Clarks Summit University

Clarks Summit, PA

Clarks Summit University

Clarks Summit, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$23,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%
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undergraduateRatios

68%

male

68%

female

11

students

1

faculty

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Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 107
Declined 104
Total Received 211
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Private

531

undergraduate students

470

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

Clarks Summit University is a private institution. Founded in 1932, it received academic accreditation in 1969. Its 121-acre campus is located in Clarks Summit, PA, seven miles from Scranton.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 1,001
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Baptist

121-acre, suburban campus in Clarks Summit (population: 4,917), seven miles from Scranton. Served by bus; major airport serves Scranton; train serves Harrisburg (100 miles). Public transportation serves campus.

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

Clarks Summit University
538 Venard Road
Clarks Summit, PA
18411

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
91%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students through senior year required to live on campus
yes
Freshman guaranteed housing
yes
Men only housing
yes
Women only housing

Top Events

  • Homecoming Day
  • Spring and Fall Plays
  • Spring Banquet
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Campus Facts

  • Drama/Theater group
  • Choral groups

Campus Security

  • 24 hour patrol by trained security personnel
  • Student patrols
  • Electronically-operated dormitory entrances

% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
35%
Top 1/4
50%
Top 1/2
75%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

Not Reported

30-36
4%
24-29
27%
18-23
54%
12-17
15%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $40
Application deadline August 15
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.31

Selective

50%

acceptance rate

Accepted 107
Declined 104
Total Received 211

Admissions Factors

Very Important

character/personal qualities
application essay
recommendation(s)
religious affiliation/commitment
rigor of secondary school record
standardized test scores

Important

academic GPA

Considered

extracurricular activities
level of applicant's interest
interview
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

alumni/ae relation
first generation
geographical residence
racial/ethnic status
class rank

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International Facts

Number of foreign countries represented by degree-seeking undergraduate non-resident aliens 86
Accepts International Baccalaureate yes
Offers English as a second language yes

Financial Aid

100%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$4,157

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $23,890
Room & board $6,320
Books & supplies $1,000
Other fees $900
Total $32,110
Average Financial Aid - $4,157
Total with Avg. Aid $27,953

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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Financial Facts

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

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Golf
Soccer
Softball
Tennis
Track and field
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Golf, Soccer, Softball

Intramural Sports Women

Soccer, Volleyball

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Athletic Conference

NCAA Division III
NCCAA

Majors

Assc. Bach.
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General
Bible/Biblical Studies
Business Administration and Management, General
Divinity/Ministry
Early Childhood Education and Teaching
Education, General
Elementary Education and Teaching
General Studies
Keyboard Instruments
Mathematics Teacher Education
Missions/Missionary Studies and Missiology
Music Teacher Education
Music, General
Pastoral Studies/Counseling
Physical Education Teaching and Coaching
Pre-Theology/Pre-Ministerial Studies
Psychology, General
Religious Education
Religious/Sacred Music
Science Teacher Education/General Science Teacher Education
Secondary Education and Teaching
Social Studies Teacher Education
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Speech Teacher Education
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other
Youth Ministry
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Programs Offered

  • English as a second language
  • Distance learning
  • Double major
  • Independent study
  • Graduated courses offered to undergraduates
  • Internships
  • Summer session for credit
  • Part time undergraduate degrees
  • Army ROTC
  • Navy ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

Other Programs

  • Doctoral degree - professional
  • Doctoral degree research/scholarship

1,001

total students

56%

in-state

44%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

53%

531
students

Female
68%
359

Male
68%
363

47%

470
students

Female
11%
52

Male
48%
227

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

78%

568
students

Female
52%
293

Male
48%
275

22%

154
students

Female
43%
66

Male
57%
88

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 65%
Student 4 year graduation rate 36%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
1%
Hispanic/Latino
89%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

69

Transfer students enrolled

7%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests yes
Accepts CLEP general tests yes
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
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

Transfer difficulty

'Minimally difficult

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career
  • Military
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Career interest testing
  • Interview workshop
  • Job Fairs
  • Job Interviews
  • Job bank
  • On-campus employer recruitment
  • Resume preparation

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health service
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

Not Reported

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