News and Announcements

Read the latest news, updates, and insights from Granite State College.

Granite State College Earns Best Online Programs Ranking from U.S. News & World Report

For the eighth year in a row, U.S. News & World Report has recognized Granite State College on its annual list of best online degree programs. More than 1,600 online degree programs were assessed for the 2020 edition, a record high for U.S. News & World Report.

Granite State College Awarded $12,500 Grant from NH Endowment for Health

With the help of a $12,500 grant from the Endowment for Health, Granite State College is excited to introduce an innovative training program focused on strengthening our state’s multigenerational workforce.

USNH Trustees Freeze Tuition for In-State Students

The University System of New Hampshire Board of Trustees voted unanimously to freeze in-state tuition for academic year 2020-2021 for undergraduates at all four of its institutions.

Granite State College Awarded for its Online, Distance-Based Teacher Preparation Programs

October 3, 2019 Granite State College, New Hampshire’s leading public provider of online higher education, has won the 2019 WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies (WCET) Outstanding Work (WOW) award for its innovative, online teacher preparation programs. Since 2004, WCET (the WICHE Cooperative for Educational Technologies) has presented the WCET Outstanding Work (WOW) award to colleges, universities, and organizations who implement … Read More

Announcing Our 2019 Winter & Spring Dean’s List

Granite State College congratulates students who earned recognition on the Dean’s List for the 2019 Winter and Spring academic terms. This achievement is reached when degree seeking students meet the following criteria: Complete a minimum of 12 credits toward the degree, with no grade below a C and no incomplete courses, for two consecutive terms (summer/fall or winter/spring) Have a … Read More

Once Again, Granite State College Ranks #1 in New Hampshire as Best College for Adult Learners

August 26, 2019 Granite State College was once again named as one of the nation’s Best Four-Year Colleges for Adult Learners by Washington Monthly. With the #11 position, Granite State serves as the highest ranked institution in New England and one of just five institutions throughout the region that earned recognition in the top-50 of this competitive list. According to … Read More

CCNE Accreditation Evaluation: Opportunity for Public Comment

August 14, 2019 Public Notice of CCNE Accreditation Visit Invitation for Third-Party Comments Granite State College will host a Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) on-site evaluation of our nursing programs between Wednesday, October 16 and Friday, October 18, 2019. In accordance with CCNE accreditation procedures, Granite State College extends the opportunity to program constituents and other interested parties to … Read More

A Website Redesign with You in Mind

On Wednesday, July 18, 2019, Granite State College will proudly unveil an enhanced website experience, which will merge the College’s student-specific domain ( with the College’s main website (, achieving a more integrated, engaging experience for students. The new design allows for clear navigation, streamlined menus, and a responsive layout for all electronic platforms. What You Can Expect “” will … Read More

Granite State College to Honor the Class of 2019 and Celebrates Leaders Across New Hampshire and Beyond

Concord, NH – On Sunday, May 19, 2019, Granite State College will celebrate the graduation of approximately 500 students from its associate, bachelor’s, and master’s degree programs at the AllWell North Complex in Holderness, New Hampshire, with a live stream broadcast available at “When I entered Granite State College in January of 2017, it was my third attempt at … Read More

Nominations for University System Student Board Student Representatives Now Being Accepted

Granite State College and the University System of New Hampshire are looking for two outstanding students to represent the College on the statewide University System Student Board (USSB) for the 2019-2020 academic year. Offered annually, this unique opportunity links our students directly to University System of New Hampshire (USNH) trustees, ensuring that student voices are represented and considered during decision-making. … Read More