Clarks Summit University Rankings

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In the World#8388 of 14178
In North America#1975 of 2629
In the United States#1883 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#117 of 155
In South Abington Township#1 of 1

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
41%
Avg. cost to attend
$16,980 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
536
Graduates
235
Male:Female Ratio
53:47
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Clarks Summit University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate41%37%47%
Applicants276169107
Admissions1126250
Freshmen enrolled full time854441
Freshmen enrolled part time1239

17 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

473 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White631 (82%)
Black or African American48 (6%)
Hispanic39 (5%)
Two or more races25 (3%)
Asian17 (2%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown8 (1%)
Nonresident Alien1 (0.1%)
American Indian or Alaska Native1 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$16,980/year
Average aid awarded
$15,496
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$15,879
$30-48K$13,778
$48-75K$14,176
$75-110K$19,088
$110K+$22,726

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$26,082$8,160
Tuition in-state$26,082$8,160
Tuition out-of-state$26,082$8,160

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity540
Combined charge for room and board$6,490
Room charge$2,570
Meal charge$3,920

Clarks Summit University Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Bible & Biblical Studies49281
Counseling Psychology2221
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other412
Divinity & Ministry15
Business Administration and Management, General36
General Studies8
Communication, General8
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels7
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Oth4
Athletic Training & Trainer2
Biology & Biological Sciences, General2
Missions & Missionary Studies and Missiology2
Parks, Recreation, Leisure, and Fitness Studies, Other2
Mathematics, General2
American Literature (United States2
Social Studies Teacher Education1
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management1
Youth Ministry1
Grand Total11109821
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate88%89%88%
  • Full-time retention rate - 78%
  • Part-time retention rate - 56%

General info

Alternative namesBBC
SU of Pennsylvania
CSU
BBC & S
Summit University
Baptist Bible College of PA
Baptist Bible College of Pennsylvania
Summit U of Pennsylvania
Summit U
Baptist Bible Seminary
BBC&S
BBS
Baptist Bible College
Summit University of Pennsylvania
Baptist Bible College & Seminary
Founded1932
WikipediaClarks Summit University
Colorsblue, white
Academic CalendarSemesters
Total FTE staff88
Carnegie ClassificationSpecial Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address538 Venard Rd
South Abington Township, Pennsylvania, 18411-1250
United States
City population9,000
Phone5705862400

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