Keuka is a church-affiliated college. Founded as a women's college in 1890, it adopted coeducation in 1984. Its 203-acre campus is located in Keuka Park, 50 miles from Rochester.

Website: www.keuka.edu

Private
Co-ed
1,730
Undergraduate
Students
(74.7%) 1,292 Women
(25.3%) 438 Men
273
Graduate
Students

Admission

Entrance Difficulty
Moderately difficult
Overall Admission Rate
94% of 1,996 applicants were admitted
Early Action Offered
No
Early Decision Offered
No
Regular Admission Deadline
Rolling

Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

Average GPA
Not reported
SAT Math
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
ACT Composite
Not reported
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Money Matters

Cost of Attendance
$43,899
Tuition and Fees
$32,043
Room and Board
$11,856
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Freshman Award
$26,000
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
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Academics

Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Full-Time Faculty Teaching Undergraduates
87
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
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Campus Life

Keuka Park Population
1,137
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
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Students

Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
6.1% Unknown
International Students
2.6% from 12 countries
First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.0%
Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
66.0%
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Freshman Admission Requirements


Entrance Difficulty

Moderately Difficult: More than 75% of freshmen were in the top 50% of their high school class and scored over 1010 on the SAT I or over 18 on the ACT; about 85% or fewer of all applicants accepted.

High School Preparation

High School Graduation
High school diploma required and GED is accepted
High School Program
College preparatory program is not required

High School Units Required or Recommended

High School Units Required or Recommended
Subject Required Units Recommended Units
English   4
Mathematics   3
Science   3
Foreign Language   3
Social Studies   3
History   2
Academic Electives    

Examinations

Examinations
Exam Required Units Scores Due in Admissions Office
SAT or ACT    
SAT Only    
ACT Only    
SAT and SAT Subject Tests, or ACT    
SAT Subject Tests Only  
SAT Essay Component Policy Not Reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported
ACT Writing Test Policy Not reported

Applying for Admission


Admissions Office

Address
141 Central Avenue
City, State, Zip
Keuka Park, NY 14478
Phone
(315) 279-5254
Fax
(315) 279-5216
E-mail
admissions@keuka.edu

Application Dates and Fees

Regular Admisson Deadline
Rolling
Application Fee
No fee required
Application Fee Waiver
Not reported
Regular Admission Notification
Not reported
Accept Offer of Admission
By May 1 or within 2 weeks if notified after May 1
Waiting List Used
No
Defer Admission
Student can defer admission
Transfer Admission
Transfer applications accepted

Early Admission

Early Decision Offered
No
Early Decision Deadline
 
Early Decision Notification
 
Early Action Offered
No
Early Action Deadline
 
Early Action Notification
 

Application Form

Common Application
Accepted
Universal College Application
Not accepted
Electronic Application
Available

Other Application Requirements

Interview
Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement
 
Letters of Recommendation
1 recommended for all freshmen
Other
 
Financial Need
Financial need is a consideration in the admissions process

Selection of Students


Selection of Students
Factor Very Important Important Considered Not Considered
Rigor of Secondary School Record X
Academic GPA X
Standardized Tests X
Class Rank X
Recommendations X
Essay X
Interview X
Level of Applicant's Interest X
Extracurricular Activities X
Volunteer Work X
Particular Talent/Ability X
Character/Personal Qualities X
First Generation to Attend College X
State Residency X
Geographic Residence X
Relation with Alumnus X
Religious Affiliation/Commitment X
Ethnicity X
Work Experience X

Profile of Fall Admission


Overall Admission Rate
94% of 1,996 applicants were admitted
Women
1342 applicants were admitted
Men
529 applicants were admitted
Students Enrolled
365 (20%) of 1,871 admitted students enrolled
Women
258 (19%) of 1,342 admitted students enrolled
Men
107 (20%) of 529 admitted students enrolled
Early Decision Admission Rate
 
Early Action Admission Rate
 
Students Offered Wait List
 
Students Accepting Wait List Position
 
Students Admitted From Wait List
 

Grade Point Average of Enrolled Freshmen (4.0 scale)

Average GPA
Not reported
3.75 and Above
20%
3.50 - 3.74
13%
3.25 - 3.49
13%
3.00 - 3.24
21%
2.50 - 2.99
25%
2.00 - 2.49
7%

SAT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

SAT Math
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported
SAT EBRW
Not reported
Score of 700 - 800
Not reported
Score of 600 - 700
Not reported
Score of 500 - 600
Not reported
Score of 400 - 500
Not reported
Score of 300 - 400
Not reported
Score of 200 - 300
Not reported

ACT Scores of Enrolled Freshmen

ACT Composite
Not reported
Score of 30 - 36
Not reported
Score of 24 - 29
Not reported
Score of 18 - 23
Not reported
Score of 12 - 17
Not reported
Score of 6 - 11
Not reported
Score of 5 or Below
Not reported

