Academic Catalog

Graduation Requirements

  1. Students intending to participate in the commencement ceremony (including August and December graduates) must apply to graduate by May of the year previous to the commencement ceremony in which the student intends to participate.
  2. To earn a degree, a student must complete at least 30 credits and no fewer than 25% of credits required in a major at Keene State College. Credits taken through the Global Education Office and the New Hampshire Consortium will be considered credits earned at Keene State College. Note: Refer to the Transfer of Credit policy in the current Keene State College catalog.
  3. All students are required to complete 40 credits of coursework at the 300-level or higher.
  4. A student must satisfactorily complete the prescribed requirements of the curriculum in which they are enrolled and must present a cumulative grade point average of 2.0 or higher as specified by their major program. Students who have an incomplete assigned for a course or courses registered during their final semester will not be eligible for graduation until the following semester, provided all other degree requirements have been completed.
  5. A student must be in good financial standing to receive an official transcript. Exceptions to graduation requirements must be approved by the Associate Provost.