Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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In the World#1781 of 14178
In North America#548 of 2629
In the United States#499 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#25 of 155
In Bloomsburg#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
84%
Average SAT
1050
Average ACT
21
Aid receiving
90%
Undergraduates
7,877
Graduates
697
Male:Female Ratio
41:59
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree
Website
bloomu.edu

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate84%87%82%
Applicants8,1652,8465,319
Admissions6,8762,4894,387
Freshmen enrolled full time1,9797601,219
Freshmen enrolled part time1358

1,462 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

316 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
1,896 or 95%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 950
or below

75% of them
had 1150
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania are 950-1150 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
128 or 6%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 18
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania are 18-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

College-preparatory program Required
SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school record Required
TOEFL Required
Recommendations Recommended
Secondary school GPA Recommended
Secondary school rank Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Neither required nor recommended
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White6675 (78%)
Hispanic610 (7%)
Black or African American545 (6%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown412 (5%)
Two or more races152 (2%)
Asian99 (1%)
Nonresident Alien51 (0.6%)
American Indian or Alaska Native17 (0.2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander4 (0%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$5,685
Students receiving aid
90%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,716$9,288
Tuition in-state$7,716$9,288
Tuition out-of-state$19,290$13,932
Fee in-district$3,242$2,578
Fee in-state$3,242$2,578
Fee out-of-state$3,492$2,794

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity3,568
Combined charge for room and board$10,550
Room charge$6,434
Meal charge$4,116

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Majors

MajorBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Business Administration and Management, General36051
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse11441
Organizational Communication, General118
Psychology, General113
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies93
Special Education and Teaching, General6813
Mass Communication & Media Studies75
Accounting6310
Health and Physical Education & Fitness, Other72
Audiology & Audiologist and Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist68
Early Childhood Education and Teaching634
Social Work60
Health & Medical Preparatory Programs, Other58
Cyber & Computer Forensics and Counterterrorism50
Geology & Earth Science, General47
Educational & Instructional Technology43
Educational Leadership and Administration, General42
English Language and Literature, General40
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist40
Computer & Information Technology Services Administration and Management, Other34
Biology & Biological Sciences, General312
Logistics, Materials, and Supply Chain Management33
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist27
Anthropology24
Political Science and Government, General24
Mathematics, General23
Computer Science22
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General21
Economics, General19
Fine & Studio Arts, General18
Sign Language Interpretation and Translation18
History, General16
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching15
Curriculum and Instruction15
Sociology14
Reading Teacher Education12
Audiology & Audiologist10
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General9
Nursing Practice9
Social Sciences, Other8
Business & Commerce, General71
Multi- & Interdisciplinary Studies, General8
Kinesiology and Exercise Science8
Electrical and Electronics Engineering7
Chemistry, General7
Athletic Training & Trainer7
Music, General6
Philosophy6
Health & Medical Physics3
Education & Teaching of Individuals with Hearing Impairments Including Deafness3
Physics, General2
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
German Language and Literature1
Art History, Criticism and Conservation1
Grand Total1,88027919
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate60%54%64%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,769
Citations
30,664

Publication count by topic

Psychology
378
Medicine
211
Computer science
161
Mathematics
123
Business
112
Sociology
104
Political science
88
Biology
83
Economics
73
Geology
62
Chemistry
60
History
50
Physics
42
Art
38
Engineering
33
Philosophy
27
Environmental science
24
Geography
22
Materials science
22

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Business10463,209
Geography10611,736
Geology10941,958
History115090
Philosophy116776
Psychology12587,235
Art128842
Political science1461383
Sociology1514752
Economics15741,123
Medicine18114,739
Physics19931,097
Mathematics21671,354
Computer science23791,526
Biology28042,024
Environmental science2947260
Chemistry3364958
Materials science3525375
Engineering3761117

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
19901534
19911329
19922341
19932342
19941949
19952151
19962478
19972384
19982896
199927106
200036160
200134220
200235285
200333347
200438371
200546473
200650558
200763725
200870917
2009851060
2010871251
20111101649
2012731993
2013862109
2014842291
20151032494
2016932173
2017872320
2018911960
2019842386
2020852823

General info

Alternative namesBU
Founded1839
WikipediaBloomsburg University of Pennsylvania
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May (August - December; January-May). Also Summer Session (May-August)
Total FTE staff1,026
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address400 E Second St
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 17815
United States
City population15,000
Phone5703894000
Fax+1 (570) 389 3700

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