Keystone College: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - FairQuality:Education Quality Rating - Very GoodSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - Below AverageCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Below Average
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Keystone College is a small four-year, private not-for-profit school with 1,460 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1868 and is the only college located in La Plume, Pennsylvania.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
37
Fair
1-year certificate, associate's degree, and bachelor's degree are offered at Keystone College.

Keystone College implements a semester-based curriculum calendar system and has 37 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Business, Education, Criminal Justice, and Occupational Therapy. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see program Ratings compared to other schools.


Student Retention
68%
Bad
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.

The student retention rate at Keystone College is relatively low at 68% (below Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students like their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
11 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at Keystone College is low: 41%.

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
$24,300
High
Average tuition price is high, around $23,300 a year. The additional fees at Keystone College (not included in tuition costs) are roughly $1,000, which totals $24,300 per year.

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

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
98%
Easy
As reported in recent data, 999 applications were submitted and 977 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' SAT and ACT test scores at Keystone College in the Admissions and Tests report for this college.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$5,000
Medium
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 find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
C-
Unsafe
Keystone College offers on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates roughly 500 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is reasonable -- nearly $5,000 per academic 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 obtained a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, Keystone College appears to be a relatively unsafe 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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