Granite State College
Concord, NH 03301-3471


Type 4 year
Control Public
Campus size Small
Campus locale Town
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Trimester
Total enrollment 2,141
Religious affiliation None
Open Admission
Student to faculty ratio 13:1
Campus housing No
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Granite State College has an open admission policy. That means there is no standardized test or GPA requirements. Any high school graduate or GED certificate holder may get admission.

Tuition & Fees

Granite State College charges different tuition rate depending on students residency. In 2016-2017 academic year, students from out of state paid $8,040 and in-state students paid $7,200.

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $12,440
In State Tuition
National Average = $6,695
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $17,196
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 89% of Granite State College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 72% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $3,682 (which is 16.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Granite State College in 2016-2017, was 49, which is 75% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $4,978 (which is 6.1% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,432
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,302
Financial aid
National Average = 85%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Granite State College has enrolled a total of 2,141 students (1,009 students full-time and 1,132 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 2,141 students, 376 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 26% men and 74% women and 1,854 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 287 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 1,595 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 84%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 7%

Hispanic: 3%

Black/African American: 2%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%

Non-resident alien: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Granite State College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 25% 473 135
Multi/interdisciplinary Studies 17% 329 93
Education 16% 296 29
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 9% 174 22
Health Professions And Related Programs 8% 158 48
Psychology 6% 112 0
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services 2% 42 0
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 2% 30 0
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 1% 14 0
Public Administration And Social Service Professions 0% 8 0

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 46%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Granite State College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $32,738

The typical median income of Granite State College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $30,900. Last year, out of the total 445 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 396 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 554 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 460 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $30,900 $33,800
Employment Rate 89% 83%
Total Graduates 445 554

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