3,810
Students
Financial aid thermometer
27,055
Avg. Financial Aid
Moderate
Admission Difficulty
75
75%
Acceptance Rate
Urban setting
Urban
Setting
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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 Provost, Admissions and Enrollment
Email: admissions@scranton.edu
Phone: 570-941-7540
Fax: 570-941-5928

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
Biology/biological Sciences Checkmark
Biophysics Checkmark
Biostatistics Checkmark
Neuroscience Checkmark
Physiology Checkmark
Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services Associate Bachelors
Accounting Checkmark
Business Administration And Management Checkmark Checkmark
E-commerce Checkmark
Finance Checkmark
Human Resources Management Checkmark Checkmark
International Business/trade/commerce Checkmark
Logistics, Materials, And Supply Chain Management Checkmark
Marketing/marketing Management Checkmark
Operations Management Checkmark
Small Business Administration Checkmark
Communication, Journalism And Related Programs Associate Bachelors
Broadcast Journalism Checkmark
Communication Checkmark
Public Relations, Advertising, And Applied Communication Checkmark
Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services Associate Bachelors
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Information Science/studies Checkmark Checkmark
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Education Associate Bachelors
Early Childhood Education Checkmark
Elementary Education Checkmark
Middle School Education Checkmark
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Engineering Associate Bachelors
Computer Engineering Checkmark Checkmark
Computer Software Engineering Checkmark
Electrical And Electronics Engineering Checkmark Checkmark
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Engineering Technologies/Technicians Associate Bachelors
Engineering/industrial Management Checkmark
English Language And Literature/Letters Associate Bachelors
English Checkmark
Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics Associate Bachelors
Classics And Classical Languages Checkmark
Foreign Languages And Literatures Checkmark
French Checkmark
German Checkmark
Italian Checkmark
Latin Checkmark
Spanish Checkmark
Health Professions And Related Clinical Sciences Associate Bachelors
Health/health-care Administration Checkmark Checkmark
Occupational Therapy Checkmark
Physical Therapy Checkmark
Public Health Education And Promotion Checkmark
Registered Nursing/registered Nurse Checkmark
History Associate Bachelors
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Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities Associate Bachelors
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Mathematics And Statistics Associate Bachelors
Applied Mathematics Checkmark
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Natural Resources And Conservation Associate Bachelors
Environmental Science Checkmark
Parks, Recreation, Leisure And Fitness Studies Associate Bachelors
Kinesiology And Exercise Science Checkmark
Philosophy And Religious Studies Associate Bachelors
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Religious Studies Checkmark
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
Criminal Justice/safety Checkmark Checkmark
Forensic Science And Technology Checkmark
Social Sciences Associate Bachelors
Economics Checkmark
International Relations And Affairs Checkmark
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Visual And Performing Arts Associate Bachelors
Dramatic/theater Arts Checkmark

Admissions

Acceptance Rate

10,002
Applied
7,580
Accepted
3,810
Enrolled
76%
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Female Admissions

6,171
Females Applied
4,621
Females Accepted
75%
Acceptance Rate
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Male Admissions

3,831
Males Applied
2,959
Males Accepted
77%
Acceptance Rate

Applying

0
Application Fee
3.49
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 Accepted 25th PercentileInfo icon 75th PercentileInfo icon
SAT Critical Reading 600 550 640
SAT Math 590 530 640
ACT Composite 25 23 28

Tuition & Fees

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Tuition

44,132
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Fees

400
Full-time student fees
15,182
Room & board
8,776
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

27,055
Avg. Financial Aid Package
27,728
Avg. Freshman Financial Aid Package
22,892
Avg. International Student Financial Aid Package
8,330
Avg. Loan Aid
14,820
Avg. Grant Aid
23,408
Avg. Scholarship and/or Grant Aid awarded
100% Percentage of students with need who receive financial aid
69%
Avg. Percentage of Financial Need Met
12%
Percentage of Students Who Had Their Need Fully Met

Student Body

3,810
Total undergrad students
1%
International Students
61%
Out-of-state students

Race/Ethnicity

Hispanic/Latino 9.27%
Black or African American 1.78%
White or Caucasian 79.92%
American Indian or Alaska Native 0.16%
Asian 2.49%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0.24%
Two or more races 2.36%
Other 2.39%

Gender

Male (42.05%)
Female (57.95%)

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 65%

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:
Spring Fling, Senior Formal and President's Ball

Student Services

Legal services Checkmark
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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

468
Total Faculty
12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Full-time - 281
Part-time - 187
Male - 241
Female - 227