The University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

The University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

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Undergrad Catholic

Tuition & Fees

$47,084

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
30
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

13

students

1

faculty

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Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,315
Declined 1,976
Total Received 9,291
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Private

4,433

undergraduate students

1,916

graduate students

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Location

School Facts

The University of Scranton, founded in 1888, is a private, Catholic and Jesuit university. Its 58-acre campus is located in Scranton, PA.

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Application link Apply online
Public/private Private
Campus enrollment 6,349
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic

58-acre campus in Scranton (population: 77,605), two hours from Philadelphia and New York City; five hours from Boston and Washington, DC. Served by air and bus. School operates transportation around neighborhood and to downtown area on weekend nights. Public transportation serves campus.

  • Campus Setting: Small-medium city

The University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA
18510-4699

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
64%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
88%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
no
Students are not required to live in school housing
no
Students may not have cars on campus
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age

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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
34%
Top 1/4
68%
Top 1/2
92%
Bottom 1/2
8%
Bottom 1/4
0%

Test Scores

Average freshman score by percentile.

75th
640
25th
560
75th
640
25th
540
75th
30
25th
22
75th
28
25th
22
75th
28
25th
23

Admissions Facts

Application fee $0
Admissions interview (required or recommended) Required of some
Application deadline (priority deadline) November 15
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
SAT/ACT requirements SAT or ACT Required SAT Subject Tests Not used

Moderately Selective

78%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,315
Declined 1,976
Total Received 9,291

Admissions Factors

Required

Secondary School GPA
Secondary School Rank
Secondary School Record
Recommendations
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)
Admission test scores

Recommended

Completion of college-preparatory program

Neither required nor recommended

Formal demonstration of competencies
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)

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Counseling services

  • Academic
  • Military
  • Minority student
  • Older student
  • Personal
  • Psychological
  • Religious
  • Veteran student

Remedial services offered

  • Other
  • Writing

Career placement services

  • Alumni network
  • Career/job search classes
  • Interest inventory
  • Internships
  • Interview training
  • On-campus job interviews
  • Resume assistance

Percent of the campus accessible to physically disabled students

Not Reported

Additional services

  • Day care
  • Health service
  • Nonremedial tutoring
  • Other
  • Placement service
  • Women's Center

Special programs for physically disabled students

  • Adaptive equipment
  • Interpreters for hearing-impaired
  • Note-taking services
  • Reader services
  • Special transportation
  • Talking books
  • Tape recorders
  • Tutors

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Financial Aid

93%

Of undergraduate students
receiving financial aid

$24,463

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $46,684
Room $9,128
Board $6,518
Additional fees $400
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $64,030
Average Financial Aid - $24,463
Total with Avg. Aid $39,567

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $4,789,287
State $2,176,730
Institutional $54,794,047
Other external $1,067,557
Total $62,827,621

Non-need-based

Federal $1,066,946
State $2,250
Institutional $15,126,307
Other external $342,648
Total $16,538,151

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Financial Facts

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Financial Aid Office


P: 888 SCRANTON
F: 570 941-4370
finaid@scranton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
Baseball
Basketball
Field hockey
Golf
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Swimming and diving
Tennis
Track and field indoor
Track and field x country
Volleyball
Wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Contemporary Dance, Crew, Equestrian, Fencing, Fishing, Ice Hockey, Mountain Sports, Royal Dance, Rugby, Running, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Urban Beats Crew, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Contemporary Dance, Crew, Equestrian, Fencing, Fishing, Ice Hockey, Mountain Sports, Royal Dance, Rugby, Running, Spikeball, Ultimate Frisbee, Urban Beats Crew

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Badminton, Men's & Women's Basketball, Co-Rec Basketball, 3-on-3 Basketball, Bean Bag Toss, Co-Rec Dodgeball, Men's & Women's Flag Football, Kan-Jam Co-Rec Kickball, Pickleball, Men's & Women's Soccer, Softball, Spikeball, Volleyball

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Athletic Facts

Athletic conference memberships
Empire 8, Landmark Conference

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accounting.
Adult Health Nurse/Nursing.
Applied Mathematics, General.
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other.
Biochemistry.
Biology/Biological Sciences, General.
Biophysics.
Biostatistics.
Broadcast Journalism.
Business Administration and Management, General.
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other.
Chemistry, General.
Chemistry, Other.
Clinical Laboratory Science/Medical Technology/Technologist.
Computer Engineering, General.
Computer Science.
Computer Software Engineering.
Counseling Psychology.
Counselor Education/School Counseling and Guidance Services.
Criminal Justice/Safety Studies.
Curriculum and Instruction.
Digital Communication and Media/Multimedia.
Drama and Dramatics/Theatre Arts, General.
E-Commerce/Electronic Commerce.
Economics, General.
Educational Leadership and Administration, General.
Electrical and Electronics Engineering.
Engineering/Industrial Management.
English Language and Literature, General.
Environmental Science.
Exercise Science and Kinesiology.
Family Practice Nurse/Nursing.
Finance, General.
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation.
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other.
Forensic Science and Technology.
French Language and Literature.
German Language and Literature.
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other.
Health/Health Care Administration/Management.
History, General.
Human Resources Management/Personnel Administration, General.
Information Science/Studies.
Information Technology.
International Business/Trade/Commerce.
International Relations and Affairs.
Italian Language and Literature.
Junior High/Intermediate/Middle School Education and Teaching.
Latin American Studies.
Liberal Arts and Sciences/Liberal Studies.
Management Information Systems, General.
Management Science.
Marketing/Marketing Management, General.
Mathematics, General.
Medical Informatics.
Neuroscience.
Nurse Anesthetist.
Nursing Administration.
Nursing Practice.
Occupational Therapy/Therapist.
Operations Management and Supervision.
Philosophy.
Physics, General.
Physiology, General.
Political Science and Government, General.
Psychology, General.
Public Health Education and Promotion.
Registered Nursing/Registered Nurse.
Religion/Religious Studies.
Secondary Education and Teaching.
Small Business Administration/Management.
Sociology, General.
Spanish Language and Literature.
Special Education and Teaching, General.
Women's Studies.

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Programs Offered

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

Pre-professional Programs

  • Other
  • Pre-dentistry
  • Pre-law
  • Pre-medicine
  • Pre-optometry
  • Pre-veterinary science

6,349

total students

40%

in-state

60%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

70%

4,433
students

Female
58%
2,567

Male
42%
1,866

30%

1,916
students

Female
63%
1,198

Male
37%
718

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

81%

3,606
students

Female
57%
2,063

Male
43%
1,543

19%

827
students

Female
61%
504

Male
39%
323

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native American or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
3%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
74%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
5%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
1%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Enrollment

164

Transfer applicants enrolled

4%

Students are transfer students

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.70
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All

Transfer Application Deadline

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

63

semester hours

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