Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

Bloomsburg, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$10,958

$22,532

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
59%
12-17
20%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

-

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,713
Declined 2,578
Total Received 16,291
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Public

7,986

undergraduate students

697

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania, a public, four-year institution, is one of 14 members of the Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education. Founded in 1839 as the Bloomsburg Literary Institute, its 366-acre campus is located in Bloomsburg, 80 miles from Harrisburg.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 8,683
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational

366-acre campus in Bloomsburg (population: 14,231), 80 miles from Harrisburg. Served by bus; air serves Wilkes-Barre/Scranton (40 miles). School operates transportation to upper campus and Bloomsburg.

  • Campus Setting: Small town
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Wilkes-Barre Scranton International

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA
17815

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
43%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through freshman year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing

Top Organizations

  • Living and Learning Communities
  • Band and Music Groups
  • Greek Organizations
  • Residence Hall Councils
  • Club Sports

Top Events

  • Homecoming
  • The Big Event (community service event)
  • Parents/Family Weekend
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Campus Facts

  • Student-run campus newspaper
  • Drama/Theater group
  • Student-run radio station
  • Marching band
  • Choral groups
  • National fraternities on campus
  • Local fraternities on campus
  • National soroities on campus
  • Local sororities on campus

Campus Security

  • 24 hour emergency telephone/alarm devices
  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Late-night transport/escort service
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances
  • Other security measures
  • monitored surveillance cameras

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
10%
Top 1/4
27%
Top 1/2
60%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
0
600-699
18%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
300-399
1%
700-800
0
600-699
13%
500-599
51%
400-499
30%
300-399
3%
30-36
2%
24-29
16%
18-23
59%
12-17
20%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $35
School has early action program yes
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.35

Moderately Selective

84%

acceptance rate

Accepted 13,713
Declined 2,578
Total Received 16,291

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
class rank
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
interview
recommendation(s)
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cross-country running
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

baseball, cheerleading, equestrian sports, ice hockey, judo, lacrosse, rugby, running, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, table tennis, tennis, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo, wrestling

Club Sports - Women's

archery, bicycling, billiards, cheerleading, equestrian sports, judo, lacrosse, rugby, scuba diving, skiing, snowboarding, soccer, softball, ultimate Frisbee, volleyball, water polo

Intramural Sports Men

Baseball, Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Football, Ice hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Cheerleading, Equestrian sports, Field hockey, Lacrosse, Racquetball, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Swimming and diving, Table tennis, Tennis, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Anthropology
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Audiology/Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Chemistry, General
Computer Science
Computer/Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
English Language and Literature, General
Fine/Studio Arts, General
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health and Physical Education/Fitness, Other
Health/Medical Physics
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other
History, General
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management
Mass Communication/Media Studies
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Multi-/Interdisciplinary Studies, General
Music, General
Organizational Communication, General
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation
Social Sciences, Other
Social Work
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Honors college
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Cooporative programs
  • Internships
  • Off campus study
  • Summer session for credit
  • Study abroad
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

8,683

total students

92%

in-state

8%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

92%

7,986
students

Female
58%
4,652

Male
42%
3,334

8%

697
students

Female
69%
482

Male
31%
215

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

90%

7,263
students

Female
59%
4,226

Male
41%
3,037

10%

723
students

Female
59%
426

Male
41%
297

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 74%
Student 4 year graduation rate 40%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 3%

Student Break-down

6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
77%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

755

Transfer students enrolled

9%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred yes

Transfer Application Deadline

Not reported

Transfer difficulty

Moderately difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni Network
  • Career Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

100%

Additional services

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

Special programs for physically disabled students

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