Keystone College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating: Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality: Education Quality Rating - ExcellentSafety: Capmus Safety Rating - Very GoodCosts: Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Fair
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Keystone College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,685 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1868 and is the only college located in La Plume, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
38
Several-month certificate, 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, and postbaccalaureate certificate are offered at Keystone College.

Keystone College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 38 majors. The most popular concentrations are Education, Management, Business, General Studies, and Social Work. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings compared to other schools.
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are normally a good sign. However, if you are planning to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

Student Retention
66%
The student retention rate at Keystone College is relatively low at 66% (below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

The graduation rate at Keystone College is low: 46%.

Student to faculty ratio at Keystone College is good, 11:1. Read more information about instructors at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$20,400
Average tuition price is high, around $19,500 a year. The additional fees at Keystone College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $900, which totals $20,400 per year.

Read the details about Keystone College additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repayning them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
91%
As reported in recent data, 1,195 applications were submitted and 1,091 were accepted; so it is very easy to be accepted at this school.

This school will consider accepting dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Find out more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at Keystone College in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$4,800
Keystone College offers a distance education program, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a solid option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at Keystone College, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
B
Keystone College provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates nearly 600 students, which offers a nice on-campus housing option. The room price is relatively low: about $4,800 a year.

Army and Air Force ROTC programs are available at Keystone College. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime data, Keystone College seems to be a generally safe school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

Keystone College Location and Maps



Post Address: Keystone College, One College Green, La Plume, Pennsylvania 18440-0200, USA
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