Keystone College

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General Information

Admission Office
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440-1099
(570) 945-8111
(800) 824-2764
Fax: (570) 945-7916

Contact: Sarah Keating
Vice President for Enrollment and Director of Admissions
Main Address
One College Green
La Plume, PA 18440-1099
(570) 945-8000

Total undergrads: 1,716
First-time degree-seeking freshmen: 344
Degree-seeking undergrads: 1,687

Rural setting
Small town (2,500 – 9,999)
Residential campus

Degrees offered:

Admissions Information

Application Fee

College has an application fee: Yes

Regular application fee: $30

Online application fee: $30
Enrollment Rates

Percent applicants admitted: 93%

Percent of students who return for sophomore year: 61%

College Majors

Architecture & Related Programs

Landscape Architecture A

Arts, Visual & Performing

Art – General A,B
Ceramics A,B
Commercial/Advertising Art A
Drawing A,B
Fine/Studio Arts A,B
Graphic Design A
Illustration A,B
Painting A,B
Photography A
Printmaking A,B
Sculpture A,B

Biological & Biomedical Sciences

Bacteriology A
Biochemistry B
Biology A,B
Biomedical Sciences B
Environmental Biology B
Wildlife Biology A

Business, Management, & Marketing

Accounting A,B
Accounting/Business Management B
Business – General A,B
Business Administration/Management A,B
Casino management C
Hotel/Motel Management A
Management Information Systems B
Resort Management A
Restaurant/Food Services Management A

Communications & Journalism

Advertising A
Broadcast Journalism A
Communications/Rhetoric A,B
Journalism A,B
Public Relations A
Radio/Television A

Communications Technologies

Animation/Special Effects A
Graphic Communications A

Computer & Information Sciences

Computer Networking/Telecommunications B
Computer Programming – General A
Computer Programming – Vendor/Product Certification A
Computer Systems Analysis B
Computer/Information Sciences – General A,B
Data Processing Technology A,C
Information Sciences/Systems A,B
Information Technology A,B
Networking/LAN/WAN Management A,B,C
System Administration C


Art Teacher Education B
Early Childhood Education A,B,C
Education – General A,B
Elementary Education B
Mathematics Education B
Social Studies Teacher Education B
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels B

Family & Consumer Sciences

Child Care Management A,B,C
Child Care Service A
Child Development B
Family Systems B
Family/Consumer Sciences – General B

Health Professions & Clinical Sciences

Clinical Laboratory Science A
Cytotechnology A
Diagnostic Medical Sonography A
Health Services – General A
Medical Radiologic Technology A
Pre-Physical Therapy B
Predentistry B
Premedicine B
Prenursing A
Prepharmacy B
Preveterinary Medicine B
Radiologic Technology/Medical Imaging A
Recreational Therapy A

Law & Legal Studies

Prelaw B

Liberal Arts & Sciences

Humanities A
Liberal Arts & Sciences A

Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies

Biological/Physical Sciences B
Natural Sciences B

Natural Resources & Conservation

Environmental Science A
Environmental Studies A
Forest Management A
Forest Resources Production A
Forest Sciences/Biology A
Forest Technology C
Forestry – General A
Land Use Planning A
Natural Resources & Conservation – General A,B
Natural Resources Management/Policy B
Urban Forestry A
Water/Wetlands/Marine Management A,B
Wildlife/Wilderness Management A
Wood Science/Paper Technology A

Parks, Recreation & Fitness

Parks, Recreation & Fitness – General B
Parks/Leisure Facilities Management A,B
Sport/Fitness Administration A,B

Personal & Culinary Services

Culinary Arts/Chef Training A
Culinary Arts/Related Services A
Restaurant/Catering Management A


Psychology – General B

Security & Protective Services

Criminal Justice Studies A,B
Criminalistics/Criminal Science A,B
Forensic Technologies A
Law Enforcement Administration B

Social Sciences

Social Sciences – General A,B

Degree levels for each major are designated by the following letters:

    A = Associate degree
    B = Bachelor’s degree
    C = Certificate or diploma

*We do not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

Keystone College Highlights

School Information

Phone Number: (570) 945-8000
Type of School: 4-year, Private non-profit
Apply Online:
Address: One College Green, La Plume, PA 18440-0200
Setting: Suburb: Large
Campus Housing: Yes

Students & Programs

Student Population: 1,364
6-yr Graduation Rate (Bachelor's): 39%
Student-to-faculty Ratio: 13 to 1
Distance Learning Programs: Yes
Distance Learning Students*: 704 (52% of total students)
Degree Levels Offered: Certificates, Associates, Bachelor's, Master's

* Students taking at least 1 distance learning course

Tuition & Financial Aid*

In-state Tuition: $26,720
Out-of-state Tuition: $26,720
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid: 92%
Avg. Amount of Grant or Scholarship Aid Awarded: $13,627

* Full-time beginning undergraduate students. Financial aid is available to those who qualify.

Keystone College Programs

See the degree programs that are offered at Keystone College.

Degree Name Cert Assoc Bach Mast Doct
Biological and Biomedical Sciences 14
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services 132
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs 11
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services 11
Education 571
Family and Consumer Sciences/Human Sciences 1
Health Professions and Related Programs 32
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service 12
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities 1
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies 1
Natural Resources and Conservation 11
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies 11
Personal and Culinary Services 1
Physical Sciences 1
Psychology 1
Social Sciences 1
Visual and Performing Arts 11
Grand total 513274

* Based on programs that produced 2019-2020 graduates

Tuition & Financial Aid

See what it costs to enroll at Keystone College and how many students are receiving scholarships, grants, or loans as financial aid to help cover the costs of tuition.

Undergraduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $26,720
Out-of-state $26,720
Books and supplies $200

Graduate Student Tuition

Average tuition and fees for academic year:

Tuition and Fees 2019-2020
In-state $15,800
Out-of-state $15,800

Undergraduate Student Financial Aid, 2018-2019

Full-time Beginning Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Any student financial aid 302 92%
Grant or scholarship aid 302 92% $13,627
Student loan aid 302 92% $6,896

All Undergraduate Students

Type of Aid Number Receiving Aid % Receiving Aid Avg. Amt. of Aid
Grant or scholarship aid 1,205 90% $20,221
Federal student loans 1,120 84% $9,271

Admissions & Enrollment

See the admission requirements for Keystone College. Find out how many students apply and how many are accepted. View a graphical breakdown of the gender, age, and ethnicity of currently enrolled Keystone College students.

Undergraduate Admissions, Fall 2020

Total Male Female
Number of applicants 2,051 1,126 925
Percent admitted 100% 77% 81%
Percent admitted who enrolled 17% 17% 17%

Admissions Considerations

Required Recommended Optional
Secondary school GPA
Secondary school rank
Secondary school record
Completion of college-preparatory program
Formal demonstration of competencies
Admission test scores
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language

Keystone College Enrollment, Fall 2020

Total Enrollment 1,364
Undergraduate enrollment 1,288
Graduate enrollment 76

Undergraduate Attendance

Undergraduate Gender

Undergraduate Age

Undergraduate Race/Ethnicity

Undergraduate Distance Education

Undergraduates taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Graduate Distance Education

Graduate students taking 100%, Some, or No Distance Education

Keystone College Accreditation

This institution is accredited by Middle States Commission on Higher Education

Specialized institution accreditations:

*General information for this school has been gathered from the National Center for Education Statistics (NCES) database, a service provided by the U.S. Department of Education. does not guarantee the accuracy of information on this page. All information is subject to change. You should confirm all information with a college admissions officer.

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