Granite State College

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Granite State College
Granite State College (logo).jpg
TypePublic college
Parent institution
University System of New Hampshire
PresidentDr. Mark Rubinstein
Location, ,
United States
CampusSeven suburban locations

Granite State College is a public college in Concord, New Hampshire. It is part of the University System of New Hampshire.


Founded in 1972 and headquartered in Concord, Granite State College is one of the four institutions of the University System of New Hampshire. It provides both online and in-person classes. Dr. Mark Rubinstein currently serves as the president of the college.


Accredited by the New England Commission of Higher Education, Granite State College offers associate and bachelor's degrees, master's degrees, post-baccalaureate programs for teacher education, transfer opportunities, and 100% online degree programs.

In 2018, Granite State College undergraduate business program was ranked 71st and its graduate business program was ranked 89th among "Best Online Degree Programs" by U.S. News & World Report.[1] In 2017, Granite State College was ranked 13th in ranking in Washington Monthly's 2017 rankings and 1st in New England.[2]


Granite State College operates a network of seven statewide locations, as well as online. In addition to the college's Concord headquarters, it maintains campuses in Claremont, Conway, Lebanon, Nashua, Manchester, Portsmouth, and Rochester. The college nurtures strong partnerships with the Community College System of New Hampshire, which include on-site classrooms at Nashua Community College and the Lebanon campus of River Valley Community College. Additional partnerships with Manchester Community College and Great Bay Community College (Pease International Tradeport campus) provide shared resources and transfer pathways for local students.


  1. ^ "Granite State College". Best Colleges Rankings. U.S. News & World Report. Retrieved September 16, 2016.[failed verification]
  2. ^ Washington Monthly Ranking Archived October 24, 2017, at the Wayback Machine

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