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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA, USA
4.29 Average Rating
Founded in 1888, the University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit Research institution. The private university is not-for-profit and based in Scranton, PA. It is a member of the Council of Independent Colleges and the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities. The university offers a liberal arts program where students are required to take at least two philosophy courses and two theology courses.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting City
In State Students
35%
Out of State Students
64%
0
100
75%
Acceptance Rate
Average SAT Composite: 1134
0
1600

Key Deadlines

Application Type Application Deadline Reply Deadline
Early Action Acceptance is not binding, but student will receive admissions decision earlier. November 15, 2018
Fall Regular Decision March 1, 2019
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Academics

Key Academic Stats

Highest Degree Offered
Doctorate
Total Number of Students
5,373
Total Number of Undergrads
3,810
Academic Calendar

Semester

Non Traditional Learning
  • Online Classes
  • Online Undergrad Degrees
  • Summer Sessions
  • Combined Institution Double Degree Programs
  • Some Programs Requires Co-Op/Internship
Learning Options
  • ROTC Army
  • Study Abroad
  • Honors Program
  • Teacher Certification Offered
0
100
72%
Graduate in 4 Years National: 28%
0
100
77%
Graduate in 6 Years National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
National: 21:1
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Tuition, Cost & Aid

Key Financial Stats

Average Net Price
$36,392
Tuition
In-State Tuition
$44,532
Out-of-State Tuition
$44,132
0
100
71%
Need Met
Students Receiving Financial Aid
94%
Average Aid Per Year
$23,035
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Campus Life

Key Campus Stats

Gender
Male
Female
42%
58%
Student Organizations
80
Size of Town
City: Small
LGBTQIA Student Resource Groups
yes
On Campus Women's Center
yes
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After Graduation

Post Grad Stats

Top 5 Cities
New York
Scranton
Philadelphia
Washington
Allentown
Employed
6 mos. after graduation
79%
Average Salary
6 years after graduation
$57,500
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What Students Are Saying

4.29 Average Rating
The University of Scranton is a beautiful campus located in the city of Scranton, Pennsylvania. It is known for its academics and wonderful students. People will always hold the door for you here (literally).
Caitlin from Havertown, PA
The University of Scranton is a Jesuit University in the small city of Scranton, PA which is nestled in a beautiful valley in the Pocono Mountain area. Students and teachers are so kind and are always looking to help out others academically and socially. When attending the University of Scranton, students receive an excellent education and say they feel as if they grow to be more independent and learn to understand themselves on a deeper level.
Student from Oakland, NJ

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