4,321
Students
Financial aid thermometer
9,478
Avg. Financial Aid
Minimal
Admission Difficulty
95
95%
Acceptance Rate
Suburban setting
Rural
Setting
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Overview

Clarion University of Pennsylvania is a Comprehensive institution located in Clarion, PA, in a rural setting.

Location & Contact

Address 840 Wood Street
Clarion, PA  16214
United States
Contact Phone: 814-393-2000

Majors & Degrees

Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Molecular Biology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Administrative Assistant And Secretarial Science Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark
Business/managerial Economics Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Labor And Industrial Relations Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Real Estate Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark Checkmark
Music Teacher Education Checkmark
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Special Education&-early Childhood Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Industrial Production Technologies Related Checkmark
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English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
French Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Allied Health And Medical Assisting Services Related Checkmark
Clinical Laboratory Science/medical Technology Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences Checkmark
Medical Radiologic Technology Checkmark
Mental And Social Health Services And Allied Professions Related Checkmark Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark Checkmark
Respiratory Care Therapy Checkmark Checkmark
Speech-language Pathology Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Legal Professions And Studies Associate Bachelors
Legal Administrative Assistant/secretary Checkmark
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Library Science Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
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Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Biological And Physical Sciences Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Physical Fitness Technician Checkmark
Sport And Fitness Administration/management Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
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Geology/earth Science Checkmark
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Psychology Associate Bachelors
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Social Psychology Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/law Enforcement Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Anthropology Checkmark
Economics Checkmark
Political Science And Government Checkmark
Social Sciences Related Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
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Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

2,726
Applied
2,603
Accepted
4,321
Enrolled
95%
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Female Admissions

1,767
Females Applied
1,699
Females Accepted
96%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

959
Males Applied
904
Males Accepted
94%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

40
Application Fee
3.3
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
A minimum high school GPA of 2
Required for some programs Interview
Other requirements may exist (see below)
Recommended Essay
Interview
2 recommendations
Other requirements: NLN Test for ASN program

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Out of state Fall freshmen Not reported Not reported Yes
Other early decision plan Not reported Not reported
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 519 460 570
SAT Math 507 460 550
ACT Composite 21 18 23

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

7,716
In-state
11,574
Out-of-state
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Fees

3,459
Full-time student fees
12,670
Room & board
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Other Payment Considerations

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

Financial Aid

9,478
Avg. Financial Aid Package
9,315
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
2,186
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,173
Avg. Loan Aid
2,177
Avg. Grant Aid
5,628
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
99% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
43%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
5%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

4,321
Total undergrad students
0%
International Students
8%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 2.68%
Black or African American 7.52%
White or Caucasian 81.97%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.14%
Asian 0.9%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.09%
Two or more races 2.8%
Other 3.56%

Gender

Male (36.03%)
Female (63.97%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Freshman car parking
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 42%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
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Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Activities Day, Homecoming/Autumn Leaf Parade and Campusfest Concert

Student Services

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Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

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Most popular organizations:
The National Student Speech-Language Hearing Association, Phi Eta Sigma freshman honor society, Allies, Black Student Union and Cru

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
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Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 2 Checkmark
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No No No
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No Division 2 Checkmark
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark No No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark No No
Track And Field Checkmark No No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark No No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark Division 1 Checkmark
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Cross-country Running No Division 2 Checkmark
Equestrian Sports Checkmark No No
Football No No No
Golf Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Racquetball Checkmark No No
Rock Climbing Checkmark No No
Rugby Checkmark No No
Sand Volleyball Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Softball Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Swimming And Diving No Division 2 Checkmark
Table Tennis Checkmark No No
Tennis Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Track And Field Checkmark Division 2 Checkmark
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark No No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 2 No
Weight Lifting Checkmark No No
Wrestling Checkmark No No

Faculty

294
Total Faculty
18:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 203
Part-time - 91
Male - 135
Female - 159