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Tuition & Fees

$9,788

$13,760

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined + 480
Total Received 2,527
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undergraduateRatios

37%

63%

male

female

1  :  19

teacher

students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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School Facts

Clarion University, founded in 1867, is a public, four-year, coeducational institution. Its 128-acre campus is located in Clarion, 77 miles north of Pittsburgh.

Public/private Public
Campus Enrollment 5,712
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ALA (American Library Association)
•  ASHA (American Speech-Language-Hearing Association)
•  JRCERT (Joint Review Committee on Education in Radiologic Technology)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NASAD (National Association of Schools of Art and Design)
•  NASM (National Association of Schools of Music)
•  NCATE (National Council for Accreditation of Teacher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)

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Codes

SAT 2649
ACT 3698

Social Networks

Public

4,911

undergraduate students

801

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
52%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
50%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
33%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
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Clarion, PA

128-acre campus in Clarion (population over 4,936), 77 miles from Pittsburgh; branch campus in Oil City. Airport, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Franklin (30 miles).

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA 16214

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Campus Life

yes
Housing available
30%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
63%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
9%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
59%
Bottom 1/2
41%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
5%
500-599
25%
400-499
52%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
26%
400-499
50%
300-399
16%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
19%
400-499
50%
300-399
25%
200-299
2%
30-36
2%
24-29
15%
18-23
42%
12-17
41%
6-11
0
Below 6
0
30-36
3%
24-29
14%
18-23
33%
12-17
45%
6-11
5%
Below 6
0
30-36
1%
24-29
23%
18-23
36%
12-17
40%
6-11
0
Below 6
0

Admissions Facts

Application fee $30
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
August 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

81%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,047
Declined + 480
Total Received 2,527

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

Character/ personal qualities
Extracurricular activities
Interview
Minority affiliation
Particular talent/ability
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Geographical residence
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

David G. Behrs
Dean of Enrollment Management
P: 800 672-7171
F: 814 393-2030
admissions@clarion.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $9,788
Room & board $8,244
Books & supplies $850
Total $18,882
Average Financial Aid - $12,863
Total with Avg. Aid $6,019

Financial Aid

68%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$12,863

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $8,848,470
State $6,302,310
Institutional $858,125
Other external $1,284,058
Total $17,292,963

Non-need-based

Federal $1,982
State $49,673
Institutional $258,610
Other external $100,305
Total $410,570

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
football
golf
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
track and field (indoor)
track and field (outdoor)
volleyball
wrestling

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Eastern Wrestling League (Division I), Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference (Division II)
Mascot
Golden Eagles
School colors
blue and gold
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Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Administrative Technology
Allied Health
Anthropology
Art
Art/Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Early Childhood
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Biology
Environmental Geoscience
Finance
French
General Management
Geology
History
Industrial Mathematics
Industrial Relations
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
International Business
Liberal Studies
Library Science
Management
Marketing
Mass Media Arts/Journalism
Mass Media Arts/Journalism/Communication Studies
Mathematics
Medical Imaging Sciences
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education
Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Music Education
Nursing
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Radiologic Sciences
Real Estate
Rehabilitative Sciences
Rehabilitative Services
Respiratory Care
Secondary Education
Sociology/Psychology
Spanish
Special Education
Special Education/Rehabilitation Sciences
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Speech-Language Pathology
Theatre
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Undergraduate

86%

4,911
students

Female
63%
3,076

Male
37%
1,835

Graduate

14%

801
students

Female
81%
645

Male
19%
156

undergraduateFull-time

81%

4,018
students

Female
61%
2,446

Male
39%
1,572

undergraduatePart-time

19%

893
students

Female
71%
630

Male
29%
263

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
7%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Hispanic/Latino
81%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

91%

Transfer applicants accepted

75%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Not Required/Recommended
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Not Required/Recommended

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

credits

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Birth control
  • Career
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Co-op education
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance
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Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Other
  • Reader services
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 20
Countries most often represented Australia
Brazil
China
France
Japan
Saudi Arabia
Special services offered for international applicants ESL program/classes
English lab
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

International Student Contact

Lynn Hepfl
Student Advisor
814 393-2340
lhepfl@clarion.edu

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