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University of Scranton

Scranton, PA, USA
4.29 Average Rating

Originally founded in 1888 as St. Thomas College, the University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit school in eastern Pennsylvania. Scranton is home to colleges of Arts & Sciences, Management, and Professional Studies conferring undergraduate degrees in 68 academic programs grounded in the Jesuit tradition. For students who wish to study in another culture, Scranton sponsors study abroad programs and intercessions in Africa, Europe, and the Middle East. As a Catholic school, Scranton celebrates daily mass at Sacred Heart Chapel and Sunday mass at the Madonna della Strada Chapel.

Admissions

Key Admissions Stats

Institution Type
Private
  • Not for Profit
  • Roman Catholic
  • Coed
Level of Institution 4 Year
Campus Setting Small 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 US National: 28%
0
100
77%
Graduate in 6 Years US National: 52%
Student:Faculty Ratio
12:1
US 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
Small city
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
best experience ever!
Jessica from Kernersville, NC
Scranton is great. It is homey and the people are friendly. The campus is warm and welcoming and it couldn't have been an easier transition from living at home to being on my own.
Kristen from Monroe, NY

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