- 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!
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, Chef's Table Restaurant, and more.
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.
Keystone College embraces the values of integrity, curiosity, civility, and learning.
Goals of Strategic Plan 2013-2017
Offer quality academic programs and services that will enable our students to succeed in an increasingly complex and global market place.
Improve and expand our facilities and the campus environment to support enhanced student learning and living.
Active and Engaged Students
Increase the retention and graduation rates of Keystone College students.
Committed Faculty & Staff
Recruit and retain a diverse and talented faculty and staff committed to student success.
Promote those characteristics of Keystone College that distinguish and differentiate us from other colleges and universities.
Enhance the capacity of Keystone College to engage alumni and outside constituents to raise funds that advance the mission of the College.