Granite State College

Concord, NH 03301
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Granite State College is one of the six public 4-year colleges in New Hampshire. The campus is located in Concord town.

According to the NCES 2017 report, a total of 2,019 students attend the school. Every year 14% of the graduating class students graduate in 150% of the time it takes to complete their studies.

Granite State College's in-state tuition for the 2017-2018 academic year was $7,368, and fees were $225. Out-of-state tuition and fees for the same period were $8,280 and $225 respectively.

Institution Overview

Campus LocaleFringe Town
Number of Students2,019
Student to Faculty Ratio11:1
Is Admission OpenYes
Religious Affiliation -
On Campus Housing-
Retention Rate43%

Nursing Programs

Nursing Programs Graduates (2017-2018 academic year)

Number of Graduates
Degree type Men Women
Bachelor's degree 4 23

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Institutional Accreditations
New England Association of Schools and Colleges, Commission on Institutions of Higher Education
10/01/1980 - Current
Nursing Programs Accreditations
Nursing (CNURED) - Nursing education programs at the baccalaureate degree levels
06/11/2015 - Current



Acceptance Rate
The college has an open admission policy. However each nursing program might have its own admission criteria (such as: TEAS score, HESI A2 score, nursing prerequisites GPA, etc).

Cost to Attend

The following table details the reported cost of attendance per credit hour for the 2017-2018 academic year.

Undergrad courses
In District Students$307/credit
In State Students$307/credit
Out of State Students$345/credit
Graduate courses
In District Students$416/credit
In State Students$416/credit
Out of State Students$453/credit

Tuition Estimates

Based on the above credit hour costs, here is a sample tuition for different nursing programs.

Program Credit Hours In district In State Out of State
LPN 45 $13,815 $13,815 $15,525
ADN 70 $21,490 $21,490 $24,150
BSN 125 $38,375 $38,375 $43,125
FNP 50 $20,800 $20,800 $22,650
Please note that the above cost estimate does not include school fees, books, supplies, etc.You need to allot additional money for that.
If you attend a private, for-profit school, usually the additional cost (besides tuition) is about 10% of the tuition. If you attend a public school or a not-for-profit private school, the additional cost is around 50% of the tuition.

Financial Aid

In 2017-2018 academic year, 90% of Granite State College's students received financial aid. Below is the breakdown of the financial aid provided to students.

Students Receiving Aid Average Amount/Student
Pell Grant 67% $4,177
Other Federal Grant 33% $300
State Grant & Scholarships 33% $634
Institutional Grant & Scholarships 4% $733
Federal Student Loans 81% $4,659
Private Loans -- --


Average Net Price
The average net price is calculated by subtracting the average amount of financial aid received by students from the total cost of attendance.
Average Net Price by Family Income
Less than $30,000$12,555
$30,001 to $48,000$14,025
$48,001 to $75,000$15,161
$75,001 to $110,000$16,183
Over $110,000$17,349

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Ethnic Diversity
Race/ethnicity unknown
Black/African American
Two or more races
Non-resident alien
Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander

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Data source: (2017-2018 colleges survey) and New Hampshire state board of nursing.
Granite State College
25 Hall Street
Concord, NH 03301

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