% in Fall 2020 with over 4,980 college applications submitted to KSC. Both in state and out of state applicants are included in these figures. We do not have data on transfer acceptance rates currently.

Historical Trend and Acceptance Rate 2022 Projection

The historical trend chart shows acceptance rates from the previous years, from which we have projected the acceptance rate for the 2022-2023 school year. The overall acceptance rate trend for Keene State College has been slowly getting higher over the past years.

Acceptance Rate By Year

  • 2016-2017: 82.5%
  • 2017-2018: 82.7%
  • 2018-2019: 81.4%
  • 2019-2020: 88.4%
  • Projected KSC Acceptance Rate 2022-2023: 78.6%

How Does KSC Compare?

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National Avg

The acceptance rate for KSC is fifty-six percent higher than the national average of all colleges which is around 56.7%.

Nearby Similar College Acceptance Rates

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Landmark College47.0%
Franklin Pierce University66.5%
Marlboro College83.1%
New England College100.0%
Colby-Sawyer College89.6%

Admissions Rates & Enrollment Rates - Details

General Recommendations & Requirements for Admissions

  • High School GPA Scores are Required
  • School Records are Required
  • Submit Recommendation Letters are Required

Number of Applicants, Percent Accepted, and Enrolled Students (Fall 2020)

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