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The University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

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Overview

The University of Scranton is a Comprehensive institution located in Scranton, PA, in an urban setting.

Location & Contact

Address The Estate Room 208
Scranton, PA  18510-4501
United States
Contact Mr. Joseph Roback
Associate Vice President, Admissions and Enrollment
Email: admissions@scranton.edu
Phone: 570-941-7540
Fax: 570-941-5928

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Majors & Degrees

Area, Ethnic, Cultural, And Gender Studies Associate Bachelors
Latin American Studies Checkmark
Women's Studies Checkmark
Biological And Biomedical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Biochemistry Checkmark
Biochemistry, Biophysics And Molecular Biology, Other Checkmark
Biology/biological Sciences, General Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Biostatistics Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Physiology, General Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management, General Checkmark Checkmark
Finance, General Checkmark
Human Resources Management/personnel Administration, General Checkmark Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Management Science Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management, General Checkmark
Operations Management And Supervision Checkmark
Small Business Administration/management Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication, General Checkmark
Digital Communication And Media/multimedia Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
Computer Science Checkmark
Information Science/studies Checkmark Checkmark
Information Technology Checkmark
Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education And Teaching Checkmark
Elementary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Junior High/intermediate/middle School Education And Teaching Checkmark
Secondary Education And Teaching Checkmark
Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering, General Checkmark Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark Checkmark
Mechanical Engineering Checkmark
Pre-engineering Checkmark
Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Language And Literature, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures, General Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics, Other Checkmark
French Language And Literature Checkmark
German Language And Literature Checkmark
Italian Language And Literature Checkmark
Latin Language And Literature Checkmark
Spanish Language And Literature Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Communication Sciences And Disorders, General Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences, Other Checkmark
Health Services/allied Health/health Sciences, General Checkmark
Health/health Care Administration/management Checkmark Checkmark
Occupational Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Physical Therapy/therapist Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
History, General Checkmark
Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
Liberal Arts And Sciences/liberal Studies Checkmark
Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Mathematics, General Checkmark
Multi/Interdisciplinary Studies Associate Bachelors
Business Analytics Checkmark
Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Exercise Science And Kinesiology Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
Philosophy Checkmark
Religion/religious Studies Checkmark
Physical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Chemistry, General Checkmark
Chemistry, Other Checkmark
Physics, General Checkmark
Psychology Associate Bachelors
Psychology, General Checkmark
Public Administration And Social Service Professions Associate Bachelors
Human Services, General Checkmark Checkmark
Security And Protective Services Associate Bachelors
Criminal Justice/safety Studies Checkmark Checkmark
Cyber/computer Forensics And Counterterrorism Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics, General Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
Political Science And Government, General Checkmark
Sociology, General Checkmark Checkmark
Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Drama And Dramatics/theatre Arts, General Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

9,236
Applied
7,685
Accepted
3,487
Enrolled
83%
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Female Admissions

5,683
Females Applied
4,582
Females Accepted
81%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,553
Males Applied
3,103
Males Accepted
87%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.56
Avg. high school GPA for freshman
Admission Requirements
Required Transcript of high school record
Essay
One recommendation
Required for some programs Interview

Application Deadlines

Type Application Closing Notification Date Rolling Admissions
Fall freshmen March 1st January 5th
Other early decision plan November 15th December 15th
Transfer Not reported Not reported Yes

Test Scores Accepted

Test Avg. Score 25th % Info icon 75th % Info icon
SAT Critical Reading 580 660
SAT Math 560 660
ACT Composite 27 32

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

48,602
Private
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees
16,090
Room & board
9,410
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

34,276
Avg. Financial Aid Package
35,603
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
24,884
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
4,325
Avg. Loan Aid
18,906
Avg. Grant Aid
16,503
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
70.5%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
21%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,487
Total Undergrad students
1%
International Students
58%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 11.16%
Black or African American 2.65%
White or Caucasian 76.06%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.12%
Asian 3.58%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.17%
Two or more races 2.62%
Other 3%

Gender

Male (41.78%)
Female (58.22%)

Campus Life

Housing

Type
College-owned housing Yes
Housing requirements Yes
Housing options Co-ed housing
Disabled housing
Men-only housing
Women-only housing
% of undergrad students who live in college housing 57%

Student Activities

Student-run campus newspaper Checkmark
Drama/theatre group Checkmark
Student-run radio station Checkmark
Student-run television station Checkmark
Marching band Checkmark
Choral groups Checkmark
Campus events:
Spring Fling, Senior Formal and Presidents Ball

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
Health clinic Checkmark
Personal/psychological counseling Checkmark
Women's center Checkmark
International students advisor Checkmark

Student Organizations

Greek fraternities
Greek sororities
Local fraternities
Local sororities
Most popular organizations:
Service-oriented student clubs, United Colors, Retreat Programs, Biology/Pre-Medicine clubs and Pre-Law Society

Campus Security & Safety

24-hour emergency telephone/alarm services Checkmark
24-hour patrols by trained officers Checkmark
Student patrols Checkmark
Late-night transport/escort services Checkmark
Electronically-operated dormitory entrances Checkmark
Other Campus Security & Safety:
sprinkler systems in all University-owned housing

Athletics

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Men's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No Division 3 No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No No No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No Checkmark No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark No No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Checkmark No
Wrestling No Division 3 No
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Women's Sports

Sport Intramural Intercollegiate Scholarship
Archery Checkmark No No
Badminton Checkmark No No
Baseball No No No
Basketball Checkmark Division 3 No
Cheerleading Checkmark No No
Crew No Checkmark No
Cross-country Running No Division 3 No
Equestrian Sports No Checkmark No
Fencing No Checkmark No
Field Hockey No Division 3 No
Football Checkmark No No
Golf No Division 3 No
Ice Hockey No No No
Lacrosse No Division 3 No
Rugby No Checkmark No
Skiing (downhill) Checkmark No No
Soccer Checkmark Division 3 No
Softball Checkmark Division 3 No
Swimming And Diving No Division 3 No
Tennis No Division 3 No
Track And Field No Division 3 No
Ultimate Frisbee Checkmark Checkmark No
Volleyball Checkmark Division 3 No
Wrestling No No No

Faculty

461
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 281
Part-time - 180
Male - 230
Female - 231
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