Tuition & Fees

$23,890

$23,890

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Not Reported

undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

1

teacher

22

students

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Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 130
Declined + 106
Total Received 236
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Private (nonprofit)

498

undergraduate students

238

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2036
ACT 3523

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 736
Established in 1932
Coeducational Coeducational College, Founded Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Baptist
Accredited by •  ABHE (Assn. for Biblical Higher Education)
•  ABHE (Association for Biblical Higher Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)

South Abington Township, PA

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.

Clarks Summit University
538 Venard Road
South Abington Township, PA 18411

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
90%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
95%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
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Admissions Facts

Application fee $40
Common application accepted no
Application deadline May 1 (priority deadline)
August 15
School has early decision program no
School has early action program no
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required

Selective

55%

acceptance rate

Accepted 130
Declined + 106
Total Received 236

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Religious affiliation/commitment
Secondary school record

Important

Extracurricular activities
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Class rank
Particular talent/ability
Standardized test scores

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Drew Whipple
Vice President for Enrollment Management
P: 800 451-7664
F: 570 585-9299
admissions@clarkssummitu.edu

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

Tuition $23,890
Room & board $6,320
Books & supplies $1,000
Total $31,210
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

Financial Aid Office

P: 800 451-7664, option 5
F: 570 585-9470
financialaid@clarkssummitu.edu

Financial Aid Officer

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
golf
soccer
softball
tennis
volleyball

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Basketball, Dodgeball, Floor Hockey, Soccer, Softball, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Wiffle Ball

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Athletic Directors

Wes Uffelman (men's)
Interim Director Of Athletics
email

Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
NCAA (Division III), Colonial States Athletic Conference
Mascot
Defenders
School colors
royal blue and white

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting
Addictions Counseling
Bible
Biblical Apologetics
Biology
Business Administration
Camping Ministries
Counseling
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Divinity
Early Childhood Education
Early Childhood/Elementary Education Pre-K-4
Education Ministries
Educational Administration
Entrepreneurship
General Education
Health/Physical Education K-12
Integrated Studies
Intercultural Studies
Intercultural Youth Ministries
Interdisciplinary Studies
Literature
Math
Media
Ministry
Music Education K-12
Office Administration
Organizational Leadership
Outreach Ministries
Pastoral Ministries
Philosophy
Pre-Seminary
Secondary Education English
Secondary Education Mathematics
Secondary Education Social Studies
Specialized Ministries
Sports Management
Sports/Health Science
Sports/Recreational Ministries
Theatre
Theology
Worship Studies
Writing
Youth Pastoral
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Programs Offered

  • Accelerated study
  • Certificate programs
  • Distance Learning
  • Double majors
  • Dual degrees
  • Independent study
  • Internships
  • Self-designed majors

Pre-professional Programs

  • Pre-theology

736

total students

NA%

in-state

NA%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

68%

498
students

Female
49%
243

Male
51%
255

32%

238
students

Female
33%
78

Male
67%
160

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

70%

351
students

Female
50%
172

Male
50%
179

30%

147
students

Female
49%
71

Male
51%
76

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Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
5%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
4%
Hispanic/Latino
60%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
< 1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

Not Reported

Transfer applicants accepted

Not Reported

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.00
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of Some
Interview Required of Some
Standardized test scores Required of Some
Essay or personal statement Required of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: August 15

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

30

semester hours

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Counseling services

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

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Interest inventory
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

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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