Keuka College

Keuka College

Keuka College, established in 1890 in Keuka Park, New York, is an independent, non-profit, residential, co-educational college which was established by George Harvey Ball. His vision involved empowering the weaker sections of society with knowledge. The college closed down many times due to financial crisis. In 1921 it was re-opened as the Keuka College for Women and it remained so till 1985 when another financial crisis forced the Board of Trustees to admit men.

Keuka College is committed to experiential education, which is demonstrated through the Field Period where students are supposed to spend 140 hours every year for a self-directed learning experience. Keuka's Accelerated Studies for Adults Programs or ASAP caters to the more traditional demands of students by providing Bachelor's and Master's degrees.

Keuka College fields a number of intercollegiate athletics teams and they compete in ECAC, NEAC and NCAA, Division III.

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Keuka College
141 Central Avenue
Keuka Park , NY 14478
General Phone: (315) 279-5000

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Keuka College Programs and Degrees (2008-2009)

General CategoryDegreesMost Common Majors [see all]
Business and Management141business management, accounting, marketing
Nursing and Emergency Medicine101registered nursing
Security and Law Enforcement81criminal justice and administration
Education and Teaching69education, special ed, elementary school teaching, English teaching, foreign language teaching, math teaching, reading teaching, social studies teaching, biology teaching ...
Nutrition and Exercise Therapy36occupational therapy
Family and Social Work16social work
Liberal Arts15American Sign Language, sign language translation, English, liberal arts and sciences, sociology, social studies
Media11communication studies
Science10biology, biochemistry
Therapy and Counseling9psychology
Medicine1health professions
Medical Support and Technology1clinical lab tech
Hospitality0hotel management
Conservation and Resource Management0environmental science
Drama and Performing Arts0drama
Art Studies0art studies

Number of programs and degrees for Keuka College in 2008-2009:

Degree LevelTotal
Number of
Bachelor's degree39531
Master's degree975

Keuka College Student Body

In 2007-2008, Keuka College had a total enrollment of 1,629 students (1,441 full-time equivalent).

Students in the Freshman Class:

Group Percent
Men 28%
Women 72%
Full-Time 100%
Part-Time 0%

Students By Class:

Group Percent
Undergraduate 90%
Graduate 10%

Racial Diversity:

Race Percent
White 84%
Black 6%
Hispanic 2%
Asian 1%
American Indian 1%
Unknown 6%
(Foreign Students) 0%

Students by Age:

Age Percent
Under 18 2%
18-19 24%
20-21 22%
22-24 8%
25-29 10%
30-34 9%
35-39 8%
40-49 14%
50-64 4%
65+ 0%

Incoming (Freshman) Students by Place of Residence:
(From available data sampling)

New York94%
New Jersey1%

Keuka College Graduation, Retention, and Transfers

Retention Rates (2007):

Group Returning From
Previous Year
Full-Time 64 %

Keuka College Admissions and Selectivity


EnrolledPercent of
Accepted Enrolled

Application Requirements:

Class Rankrecommended
High School Recordrequired
College Prep Programrecommended
Formal Demonstration of Competencerecommended
Standardized Tests (SAT and/or ACT)recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)required
Other Standardized Testsnot required

Keuka College Expenses and Financial Aid (2008-2009)

Expenses and Financial Aid:

Expense Amount
In-state tuition and fees $ 21,760
Out-of-state tuition and fees $ 21,760
Room and board $ 8,850
Room charge $ 4,200
Board (meal plan) charge $ 5,050
Books and supplies $ 1,060
Other expenses $ 2,430

Financial Aid:
Keuka College participates in Federal Title IV financial aid programs. (The school's OPE ID is 274400)

Keuka College Faculty

Keuka College has a tenure system for faculty.

Tenure Status of Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelMenWomen
Non-tenured, but on tenure track1213
Non-tenured and not on tenure track01

Salaries for full-time faculty:

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professorcalendar year0*3$70,454
Associate professorcalendar year1*3$70,069
Assistant professorcalendar year1*3$62,744
All faculty totalcalendar year2*9$67,756

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Full-Time Faculty (2008-2009):

Full-Time Faculty LevelContract LengthNumber MenAvg Salary MenNumber WomenAvg Salary Women
Professoracademic year9$76,42710$66,301
Associate professoracademic year4$59,3213$56,100
Assistant professoracademic year9$49,9268$50,589
Instructoracademic year0*1*
All faculty totalacademic year22$62,47522$57,783

*: salaries are not displayed where there are fewer than 3 professors in the category.

Keuka College Athletics

Athletic Conferences:

Basketball Other
Baseball Other
Track Other

Keuka College Degree Programs (2007)

Art Studies
Art/Art Studies, General

Business And Management
Business Administration and Management, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General

Conservation And Resource Management
Environmental Science

Drama And Performing Arts
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General

Education And Teaching
Biology Teacher Education
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
English/Language Arts Teacher Education
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Mathematics Teacher Education
Reading Teacher Education
Social Studies Teacher Education
Special Education and Teaching, General

Family And Social Work
Social Work

Hotel/Motel Administration/Management

Liberal Arts
American Sign Language (ASL)
English Language and Literature, General
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, Other

Mathematics, General

Communication Studies/Speech Communication and Rhetoric

Medical Support And Technology
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist

Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other

Nursing And Emergency Medicine
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)

Nutrition And Exercise Therapy
Occupational Therapy/Therapist

Biology/Biological Sciences, General

Security And Law Enforcement
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration

Therapy And Counseling
Psychology, General

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checked Offers credit for life experience
checked Grants credits for AP courses
checked Offers distance learning
checked Offers weekend classes
checked Career counseling
checked Career services
checked Student employment services
checked Remedial classes for students
checked Option to study abroad
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