Keystone College

La Plume, PA

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

Keystone College

La Plume, PA

Tuition & Fees

$26,720

$26,720

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
36%
400-499
48%
300-399
5%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
11%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
18-23
35%
12-17
41%
6-11
24%
24-29
11%
18-23
24%
12-17
65%
18-23
41%
12-17
59%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

13

students

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,615
Declined + 436
Total Received 2,051
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Private (nonprofit)

1,288

undergraduate students

76

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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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-a-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 1,364
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)

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La Plume, PA

276‐acre campus in La Plume (population: 575), 12 miles from Scranton. 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 18440-0200

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
67%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
10%
500-599
36%
400-499
48%
300-399
5%
600-699
6%
500-599
38%
400-499
45%
300-399
11%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
18-23
35%
12-17
41%
6-11
24%
24-29
11%
18-23
24%
12-17
65%
18-23
41%
12-17
59%

Admissions Facts

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

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,615
Declined + 436
Total Received 2,051

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Interview
Particular talent/ability

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Essay
Recommendations
Standardized test scores
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Extracurricular activities
Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Sekol
Director of Admissions
P: 800 824-2764
F: 570 945-7916
admission@keystone.edu

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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 824-2764
F: 570 945-8967
financialaid@keystone.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Delaina Joyce
Director of Financial Assistance and Planning
delaina.joyce@keystone.edu

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

cheerleading

Club Sports - Women's

cheerleading

Intramural/Recreational Sports

basketball, beach volleyball, dodgeball, flag football, indoor soccer, skiing, snow team, step team, table tennis

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Athletic Directors

Matthew Grimaldi (men's)
Athletic Director
email

Athletic Facts

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

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
Industrial Psychology
Information Technology
Liberal Studies
Middle Level Education/Language Arts
Middle Level Education/Social Studies
Psychology
Public Health
Social Science
Sport Leadership/Management
Sports Management
Teaching Mathematics
Teaching Social Studies
Visual Art
Wildlife Biology
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Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-pharmacy
  • Pre-veterinary science

1,364

total students

80%

in-state

20%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

94%

1,288
students

Female
58%
751

Male
42%
537

6%

76
students

Female
78%
59

Male
22%
17

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

82%

1,067
students

Female
55%
580

Male
45%
487

18%

221
students

Female
78%
171

Male
22%
50

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
12%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
62%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

52%

Transfer applicants accepted

59%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • 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

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

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Reader services
  • Special housing
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors
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