Keene State College



Kenneth Scupp

“I studied away in England for a semester at the University of Derby in the East Midlands. I love the medieval readings in my Medieval World A.D. 400-1500 course taught by Dr. Susan Wade. I plan to pursue a Ph.D. in history.”

– Kenneth Scupp, European History

A College on the Move.

Family Diner

What is Keene State College?

Are you interested in being actively involved in your own education? Are you more of a hands-on learner than a “lecture learner”? You will thrive here.

Are you right for Keene State? Let’s find out.

An Evening of Dance

Create Your Place in the World

College is not just about knowledge. It is about keeping your mind open to possibilities. It is about getting good at sifting through ideas and facts, distinguishing what is meaningful from what is not, and harnessing your own talents and abilities. It is about creating your place in the world.

What is an academic community? Read more.

Caleb Patterson

Be the Author of Your Own Story.

With 5,000 enthusiastic young people on campus, there is energy to burn. That’s how KSC students rack up more than 400,000 hours in credited student service and another 17,000 hours in volunteer community service every year. Keene State welcomes your energy. It defines who you are, and who we are. Here, you can be the author of your own story.

How will you get involved?


Your Campus Experience

What is it like to live here? Nearly all first-year students live on campus. We’ll tell you about our award-winning facilities, and let students themselves talk about residential life.

Read more about the campus community.

This is Keene State.

At any point during your exploration of Keene State, please come to campus for a visit and ask questions in person. Our tour guides are all students who know the ropes.

Fast Facts

Keene State’s policies provide for equal opportunity and affirmative action for admission to all degree programs.