University of Scranton Rankings

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In the World#1789 of 14178
In North America#549 of 2629
In the United States#500 of 2528
In Pennsylvania#26 of 155
In Scranton#1 of 5

Quick Review

Religion
Roman Catholic
Acceptance rate
76%
Average SAT
1215
Average ACT
27
Avg. cost to attend
$36,235 /y
Aid receiving
99%
Undergraduates
3,792
Graduates
1,461
Male:Female Ratio
40:60
Control
Private
not-for-profit
Highest Degree
Doctor's degree

University of Scranton Acceptance rate and Admissions statistics

TotalMenWomen
Acceptance Rate76%81%73%
Applicants9,5453,6015,944
Admissions7,2852,9304,355
Freshmen enrolled full time1,009425584

150 students enrolled in some distance education courses.

751 enrolled exclusively in distance education.

SAT scores

Among admitted applicants
835 or 83%
submitted SAT

25% of them
had 1120
or below

75% of them
had 1310
or below

Typical SAT scores of first-years in University of Scranton are 1120-1310 (middle 50% range).

ACT scores

Among admitted applicants
208 or 21%
submitted ACT

25% of them
had 24
or below

75% of them
had 29
or below

Typical ACT scores of first-years in University of Scranton are 24-29 (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

White3897 (74%)
Hispanic483 (9%)
Race or Ethnicity unknown277 (5%)
Asian209 (4%)
Black or African American172 (3%)
Nonresident Alien104 (2%)
Two or more races91 (2%)
Native Hawaiian or other Pacific Islander13 (0.2%)
American Indian or Alaska Native5 (0.1%)

Costs per year: Tuition, Housing, Fees

Net average cost to attend
$36,235/year
Average aid awarded
$24,961
Students receiving aid
99%

Average costs by household income

<$30K$24,159
$30-48K$24,686
$48-75K$29,068
$75-110K$32,583
$110K+$40,070

Tuition and fees

UndergraduatesGraduates
Tuition in-district$45,390$11,580
Tuition in-state$45,390$11,580
Tuition out-of-state$45,390$11,580
Fee in-district$400$50
Fee in-state$400$50
Fee out-of-state$400$50

Room and board price

Dormitory capacity2,649
Combined charge for room and board$15,310
Room charge$8,950
Meal charge$6,360

University of Scranton Majors

MajorAssociate's degreeBachelor'sMaster'sDoctoral
Accounting59113
Health & Health Care Administration & Management12279
Business Administration and Management, General15032
Registered Nursing & Registered Nurse82
Biology & Biological Sciences, General65
Kinesiology and Exercise Science56
Educational Leadership and Administration, General56
Health Professions and Related Clinical Sciences, Other55
Marketing & Marketing Management, General4112
Occupational Therapy & Therapist52
Finance, General428
Human Resources Management & Personnel Administration, General736
Physical Therapy & Therapist38
Criminal Justice & Safety Studies32
Neuroscience31
Psychology, General29
Human Services, General28
Public Relations, Advertising, and Applied Communication27
Business Administration, Management and Operations, Other27
Early Childhood Education and Teaching23
Operations Management and Supervision616
Nurse Anesthetist22
International Business & Trade & Commerce812
History, General20
Family Practice Nurse & Nursing16
Curriculum and Instruction16
Political Science and Government, General15
Biochemistry67
Broadcast Journalism13
Liberal Arts and Sciences & Liberal Studies12
Computer Science12
Counseling Psychology12
Economics, General11
English Language and Literature, General11
Public Health Education and Promotion10
E-Commerce & Electronic Commerce36
International Relations and Affairs9
Biochemistry, Biophysics and Molecular Biology, Other9
Computer Software Engineering9
Secondary Education and Teaching62
Electrical and Electronics Engineering6
Chemistry, General42
Counselor Education & School Counseling and Guidance Services5
Medical Informatics5
Computer Engineering, General4
Small Business Administration & Management4
Mathematics, General4
Philosophy4
Information Technology4
Chemistry, Other22
Special Education and Teaching, General4
Foreign Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Other3
Biostatistics3
Applied Mathematics, General3
Environmental Science3
Vocational Rehabilitation Counseling & Counselor3
Nursing Practice3
Information Science & Studies2
Religion & Religious Studies2
Physics, General2
Forensic Science and Technology2
Engineering & Industrial Management2
Biophysics2
Sociology1
Communication, General1
Junior High & Intermediate & Middle School Education and Teaching1
Drama and Dramatics & Theatre Arts, General1
Adult Health Nurse & Nursing1
Grand Total285855741
TotalMenWomen
Graduation rate83%80%86%
  • Full-time retention rate - 88%
  • Part-time retention rate - 67%

Publications & Citations

Publications
2,092
Citations
72,173

Publication count by topic

Psychology
458
Medicine
261
Sociology
157
Mathematics
153
Biology
148
Chemistry
141
Business
136
Computer science
123
Political science
85
Economics
82
Philosophy
79
Physics
38
Engineering
32
History
32
Materials science
32
Art
29
Geography
13
Environmental science
9
Geology
5

Topical rankings by citation count

DisciplineWorld RankCitations
Psychology56139,385
Sociology8682,807
Philosophy108191
Business11002,890
Economics13661,650
History137452
Art150926
Political science1589317
Medicine17844,920
Chemistry18607,092
Mathematics19301,906
Biology19416,310
Physics2659368
Environmental science2725343
Computer science2865888
Geography321086
Engineering3448173
Geology349426
Materials science3814248

Annual publication & citation counts

YearPublicationsCitations
199013108
19911698
199225141
199328196
199437621
199535854
1996391182
1997371722
199847749
199944928
2000361049
2001451267
2002441287
2003431403
2004501733
2005682518
2006622172
2007582293
2008582591
2009642633
2010663348
2011793416
2012774411
20131003974
2014794293
2015974565
2016974549
2017893368
2018953072
2019923668
2020984907

General info

Founded1888
WikipediaUniversity of Scranton
MottoReligio Mores Cultura
Religion, Morals, Culture
Colorspurple, white
Academic CalendarSeptember to May (September - December; February-May). Also Summer Session (June-August)
Total FTE staff973
Carnegie ClassificationMaster's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs

Location and Contacts

Address800 Linden Street
Scranton, Pennsylvania, 18510-4699
United States
City population76,000
Phone5709417400
Fax+1 (570) 941 5926

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