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Keystone College is a private institution that was founded in 1868. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,670, its setting is rural, and the campus size is 270 acres. It utilizes a semester-based academic calendar. Keystone College's ranking in the 2014 edition of Best Colleges is Regional Colleges (North), 43. Its tuition and fees are $21,200 (2013-14).
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Keystone College is a private, co-ed, residential college located in the Endless Mountains of northeastern Pennsylvania. Founded in 1868, Keystone College educates students in a liberal arts tradition that values civility, integrity, and curiosity, fostering a global perspective on cultural diversity, environmental sustainability, and life-long learning.
|School type||private, coed college|
When applying to Keystone College, it's important to note the application deadline is June 1. Scores for either the ACT or SAT test are due July 1. The application fee at Keystone College is $30. It is least selective, with an acceptance rate of 70.2 percent.
For more information about the tests, essays, interviews, and admissions process, visit the Applying to College knowledge center.
|Fall 2012 acceptance rate||70.2%|
|Application deadline||June 1|
|SAT/ACT scores must be received by||July 1|
The student-faculty ratio at Keystone College is 11:1, and the school has 74.4 percent of its classes with fewer than 20 students. The most popular majors at Keystone College include: Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services; Education; Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting and Related Protective Services; Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies; and Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies. The average freshman retention rate, an indicator of student satisfaction, is 64.5 percent.
|4-year graduation rate||29%|
|Five most popular majors for 2012 graduates|
Keystone College has a total undergraduate enrollment of 1,670, with a gender distribution of 40.6 percent male students and 59.4 percent female students. At this school, 29 percent of the students live in college-owned, -operated, or -affiliated housing and 71 percent of students live off campus. Keystone College is part of the NCAA III athletic conference.
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|Undergraduate men who are members of a fraternity||N/A|
|Undergraduate women who are members of a sorority||N/A|
|Collegiate athletic association||NCAA III|
Campus Info & Services
Keystone College offers a number of student services including nonremedial tutoring, day care, health service, and health insurance. Keystone College also offers campus safety and security services like 24-hour foot and vehicle patrols, late night transport/escort service, 24-hour emergency telephones, lighted pathways/sidewalks, and controlled dormitory access (key, security card, etc). Of the students at Keystone College, 70 percent have cars on campus. Alcohol is not permitted for students of legal age at Keystone College.
|Students who have cars on campus||70%|
|Health insurance offered||Yes|
Paying for School
At Keystone College, 86 percent of full-time undergraduates receive some kind of need-based financial aid and the average need-based scholarship or grant award is $13,837.
Paying for college doesn't have to be difficult or devastating. Go to the Paying for College knowledge center to get advice on raising cash and reducing costs.
|Tuition and fees||$21,200 (2013-14)|
|Room and board||$9,800 (2013-14)|
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* Overview details based on 2012 data