KSC Admission Requirements
Chances of getting into Keene State College
|Applicant Competition||Very Low|
How hard is it to get into KSC and can I get accepted? The school has a 83% acceptance rate ranking it #10 in New Hampshire for lowest rate of acceptance. Last year, 4,613 out of 5,580 applicants were admitted making Keene State College an easy school to get into with a very good chance of acceptance assuming you meet the requirements. Academically, it has easy requirements for admission test scores, generally admitting students who score in the top 60 percent. Keene State College typically accepts and attracts "B" average high school students. Only 20% of those admitted chose to enroll in the school.
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KSC SAT Scores
Applicants Submitting SAT91%
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 25th||520|
|SAT Math 25th||490|
|SAT Composite 25th||1010|
|SAT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|SAT Reading 75th||630|
|SAT Math 75th||580|
|SAT Composite 75th||1210|
|Average SAT Score||1110|
SAT Scores you need to get in
What are the SAT requirements for students to be admitted to Keene State College?
Keene State College typically requires applicants to be in the top 59 percent of SAT test takers. The school consistently takes SAT composite scores down to 1010 on a 1600 scale, below which admission should be considered a reach. We estimate some students could be accepted with SAT's as low as 910. The estimated average SAT composite for admitted freshman is 1110 out of 1600. The school ranks #6 in New Hampshire for highest average SAT composite score. A competitive SAT score is critical as 91 percent of applicants submit SAT scores to the school. Note: SAT scores presented on this page have been adjusted upwards per the College Board's concordance tables for test takers after March 2016.
|SAT Score (1600 scale)||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|1210 and Above||Good||>89%|
|1110 to 1210||Avg +||83%-89%|
|1010 to 1110||Avg -||74%-83%|
|910 to 1010||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 910||Low||<63%|
KSC ACT Scores
Applicants Submitting ACT10%
|ACT Test||25th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 25th||17|
|ACT Math 25th||18|
|ACT Composite 25th||18|
|ACT Test||75th Percentile Score|
|ACT Reading 75th||24|
|ACT Math 75th||24|
|ACT Composite 75th||24|
|Average ACT Score||21|
ACT Scores needed to get accepted
What are the ACT requirements for prospective students to get into KSC?
Admission data indicates that KSC regularly accepts students with ACT's of 18 and above. Successful applicants typically send ACT scores in the top 62 percent nationally. We estimate the school accepting minimum ACT composite scores around 15 in some instances. Prospective students submitting an ACT composite of 21 or higher should be in the upper half of applicants - and students with a 24 and above have very competitive chances. The school ranks #4 in New Hampshire for highest average ACT composite score. 10 percent of applicants submit ACT scores to Keene State College.
|ACT Score||Competitiveness||Admission Chances|
|24 and Above||Good||>89%|
|21 to 24||Avg +||83%-89%|
|18 to 21||Avg -||74%-83%|
|15 to 18||Reach||63%-74%|
|Less than 15||Low||<63%|
Avg. High School GPA3.23*
Typical High School GradesB
You will need about average high school grades to get into Keene State College. The average high school GPA of the admitted freshman class at Keene State College was 3.23 on the 4.0 scale indicating that primarily B students are accepted and ultimately attend. The school ranks #5 in New Hampshire for highest average GPA. If your high school grades are above the average 3.23 GPA, you have a very good chance of being admitted as KSC accepts 83% of all applicants.
|Percent of Admitted Who Enrolled (Admission Yield)||19%||22%||20%|
Applications are DueApr 1, 2020
Days left to Apply167
Applicants have 167 days left until the Fall 2020 term applications are due on Apr 1, 2020.
Seniors, these are the SAT and ACT test dates you can still sit for a test and send your results to KSC before the Apr 1 application deadline.
|SAT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Nov 2||Nov 15|
|Dec 7||Dec 20|
|Mar 14||Mar 27|
|ACT Test Date||Scores Available|
|Oct 26||Nov 14|
|Dec 14||Dec 24|
|Feb 8||Feb 19|
What are the requirements for admission to Keene State College and what considerations affect admission decisions?
|High School GPA||Required|
|High School Class Rank||Required|
|Completion of College Preparatory Program||Recommended|
|Demonstration of Competencies||Neither required nor recommended|
|Credit for Life Experiences||Yes|
Primary data source, U.S. Department of Education https://nces.ed.gov/collegenavigator/?id=183062 IPEDS survey data for Keene State College.