Tuition & Fees

$44,532

$44,532

not including room and board

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Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
43%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
700-800
6%
600-699
37%
500-599
51%
400-499
6%
30-36
12%
24-29
60%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%
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undergraduateRatios

42%

male

58%

female

1

teacher

12

students

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Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,480
Declined + 2,522
Total Received 10,002
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Private (nonprofit)

3,810

undergraduate students

1,563

graduate students

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Most Popular Majors

Not Reported

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Codes

SAT 2929
ACT 3736

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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.

Public/private Private (nonprofit)
Campus Enrollment 5,373
Established in 1888
Coeducational Coeducational College, Became Coeducational College
Religious affiliation Roman Catholic
Accredited by •  AACSB (Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business)
•  ABET (Accreditation Board for Engineering and Technology, Inc.)
•  AOTA (American Occupational Therapy Association)
•  APTA (American Physical Therapy Association)
•  CACREP (Council for Accreditation of Counseling and Related Educational Programs)
•  CAHME (Commission on the Accreditation of Healthcare Management Education)
•  CCNE (Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education)
•  CoA-NA (Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs)
•  CORE (Council on Rehabilitation Education)
•  CSHSE (Council for Standards in Human Services Education)
•  MSCHE (Middle States Commission on Higher Education)
•  NLN (National League for Nursing)
•  TEAC (Teacher Education Accreditation Council)

Scranton, PA

58‐acre campus in Scranton (population: 77,291), 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.

The University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510-4694

Campus Life

yes
Housing available
65%
Percent of undergraduates that live in campus-owned housing
89%
Percent of freshmen that live in campus-owned housing
yes
Students are required to live in school housing
yes
Alcohol is permitted on campus to students of legal age
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% freshman classHigh School Class Rank

Top 1/10
32%
Top 1/4
63%
Top 1/2
89%
Bottom 1/2
11%
Bottom 1/4
1%

Test Scores

Percent of freshmen in each score range

700-800
7%
600-699
43%
500-599
45%
400-499
5%
700-800
6%
600-699
37%
500-599
51%
400-499
6%
30-36
12%
24-29
60%
18-23
27%
12-17
1%

Admissions Facts

Application fee
Common application accepted yes
Application deadline November 15 (priority deadline)
March 1
School has early decision program no
School has early action program yes
Early action program application deadline November 15
Admissions interview
(required or recommended)
Required of some
SAT/ACT requirements SAT Subject Tests Not used
SAT or ACT Required

Moderately Selective

74%

acceptance rate

Accepted 7,480
Declined + 2,522
Total Received 10,002

Admissions Factors

Very Important

Class rank
Secondary school record
Standardized test scores

Important

Extracurricular activities

Considered

Alumni/ae relationship
Character/ personal qualities
Essay
Interview
Particular talent/ability
Recommendations
Volunteer Work
Work Experience

Not Considered

Geographical residence
Minority affiliation
Religious affiliation/commitment
State residency

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Admissions Contact

Joseph Roback
Associate Vice Provost for Admissions and Enrollment
P: 888 SCRANTON
F: 570 941-5928
admissions@scranton.edu

Financial Aid

69%

Of students' needs
were fully met

$27,055

Average financial aid

Cost

Tuition $44,132
Room $8,776
Board $6,406
Additional fees $400
Books & supplies $1,300
Total $61,014
Average Financial Aid - $27,055
Total with Avg. Aid $33,959

Scholarships & Grants

Need-based

Federal $3,488,754
State $2,103,667
Institutional $48,583,633
Other external $1,336,472
Total $55,512,526

Non-need-based

Federal $1,422,007
State
Institutional $14,068,667
Other external $164,240
Total $15,654,914
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Required Financial Aid Forms

FAFSA

State aid form

Financial Aid Office

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

Financial Aid Officer

William R. Burke
Director of Financial Aid
william.burke@scranton.edu

Varsity Sports

M W
baseball
basketball
cross-country
diving
field hockey
golf
lacrosse
soccer
softball
swimming
tennis
volleyball
wrestling

Club Sports - Men's

Cheerleading, Crew/rowing, Dance Team, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Hip-Hop Dance, Ice Hockey, Mountain Sport, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

Club Sports - Women's

Cheerleading, Crew/rowing, Dance Team, Equestrian Sports, Fencing, Hip-Hop Dance, Mountain Sports, Rugby, Ultimate Frisbee

Intramural/Recreational Sports

Archery. Badminton, Basketball, Corn Hole, Dodgeball, Flag Football, Kickball, Racquetball, Soccer, Softball, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball

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Athletic Directors

Dave Martin (men's)
Director Of Athletics
email

Majors

Assc. Bach. Mast. Doct.
Accountancy
Accounting
Adult Gerontology Nursing
Applied Mathematics
Arts
Biochemistry
Biology
Biomathematics
Biophysics
Business
Business Administration
Cell/Molecular Biology
Chemistry
Chemistry/Computers
Chemistry/General Business
Clinical Chemistry
Clinical Mental Health Counseling
Communication
Community Health Education
Computer Engineering
Computer Information Systems
Computer Science
Counseling/Human Services
Criminal Justice
Curriculum/Instruction
Early/Primary Teacher Education
Economics
Educational Administration
Electrical Engineering
Electronic Commerce
Engineering Management
English
Entrepreneurship
Environmental Science
Exercise Science
Family Nurse Practitioner
Finance
Forensic Chemistry
French/Francophone Cultural Studies
German Cultural Studies
Health Administration
Health Informatics
Hispanic Studies
History
Human Resource Studies
Human Resources
Human Resources Studies
Individualized Major
International Business
International Language/Business
International Studies
Journalism/Electronic Media
Liberal Studies
Management
Marketing
Mathematics
Medical Technology
Middle Level Teacher Education
Neuroscience
Nurse Anesthesia
Nursing
Nursing Practice
Occupational Therapy
Operations Management
Philosophy
Physical Therapy
Physics
Political Science
Psychology
Rehabilitation Counseling
School Counseling
Secondary Education
Sociology
Software Engineering
Special Education
Strategic Communication
Theatre
Theology
Theology/Religious Studies
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

5,373

total students

39%

in-state

61%

out-of-state

Undergraduate

Graduate

71%

3,810
students

Female
58%
2,208

Male
42%
1,602

29%

1,563
students

Female
59%
929

Male
41%
634

undergraduateFull-time

undergraduatePart-time

95%

3,630
students

Female
59%
2,110

Male
41%
1,520

5%

180
students

Female
55%
98

Male
45%
82

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Student Break-down

1%
Nonresident aliens
2%
Black or African American, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
American Indian or Alaska Native, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Asian, non-Hispanic/Latino
9%
Hispanic/Latino
78%
White, non-Hispanic/Latino
2%
Race and/or ethnicity unknown
2%
Two or more races, non-Hispanic/Latino
< 1%
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander, non-Hispanic/Latino

Transfer Admissions

49%

Transfer applicants accepted

37%

Applicants accepted who enroll

Transfer Requirements

Minimum requirements College GPA: 2.80
High school transcript Required of All
College transcript(s) Required of All
Statement of good standing from prior institution(s) Required of All
Interview Recommended of All
Standardized test scores Required of All
Essay or personal statement Recommended of All

Transfer Application Deadlines

Fall: rolling

Winter: rolling

Spring: rolling

Summer: rolling

Transfer Credits

Minimum transfers must complete

63

semester hours

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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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