Tuition & Fees

$26,070

$26,070

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
14%
400-499
51%
300-399
25%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
22%
12-17
52%
6-11
8%
Below 6
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
24%
12-17
52%
6-11
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
32%
12-17
52%
6-11
2%
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undergraduateRatios

36%

male

64%

female

1

teacher

11

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,207
Declined + 131
Total Received 2,338
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Private (nonprofit)

1,456

undergraduate students

67

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Accounting
  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-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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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 1,523
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: 2,178), 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

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
31%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
62%
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
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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
4%
500-599
14%
400-499
51%
300-399
25%
200-299
6%
700-800
0
600-699
2%
500-599
14%
400-499
49%
300-399
32%
200-299
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
22%
12-17
52%
6-11
8%
Below 6
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
20%
18-23
24%
12-17
52%
6-11
2%
24-29
14%
18-23
32%
12-17
52%
6-11
2%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline May 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

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,207
Declined + 131
Total Received 2,338

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Interview
Particular talent/ability
Secondary school record

Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Jennifer Sekol
Director of Admissions
P: 800 824-2764
admissions@keystone.edu

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Financial Aid Deadline

FAFSA
May 1

State aid form
May 1

Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

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, 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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Most Popular Majors

  1. Criminal Justice
  2. Accounting
  3. Sport/recreation Management

Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

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

1,523

total students

86%

in-state

14%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

96%

1,456
students

Female
64%
937

Male
36%
519

4%

67
students

Female
88%
59

Male
12%
8

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

73%

1,065
students

Female
58%
613

Male
42%
452

27%

391
students

Female
83%
324

Male
17%
67

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
6%
Hispanic/Latino
48%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
17%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

94%

Transfer applicants accepted

46%

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
  • 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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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

Katharine Michaels
Assistant Director of Admissions
570 945-8113
katharine.michaels@keystone.edu

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