Facts & Figures
- Founded in 1868
- Private, residential, co-ed
- 270-acre campus
- Small, rural community
- 32 buildings, 7 residence halls
- 11 to 1 student/faculty ratio
- 1773 total enrollment
60% women, 40% men
32% residents, 68% commuters
- Average class size: 13 students
- 93% of students receive financial aid
- 14 states, 12 countries represented
- Real World Experience
- NCAA Division III Athletics: Basketball, Soccer, Baseball, Softball, Field Hockey, Cross Country, Outdoor and Indoor Track, Tennis, Golf, Volleyball, and Lacrosse
- Carnegie Classification: Baccalaureate/Associate's Colleges
- Accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education
Did You Know?
- Baseball great Christy Mathewson attended Keystone from 1895-1898, when he excelled on the school's baseball and football teams. Recording 373 professional pitching victories, including a National league record 37 wins in 1908, Mathewson was inducted posthumously into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1936, as part of the charter induction class with Ty Cobb, Walter Johnson, Babe Ruth and Honus Wagner.
- Keystone College is the oldest educational institution in Northeast Pennsylvania.
- Keystone College has a Weekender program! Established in 1975 for students who wished to pursue an associate or bachelor's degree while maintaining job, family and social responsibilities. Utilizing a trimester format, Weekender classes begin in August or September, January, and May. Students may begin during any trimester, and classes are held on eight weekends throughout each trimester.
- Keystone College graduate George Ciccarone (Journalism, Class of 1974), 13 time Emmy winner and Executive Producer for George Productions, created and produced the highest rated reality documentary in the history of HBO.
- Keystone College has more than 15,000 members in its Alumni Association.
- There's also an Observatory! Thomas G. Cupillari '60 - Astronomical Observatory has a 9 ½-inch refracting telescope that was purchased by the college in 1971 from former NBC Today host, David Garroway.
- The 2003-04 Keystone College golf team became the first athletic team in school history to capture a national championship at the USCAA National Championships in Grand Rapids, Mich.
- WKCV 103.5 FM, Keystone's very own radio station, offers a variety of program formats including sports, news, community events and diverse musical genres.