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University of Scranton

800 Linden Street, Scranton, PA

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University of Scranton provides a variety of degree programs for students to guide them in their growth and development. The school is located in Scranton, PA and operated as a private institution. The school's Roman Catholic affiliation is one of its defining characteristics and plays an important role within the school's vision. Approximately six thousand students are enrolled per year at University of Scranton.

Areas of study available at University of Scranton include but are not limited to:

  • Education
  • Recreation And Fitness Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Communications And Journalism

To be considered for admissions, students may be asked to fill out an application, write a personal statement, and submit high school records and test scores, which are then studied by the admissions staff. The majority of students accepted to this school have an SAT score between 1030 to 1210, or an ACT composite score within the range of 22 to 26. 72% of those students that apply are admitted to this school, of which 16 percent choose to enroll. More information from the admissions office can be found here.

Undergraduate tuition is approximately $40,000 per year, though it may change based on any number of circumstances. Students may check the school's tuition calculator to get a more personalized estimate of costs. The cost of on-campus housing is around $8,000 annually. Financial aid may be offered to students that meet the necessary requirements.

The mascot for University of Scranton is the "Royals", and they participate in intercollegiate athletics through the NCAA. Athletic programs available include:

  • Baseball (NCAA Division III)
  • Basketball (NCAA Division III)
  • Field Hockey (NCAA Division III)
  • Golf (NCAA Division III)

Students who would like to learn more about University of Scranton may take a look at their website at http://www.scranton.edu.

Admission Requirements & Details

The admissions information below may provide a better idea of the applicants University of Scranton accepts. The details may include admissions application requirements and recommendations, as well as any AP or college credits that may be transferred.

College Credits Accepted

  • Dual Credits
  • Life Experience Credits
  • AP Course Credits

Student Enrollment

University of Scranton has a total student population of about 5,400, where graduate students make up roughly 17% of the student body.

Estimated Costs & Financial Aid

The items listed below are for informational purposes only and may not represent current tuition, fees, and expenses.

Tuition & Fees Information

  • The estimated tuition range is around $41,000-$49,000 per year
  • Part time students pay in the range of $950 to $1,100 per unit
  • Some programs may have tuition rates that will remain the same as the first year for up to five years.

Financial Aid Details

The table listed below helps break down the types of financial aid students receive and the percent receiving aid, as well as the average amount of aid per student per year.

 Percent of StudentsAverage Amount
Any Financial Aid96%-
Receiving Grants & Scholarships94%$22,256
Receiving Student Loans71%$8,476
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Academics & Student Services

Student Services

To help support students, University of Scranton may offer services like:

  • Online classes
  • Weekend and night classes available
  • Remedial courses
  • Academic counseling for students
  • Work study style employment
  • Helping students find work after graduation

Graduation Rates

With a very high graduation rate of around 82%, University of Scranton is among the most successful schools in the area.

Number of Year to GraduatePercent of Entering Class
Students Graduating in 4 Years75%
Graduating in 5 Years6%
Graduating in 6 Years0.9%

Specialized Programs & Accreditations

  • Teacher Education (Bachelor's) Program
  • Graduate Teacher Education Program
  • Health Services Administration Program
  • Nurse Anesthetist (CRNA) Program
  • Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) Program
  • Nursing (MSN, DSN) Program
  • Occupational Therapy (OT) Program
  • Elementary and Secondary School Teacher Education Program

Intercollegiate Athletics

University of Scranton is a Member of National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA), with many of the sports belonging to the NCAA Division III (without football) classification. The most popular sports played are listed below:

  • Baseball (Landmark Conference)
  • Basketball (Landmark Conference)
  • Field Hockey
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Swimming
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field, X-Country
  • Volleyball
  • Wrestling
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Programs Offered

The program list below is organized by areas of study. The programs that have a link will direct you to the program's profile page where you can learn more about education requirements and career pathways.

Get more information about the programs offered by University of Scranton by clicking the request information to the right.

(C) Certificate or Award | (A) Associate's | (B) Bachelor's | (M) Master's Degree | (D) Doctorate (PhD,...)

Biological and Biomedical Sciences

Business and Marketing Studies

Communications and Journalism

Computer and Information Sciences

Education

Engineering

Engineering Technology

English Language and Literature

Ethnic Cultural and Gender Studies

Foreign Languages and Literature

Health and Clinical Professions

History

Liberal Arts and Sciences

Mathematics and Statistics

Natural Resources and Conservation

Philosophy and Religious Studies

Physical Sciences

Psychology

Public Administration and Social Services

Recreation and Fitness Studies

Security and Protective Services

Social Sciences

Visual and Performing Arts

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Data Disclaimer

Information displayed on this page has been obtained from Institution, State, and Federal data sources, including the US Dept. of Education's Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS) Survey 2010-2016. Information should be solely used for informational purposes only and may not be accurate for the current year. Contact University of Scranton for official up-to-date information.

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ACCEPTANCE RATE
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FINANCIAL AID RATE
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STUDENT:TEACHER RATIO
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DEGREES OFFERED ONLINE
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FINANCIAL AID AWARD AVG.
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