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Earn a Quality Degree at an Affordable Tuition Rate

We are pleased to offer all eligible AmeriCorps Alumni, including new and current students, the opportunity to earn a high-quality degree or graduate certificate at an affordable tuition rate.

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Whether you choose to use your Segal AmeriCorps Education Award to pay current education expenses at Granite State or opt to use your award to repay qualified student loans, Granite State makes it possible for you to balance the responsibilities of a part-time or full-time service with work and other commitments while pursuing an associate, bachelor’s, or graduate program online. Granite State College is part of the University System of New Hampshire and has been top-ranked among the nation’s best for “Best Online Degree Programs” by U.S. News & World Report.



The excitement is building for next academic year as Granite State College merges with University of New Hampshire (UNH) to become the University of New Hampshire College of Professional Studies on July 1. This change will bring even more opportunities for you as a student and graduate because of UNH’s national reputation for excellence.

Exclusive Tuition Discount

Through a partnership with Granite State, all Americorps Alumni pay a reduced tuition price of 20% off the current in-state tuition rate for undergraduate and graduate courses.  

Low Tuition Rates and Fees

Granite State College is the most affordable four-year college in New Hampshire according to the National College Scorecard. We are committed to keeping our tuition rates low, fees minimal, and sharing information you need to “borrow smart” with your student loans. Students who need assistance with tuition and other costs related to their education may find help through one of several financial aid programs. Federal, state, and most college financial aid programs require the filing of the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Please note that this agreement is reviewed annually (effective through Spring Term 2023). Course charges, fees, and regulations are subject to approval by the University System Board of Trustees and can change without prior notice. For updates on tuition and fees, visit May not be used in conjunction with any other tuition discounts offered by the College and has no monetary value or other value, other than as a credit against Granite State College tuition.