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Chester College of New England

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Hampshire

Description

Most Popular Majors

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 211
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 211
Faculty: 12

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 18:1

Percent Male: %
Percent Female: %

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

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Six-Year Graduation Rate: %

Transfer-Out Rate

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Contact Information

Address:
40 Chester St
Chester New Hampshire 3036

Website: http://www.chestercollege.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 603-887-4401

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Michael Hayes
Director, Admissions
603-887-4401
admissions@chestercollege.edu

Transfer Services Contact:
Michael Hayes
Director, Admissions
603-887-4401
admissions@chestercollege.edu

International Admissions Contact:
Michael Hayes
Director, Admissions
603-887-4401
admissions@chestercollege.edu

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:

Minimum Grades for Transfer:

Credits (Min/Max):

Test Scores for Applying:

Letters of Recommendation Required:

Essay(s) required:

Application Fee:

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

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Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

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Other Expenses:

Room and Board:

Tuition and Fees:

Total Cost:

Note on Costs:

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Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans:

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: %

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: %

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Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Dartmouth College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Quarter

State: New Hampshire

Description

As the smallest of the Ivy League schools, Dartmouth provides the curricular breadth of its larger rivals with a feeling more like a liberal arts college. Dartmouth's picturesque 269-acre campus is located in Hanover, New Hampshire, a town of 11,000. Dartmouth's strong programs in the liberal arts and sciences earned the school a chapter of the prestigious Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society. Dartmouth leads the Ivy League for the percentage of students who study abroad. The college has 48 off-campus programs in over 20 countries. Dartmouth students are also active in athletics -- 75% of students participate in athletics of some sort. If visiting campus, be sure to check out the Hood Museum of Art, the Hopkins Center for the Arts, and the impressive Orozco mural in Baker Library.
Explore the Campus: Dartmouth College Photo Tour

Most Popular Majors

Biology, Economics, Engineering, English, History, Political Science, Psychology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5848
Total Grad Students: 1600
Undergraduate Students: 4248
Faculty: 797

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 7:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 5:1

Percent Male: 50%
Percent Female: 50%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 88%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 95%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:

Hanover New Hampshire 3755

Website: http://www.dartmouth.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 603-646-1110

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Ellen Parish
Senior Associate Director of Transfer Admissions, Undergraduate Admissions
(603) 646-2875
Ellen.D.Parish@Dartmouth.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Becky Munsterer
Senior Associate Director of International Recruitments, Undergraduate Admissions
(603) 646-2875
Rebecca.J.Munsterer@Dartmouth.edu

Athletics Contact:
Harry Sheehy
Director of Athletics & Recreation, Athletic Department
(603) 646-2465
Harry.Sheehy@dartmouth.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used? Yes

High School Transcript Required? Yes

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Dartmouth reviews the academic record of each transfer applicant closely, looking at the courses taken, the grades received and the trend in performance over time. Most admitted students have a grade point average higher than 3.7.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
The lowest grade earned for any course that may be transferred for credit is a B or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
Transfer students may receive anywhere between 9 and a maximum of 17 credits. You must earn 18 credits in residence at Dartmouth to earn a bachelor's degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
All applicants must submit SAT (w/ Writing) or ACT (w/ Writing), as well as 2 SAT Subject Tests scores from different subjects.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Dartmouth requires transfer applicants to submit written evaluations from 2 of your instructors in college. The College Official's report must completed by a dean or other college official with access to your disciplinary record and academic record.

Essay(s) required:
The Transfer Application Personal Statement provides you with an opportunity to outline your reasons for seeking to transfer and the objectives that you hope to achieve by changing schools.

Application Fee:
There is an $85 nonrefundable application fee. If payment of the application fee would cause unusual financial hardship for you or your family, you may be eligible for a waiver of the application fee.

Other Requirements:
We accept additional materials, providing they supplement your application with NEW information. We want to make sure we have as complete a candidacy for each applicant, but don't want to weigh down your file with information that isn't necessary.

Fall Deadline:
1-Mar

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.dartmouth.edu/admissions/apply/checklists/transfer.html

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 30 34
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 670 780
Math 690 790
Writing 690 790

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 861

Transfers Accepted: 28

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 3%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 12%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -9%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2011

Costs

Books: 1851

Other Expenses: 1422

Room and Board: 12369

Tuition and Fees: 42996

Total Cost: 58638

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
The cost of an education should not be a deterrent. Financial aid in the form of a grant, scholarship, loan, or employment is available on the basis of need. DC guarantees to meet 100% of each student's demonstrated need for ones whole undergraduate study.

