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 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 40% 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!
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.
How do we do it?
We incorporate the cost of texts as part of tuition and you will have access to all of the texts you need – whether offered in electronic or traditional hard-copy format, day one of classes. As an added benefit, students will be given a free iPad.
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.
If you make less than $43,000* a year after you graduate, we will reimburse your student loan payments. This can include your Direct Stafford loans, private loans, and your parent’s PLUS loans, and it’s offered at no additional cost to you.
Become part of the Keystone family.