Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

Clarion University of Pennsylvania

Clarion, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$7,716

$11,574

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
48%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
27%
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undergraduateRatios

32%

male

68%

female

16

students

1

faculty

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Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,491
Declined 131
Total Received 2,622
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Public

3,776

undergraduate students

927

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Clarion University, founded in 1867, is a public, four-year, coeducational institution. Its 136-acre campus is located in Clarion, 80 miles north of Pittsburgh.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 4,703
Established in 1867
Coeducational Coeducational

Scholarships

136-acre campus in Clarion (population: 5,342), 80 miles from Pittsburgh; branch campus in Oil City. Air, bus, and train serve Pittsburgh; smaller airport serves Franklin (30 miles).

  • Campus Setting: Rural community
  • Campus Size: hectares
  • Nearest airport: Pittsburgh International

Clarion University of Pennsylvania
840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA
16214

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
37%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through sophomore year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Coed housing
yes
Disabled student housing

Top Organizations

  • The National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association
  • Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society
  • Allies
  • Black Student Union
  • Cru

Top Events

  • Activities Day
  • Homecoming/Autumn Leaf Parade
  • Campusfest Concert
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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

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
13%
Top 1/4
36%
Top 1/2
71%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
1%
600-699
17%
500-599
48%
400-499
32%
300-399
2%
700-800
1%
600-699
12%
500-599
49%
400-499
34%
300-399
4%
24-29
25%
18-23
48%
12-17
27%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.47

Not Selective

95%

acceptance rate

Accepted 2,491
Declined 131
Total Received 2,622

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

application essay
class rank
recommendation(s)

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
character/personal qualities
first generation
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
religious affiliation/commitment
state residency

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 13
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

96%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,449

Average financial aid

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $7,716
Total $7,716
Average Financial Aid - $4,449
Total with Avg. Aid $3,267

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

Scholarships

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Financial Facts

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Installment payment plan yes
Deferred payment plan yes
Tuition waiver for employees (and children) yes

Varsity Sports

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

Club Sports - Men's

equestrian sports, inline hockey, rugby, track and field/cross country, ultimate Frisbee

Club Sports - Women's

equestrian sports, inline hockey, rugby, track and field/cross country, ultimate Frisbee

Intramural Sports Men

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

Intramural Sports Women

Badminton, Basketball, Equestrian sports, Golf, Racquetball, Rock climbing, Rugby, Sand volleyball, Soccer, Softball, Table tennis, Tennis, Track and field, Ultimate frisbee, Volleyball, Weight lifting, Wrestling

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division II

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other
Anthropology
Art/Art Studies, General
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemistry, General
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education/Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental Science
Finance, General
General Studies
Geology/Earth Science, General
Health Services/Allied Health/Health Sciences, General
History, General
Industrial Production Technologies/Technicians, Other
Industrial Technology/Technician
Information Science/Studies
International Business/Trade/Commerce
Labor and Industrial Relations
Legal Assistant/Paralegal
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Mathematics, General
Medical Radiologic Technology/Science - Radiation Therapist
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other
Molecular Biology
Philosophy
Physical Fitness Technician
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Psychology, General
Real Estate
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Respiratory Care Therapy/Therapist
Social Psychology
Social Sciences, Other
Sociology
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech-Language Pathology/Pathologist
Sport and Fitness Administration/Management
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Accelerated degree
  • 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

Other Programs

  • Post-bachelors certificate
  • Doctoral degree - professional

4,703

total students

93%

in-state

7%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

80%

3,776
students

Female
68%
2,576

Male
32%
1,200

20%

927
students

Female
80%
742

Male
20%
185

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

79%

2,995
students

Female
67%
1,983

Male
33%
1,012

21%

781
students

Female
76%
593

Male
24%
188

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 75%
Student 4 year graduation rate 39%
Student 5 year graduation rate 13%
Student 6 year graduation rate 2%

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

261

Transfer students enrolled

6%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment yes
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations yes
Generally accepts credits from other institutions yes
Accepts DSST/DANTES yes
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit yes
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 Deadlines

Not reported

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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 Library
  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Other career services
  • Resume preparation
  • Resume referral

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

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