CSS/Profile Used? Yes

Own Financial Aid Form? No

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 4461

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 66%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 66%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 48%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Franklin Pierce University

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Doctoral

College Type: Private

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Hampshire

Description

Franklin Pierce University is a small private university located in Rindge, New Hampshire, a small town on the southern edge of the state. The rural lakeside main campus gives students easy access to nearby state parks and opportunities for hiking, climbing, skiing, camping and kayaking. Over 90% of undergraduates live on campus, and student life is complemented by roughly 25 clubs and organizations. In athletics, the Franklin Pierce Ravens compete in the NCAA Division II Northeast-10 Conference for most sports. The university fields eight men's and nine women's intercollegiate sports. On the academic front, the Franklin Pierce undergraduate curriculum blends a liberal arts core with focused career preparation. Fields with a professional focus -- business, communications, criminal justice -- are most popular among undergraduates. Academics are supported by a healthy 14 to 1 student / faculty ratio and an average class size of 16.

Most Popular Majors

Accounting-Finance, Business Administration, Criminal Justice, General Studies, Marketing, Mass Communication, Sports & Recreation Management

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 2535
Total Grad Students: 726
Undergraduate Students: 1809
Faculty: 97

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 26:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 19:1

Percent Male: 48%
Percent Female: 52%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 41%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 49%

Transfer-Out Rate
6

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
40 University Drive
Rindge New Hampshire 3461

Website: http://www.franklinpierce.edu

Main Email: admissions@franklinpierce.edu

Main Phone: 800-437-0048

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Mary Gowdy
Associate Director of Admissions, Admissions
603-899-4050
gowdym@franklinpierce.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:
Mary Gowdy
Associate Director of Admissions, Admissions
603-899-4050
gowdym@franklinpierce.edu

Athletics Contact:
Bruce Kirsh
Athletic Director, Athletics
603-899-4080
kirshb@franklinpierce.edu

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Our minimum GPA requirement is a 2.0.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
A minimum grade of a C or 2.0 is required.

Credits (Min/Max):
We accept 75 credits from a 2-year college and 90 from a 4-year college.

Test Scores for Applying:
SAT's are required if you have less than 30 transferrable university credits completed at time of admissions application.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
We require 1 Academic or Employer Recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Required.

Application Fee:
There is a $40 application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.myfpu.org/

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 18 24
English 17 25
Math 17 24
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 430 530
Math 430 530
Writing 420 530

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 93%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -93%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 1000

Other Expenses: 2200

Room and Board: 10620

Tuition and Fees: 29450

Total Cost: 43270

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
We offer scholarships to transfer students between $7,500 and $17,000 based on the current GPA, given at the time of acceptance. We also offer 5 Transfer scholarships of $3,000 to students who have obtained their Associates degree.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 8456

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 100%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 79%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Granite State College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Bachelors

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Trimester

State: New Hampshire

Description

Granite State College is a public university and part of the University System of New Hampshire. The school's main campus is in Concord, New Hampshire, but the college also has regional centers in Concord, Claremont, Conway, and Rochester. Granite State specializes in adult education: the average age of enrolled students is 36, and the majority of students take classes part-time. The college has extensive online course offerings as well as face-to-face instruction. Granite State offers seven bachelor's degree programs among which behavioral science, business, and an individualized study program are most popular. Many Granite State students transfer in credits, and 18 month bachelor degree programs exist for students who have earned their associate degrees. Academics are supported by a 10 to 1 student / faculty ratio (all faculty are part-time adjunct instructors, most with first-hand knowledge in their fields).

Most Popular Majors

Behavioral Science, Business Administration, Early Childhood Education, Individualized Studies

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 1542
Total Grad Students:
Undergraduate Students: 1542
Faculty: Not available

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: Not available:1

Percent Male: 29%
Percent Female: 71%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 46%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 54%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
8 Old Suncook Road
Concord New Hampshire 3301

Website: http://www.granite.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 603-228-3000

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Ruth Nawn
Associate Director, Admissions
(603) 513-1320

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Granite State does not publish a minimum GPA requirement for transfer admission consideration.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
You can transfer credits earned for courses you have satisfactorily completed with a grade of "C" if the schools you attended were regionally accredited institutions of higher education approved by the Council for Higher Education Accreditation.

Credits (Min/Max):
The maximum we transfer at the associate level is 48 credits and at the bachelor's level 94 credits. A maximum of 64 credits will be accepted from all two-year institutions, if applicable to degree requirements.

Test Scores for Applying:
Granite State does not publish a requirement for the submission of official standardized test scores.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
Granite State does not publish a requirement for letters of recommendation.

Essay(s) required:
Granite State does not publish a requirement for the submission of an essay or a personal statement, nor does it ask for one on the application.

