Welcome.  At Granite State College our goal is to help you save time and money by providing you with college credit for college-level knowledge you’ve already gained, so you can focus on new learning.

That’s why, in addition to transferring credits from a regionally accredited college or university, we also grant credit for prior learning. The process, known as Prior Learning Assessment (PLA), evaluates training credentials and competency portfolios for degree credit.

We value nontraditional learning and recognize that many of our students come to us after they have completed a career training program at another institution, received professional certification or military training, taken equivalency testing, or gained expertise in their field of study through work experience.

First and most importantly