Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg, PA

Bloomsburg University

Bloomsburg, PA

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Undergrad Diversity Transfer Business Education

Tuition & Fees

$10,958

$22,532

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

19

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,492
Declined 800
Total Received 7,292
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Public

8,678

undergraduate students

890

graduate students

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School Facts

Bloomsburg University is a public four-year institution and one of three Commonwealth of University campuses as of 2022. Founded in 1839 as the Bloomsburg Literary Institute, its 366-acre campus is located in Bloomsburg, 80 miles from Harrisburg.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 9,568
Established in 1839
Coeducational Coeducational

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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-medium city

Bloomsburg University
400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA
17815

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
42%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
90%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
yes
Students may have cars on campus
no
Alcohol is not permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
62%
Bottom 1/2
38%
Bottom 1/4
11%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

Not Reported

Not Reported

Admissions Facts

Application fee $35
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) December 1
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

89%

acceptance rate

Accepted 6,492
Declined 800
Total Received 7,292

Admissions Factors

Required

TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Completion of college-preparatory program
Secondary School Record

Recommended

Secondary School Rank
Secondary School GPA
Recommendations
Admission test scores

Neither required nor recommended

Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)
Formal demonstration of competencies

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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/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Other
  • Resume assistance

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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Financial Aid

72%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$5,647

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Room $6,918
Board $4,186
Additional fees $3,242
Books & supplies $1,200
Total $23,262
Average Financial Aid - $5,647
Total with Avg. Aid $17,615

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 570 389-4297
F: 570 389-4795
buaid@bloomu.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
All track combined
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Football
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming
Tennis
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/Recreational Sports

basketball, climbing, dodgeball, field hockey, flag football, soccer (bubble/outdoor), softball, volleyball (indoor/sand)

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference, Eastern Wrestling League

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Anthropology, General.
Art History, Criticism and Conservation.
Athletic Training/Trainer.
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.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Cyber/Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
Economics, General.
Education/Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Educational/Instructional Technology.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
English Language and Literature, General.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Fine/Studio Arts, General.
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General.
French Language and Literature.
Geology/Earth Science, General.
German Language and Literature.
Health/Medical Physics.
Health/Medical Preparatory Programs, Other.
History, General.
Information Technology.
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.
Music, General.
Nursing/Registered Nurse (RN, ASN, BSN, MSN)
Organizational Communication, General.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Reading Teacher Education.
Selling Skills and Sales Operations.
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation.
Social Sciences, Other.
Social Work.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist.
Sports, Kinesiology, and Physical Education/Fitness, Other.

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Most Popular Majors

  1. Business Administration
  2. Criminal Justice
  3. Psychology

Programs Offered

  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Honors program
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Pass/fail grading option
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine

9,568

total students

91%

in-state

9%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

91%

8,678
students

Female
58%
5,059

Male
42%
3,619

9%

890
students

Female
69%
617

Male
31%
273

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

86%

7,479
students

Female
58%
4,335

Male
42%
3,144

14%

1,199
students

Female
60%
724

Male
40%
475

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
6%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
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

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

2%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Maximum transferred

90

semester hours

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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International Students

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 18
Countries most often represented Brazil
China
Russia
Sweden
Special services offered for international applicants English lab
Host family program
International student center
Other
Special counselors/advisors
Special orientation

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