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Keene State College - Campus Life

Environment | Campus Description | Housing | Regulations | Student Employment


  • The Northeastern region of the country constitute a vast majority of U.S. students.
  • The campus area is 160 acres.
  • Campus is located within one mile of a city or town.

Campus Description and Transportation Services
160-acre campus in Keene (population: 22,000), 50 miles from Manchester
and 90 miles from Boston. Served by air and bus; major airport serves
Windsor Locks, Conn. (75 miles); train serves Brattleboro, Vt. (15
miles). School operates transportation to parking lot.


Types of Housing

  • Coed Dorms are used by 89% of the on-campus students.
  • Women's Dorms are used by 11% of the on-campus students.
  • 56% of all students live in school housing of some type.
  • 44% of all students live off campus or commute.
Students who are required to live on campus:
  • Students may live on or off campus.
Campus housing is available for all unmarried students regardless of year. The school provides assistance in locating off-campus housing if on-campus housing is not available.

Campus Rules, Regulations & Policies

  • Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age but certain restrictions apply.

Other Policies

  • Class attendance policies set by individual instructors
  • Honor Code
  • Hazing Prohibited

Student Employment

  • This school participates in College Work/Study Program.
  • Institutional employment is available.
  • Part-time off-campus employment opportunities are good.
  • Freshmen are not discouraged from working during first term.