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University of Scranton

School Profile

  • University of ScrantonPrivate Four-year Liberal Arts College/University in Scranton, PA
  • Acceptance Rate: 66%
  • Accreditation: Middle States Association of Colleges and Schools
  • Roman Catholic Church Society of Jesus (Jesuits)

Enrollment Statistics

Undergraduate Students: 4,132
First-year Undergraduate Students: 968
Undergraduate Students Who are Seeking Degree: 4,010
Graduate Students: 1,519

Degree Programs Offered and Courses List

  • Bachelor of Accounting
  • Bachelor of Biochemistry
  • Bachelor of Biology
  • Bachelor of Biophysics
  • Bachelor of Chemistry
  • Bachelor of Classics
  • Bachelor of Clinical Laboratory Science
  • Bachelor of Communications/Rhetoric
  • Bachelor of Drama/Theater Arts
  • Bachelor of Early Childhood Education
  • Bachelor of Economics
  • Bachelor of Elementary Education
  • Bachelor of English Language & Literature - General
  • