Pennsylvania State University -- Scranton

Dunmore, PA

Pennsylvania State University -- Scranton

Dunmore, PA

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Tuition & Fees

$14,476

$23,466

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
21%
12-17
28%
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undergraduateRatios

51%

male

49%

female

15.5

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined 195
Total Received 883
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Public

1,029

undergraduate students

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Location

School Facts

Pennsylvania State University -- Worthington-Scranton Campus, founded in 1951, is a public, coeducational institution. Its campus is located in Dunmore, PA.

Official website Visit website
Application link Apply online
Public/private Public
Campus enrollment 1,029
Established in 1923
Coeducational Coeducational

43-acre, suburban campus in Dunsmore (population: 13,069).

  • Campus Setting: Small town

Pennsylvania State University — Scranton
120 Ridge View Drive
Dunmore, PA
18512-1699

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
5%
Top 1/4
29%
Top 1/2
66%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
3%
600-699
12%
500-599
50%
400-499
29%
300-399
4%
700-800
0
600-699
16%
500-599
47%
400-499
27%
300-399
7%
24-29
50%
18-23
21%
12-17
28%

Admissions Facts

Considers standardized test scores in admission decisions yes
Application fee $65
Average Freshman GPA (4.0 scale) 3.1

Moderately Selective

77%

acceptance rate

Accepted 688
Declined 195
Total Received 883

Admissions Factors

Very Important

academic GPA
standardized test scores

Important

rigor of secondary school record

Considered

extracurricular activities
alumni/ae relation
character/personal qualities
application essay
geographical residence
class rank
state residency
talent/ability
volunteer work
work experience

Not Considered

level of applicant's interest
first generation
interview
recommendation(s)

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International Facts

Accepts International Baccalaureate no
Offers English as a second language no

Financial Aid

Average financial aid
Not Reported

Cost

in-state out-of-state
Tuition $13,484
Additional fees $992
Total $14,476

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Not Reported

Non-need-based

Not Reported

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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
Cheerleading
Cross-country running
Soccer
Softball
Volleyball

Intramural Sports Men

Basketball, Bowling, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight lifting

Intramural Sports Women

Basketball, Bowling, Skiing (downhill), Soccer, Softball, Volleyball, Weight lifting

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Majors

Assc. Bach.
Accounting
Acting
Actuarial Science
Adult and Continuing Education Administration
Advertising
Aerospace, Aeronautical and Astronautical/Space Engineering
African-American/Black Studies
Agribusiness/Agricultural Business Operations
Agricultural Business and Management, Other
Agricultural Engineering
Agricultural Mechanization, General
Agricultural and Extension Education Services
Agriculture, General
Agronomy and Crop Science
American/United States Studies/Civilization
Animal Sciences, General
Animal Sciences, Other
Anthropology
Applied Economics
Archeology
Architectural Engineering
Architectural Engineering Technology/Technician
Art History, Criticism and Conservation
Art Teacher Education
Art/Art Studies, General
Astronomy
Atmospheric Sciences and Meteorology, General
Biochemistry
Bioengineering and Biomedical Engineering
Biological and Biomedical Sciences, Other
Biological and Physical Sciences
Biology Technician/Biotechnology Laboratory Technician
Biology/Biological Sciences, General
Business Administration and Management, General
Business/Commerce, General
Business/Managerial Economics
Chemical Engineering
Chemistry, General
Civil Engineering, General
Classics and Classical Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, General
Communication Sciences and Disorders, General
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs, Other
Comparative Literature
Computer Engineering, General
Computer and Information Sciences, General
Criminal Justice/Law Enforcement Administration
East Asian Studies
Economics, General
Electrical and Electronics Engineering
Electrical, Electronic and Communications Engineering Technology/Technician
Elementary Education and Teaching
Engineering Science
English Language and Literature, General
Environmental/Environmental Health Engineering
Film/Cinema/Video Studies
Finance, General
Food Science
Foreign Language Teacher Education
Forest Sciences and Biology
Forest Technology/Technician
French Language and Literature
Geography
Geological and Earth Sciences/Geosciences, Other
Geology/Earth Science, General
German Language and Literature
Graphic Design
Health/Health Care Administration/Management
History, General
Horticultural Science
Hospitality Administration/Management, Other
Human Development and Family Studies, General
Human Nutrition
Industrial Engineering
Information Science/Studies
International Relations and Affairs
Italian Language and Literature
Japanese Language and Literature
Jewish/Judaic Studies
Journalism
Kinesiology and Exercise Science
Labor and Industrial Relations
Landscaping and Groundskeeping
Latin American Studies
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies
Management Information Systems, General
Marketing/Marketing Management, General
Materials Science
Mathematics, General
Mechanical Engineering
Medical Microbiology and Bacteriology
Medieval and Renaissance Studies
Mining and Mineral Engineering
Music, General
Natural Resources and Conservation, Other
Natural Resources/Conservation, General
Nuclear Engineering
Organizational Behavior Studies
Parks, Recreation and Leisure Facilities Management, General
Petroleum Engineering
Philosophy
Physics, General
Political Science and Government, General
Pre-Medicine/Pre-Medical Studies
Psychology, General
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse
Rehabilitation and Therapeutic Professions, Other
Religion/Religious Studies
Russian Language and Literature
Secondary Education and Teaching
Sociology
Soil Science and Agronomy, General
Spanish Language and Literature
Special Education and Teaching, General
Speech Communication and Rhetoric
Statistics, General
Technical Theatre/Theatre Design and Technology
Turf and Turfgrass Management
Visual and Performing Arts, General
Women's Studies
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Programs Offered

  • Army ROTC
  • Air force ROTC

1,029

total students

95%

in-state

5%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

100%

1,029
students

Female
49%
501

Male
51%
528

Not reported

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

87%

904
students

Female
48%
425

Male
52%
479

13%

125
students

Female
61%
76

Male
39%
49

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Student Facts

Freshman retention rate 77%
Student 4 year graduation rate 16%
Student 5 year graduation rate 17%
Student 6 year graduation rate 4%

Student Break-down

< 1%
Nonresident aliens
3%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
7%
Hispanic/Latino
76%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
3%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino

28

Transfer students enrolled

3%

Transfer students

Transfer Information

Fall transfer enrollment yes
Winter transfer enrollment no
Spring transfer enrollment yes
Summer transfer enrollment yes
Accepts CLEP subject tests no
Accepts CLEP general tests no
Accepts excelsior college examinations no
Generally accepts credits from other institutions no
Accepts DSST/DANTES no
Accepts Life Long Learning Credit no
Age limit (number of years) for completed credits/courses to be transferred no
No Age limit for completed credits/courses to be transferred no

Transfer Application Deadlines

Not reported

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Career

Remedial services offered

  • Math
  • Reading
  • Study skills
  • Writing

Career placement services

Not Reported

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Health insurance
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Placement service

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Tutors
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