Tuition & Fees

$24,998

$24,998

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
48%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
24%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
50%
300-399
29%
200-299
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
10%
18-23
29%
12-17
49%
6-11
5%
30-36
0
24-29
19%
18-23
29%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
41%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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undergraduateRatios

39%

61%

male

female

1
11

teacher

students

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Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 977
Declined + 22
Total Received 999
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Private (nonprofit)

1,409

undergraduate students

50

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Sport/recreation Management
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Codes

SAT 2351
ACT 3602

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Fun Facts

  • Keystone College alum and baseball legend Christy Mathewson attended the school from 1895-1898. He was inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame's charter class, along with Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth, and Honus Wagner.
  • Keystone College purchased the nine and half-inch refracting telescope in its Thomas G. Cupillari '60 Astronomical Observatory in 1971 from former NBC Today host David Garroway.

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School Facts

Keystone College, founded in 1868, is a private, coeducational, residential college. Its 276-acre campus is located in La Plume in northeastern Pennsylvania.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,459
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  IACBE (International Assembly for Collegiate Business Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

La Plume, PA

276‐acre campus in La Plume (population: 2,000), 12 miles from Scranton; satellite campus in Towanda. Major airport serves Scranton‐Wilkes Barre (22 miles); bus serves Scranton. School operates transportation to local bus service with connecting shuttle. Public transportation serves campus.

Keystone College
1 College Green
La Plume, PA 18440

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
32%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
65%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
17%
Top 1/2
45%
Bottom 1/2
55%
Bottom 1/4
18%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
23%
400-499
48%
300-399
20%
200-299
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
4%
500-599
20%
400-499
50%
300-399
24%
200-299
1%
700-800
0
600-699
3%
500-599
16%
400-499
50%
300-399
29%
200-299
2%
30-36
7%
24-29
10%
18-23
29%
12-17
49%
6-11
5%
30-36
0
24-29
19%
18-23
29%
12-17
52%
6-11
0
30-36
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
41%
12-17
43%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline April 1 (priority deadline)
July 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Considered if submitted
SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

97%

acceptance rate

Accepted 977
Declined + 22
Total Received 999

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Recommendations

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Sekol
Director of Admissions
P: 877 4COLLEGE, option 1
admissions@keystone.edu

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $2,882,975
State $2,066,600
Institutional $10,521,107
Other external $112,937
Total $15,583,619

Non-need-based

Federal $16,875
State $18,160
Institutional $1,286,297
Other external $9,220
Total $1,330,552

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cheerleading
cross-country
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
tennis
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Colonial States Athletic Conference
Mascot
Giant
School colors
blue and orange
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Allied Health
Art
Art Education
Biology
Business
Business Administration
Child/Society
Communication Arts/Humanities
Communications
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education Leadership
Environmental Biology
Environmental Studies
Forensic Biology
Geology
Hospitality Business Management
Information Technology
Liberal Studies
Middle Level Education/Language Arts
Middle Level Education/Social Studies
Psychology
Public Health
Social Science
Sports Management
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Social Studies
Visual Art
Wildlife Biology
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Undergraduate

97%

1,409
students

Female
61%
861

Male
39%
548

Graduate

3%

50
students

Female
78%
39

Male
22%
11

undergraduateFull-time

81%

1,149
students

Female
60%
680

Male
40%
469

undergraduatePart-time

19%

260
students

Female
70%
181

Male
30%
79

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
73%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Recommended of Some
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Recommended of All
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Not Required/Recommended
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 1

Spring: December 15

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

90%

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens
Countries most often represented England
India
Nepal
South Africa
Vietnam
Zambia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Special counselors/advisors

International Student Contact

Richard Barnoski
Admissions Counselor
570 945-8120
richard.barnoski@keystone.edu

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