Part of the University of New Hampshire system, located in the western part of the state in picturesque Keene, part of Chesire county.

A liberal arts school, formerly the Keene Teaching School until 1963, still produces a number of students with teaching degrees and is known to be a "teaching school".

The college is NCAA division III in sports. The mascot is an owl. There is no football team, but there are cheerleaders
Track, Soccer, and diving/swimming are popular athletic activities.

Popular hangouts for students of age (or those with fake ID's) are Penuche's, Kilkenny's and Margarita's. Others may hangout at fraternity parties, which occur nearly every night of the week.

Only about 35% of students graduate in 4 years.