Granite State College: University System of New Hampshire

Getting Started


Whether you are returning to college after an absence, or starting college for the first time, Granite State College offers flexible full- and part-time degree and certificate programs to help you achieve your educational goals.

Granite State College's four-term academic calendar and rolling admissions policy make going to college convenient, accessible and possible. With our rolling admission schedule, you can apply anytime and start at the beginning of any of our four convenient terms.

Granite State College makes applying as easy as possible for students of all ages. To get started, you will need certification of high school graduation, homeschool equivalent, or proof of completion of a GED, HiSET, or TASC. Our friendly and helpful advisors are available to meet with you in person or online to discuss admission, course requirements, degree options, financial aid, or support services.

We also offer a generous credit transfer policy that allows you to apply any previous satisfactory* coursework from any regionally accredited college towards your degree program at Granite State College. The College also grants credits for CLEP, DSST, and Excelsior Examination Programs, along with prior learning options and credit for approved work training, so transferring to Granite State College is simple and easy.

If you have any questions about our academic programs, course schedule formats, the application process or financial aid, please call toll free 855-GSC4ALL (855.472.4255).


*Satisfactory coursework requires a grade of "C" or better.

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