Other Qualifications of Enrolled Freshmen

High School Class Rank
Top tenth: 10%
Top quarter: 33%
Top half: 74%
National Merit Scholar
Not reported
Valedictorian
Not reported
Class President
Not reported
Student Government Officer
Not reported

Tuition and Expenses


Cost of Attendance
$43,899
Tuition and Fees
$32,043
Room and Board
$11,856
Books and Supplies
Not reported
Other Expenses
Not reported
Payment Plans
Installment plan

Applying for Financial Aid


Financial Aid Office

Email
Web Site
Financial Aid Web Site
Net Price Calculator URL
Net Price Calculator URL

Application Process

Application Deadline
Priority deadline November 1
Award Notification
On a rolling basis beginning November 1
Methodology for Awarding Institutional Aid
Federal Methodology
Forms Required Cost to File
FAFSA
Code is 002744
Free

Profile of 2017 - 18 Financial Aid


Freshman

Financial Aid Applicants
300 (100.0%) of freshmen
Found to Have Financial Need
290 (96.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
290 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
26 (9.0%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$26,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 240 (82.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $9,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 270 (93.1%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,000
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 280 (96.6%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
20 (6.7%) of freshmen had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $14,000

All Undergraduates

Financial Aid Applicants
1,200 (89.9%) of undergraduates
Found to Have Financial Need
1,100 (91.7%) of applicants
Received Financial Aid
1,100 (100.0%) of applicants with financial need
Need Fully Met
100 (9.1%) of aid recipients
Average Percent of Need Met
Not reported
Average Award
$20,000
Need-Based Gift
Received by 900 (81.8%) of aid recipients, average amount $8,000
Need-Based Self-Help
Received by 1,060 (96.4%) of aid recipients, average amount $5,500
Merit-Based Gift
Received by 750 (68.2%) of aid recipients
Merit-Based Gift
40 (3.0%) of undergraduates had no financial need and received merit aid, average amount $12,000

Borrowing

2016 Graduates Who Took Out Loans
Not reported
Average Indebtedness of 2016 Graduates
Not reported
Parents of Students Receiving Aid
Not reported
Parents of Students Not Receiving Aid
Not reported

Financial Aid Programs


Loans

Federal Loans
Direct subsidized Stafford loans, direct unsubsidized Stafford loans, direct PLUS loans, Federal Perkins loans
State Loans
 
Other Loans
 

Scholarships and Grants

Need-Based Available
Federal Pell grants, SEOG, State scholarships, Institutional scholarships
Non-Need–Based Available
None

Non-Need Awards

Academic Interest/Achievement Award Areas
Education
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Creative Arts/Performance Award Areas
Not reported
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Achievements/Activities Award Areas
Community Service, Leadership
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 
Special Characteristics Award Areas
Children and Siblings of Alumni, Children of Faculty/Staff, First-Generation College Students, International Students, Members of Minorities, Religious Affiliation, Siblings of Current Students, Veterans, Veterans' Children
Number of Awards
Not reported
Top Areas (By Money Awarded)
 

Employment

Work-Study Programs
Federal work study available, other work study available
Average Earnings from On-Campus Employment
Not reported
Academic Calendar System
4-1-4
Summer Session
Offered
General Catalog/Bulletin
Online Catalog

Undergraduate Education


Undergraduate Majors

  • Accounting
  • Biochemistry
  • Biology Teacher Education
  • Biology/Biological Sciences, General
  • Biomedical Sciences, General
  • Business Administration and Management, General
  • Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
  • Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
  • Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
  • Elementary Education and Teaching
  • English Language and Literature, General
  • English/Language Arts Teacher Education
  • Environmental Science
  • History, General
  • Hotel/Motel Administration/Management
  • Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
  • Marketing/Marketing Management, General
  • Mathematics Teacher Education
  • Mathematics, General
  • Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
  • Occupational Therapy/Therapist
  • Pre-Dentistry Studies
  • Pre-Law Studies
  • Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
  • Pre-Veterinary Studies
  • Psychology, General
  • Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
  • Secondary Education and Teaching
  • Social Sciences, General
  • Social Studies Teacher Education
  • Social Work
  • Sociology
  • Special Education and Teaching, General
  • Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Most Popular Disciplines
Business/marketing, Health professions and related sciences, Public administration and social services
Combined Liberal Arts/Professional Degree Programs
Occupational therapy
Special Programs
Accelerated program, Cooperative work study program, Student-designed major, Distance learning, Double major, English as a second language, Independent study, Internships, Study abroad, Summer session
Study Abroad
Offered
Online Degrees
Not reported

Curriculum and Graduation Requirements


General Education/Core Curriculum
Required
Computer
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Foreign Language
Not required
Math/Science
Required for all students

