Clarks Summit University Rankings

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Rank Ranking
#8743 of 14,131 In the World
#2146 of 2,597 In North America
#2051 of 2,496 In the United States
#141 of 155 In Pennsylvania

Quick Review

Religion
Baptist
Acceptance rate
62%
Avg. cost to attend
$18,178 /y
Aid receiving
100%
Undergraduates
507
Graduates
261
Male:Female Ratio
54:46
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

Clarks Summit University Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 62% 60% 65%
Applicants 265 159 106
Admissions 164 95 69
Freshmen enrolled full time 74 41 33
Freshmen enrolled part time 16 6 10

181 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

281 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

White 625 (82%)
Black or African American 45 (6%)
Hispanic 43 (6%)
Two or more races 22 (3%)
Asian 15 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 9 (1%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 5 (0.7%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 2 (0.3%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$18,178/year
Average aid awarded
$15,308
Students receiving aid
100%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $14,882
$30-48K $14,276
$48-75K $17,729
$75-110K $19,754
$110K+ $22,535

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $26,082$8,280
Tuition in-state $26,082$8,280
Tuition out-of-state $26,082$8,280

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 540
Combined charge for room and board $6,490
Room charge $2,570
Meal charge $3,920

Clarks Summit University Majors

Major Associate's degree Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Bible & Biblical Studies 2 29 22 1
Counseling Psychology 1 24 14
Theological and Ministerial Studies, Other 5 11
Business Administration and Management, General 3 9
Divinity & Ministry 9
Teacher Education, Multiple Levels 9
Communication, General 8
Teacher Education and Professional Development, Specific Levels and Methods, Other 5
American Literature (United States) 4
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 3
English & Language Arts Teacher Education 3
General Studies 3
Missions & Missionary Studies 3
Religious & Sacred Music 3
Sport and Fitness Administration & Management 3
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 2
Entrepreneurship & Entrepreneurial Studies 2
Substance Abuse & Addiction Counseling 2
Theology & Theological Studies 2
Youth Ministry 2
Accounting and Business & Management 1
Pre-Physical Therapy Studies 1
Social Studies Teacher Education 1
Theology and Religious Vocations, Other 1
Grand Total 13 106 68 1
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 68% 65% 70%
  • Full-time retention rate - 79%
  • Part-time retention rate - 20%

Notable alumni

  1. Robert Sumner

    Robert Sumner
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1922-2016 (aged 94)
    Occupations
    writer
    Biography

    Robert L. Sumner was an American Christian author, Baptist pastor, evangelist and editor of the fundamentalist newspaper called The Biblical Evangelist.

General info

Alternative names BBC
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
Founded 1932
Colors blue, white
Academic Calendar Semesters
Total FTE staff 116
Carnegie Classification Special Focus Four-Year: Faith-Related Institutions

Location and Contacts

Address 538 Venard Rd
Clarks Summit, Pennsylvania, 18411-1250
United States
City population 10,000
Phone 5705862400

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