University of Scranton: Ranking & Review

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United States
Top 13%

University of Scranton Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Acceptance Rate75%77%73%
Enrolled undergraduates908384524
Enrolled total (including graduate students)5,3732,2363,137

970 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

880 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

Male-Female Ratio

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

Typical SAT scores

Number of students submitting SAT scores594
Percent of students submitting SAT scores65%
Evidence-Based Reading and Writing

Typical ACT scores

Number of students submitting ACT scores334
Percent of students submitting ACT scores37%
ACT Composite

Admission requirements

It’s free to apply for both undergraduates and graduates.

Secondary school GPARequired
Secondary school rankRequired
Secondary school recordRequired
Completion of the college-preparatory programRecommended
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

University of Scranton Tuition

Total cost for students livingIn-stateOut-of-state
The total cost includes tuition and fees, books, supplies, on-campus room and board payment of $14,618 and other expenses per full academic year.

University of Scranton provides on-campus housing with total dormitory capacity of 2,694 students.

Average Tuition and fees for academic year programs
Tuition for Full-time undergraduates$42,910$42,910
Fees for full-time undergraduates$400$400
Per credit hour charge for part-time undergraduates$896$896
Tuition for Full-time graduates$11,580$11,580
Fees for full-time graduates$50$50
Per credit hour charge for part-time graduates$965$965

Programs and Degrees

ProgramsAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoralTotal
Business, Management, Marketing, and Related Support Services1192237430
Health Professions and Related Programs17713438349
Biological and Biomedical Sciences1215126
Parks, Recreation, Leisure and Fitness Studies6060
Communication, Journalism, and Related Programs5252
Public Administration and Social Service Professions13536
Social Sciences2525
Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting, and Related Protective Service12324
Liberal Arts and Sciences, General Studies and Humanities1818
Physical Sciences10313
Computer and Information Sciences and Support Services1212
Philosophy and Religious Studies10212
English Language and Literature & Letters1111
Mathematics and Statistics1111
Visual and Performing Arts44
Natural Resources and Conservation33
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics22
Engineering Technologies and Engineering-related Fields
Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, and Group Studies
Grand Total3852544381,437

A total of 855 2-year associate's and 4-year bachelor's degrees conferred across undergraduate programs at University of Scranton.

At the master's and doctor's level 582 degrees were conferred in the graduate programs.

Graduation rate77%74%79%
  • Full-time retention rate - 87%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

General info

MottoReligio Mores Cultura
Religion, Morals, Culture
Religious affiliationRoman Catholic
Mission StatementThe University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit university animated by the spiritual vision and the tradition of excellence characteristic of the Society of Jesus and those who share its way of proceeding. The University is a community dedicated to the freedom of inquiry and personal development fundamental to the growth in wisdom and integrity of all who share its life.
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSemester
Total FTE staff973
Instructional FTE329
Public Service FTE1
Sector of institutionPrivate not-for-profit, 4-year or above
Control of institutionPrivate not-for-profit
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address800 Linden Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18510-4629
United States
Urbanization levelCity: Small
City population76,000
Fax+1 (570) 941 5926

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