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Why Choose Keystone?

We provide a great education and a great value.

We believe that a Keystone College education is worth the investment. Keystone College transforms lives and prepares students to make a difference in the world. We believe in the potential of our students and put our graduates on the path to success.

Keystone College student.


Keystone College believes in potential—YOURS!

We know your skills and abilities aren’t measured by one test—so Keystone College has test-optional admissions.

We will look at your high school grades, college grades, recommendations, projects, or portfolios to get to know YOU when you apply.

Keystone College has about 47% first-generation students. This means we know how to help you and your family navigate your way through the college process.


We want you to belong HERE—a small, private, rural campus with personal attention, where opportunities extend beyond the classroom.

Do you know that participating in music can improve your academic performance? We do! That’s why Keystone’s performance music groups—chorales, band, jazz ensemble, lessons— are offered at no cost!

Our clubs and organizations, varsity sports, miles of hiking trails and an all-weather field and track complex are all here just for you!

Belong to a group of Keystone College students.
Keystone College student at graduation..


We encourage you to become your best self.

Our Stairs to Success program is your roadmap through four years that combines in classroom and out of classroom experiences that lead to success.

Our successful graduates include a Hollywood actor, a car designer, a magazine editor, a park ranger, CPA’s, chiefs of police, legislators, working artists, teachers, web programmers, biologists, and more.

Nationally Recognized

Keystone has earned a national reputation for its academic excellence and exceptional value including U.S. News and World Report's Best Colleges and Money Magazine's Best Colleges ranked by value.

Careers Start at Keystone College!

Choose one of the five career and academic communities to see what opportunities await you after graduation.

Careers Start Here

Hear from two Keystone College graduates on how the College prepared them for success:

How do we do it?


We provide added value through the Keystone Promise.

If you don’t receive a job offer or admission to grad school within six months of graduation, we will continue to work with you through career development services or provide additional courses.

The Stairs to Success

Our four-year developmental plan for success is customized to develop your unique talents and help you succeed in your academic and career goals.

Lowest Tuition. Giant Education

Keystone College has the lowest regional four-year private college tuition for full-time undergraduate students.

What's next?

Become part of the Keystone family.