Granite State College (GSC)

25 Hall Street, Concord, NH

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Granite State College is a liberal arts college that offers an undergraduate education and helps students in developing important skills useful in pursuit of graduate education or employment. A liberal arts curriculum exposes students to a variety of topics and subjects. The school is located in Concord, New Hampshire, which is a predominantly rural area. Granite State College has a yearly student enrollment of around 1,800.

Here is a list of some of the popular programs Granite State College offers:

  • Liberal Arts
  • Behavioral Science
  • Business Administration
  • Special Education
  • General Studies
  • Interdisciplinary Studies

The school operates under an open enrollment policy, accepting any applicants that meet the minimum requirements for admission. Submission of school records, test scores, and personal statements may be requested for certain programs. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Tuition & fees at Granite State College vary for in-state and out-of-state residents. In-state tuition costs around $7,500 per year, while out-of-state tuition costing $7,800 annually. Students enrolled at Granite State College may be eligible for aid which is usually scholarships, grants, and loans.

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Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may give you an idea of the candidates Granite State College accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

Granite State College has a total student population of about 2,200, with undergraduate students making up about 86% of the total student population and graduate students making up the rest.


Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The average "out of pocket" cost of attendance, after any grants and scholarships are considered, is around $12,500. In order to calculate a more accurate and detailed cost of attendance check out their cost calculator here. The figures listed below are for informational purposes only and do not represent current or future tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • Annual tuition estimates are:
    • State Residents: $7,000-$8,400
    • Out-of-State: $7,800-$9,360
  • Part-time students are charged:
    • State Residents: $290-$350 per credit unit
    • Nonresidents: $330-$390 per credit unit

Financial Aid Details

The financial aid table below details the types of financial aid, along with the percent of students receiving aid, and on average the amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid86%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships64%$4,557
Receiving Student Loans74%$4,760

Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, Granite State College may offer services like:

  • Distance learning
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Career path counseling
  • Work study style employment
  • Assisting students to find work

Graduation Rates

Granite State College has an overall graduation rate which is close to 9%.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years3%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2015)
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program (more info)
    • * Accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (since 2015)

Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

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(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences


English Language and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions


Interdisciplinary Studies

Liberal Arts and Sciences


Public Administration and Social Services

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

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