Students

All data is FY16 undergraduate unless otherwise stated.

4000
Active Students
 
 
 

Enrollments (FY 2016)

# Enrolled in credit courses

  • Connector.

    Undergraduate: 2,883

    Credits earned: 43,636

  • Connector.

    Post-Baccalaureate: 343

    Credits earned: 3,335

  • Connector.

    Graduate: 190

    Credits earned: 1,813

Origin

First-Time College Students
16%
Transfer
84%

Status

Full-time Students

24%
Undergrad
5%
Post-Bacc
14%
Graduate

Part-time Students

76%
Undergrad
95%
Post-Bacc
86%
Graduate

Demographics

Age
Undergrad: 34
Post-bacc: 38
Graduate: 39
• Age 18-24
• Make up 27% of undergraduate student body
Gender
Female
Undergrad
70%
Post-bacc
82%
Graduate
58%
Male
Undergrad
30%
Post-bacc
18%
Graduate
42%
Geography
States in which students live in:
• Undergrad: 47*
• Post-bacc: 12
• Graduate: 10
*Plus three other countries
• Undergrad: 83 %
• Post-bacc: 92%
• Graduate: 78%
• Graduates remaining in NH: 89%

Retention

Percentage of newly enrolled FY2015 students who re-enrolled in FY2016

  • Connector.

    Undergraduate: 68%

    (74% bachelor students only)

  • Connector.

    Post-Baccalaureate: 60%

  • Connector.

    Graduate: 82%

Graduation

Percentage of students completing programs in 150% of expected time
• Undergraduate: 52%
• Graduate: 67%

Number of degrees/certificates awarded in FY 2016
• Undergraduate: 529
• Post-Baccalaureate: 57
• Graduate: 40

Teacher Licensure Pass Rates

All program completers, 2015-16
• Granite State College Pass Rate: 94% (# taking tests: 31. # passing tests: 29)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 83%

All program completers, 2014-15
• Granite State College Pass Rate: 83% (# taking tests: 40. # passing tests: 33)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 81%

All program completers, 2013-14
• Granite State College Pass Rate: 92%  (# taking tests: 38. # passing tests: 35)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 86%

All program completers, 2012-13
• Granite State College Pass Rate: 98%  (# taking tests: 49. # passing tests: 48)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 89%

This U.S. Department of Education data represents a summary of all program completers. Program completion does not suggest a recommendation to the state for an initial credential. For discipline-specific pass rates, please call the School of Education at (603) 822-5434.

Satisfaction

Winter 2016
The percentage of students who rate Granite State College educational experience “Good” or “Excellent”

80%
Freshmen
80%
Seniors

Partnerships

Tuition (AY 2016-17):

Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate
• NH Residents: $300 per credit
• Out-of-state Residents: $335 per credit

Graduate
• NH Residents:  $512 per credit
• Out-of-State Residents: $545 per credit

Expected Debt
(FY16, Granite State College debt only)
• Undergrad: $19,073
• Graduate: $16,477

Cost of Attendance

Courses

  • Undergraduate: 253
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 56
  • Graduate: 31
• Undergraduate: 12/1
• Post-Baccalaureate: 5/1
• Graduate: 6/1
Undergraduate:
885 sections (30% classroom, 70% online); plus 133 Independent Learning Contracts

Post-Baccalaureate:
132 sections, plus 122 Independent Learning Contracts

Graduate:
89 sections (82% online)


Institution

Founded: 1972; first graduates in 1974

Accreditations:

NEASC

New England Association of Schools and Colleges

CCNE

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

GAC

Global Accreditation Center: MS Project Management

Affiliation:
University System of New Hampshire; USNH also includes Keene State College, Plymouth State University, and University of New Hampshire at Durham and Manchester

Profile:
Public Baccalaureate College – Arts and Sciences plus Professions

Accessibility:
Online delivery of courses and degree programs, plus face-to-face locations statewide:

  • Five Full-Service Regional Campuses:
    Concord, Claremont, Conway, Manchester, Rochester
  • Three Academic Sites (hosting classes and academic services on an appointment basis):
    Littleton, Nashua, Portsmouth