University of Scranton: Statistics

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#1864 of 14,131 In the World
#534 of 2,597 In North America
#486 of 2,496 In the United States
#27 of 155 In Pennsylvania
#1 of 5 In Scranton
#495 of 1,002 For Criminology and Criminal Justice
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Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
79%
Average SAT
1190
Average ACT
26
Avg. cost to attend
$36,093 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,658
Graduates
1,299
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Scranton Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

Total Men Women
Acceptance Rate 79% 84% 78%
Applicants 9,291 3,469 5,649
Admissions 7,315 2,907 4,408
Freshmen enrolled full time 895 355 540

3,597 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

1,086 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
708 or 79%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1100
or below

75% of them
had 1280
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in the University of Scranton are 1100-1280 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
204 or 23%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 23
or below

75% of them
had 28
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in the University of Scranton are 23-28 (middle 50% range).

Admissions requirements

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

Enrollment by race or ethnicity

White 3680 (74%)
Hispanic 497 (10%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown 217 (4%)
Asian 190 (4%)
Black or African American 161 (3%)
Two or more races 109 (2%)
Nonresident Alien 89 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander 8 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native 4 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,093/year
Average aid awarded
$26,575
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K $24,326
$30-48K $23,167
$48-75K $29,844
$75-110K $32,898
$110K+ $39,833

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district $46,684$11,580
Tuition in-state $46,684$11,580
Tuition out-of-state $46,684$11,580
Fee in-district $400$50
Fee in-state $400$50
Fee out-of-state $400$50

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity 2,614
Combined charge for room and board $15,646
Room charge $9,128
Meal charge $6,518

University of Scranton Majors

Major Bachelor's Master's Doctoral
Accounting 63 107
Occupational Therapy & Therapist 58 73
Health & Health Care Administration & Management 31 73
Business Administration and Management, General 39 45
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse 81
Exercise Science and Kinesiology 71
Biology & Biological Sciences, General 61
Educational Leadership and Administration, General 58
Marketing & Marketing Management, General 48 8
Finance, General 37 17
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General 8 42
Neuroscience 34
Psychology, General 33
Operations Management and Supervision 4 24
Human Services, General 27
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other 26
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication 24
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies 22
Nurse Anesthetist 22
Early Childhood Education and Teaching 18
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies 17
History, General 16
International Business & Trade & Commerce 4 11
Computer Science 14
Special Education and Teaching, General 14
Biochemistry 9 4
Curriculum and Instruction 13
Political Science and Government, General 13
Broadcast Journalism 12
Counseling Psychology 12
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services 12
Medical Informatics 12
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other 9
Electrical and Electronics Engineering 9
English Language and Literature, General 9
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing 9
Public Health Education and Promotion 9
Computer Engineering, General 8
Information Technology 8
Secondary Education and Teaching 7 1
Philosophy 7
Physiology, General 7
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor 7
Computer Software Engineering 6
E-Commerce & Electronic Commerce 1 5
Environmental Science 6
International Relations and Affairs 6
Small Business Administration & Management 6
Engineering & Industrial Management 5
Forensic Science and Technology 5
Mathematics, General 5
Nursing Practice 2 3
Religion & Religious Studies 2 3
Economics, General 4
Chemistry, General 2 1
Chemistry, Other 2 1
Communication, General 3
Applied Mathematics, General 2
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General 2
Management Science 2
Physics, General 2
Biophysics 1
Financial Forensics and Fraud Investigation 1
Information Science & Studies 1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching 1
Management Information Systems, General 1
Sociology, General 1
Spanish Language and Literature 1
Women's Studies 1
Grand Total 878 610 3
Total Men Women
Graduation rate 82% 77% 84%
  • Full-time retention rate - 89%
  • Part-time retention rate - 50%

