Keuka College Admissions

SAT Scores, Acceptance Rate, Financial Aid & More

Norton Chapel at Keuka College
Norton Chapel at Keuka College. Mediafrontiers / Wikimedia Commons

Keuka College Admissions Overview:

Keuka College has an acceptance rate of 77%, making it a largely open school, accessible to many. Prospective students will need to submit an application, along with a letter of recommendation and official high school transcripts. Students can apply with the school's application, or with the Common Application. 

Admissions Data (2016):

  • Keuka College Acceptance Rate: 77%

Keuka College Description:

Keuka College is an independent liberal arts college focused on career and pre-professional studies. The main campus is located on 288 acres in Keuka Park, New York, on the shores of Keuka Lake in New York’s picturesque Finger Lakes region. International students can also earn degrees from Keuka College through several partner universities in Vietnam and the People’s Republic of China. The college’s academic programs emphasize experiential learning, reinforcing classroom learning with co-curricular experiences such as community service and internships. Keuka offers nearly 30 academic majors for undergraduates, including popular bachelor’s programs in management, nursing, social work and special education, and several master’s degree programs in business, education and occupational therapy.

Beyond the classroom and experiential learning programs, students are active in 45 clubs and organizations and other recreational activities on campus. The Keuka Storm field 16 varsity teams in the NCAA Division III Eastern College Athletic Conference and North Eastern Athletic Conference. Popular sports include basketball, soccer, lacrosse, track and field, equestrian, and volleyball.

Enrollment (2016):

  • Total Enrollment: 2,003 (1,730 undergraduates)
  • Gender Breakdown: 25% Male / 75% Female
  • 78% Full-time

Costs (2016 - 17):

  • Tuition and Fees: $29,451
  • Books: $1,300 (why so much?)
  • Room and Board: $11,190
  • Other Expenses: $3,480
  • Total Cost: $45,421

Keuka College Financial Aid (2015 - 16):

  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Aid: 100%
  • Percentage of New Students Receiving Types of Aid
    • Grants: 100%
    • Loans: 95%
  • Average Amount of Aid
    • Grants: $21,154
    • Loans: $8,583

Academic Programs:

  • Most Popular Majors: Business Administration, Criminal Justice, Nursing, Social Work, Special Education

Graduation and Retention Rates:

  • First Year Student Retention (full-time students): 70%
  • Transfer-out Rate: 29%
  • 4-Year Graduation Rate: 52%
  • 6-Year Graduation Rate: 60%

Intercollegiate Athletic Programs:

  • Men's Sports: Lacrosse, Tennis, Volleyball, Basketball, Baseball, Golf, Soccer, Cross Country, Track and Field
  • Women's Sports: Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, Cross Country, Volleyball, Softball, Track and Field, Equestrian, Lacrosse

Data Source:

National Center for Educational Statistics

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Keuka and the Common Application

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