Resources › For Students and Parents Granite State College Admissions Share Flipboard Email Print Caiaimage / Paul Bradbury / Getty Images For Students and Parents College Admissions College Profiles College Admissions Process College Rankings Choosing A College Application Tips Essay Samples & Tips Testing Graphs College Financial Aid Extracurricular Activities Advanced Placement Homework Help Private School Test Prep College Life Graduate School Business School Law School Distance Learning View More By Allen Grove College Admissions Expert Ph.D., English, University of Pennsylvania M.A., English, University of Pennsylvania B.S., Materials Science & Engineering and Literature, MIT Dr. Allen Grove is an Alfred University English professor and a college admissions expert with 20 years of experience helping students transition to college. our editorial process Facebook Facebook Twitter Twitter Allen Grove Updated June 04, 2019 With open admissions, Granite State College is available to all interested students, provided they meet certain basic requirements. To apply, those interested should submit an application through the school's website and should contact the admissions office with any questions. Admissions Data (2016) Granite State College has an open admission policyTest Scores -- 25th / 75th PercentileSAT Critical Reading: - / -SAT Math: - / -SAT Writing: - / -New Hampshire colleges SAT comparisonACT Composite: - / -ACT English: - / -ACT Math: - / -New Hampshire colleges ACT comparison Granite State College Description Granite State College is a public university and part of the University System of New Hampshire. The school's main campus is in Concord, New Hampshire, but the college also has regional centers in Concord, Claremont, Conway, and Rochester. Granite State specializes in adult education: the average age of enrolled students is 36, and the majority of students take classes part-time. The college has extensive online course offerings as well as face-to-face instruction. Granite State offers seven bachelor's degree programs among which behavioral science, business, and an individualized study program are most popular. Many Granite State students transfer in credits, and 18-month bachelor degree programs exist for students who have earned their associate degrees. Academics are supported by a 10 to 1 student/faculty ratio (all faculty are part-time adjunct instructors, most with first-hand knowledge in their fields). Enrollment (2016) Total Enrollment: 2,141 (1,854 undergraduates)Gender Breakdown: 26% Male / 74% Female50% Full-time Costs (2016 - 17) Tuition and Fees: $7,425 (in-state); $8,265 (out-of-state)Books: $900 (why so much?)Room and Board (off-campus): $8,919Other Expenses: $2,781Total Cost: $20,025 (in-state); $20,865 (out-of-state) Granite State College Financial Aid (2015 - 16) Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 89%Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of AidGrants: 75%Loans: 75%Average Amount of AidGrants: $4,066Loans: $4,978 Academic Programs Most Popular Majors: Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Individualized Studies Transfer, Graduation and Retention Rates First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 58%Transfer-out Rate: 16%4-Year Graduation Rate: 8%6-Year Graduation Rate: 21% If You Like Granite State College, You May Also Like These Schools Grand View University: Profile Weber State University: Profile Bridgewater State University: Profile Wilmington University: Profile New England College: Profile University of New Hampshire: Profile | GPA-SAT-ACT GraphCollege of Staten Island (CUNY): Profile Plymouth State University: Profile Granite State College Mission Statement The Mission of Granite State College is to expand access to public higher education to adults of all ages throughout the state of New Hampshire and beyond.