Publications & Citations

Publications
1,829
Citations
42,268

Publication / Citation count by topic

Liberal Arts & Social Sciences
549 / 7,431
Medicine
443 / 10,746
Psychology
349 / 7,762
Business
255 / 6,406
Biology
204 / 13,716
Computer Science
141 / 1,848
Sociology
134 / 2,407
Chemistry
122 / 8,447
Economics
116 / 1,778
Social Psychology
110 / 3,771
Mathematics
101 / 2,068
Engineering
99 / 1,389
Health Science
89 / 3,990
Political Science
86 / 206
Physics
78 / 914
Art & Design
70 / 399
Philosophy
62 / 70
Theology / Divinity / Religious studies
61 / 70
Environmental Science
60 / 1,113
Clinical Psychology
60 / 1,516
Physical Therapy
59 / 807
Demography
58 / 1,501
Nursing
58 / 637
Education Majors
57 / 619
Healthcare Management (MHA)
56 / 343
Communications and Public Relations
55 / 1,288
Biochemistry
52 / 4,066
Child Psychology
51 / 1,505
Marketing
48 / 2,713
Occupational Therapy
43 / 435
Criminology and Criminal Justice
41 / 596
Math Teachers
39 / 419
Ecology
37 / 725
Law
37 / 324
Gerontology
36 / 445
Nutrition and Food Science
36 / 5,987
Public Health
36 / 696
Cognitive Science
33 / 416
Finance
32 / 677
History
30 / 30

Annual publication & citation counts

Year Publications Citations
1991 16 100
1992 26 145
1993 27 195
1994 39 582
1995 37 806
1996 40 1094
1997 39 1611
1998 51 671
1999 50 829
2000 39 946
2001 46 1218
2002 49 1214
2003 42 1317
2004 52 1614
2005 70 2386
2006 62 2043
2007 59 2197
2008 59 2487
2009 69 2407
2010 76 3235
2011 84 3345
2012 80 4320
2013 101 3882
2014 84 4319
2015 99 4618
2016 101 4449
2017 91 3613
2018 101 3653
2019 90 4117
2020 120 5502
2021 115 6227

University of Scranton alumni

  1. Jason Miller

    Jason Miller
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1939-2001 (aged 62)
    Occupations
    playwrightwriterfilm directorscreenwriterfilm actor
    Biography

    Jason Miller was an American playwright and actor. He won the 1973 Pulitzer Prize for Drama and Tony Award for Best Play for his play That Championship Season, and was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor for his performance as Father Damien Karras in the 1973 horror film The Exorcist, a role he reprised in The Exorcist III. He later became artistic director of the Scranton Public Theatre in Scranton, Pennsylvania, where That Championship Season was set.

  2. Kalanithi Maran

    Kalanithi Maran
    Born in
    India Flag India
    Years
    1964-.. (age 59)
    Occupations
    businessperson
    Biography

    Kalanithi Murasoli Maran is an Indian media baron who is the chairman and founder of the Sun Group. He owns television channels, newspapers, weeklies, FM radio stations, DTH services, a cricket team, and a movie production house. He also held a major share in the Indian airline Spice Jet from 2010 to 2015.

  3. Kathleen Kane

    Kathleen Kane
    Born in
    United States Flag United States
    Years
    1967-.. (age 56)
    Occupations
    politicianlawyer
    Biography

    Kathleen Granahan Kane is an American former politician and lawyer who served as the 48th Attorney General of Pennsylvania from 2013 until her resignation in 2016 following her conviction for perjury, obstruction of justice and related charges for illegal activities while she was Attorney General. She was the first woman and first Democrat ever elected to the position.

  4. James M. Murray

    James M. Murray
    Biography

    James M. Murray is an American law enforcement official serving as the 26th Director of the United States Secret Service.

All 13 notable alumni

General info

Founded 1888
Motto Religio Mores Cultura
Religion, Morals, Culture
Colors purple, white
Academic Calendar September to May (September - December; February-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff 949
Carnegie Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address 800 Linden Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18510-4699
United States
City population 76,000
Phone 5709417400
Fax +1 (570) 941 5926

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