Clarion University of Pennsylvania Rankings

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In the World#2653 of 14178
In North America#820 of 2629
In the United States#753 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#39 of 155
In Clarion#1 of 1

Quick Review

Acceptance rate
95%
Average SAT
1035
Average ACT
20
Aid receiving
96%
Undergraduates
3,773
Graduates
927
Male:Female Ratio
29:71
Control
Public
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate95%94%95%
Applicants2,6408581,782
Admissions2,5098091,700
Freshmen enrolled full time742232510
Freshmen enrolled part time24321

1,175 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,440 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
688 or 90%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 940
or below

75% of them
had 1130
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in Clarion University of Pennsylvania are 940-1130 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
97 or 13%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 17
or below

75% of them
had 23
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in Clarion University of Pennsylvania are 17-23 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

SAT/ACT Required
Secondary school GPA Required
Secondary school record Required
College-preparatory program Recommended
Formal demonstration of competencies Recommended
Recommendations Recommended
TOEFL Recommended
Secondary school rank Considered but not required
Other Tests Neither required nor recommended

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White3854 (82%)
Black or African American319 (7%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown200 (4%)
Hispanic162 (3%)
Two or more races89 (2%)
Asian39 (0.8%)
Nonresident Alien19 (0.4%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander7 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native6 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Average aid awarded
$6,035
Students receiving aid
96%

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$7,716$9,288
Tuition in-state$7,716$9,288
Tuition out-of-state$11,574$10,026
Fee in-district$3,433$2,891
Fee in-state$3,433$2,891
Fee out-of-state$4,454$3,836

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity1,745
Combined charge for room and board$12,876
Room charge$8,590
Meal charge$4,286

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse308439
Library and Information Science137
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies11111
Speech-Language Pathology & Pathologist5860
Allied Health and Medical Assisting Services, Other70
Business Administration and Management, General53725
Accounting4711
Elementary Education and Teaching43
Criminal Justice & Law Enforcement Administration2121
Mass Communication & Media Studies326
Medical Radiologic Technology & Science - Radiation Therapist36
Mental and Social Health Services and Allied Professions, Other528
Early Childhood Education and Teaching725
Biology & Biological Sciences, General32
Education & Teaching of Individuals in Early Childhood Special Education Programs24
Psychology, General24
English Language and Literature, General20
Biological and Physical Sciences18
Data Modeling & Warehousing and Database Administration16
Special Education and Teaching, Other78
Finance, General15
Nursing Practice15
Industrial Production Technologies & Technicians, Other14
Physical Fitness Technician14
Chemistry, General13
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management12
Computer and Information Sciences, General11
Political Science and Government, General11
Health Services & Allied Health & Health Sciences, General10
Labor and Industrial Relations10
Physics, General9
Social Psychology9
Mathematics, General9
Industrial Technology & Technician9
Marketing & Marketing Management, General9
Art & Art Studies, General8
Information Science & Studies8
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching8
Social Sciences, Other8
Sociology8
Clinical Laboratory Science & Medical Technology & Technologist8
Molecular Biology7
Respiratory Care Therapy & Therapist6
History, General6
Legal Assistant & Paralegal6
Business & Managerial Economics6
Real Estate5
Environmental Science5
Legal Administrative Assistant & Secretary4
Anthropology3
Philosophy2
Geology & Earth Science, General2
Special Education and Teaching, General2
Mental Health Counseling & Counselor2
Administrative Assistant and Secretarial Science, General1
International Business & Trade & Commerce1
Spanish Language and Literature1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Foreign Languages and Literatures, General1
Grand Total17483934915
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate52%46%56%
  • Full-time retention rate - 75%
  • Part-time retention rate - 60%

Publications & Citations

Publications
583
Citations
11,135

Publication count by topic

Psychology
93
Economics
70
Business
63
Biology
42
Sociology
37
Medicine
30
Computer science
28
Political science
24
History
24
Materials science
23
Geography
21
Engineering
18
Environmental science
18
Mathematics
14
Chemistry
11
Physics
9
Geology
8
Philosophy
8
Art
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Economics10283,376
Sociology1918370
Geography2163322
Psychology22291,616
Business2292438
Art23995
Political science256777
History25915
Biology29341,707
Environmental science2989246
Engineering3022285
Computer science3111670
Geology313349
Physics3180168
Medicine3625498
Mathematics3966138
Materials science4140145
Chemistry4353264

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
1990716
1991622
19921016
1993725
1994736
1995525
1996934
19971432
19981249
19991580
2000993
200112109
200216136
20039142
200413221
200517226
200619314
200722317
200824391
200919513
201025586
201127618
201224703
201327784
201433804
201537761
201627711
201717691
201816618
201920633
202017630

General info

Alternative namesClarion University
Founded1867
WikipediaClarion University of Pennsylvania
Colorsblue, gold
Academic CalendarAugust to May. Also Summer Session
Total FTE staff633
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address840 Wood Street
Clarion, Pennsylvania, 16214
United States
City population5,000
Phone8143932000
Fax+1 (814) 393 1826

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