University of Scranton

Scranton, PA

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University of Scranton

University of Scranton

University of Scranton Student Essentials

University of Scranton Student Essentials
Region: Mid-Atlantic
Setting: Large Town Setting
Type: Private
Affiliation: Roman Catholic
Size: Medium (2,000 to 5,000 Undergrad)
Mascot: Royal Wolf
Website: www.scranton.edu
On-Campus Housing Available: Yes
Selectivity: Selective
In-State Tuition: $37,456
Out-of-State Tuition: $37,456
Retention Rate: 87%
Enrollment: 7,511
Year Established: 1888

About University of Scranton

Based on the Catholic Jesuit ideal of Cura Personalis, or nurturance of the whole human being, University of Scranton in Scranton, Pennsylvania, offers an education that is engaging both intellectually and in other ways.

Scranton’s comprehensive academics encompass more than 60 undergraduate and more than 20 graduate programs. Among Scranton’s varied majors are:

*Accounting
*Molecular Biology
*Classical Studies
*Communications
*Counseling and Human Services
*Occupational Therapy
*Religious Studies
*Theatre
*World Languages and Cultures

As a way of cultivating students’ leadership and service skills, Scranton has a leadership development program, which includes workshops and work assignments relating to compassionate service to others. In fact, Scranton has been ranked as one of the most service-oriented colleges by such publications as Washington Monthly.

Like everything else at Scranton, admissions applications take the whole person into account. Materials used to evaluate students include SAT or ACTS scores, transcripts, letters of recommendation, a list of extracurricular activities and a personal statement.

Scholarships, loans and grants are some of the financial aid sources awarded to eligible students.

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University of Scranton Map & Location

University of Scranton
800 Linden Street
Scranton, PA 18510


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Getting Around University of Scranton

Walkability

Excellent walkability. You do not need a car for this area.

10/10
walk

Weather

Seasonal average temperatures for Scranton, PA

Winter
Dec
38
24
Jan
33
18
Feb
37
21
Spring
Mar
46
28
Apr
59
38
May
70
48
Summer
Jun
78
57
Jul
82
61
Aug
80
60
Fall
Sep
72
52
Oct
61
41
Nov
49
33

Students

Full-Time Undergrad Students 4,365
Freshman Class 1,094
Total Students (Undergrads & Graduate Students) 7,511

Ethnic Diversity:

  • Latino: 6%
  • African American: 1%
  • Caucasian: 81%
  • Asian: 3%
  • Unknown and Other: 8%
Latino 6%
African American 1%
Caucasian 81%
Asian 3%
Unknown and Other 8%

Undergraduate 58%
Graduate 42%
Full-Time 88%
Part-Time 12%
Women 58%
Men 42%
International 1%
Domestic 99%

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