Tuition & Fees

$10,840

$14,586

not including room and board

in-state out-of-state More Financial Details

undergraduateRatios

36%

64%

male

female

1
19

teacher

students

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Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,809
Declined + 175
Total Received 2,984
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Public

4,330

undergraduate students

894

graduate students

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
21%
400-499
52%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
56%
12-17
24%
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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 5,224
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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Clarion, PA

128-acre campus in Clarion (population: 5,342), 77 miles from Pittsburgh; branch campus in Oil City. Air, 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
38%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
75%
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

Greek Life

 
8 fraternities 6% of male students
 
8 sororities 9% of female students

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
8%
Top 1/4
26%
Top 1/2
61%
Bottom 1/2
39%
Bottom 1/4
12%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

600-699
6%
500-599
27%
400-499
51%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
700-800
1%
600-699
6%
500-599
28%
400-499
49%
300-399
15%
200-299
1%
600-699
3%
500-599
21%
400-499
52%
300-399
23%
200-299
1%
30-36
3%
24-29
16%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
6-11
4%
30-36
2%
24-29
21%
18-23
40%
12-17
37%
30-36
2%
24-29
18%
18-23
56%
12-17
24%

Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
($40 for paper application); may be waived with SAT Reasoning waiver form.
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline February 15 (priority deadline)
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Recommended
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Not Selective

94%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,809
Declined + 175
Total Received 2,984

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Class rank
Essay
Recommendations

Considered

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

Not Considered

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

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Admissions Contact

David P. Dollins
Associate Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 672-7171, extension 1
F: 814 393-2030
admissions@clarion.edu

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,492
Room $7,350
Board $2,134
Additional fees $3,348
Books & supplies $850
Total $21,174
Average Financial Aid - $9,580
Total with Avg. Aid $11,594

Financial Aid

45%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$9,580

Average financial aid

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Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $7,053,992
State $5,182,806
Institutional $2,158,729
Other external $1,334,415
Total $15,729,942

Non-need-based

Federal $1,283
State $84,968
Institutional $633,098
Other external $97,238
Total $816,587

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.
Accounting
Administration Technology
Allied Health
Allied Health Leadership
Anthropology
Applied Data Analytics
Art
Art/Sciences
Biology
Business Administration
Business Economics
Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Computer Science
Criminal Justice
Criminal Justice Administration
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood Education/Special Education
Economics
Education
English
Environmental Biology
Environmental Geoscience
Finance
Geology
History
Human Resource Management
Industrial Technology
Information Systems
Information/Library Science
International Business
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mass Media Arts/Journalism
Mathematics
Medical Imaging Sciences
Medical Technology
Middle Level Education
Molecular Biology/Biotechnology
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Nutrition/Fitness
Paralegal Studies
Philosophy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Real Estate
Rehabilitative Sciences
Rehabilitative Services
Respiratory Care
School Library Media
Secondary Education
Sociology
Sociology/Psychology
Special Education
Speech Language Pathology
Speech Pathology/Audiology
Sport Management
Technology Leadership
Theatre
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Undergraduate

83%

4,330
students

Female
64%
2,763

Male
36%
1,567

Graduate

17%

894
students

Female
79%
702

Male
21%
192

undergraduateFull-time

82%

3,567
students

Female
63%
2,217

Male
37%
1,350

undergraduatePart-time

18%

763
students

Female
72%
546

Male
28%
217

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
3%
Hispanic/Latino
82%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

93%

Transfer applicants accepted

62%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

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

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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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

Marcy Schlueter
International Student Advisor
814 393-2340
mschlueter@clarion.edu

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