Keystone College
La Plume, PA 18440-0200


Type 4 year
Control Private
Business model Not for Profit
Campus size Small
Campus locale Suburb
Degrees offered Undergrad & Graduate
Calendar system Semester
Total enrollment 1,461
Religious affiliation None
Students with disability 11%
Student to faculty ratio 11:1
Campus housing
Dormitory capacity 451 students
Freshmen are required
to live on campus
Types of Programs Offered
Postbaccalaureate Recreational or avocational education
Adult basic remedial or high school equivalent
High school education
Medical Degree
Special Learning Opportunities
Weekend/evening classes
Study abroad
Teacher certification
ROTC - Army
ROTC - Navy
ROTC - Air Force
Student Services Offered
On-campus day care for students' children
Remedial services
Academic/career counseling services
Employment services for students
Placement services for graduates


Acceptance Rate
(Fall 2016)

Keystone College is less selective in its admission process. In Fall 2016, it received 1,141 applications and 1,114 students were granted admission. Keystone College is at the #96 spot (in a scale of 1 to 100) in terms of admission difficulty out of 1,781 4 year colleges in the U.S.

In Fall 2016, 16% of the enrollees submitted ACT scores and 72% submitted SAT scores.

Test Scores

Students admitted and enrolled in Fall 2016 have test scores in the following ranges.
SAT780 to 970
ACT16 to 21
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Tuition & Fees

In 2016-2017 academic year, Keystone College's tuition was $23,998 for all students regardless of residency (10.4% cheaper than the national average tuition of a typical 4-year private institution)

Follow the link below to learn more about additional cost components such as books and supplies, room and board and other expenses.

Average Net Price
National Average = $22,127
In State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
Out of State Tuition
National Average = $26,792
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Financial Aid

In 2016-2017 academic year, 95% of Keystone College's full-time freshman students were awarded some type of financial aid. 51% of the students received need based financial assistance from the federal government with an average amount of $4,096 (which is 6.9% below the national average.)

The total number of federal student loan recipients at Keystone College in 2016-2017, was 231, which is 82% of the total eligible students. The average loan amount given out to these students was $5,845 (which is 0.8% below the national average.)

Pell Grant
National Average = $4,400
Federal Loan
National Average = $5,895
Financial aid
National Average = 92%
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Student Body

In Fall 2016, Keystone College has enrolled a total of 1,461 students (1,094 students full-time and 367 on a part-time basis). Out of the total 1,461 students, 101 of those students were transfer students. The gender ratio of the new enrollee was 36% men and 64% women and 1,410 students were enrolled for undergraduate programs and 51 for graduates studies.

The institution also enrolled 175 students for distance studies.

Total Enrollment

Student Diversity

White: 69%

Race/ethnicity unknown: 12%

Hispanic: 8%

Black/African American: 8%

Two or more races: 1%

Asian: 1%

Non-resident alien: 0%

Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander: 0%


Listed below are the 10 largest majors offered at Keystone College.

Study areas with their online column set to zero are those programs that have an online option but there was no graduate in 2016-2017 academic year.
Study Areas Percent Total Graduates Online
Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs 19% 60
Visual And Performing Arts 15% 50
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies 12% 40
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services 12% 38
Education 4% 13
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services 4% 12 6
Personal And Culinary Services 4% 12
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities 2% 8
Natural Resources And Conservation 2% 6
Physical Sciences 1% 4

Graduation & Dropout Rates

Graduation rate
national average: 55%

Graduation rate is a key indicator of an institution's education quality and the level of academic and financial support provided to students.

The following section details graduation and dropout rates of Keystone College full-time students who started class in 2010 and graduated or dropped out prior to August 31, 2016.

Still enrolled
Dropout rate
Transfered out

The above graduation rate is the percentage of students who graduated within 150% of the normal graduation time. For a 4 year degree program, 150% of 4 years is 6 years and for a 2-year program 150% is 3 years.

Earnings After College

Median Annual Income
national average: $33,604

The typical median income of Keystone College graduates 6 years after enrollment is $25,200. Last year, out of the total 847 graduates who entered the institution 6 years ago, 779 were reported to have been employed. On the same note, out of 901 graduates, who enrolled 10 years ago, 793 were employed.

6 years after enrollment 10 years after enrollment
Annual Income $25,200 $29,900
Employment Rate 92% 88%
Total Graduates 847 901

Campus Location

Nearby Colleges

Nearby 4 year colleges within 100 mile radius of Keystone College.

Clarks Summit University
6.5 mile away
Marywood University
11.3 mile away
University of Scranton
12.2 mile away
Yeshivath Beth Moshe
13 mile away
Misericordia University
17.9 mile away
King's College
22 mile away
Wilkes University
22.5 mile away
Davis College
38.6 mile away
Yeshivath Zichron Moshe
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