Faculty and Instruction


Full-Time Faculty
87
Part-Time Faculty
352
Full-Time Faculty with Ph.D./Terminal Degree
14%
Regular Class Size
2-9 students: 24% of classes
10-19 students: 36% of classes
20-29 students: 27% of classes
30-39 students: 8% of classes
40-49 students: 3% of classes
50-99 students: 3% of classes
Discussion Section/Lab Class Size
2-9 students: 33% of discussion sections/labs
10-19 students: 46% of discussion sections/labs
20-29 students: 21% of discussion sections/labs

Advanced Placement


International Baccalaureate
Not accepted
Advanced Placement (AP) Examinations
Accepted for placement and credit
Sophomore Standing
Available through AP examinations

Academic Resources


Library Available on Campus
Yes
Holdings
80,980
Computer Ownership
Students not required to own/lease a computer
Computers Available on Campus
185
Internet/E-mail Access
Not reported

Academic Support Services


Remedial Instruction
Offered
Tutoring
Available
Services for Learning Disabled Students
Available
Services for Physically Disabled Students
Hearing impaired services, speech disorders services, visually impaired services, wheelchair access

Graduate/Professional School Education


Master's Degrees Offered

Not reported

Master's Programs of Study

  • Business Administration and Management--General
  • Criminal Justice and Criminology
  • Early Childhood Education
  • Gerontological Nursing
  • Nursing--General
  • Occupational Therapy

Doctoral Degrees Offered

Not reported

Doctoral Programs of Study

  • Not reported

Location and Setting


Keuka Park Population
1,137
Nearest Metropolitan Area
Rochester
Campus Size
173 acres

Weather

Temperature
16.3 average low in January, 75.8 average high in September
Rain
160 rainy days per year

Getting Around

Campus Map
Map
Nearest Bus Station
15 mile(s) from campus in Geneva
Nearest Train Station
50 mile(s) from campus in Rochester

Housing


College Housing
College offers housing to students
Types of Housing
Women only housing, coed housing, cooperative housing, disabled student housing
Students in College Housing
46% of all students
Housing Requirements
Students required to live on campus through senior year
Freshman Housing Guarantee
Freshmen are guaranteed housing
Students Living Off Campus/Commuting
54%
Off-Campus Housing Assistance
 

Security


24-Hour Emergency Phone/Alarm Devices
Available
24-Hour Security Patrols
Available
Late-Night Transport/Escort Services
Available
Electronically Operated Housing Entrances
Not available
Other
 

Personal Support Services


Health Service
Offered
Personal Counseling
Offered
Child Care
Not offered

Sports and Recreation


Intercollegiate Athletics

Athletic Conferences
NCAA Division III
Mascot
 
School Colors
Green and gold

Intercollegiate Sports Offered

Sports Women Men
Offered Scholarships Offered Scholarships
Baseball     x  
Basketball x   x  
Cross-Country Running x   x  
Golf x      
Lacrosse     x  
Soccer x   x  
Softball x      
Swimming And Diving x      
Track And Field     x  
Volleyball x      
Women's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball    
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf x  
Lacrosse    
Soccer x  
Softball x  
Swimming And Diving x  
Track And Field    
Volleyball x  
Mens's Sports
Offered Scholarships
Baseball x  
Basketball x  
Cross-Country Running x  
Golf    
Lacrosse x  
Soccer x  
Softball    
Swimming And Diving    
Track And Field x  
Volleyball    
Women's Club Sports
 
Men's Club Sports
 

Recreational Sports

Intramural Sports
badminton, basketball, bowling, football, soccer, volleyball

Student Activities


Activities and Organizations
choral groups, drama theatre, student newspaper, sigma alpha pi honor society, sota, asl club, art club, kc chemistry club
Sororities
 
Fraternities
 
ROTC
 

Student Body


Coeducational
Yes
All Undergraduates
1,730
Women
1,292 (74.7%)
Men
438 (25.3%)
Full-Time Undergraduates
1,351
Ethnicity of Students from U.S.
0.5% American Indian/Alaskan Native
0.7% Asian
9.0% Black/African-American
4.7% Hispanic/Latino
1.9% Multi-race (not Hispanic/Latino)
0.1% Native Hawaiian/ Pacific Islander
77.0% White
6.1% Unknown
International Students.
2.6% from 12 countries
Average Age
25
All Graduate Students
273

Undergraduate Retention and Graduation


First-Year Students Returning
70.0%
Students Graduating Within 4 Years
53.0%
Students Graduating Within 5 Years
59.3%
Students Graduating Within 6 Years
60.0%

After Graduation


Graduates Offered Full-Time Employment Within 6 Months
36%
Average Starting Salary
36%
Graduates Pursuing Advanced Study Directly
66.0%
Disciplines Pursued
Business 1%
Arts and Sciences 8%
Education 12%
Other 7%

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