Keystone College

La Plume, PA

Keystone College

La Plume, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$17,000

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
440
75th
580
25th
440
75th
30
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20
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undergraduateRatios

41%

male

59%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,337
Declined 361
Total Received 1,698
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Private

2,490

undergraduate students

128

graduate students

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Location

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.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 2,618
Established in 1868
Coeducational Coeducational

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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.

  • Campus Setting: Large town

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
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
510
25th
440
75th
580
25th
440
75th
30
25th
20
75th
25
25th
18
75th
27
25th
20

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline (priority deadline) July 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Considered if submitted

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 1,337
Declined 361
Total Received 1,698

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language
Secondary School GPA

Neither required nor recommended

Completion of college-prepatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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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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Financial Aid

90%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$15,716

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $14,500
Room $6,000
Board $5,900
Additional fees $2,500
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $30,100
Average Financial Aid - $15,716
Total with Avg. Aid $14,384
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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Track and field indoor
Track and field outdoor
Track and field x country
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 Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA, Colonial States Athletic Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Applied Psychology.
Art Teacher Education.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Child Care Provider/Assistant.
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other.
Computer Science.
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services, Other.
Corrections and Criminal Justice, Other.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Education, Other.
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
English/Language Arts Teacher Education.
Environmental Biology.
Environmental Science.
Environmental Studies.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Forensic Science and Technology.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
Hospitality Administration/Management, General.
Industrial and Organizational Psychology.
Information Technology.
Kindergarten/Preschool Education and Teaching.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Mathematics Teacher Education.
Microbiology, General.
Natural Sciences.
Pre-Nursing Studies.
Pre-Occupational Therapy Studies.
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies.
Public Health, Other.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Studies Teacher Education.
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management.
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

2,618

total students

67%

in-state

33%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

95%

2,490
students

Female
59%
1,460

Male
41%
1,030

5%

128
students

Female
80%
103

Male
20%
25

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

56%

1,402
students

Female
56%
787

Male
44%
615

44%

1,088
students

Female
62%
673

Male
38%
415

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
8%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
46%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
35%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

7%

Students are transfer students

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 Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transfered

75

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

45

semester hours

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