About Keystone

In 1868 the first higher educational institution in Northeastern Pennsylvania was founded. Today, we're known as Keystone College - a private, co-ed, residential, and culturally diverse institution. And we're one of the most popular colleges in the region!HarrisHall

Voted as the region's "Most Beautiful Campus," Keystone has a diverse student body; over 1,770 students from 14 states and 12 countries studying one of the many academic programs available online, on campus, and on the weekend.

With a 11:1 Student/Faculty ratio, we have a reputation for creating a caring and supportive environment dedicated to our students' needs. Students can prepare for leadership and broaden their educational experiences through athletics, global learning opportunities, an extensive career development center, countless student activities and clubs and organizations

Our campus community enjoys a wide variety of educational resources, facilities, and opportunities that are also available to the public such as the Thomas G. Cupillari '60 Observatory and more.

Mission Statement


Keystone College will transform lives by inspiring and empowering a community where learning flourishes.


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.

Core Values

Keystone College embraces the values of integrity, curiosity, civility, and learning.

Adopted 9/2009