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Keystone College selected as one of the nation’s top military friendly schools

Feb 11, 2020

Military FriendlyLa Plume, Pa. – Keystone College has been included on a national list of Military Friendly Schools, ranking among the top colleges, universities, and trade schools in the nation that are doing the most to recruit and retain students with military experience.

The 2020-2021 list was released recently by G.I. Jobs magazine published by “Viqtory Media,” a veteran-owned business based in Pittsburgh, Pa.

The selection of Military Friendly Schools was compiled through extensive research and a data-driven survey during which G.I. Jobs polled colleges and universities nationwide. Methodology and criteria were developed with the assistance of a national advisory committee consisting of educators and employers. Keystone College has been selected for the honor multiple times in recent years.

““Throughout our history, Keystone has been especially attentive to providing a quality education to the men and women who serve our nation. That is why we are once again honored to be included as a Military Friendly School by G.I. Jobs magazine.”

Keystone College President Tracy L. Brundage, Ph.D.

“Our ability to apply a clear, consistent standard to colleges creates a competitive atmosphere that encourages colleges to invest in programs to provide educational outcomes that are better for the military community as a whole,” said Military Friendly’s National Director Josh Rosen.

The complete list of military friendly schools will be published in the May issue of G.I. Jobs and can be found at www.militaryfriendly.com.

Founded in 1868, with a commitment to providing education to Civil War veterans and their families, Keystone College is home to the Elmer Hawk ’48 Veterans Center. The Center offers a comfortable and convenient meeting place for this special group of Keystone students who have given so much to their country. Students can meet with each other, complete their school assignments, or simply relax, read, visit with friends and family members, or watch television while waiting for their next class. The Center is also the home of the Keystone College Armed Forces Club.

Enrolling nearly 1,400 students, Keystone offers more than 40 undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science-based programs in business, communications, education, natural science, environmental science, and social sciences. Located 15 minutes from Scranton, Pa. and two hours from New York City and Philadelphia, Keystone is known for small class sizes and individual attention focused on student success through internships, research, and community involvement.