Students

All data is FY17 undergraduate unless otherwise stated.

3274
Active Students
 
 
 

Enrollments (FY 2017)

# Enrolled in credit courses

  • Connector.

    Undergraduate: 2,818

    Credits earned: 41,076
    Online credits earned: 33,184

  • Connector.

    Post-Baccalaureate: 273

    Credits earned: 2,492
    Online credits earned: 1,952

  • Connector.

    Graduate: 194

    Credits earned: 1,760
    Online credits earned: 1,418

Origin
First-Time College Students
14%
Transfer
86%
Status

Full-time Students

23%
Undergrad
4%
Post-Bacc
12%
Graduate

Part-time Students

77%
Undergrad
96%
Post-Bacc
88%
Graduate

Demographics

Age
Undergrad: 34
Post-bacc: 38
Graduate: 39
• Age 18-24
• Make up 27% of undergraduate student body
Gender
Female
Undergrad
69%
Post-bacc
82%
Graduate
64%
Male
Undergrad
31%
Post-bacc
18%
Graduate
36%
Geography
States in which students live:
• Undergrad: 47*
• Post-bacc: 9
• Graduate: 14
*Plus two other countries
• Undergrad: 81 %
• Post-bacc: 92%
• Graduate: 84%
• Graduates remaining in NH: 94%

Retention

Percentage of newly enrolled FY 2016 students who re-enrolled in FY 2017

  • Connector.

    Undergraduate: 69%

    (73% bachelor students only)

  • Connector.

    Post-Baccalaureate: 56%

  • Connector.

    Graduate: 74%

Graduation

Percentage of students completing programs in 150% of expected time
• Undergraduate: 52%
• Graduate: 66%

Number of degrees/certificates awarded in FY 2017
• Undergraduate: 535
• Post-Baccalaureate: 62
• Graduate: 68

Teacher Licensure Pass Rates

All program completers, 2016-17
• Granite State College Pass Rate: 97% (# taking tests: 37. # passing tests: 36)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 84%

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: 79% (# taking tests: 39. # passing tests: 31)
• New Hampshire Average Pass Rate: 75%

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: 84%

This U.S. Department of Education data represents a summary of the first attempt pass rates for 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 2017
The percentage of students who rate Granite State College educational experience “Good” or “Excellent”

92%
Freshmen
96%
Seniors

Programs

Tuition & Fees

Undergraduate and Post-Baccalaureate
FY 2019
• NH Residents: $314 per credit (AY 1819)
• Out-of-state Residents: $355 per credit (AY 1819)

Graduate
FY 2019
• NH Residents:  $538 per credit
• Out-of-State Residents: $575 per credit

Average Debt at Graduation
FY 2017, Granite State College debt only
• Undergrad: $15,700
• Graduate: $19,576

Universal Fees
Undergraduate and Post-Bacc. only
• NH & Out-of-State Residents: $75/term

For more information, see Tuition & Fees. To access an estimate of all educational expenses that students may incur while attending Granite State College, visit Cost of Attendance.

Courses

  • Undergraduate: 279
  • Post-Baccalaureate: 68
  • Graduate: 48
• Undergraduate: 13/1
• Post-Baccalaureate: 7/1
• Graduate: 6/1
Undergraduate:
805 sections (35% classroom, 65% online); plus 150 Independent Learning Contracts

Post-Baccalaureate:
175 sections, plus 49 Independent Learning Contracts

Graduate:
97 sections (95% online)


Institution

Founded: 1972; first graduates in 1974

Accreditations:

NECHE

New England Commission of Higher Education

CCNE

Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education

GAC

Global Accreditation Center: M.S. in 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 instructional locations statewide:

  • Concord (Administrative Headquarters)
  • Conway
  • Manchester
  • Rochester
  • Lebanon (Co-located at River Valley Community College)
  • Nashua (Co-located at Nashua Community College)