Granite State College: Narrative Description

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125 North State St.
Concord, NH 03301
Tel: (603)228-3000
Fax: (603)229-0964
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State and locally supported, 4-year, coed. Part of University System of New Hampshire. Awards associate and bachelor's degrees (offers primarily part-time degree programs; courses offered at 50 locations in New Hampshire). Founded 1972. Setting: rural campus. Research spending 2003-04: $1.1 million. Educational spending 2003-04: $4337 per student. Total enrollment: 1,827. Student-undergrad faculty ratio is 10:1. Students come from 7 states and territories, 7% from out-of-state, 1% Native American, 1% Hispanic, 1% black, 1% Asian American or Pacific Islander, 0.1% international, 79% 25 or older. Academic areas with the most degrees conferred: social sciences and history; business/marketing; education. Core. Calendar: semesters. Academic remediation for entering students, services for LD students, advanced placement, accelerated degree program, self-designed majors, independent study, distance learning, double major, summer session for credit, part-time degree program, adult/continuing education programs, co-op programs and internships. Off campus study at other units of the University System of New Hampshire and the New Hampshire College and University Council.

Entrance Requirements:

Required for some: ACCUPLACER. Entrance: noncompetitive. Application deadline: Rolling. Notification: continuous.

Costs Per Year:

Application fee: $45. State resident tuition: $4368 full-time, $182 per credit part-time. Nonresident tuition: $4848 full-time, $202 per credit part-time. Mandatory fees: $195 full-time, $65 per term part-time.

Collegiate Environment:

Social organizations: 1 open to all. Most popular organization: Alumni Learner Association. College housing not available. 128 computers available on campus for general student use. A campuswide network can be accessed from off-campus. Staffed computer lab on campus.

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