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Keystone College Ranked in Top Tier Of U.S. News & World Report “Best Colleges” Rankings

Sep 18, 2023

For the 17th consecutive year, Keystone College has been ranked as one of the nation’s best colleges in U.S. News & World Report.

Keystone finished 29th overall in the Regional Colleges/North category. In other key listings, Keystone was also ranked 9th in Social Mobility in the Regional Colleges/North category.

Social mobility measures the extent that schools enroll and graduate low-income students as defined by students who receive federal Pell grants. Essentially, the ranking demonstrates that Keystone provides opportunity, support, and personal attention for all students to be successful, regardless of economic circumstances and background.

“Keystone College is once again honored to be ranked in U.S. News & World Report as one of the nation’s best colleges,” said Keystone College President John F. Pullo, Sr. “The ranking is a tribute to our dedicated faculty, staff, and especially our students, who strive to excel in the classroom and on campus each and every day. In addition, our excellent ranking for social mobility clearly demonstrates our ongoing commitment to students from a wide range of social and economic circumstances by providing the resources, individual attention, and guidance needed for a successful college career.”

Recognized as one of the best educational values in Northeastern Pennsylvania, Keystone offers more than 50 undergraduate and graduate degree options in liberal arts and science-based programs in business, communications, education, natural science, environmental science, and social sciences. Located on a beautiful 276-acre campus 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.