A transformative education, grounded in the liberal arts
The University of Scranton is a Catholic, Jesuit institution that delivers a transformative education, grounded in the liberal arts, to over 3,600 undergraduate students. The University is devoted to the Jesuit maxim of cura personalis: individual attention to students and respect for the uniqueness of each member of the University community.
Our 58-acre campus offers the best of both worlds—the city and the mountains. We are located in Pennsylvania's Pocono Northeast in the heart of the city of Scranton, a vibrant college town that’s home to five colleges and universities.
You’ll have many choices here. With 69 majors and 50 minors across three colleges, faculty and staff work with students to choose a combination of majors and minors that suit them as individuals.
Students enjoy small class sizes and extend their academic experience through participation in honors programs, internships, faculty-student research, and study abroad. The University also provides excellent preparation for medical and other health profession doctoral programs, law school, graduate school, and postgraduate fellowships and scholarships.
In addition to conducting high-level research alongside professors, our students find abundant opportunities to apply classroom learning in the real world. We encourage all students to gain experience through internships, and they regularly collaborate on professional and service projects within the local community and beyond, all contributing to their future career success. In fact, 99% of the Class of 2020 were employed, continuing their education, or engaging in service within one year of graduation.
Tuition for 2021–2022 is $48,062, the University fee is $400, and room and board are $16,090, totaling $64,552. Of the first-year student aid applicants enrolled for the 2021–2022 academic year, 99% were offered funding from University scholarships and need-based grants. The average financial aid package, not including parent and private loans, was $37,000.
The best way to discover whether the University of Scranton is the place for you is a campus visit. Join us for a small group information session and campus tour. If you are currently not able to visit campus, we also have a number of virtual visit experiences available. For more information, please contact Admissions at 1-888-SCRANTON or visit us at scranton.edu/visit.