Keystone College

Tel: (570)945-8000
1,595 students
Public institution
Keystone College is a fully accredited, independent, private college committed to helping all students attain their full potential. To achieve this goal, Keystone provides excellent instruction, close student-faculty relationships, personal attention, and individualized support services.
School Highlights:
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Keystone College serves 1,595 students (82.57% of students are full-time).
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Minority enrollment is 25% of the student body (majority Black), which is less than the state average of 42%.
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Keystone College is the only community colleges within Wyoming County, PA.
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The nearest community college is Johnson College (9.50 miles away).

School Overview

The teacher population of 121 teachers has stayed relatively flat over five years.
Keystone College Community College Avg.
Carnegie Classification Associate of Arts Colleges Associate of Arts Colleges
Institution Level Less than 2 yrs At least 2 but less than 4 years
Institution Control Public institution Public
Total Faculty 121 staff
61 staff
Keystone College Total Faculty (2006-2013)

Student Body

The student population of 1,595 teachers has declined by 5% over five years.
The school's diversity score of 0.15 is less than the state average of 0.53. The school's diversity has grown by 36% over five years.
Total Enrollment 1,595 students 1,296 students
Keystone College Total Enrollment (2006-2013)
# Full-Time Students 1,317 students
815 students
Keystone College Full-Time Students (2006-2013)
# Part-Time Students 278 students
1,025 students
Keystone College Part-Time Students (2006-2013)
Keystone College Enrollment Breakdown  Community College Average Enrollment Breakdown
# Undergraduate Students 1,304 students 798 students
# Graduate Students 13 students 23 students
Keystone College Graduation BreakDown  Community College Average Graduation BreakDown
% Asian
Keystone College Asian (2009-2013)
% Hispanic
Keystone College Hispanic (2006-2013)
% Black
Keystone College Black (2006-2013)
% White
Keystone College White (2006-2013)
% Two or more races
Keystone College More (2009-2013)
% Unknown races
Keystone College Unknown (2006-2013)
% Non Resident races
Keystone College Non Resident (2006-2013)
Keystone College Ethnicity Breakdown  Community College Average Ethnicity Breakdown
Diversity ScoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. 0.15 0.53
Keystone College Diversity Score (2006-2013)

Finances and Admission

The in-state tuition of $21,300 is more than the state average of $5,668. The in-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
The out-state tuition of $21,300 is more than the state average of $10,250. The out-state tuition has grown by 11% over four years.
In-State Tuition Fees $21,300 $5,694
Keystone College In-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Out-State Tuition Fees $21,300 $10,252
Keystone College Out-State Tuition Fees (2006-2013)
Percent Admitted 72%
Keystone College Percent Admitted (2006-2013)
SAT Total Avg. 1,330
Keystone College SAT Total (2006-2013)
SAT Reading 450
Keystone College SAT Reading (2006-2013)
SAT Math 450
Keystone College SAT Math (2006-2013)
SAT Writing 430
Keystone College SAT Writing (2007-2013)
ACT Composite Avg. 20
Keystone College ACT Composite (2006-2013)
ACT English 17
Keystone College ACT English (2006-2013)
ACT Math 19
Keystone College ACT Math (2006-2013)
Source: 2013 (latest year available) IPEDS

School Notes:

Keystone Academy was originally chartered by the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania in 1868, with instruction beginning the following year in the local Baptist church in Factoryville. In 1870, ground was broken on the current site for the Academy\'s first building, Harris Hall, named after John Howard Harris, first president of Keystone. Harris Hall continues to serve Keystone College today. For over 65 years, the Academy served the secondary educational needs of the region admirably. Keystone Academy was rechartered as Scranton-Keystone Junior College in 1934. Ten years later, the name of the College was shortened to Keystone Junior College, and in 1995 to its present form, Keystone College. Today, with its career-oriented liberal arts in place, Keystone College is a leader in education. In 2000, the College awarded its first baccalaureate degree and announced the receipt of its first million dollar gift. January 2001 marked the opening of the College\'s newest residence hall, Keystone Commons, the first new residence hall built on campus since Moffat Hall in 1970. Currently, the College offers 13 bachelor\'s degrees, 20 associate degrees and enrolls a diverse student body from throughout the U.S. and more than 14 countries. The College also participates in Division III athletics, fielding 14 men\'s and women\'s teams. Keystone offers bachelor of science degrees in accounting, biological science, business, criminal justice administration, early childhood education, elementary education, environmental resource management, forensic biology, human resource management, information technology, sport and recreation management, and teaching, and bachelor of arts degrees in communication arts and humanities, and visual art. The college is accreditation by the Middle States Association of Colleges and Secondary Schools.

Nearby Schools:

  • College Location Mi. Students
  • Scranton
    Johnson College
    Private not-for-profit
    3427 N Main Ave
    ScrantonPA 18508
    9.50 Mi | 427 students
  • Scranton
    Fortis Institute-Scranton
    Private for-profit
    517 Ash Street
    ScrantonPA 18509
    10.98 Mi | 413 students
  • Scranton
    Lackawanna College
    Private not-for-profit
    501 Vine St
    ScrantonPA 18509
    11.16 Mi | 1,452 students
  • Scranton
    525 Pine St
    ScrantonPA 18510
    11.37 Mi | 363 students
  • Dunmore
    1000 Meade St.- Suite 210
    DunmorePA 18512
    12.14 Mi | 204 students
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Did You Know?
For Pennsylvania public community colleges, the average tuition is approximately $11,416 per year for in-state students and $14,012 for out-of-state students. For private community colleges, the average yearly tuition is approximately $15,178 per year. Read more about average community college tuition costs across the country.

The average community college acceptance rate in Pennsylvania is 77%. Read more about national community college acceptance rates.

Pennsylvania community colleges have a diversity scoreThe chance that two students selected at random would be members of a different ethnic group. Scored from 0 to 1, a diversity score closer to 1 indicates a more diverse student body. of 0.61, which is higher than the national average of 0.52. The most diverse community college in Pennsylvania is The Commonwealth Medical College. Read more about community college diversity statistics in the USA.