Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania: Ranking & Review

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Bloomsburg
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Top 14%

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate73%77%71%
Applicants9,6833,6516,032
Admissions7,0932,8134,280
Enrolled undergraduates1,8607851,075
Enrolled total (including graduate students)9,2603,9145,346

1,469 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

224 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores1,747
Percent of students submitting SAT scores94%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing
535
Math
525

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores207
Percent of students submitting ACT scores11%
ACT Composite
21
ACT English
21
ACT Math
21

Admission requirements

Application fee for undergraduates - $35. Application fee for graduates - $35.

Secondary school GPARecommended
Secondary school rankRecommended
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRequired
RecommendationsRecommended
Formal demonstration of competenciesNeither required nor recommended
Admission test scoresRequired
Other Test (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.)Neither required nor recommended
TOEFL (Test of English as a Foreign Language)Required

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
On-campus$24,270$35,750
Off-campus$24,270$35,750
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $10,076 and other expenses per full academic year.

Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 3,857 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
In-stateOut-of-state
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$7,492$18,730
Fees for full-time undergraduates$3,008$3,250
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$312$780
Tuition for Full-time graduates$12,000$18,000
Fees for full-time graduates$2,654$2,942
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$500$750

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services43734471
Health Professions and Related Programs243679319
Education158128286
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs209209
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service129129
Psychology9797
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies86995
Social Sciences8787
Physical Sciences8686
Visual and Performing Arts4747
Public Administration and Social Service Professions4646
Biological and Biomedical Sciences37542
English Language and Literature & Letters4040
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics3434
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services2727
Mathematics and Statistics2424
History2020
Philosophy and Religious Studies1515
Engineering1010
Multi & Interdisciplinary Studies66
Grand Total1,83824392,090

A total of 1,838 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania.

At the master's and doctor's level 252 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate58%52%63%
  • Full-time retention rate - 74%
  • Part-time retention rate - 43%

General info

Alternative namesBU
Founded1839
Religious affiliationNot applicable
Colorsmaroon, gold
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff1,080
Instructional FTE451
Sector of institutionPublic, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPublic
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Official Websitebloomu.edu
Address400 E Second St
Bloomsburg, Pennsylvania, 17815
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population15,000
Phone5703894000
Fax+1 (570) 389 3700

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