8,606
Students
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9,310
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
73
73%
Acceptance Rate
Small town
Setting
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Overview

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a Comprehensive institution located in Bloomsburg, PA, in a small town setting.

Location & Contact

Address 400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg, PA  17815-1301
United States

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
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Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Education Associate Bachelors
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
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Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
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Sign Language Interpretation And Translation Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Audiology And Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
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History Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
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Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
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Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
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Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
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Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,683
Applied
7,093
Accepted
8,606
Enrolled
73%
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Female Admissions

6,032
Females Applied
4,280
Females Accepted
71%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,651
Males Applied
2,813
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

35
Application Fee
3.28
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported September 18th Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported May 1st
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 534 490 580
SAT Math 524 480 570
ACT Composite 22 19 24

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,716
In-state
19,290
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,242
Full-time student fees
9,686
Room & board
6,308
Room only
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Other Payment Considerations

Guaranteed tuition plan offered No
Tuition pre-payment plan No
Tuition payment plans offered Yes
Student groups that qualify for full or partial waiver of tuition Senior Citizens
Employees

Financial Aid

9,310
Avg. Financial Aid Package
8,411
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
9,342
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,157
Avg. Loan Aid
2,450
Avg. Grant Aid
5,867
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
56%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

8,606
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
9%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 7.07%
Black or African American 8.53%
White or Caucasian 78.27%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.24%
Asian 1.24%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.07%
Two or more races 2.83%
Other 1.26%

Gender

Male (43.37%)
Female (56.63%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 41%

Student Activities

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Campus events:
Homecoming, The Big Event (community service event) and Parents/Family Weekend

Student Services

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Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
Living and Learning Communities, Band and Music Groups, Greek Organizations, Residence Hall Councils and Club Sports

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
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Other Campus Security & Safety:
monitored surveillance cameras

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
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Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ice Hockey Checkmark No No
Lacrosse Checkmark No No
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Field Hockey Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Football No No No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field No Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

519
Total Faculty
19:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 419
Part-time - 100
Male - 263
Female - 256