Application Fee:
Application fees vary depending on the degree you are applying to complete. Fees waived for associate degree graduates of the Community College System of New Hampshire and students applying through Air University.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://www.granite.edu/students/prospect/getstarted/admissions.php

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite
English
Math
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading
Math
Writing

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied:

Transfers Accepted:

Transfer Percentage Accepted: %

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: %

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: %

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 900

Other Expenses: 2146

Room and Board: 8921

Tuition and Fees: 7050

Total Cost: 19017

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 6810

Total Cost – In-State: 18777

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 5951

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 91%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 65%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 88%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information

Keene State College

August 14, 2012 in

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Highest Degree Offered: Masters

College Type: Public

Campus Type:

Academic Calendar: Semester

State: New Hampshire

Description

Keene State College (KSC) is a public liberal arts college located in Keene, New Hampshire, a town in the southwest corner of the state. Keene State was founded in 1909 as a school for teachers, and today education remains one of the most popular majors. Business, communication, and health fields are also heavily enrolled. Highly motivated students should look into Keene State's Honors Program with its enhanced curriculum and travel-study component. Academics are supported by an 18 to 1 student / faculty ratio. Keene State students come from 28 states and 4 countries, with just over half coming from New Hampshire. Student life at Keene State is active with nearly 100 student clubs and organizations including several fraternities and sororities. On the Athletic front, the Keene State Owls compete in the NCAA Division III Little East Conference. The college fields seven men's and ten women's sports. Keene State College is a member of COPLAC, the Council of Public Liberal Arts Colleges.

Most Popular Majors

Architecture, Biology, Business Administration, Communication, Elementary Education, English, Health Science, Psychology, Safety and Occupational Health Applied Sciences, Sociology

Student/Faculty Numbers

Total Students: 5271
Total Grad Students: 65
Undergraduate Students: 5206
Faculty: 185

Total Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1
Undergraduate Student/Faculty Ratio: 28:1

Percent Male: 44%
Percent Female: 56%

Financial Resources

Endowment:

Alumni Giving Rate: %

Graduation and Retention Information

Four-Year Graduation Rate: 40%

Six-Year Graduation Rate: 53%

Transfer-Out Rate

Graduation and Retention Data From: Spring 2010

Contact Information

Address:
229 Main Street
Keene New Hampshire 3435

Website: http://www.keene.edu

Main Email:

Main Phone: 603-352-1909

Additional Campuses:

Admissions Contact:
Admissions
(800) 572-1909
kscadmissions@keene.edu

Transfer Services Contact:

International Admissions Contact:

Athletics Contact:

Applying to Transfer

Transfer Agreements:

Common App Used?

High School Transcript Required?

Minimum GPA for Applying:
Although there is no specific grade point average requirement; most admitted transfer students have a cumulative grade point average of 2.5 or above.

Minimum Grades for Transfer:
Credits received at a regionally accredited institution of higher education, if completed with a grade of C or higher.

Credits (Min/Max):
To receive an undergraduate degree from Keene State, students must attain matriculated status before starting their final thirty credit hours of work toward a degree.

Test Scores for Applying:
You must have your official SAT reasoning test scores reported to KSC from the College Board. Test scores will not be accepted on the high school transcript or paper photocopies.

Letters of Recommendation Required:
A Transfer Applicant Confidential Recommendation Form completed by the Dean of Students must be submitted.

Essay(s) required:
A short writing piece and a 250 word personal essay are asked for on the application.

Application Fee:
There is a nonrefundable $40 application fee.

Other Requirements:

Fall Deadline:

Spring Deadline:

Summer Deadline:

Apply Here:
http://admissions.keene.edu/apply/how-to-apply

Standardized Testing

ACT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Composite 19 23
English 17 23
Math 18 23
Writing
SAT 25th Percentile 75th Percentile
Critical Reading 450 550
Math 450 550
Writing 450 550

Standardized Testing Notes:

Transfer Statistics

Transfers Applied: 574

Transfers Accepted: 348

Transfer Percentage Accepted: 61%

Freshmen Percentage Accepted: 75%

Difference Between Transfer and Freshmen Acceptance Rates: -14%

Admissions Data From: Fall 2010

Costs

Books: 800

Other Expenses: 1850

Room and Board: 8810

Tuition and Fees: 19260

Total Cost: 30720

Tuition and Fees – In-State: 11800

Total Cost – In-State: 23260

Note on Costs:

Costs Data From: 2011-12

Financial Aid

General Financial Aid Information:
Keene State College offers a variety of financial aid options.

CSS/Profile Used?

Own Financial Aid Form?

Average Amount of Aid – Grants:

Average Amount of Aid – Loans: 7293

Percent of New Students Receiving Aid: 85%

Percent of New Students Receiving Grants: 50%

Percent of New Students Receiving Loans: 78%

Financial Aid Data From: Fall 2010

Special Programs

Notes

Insider Information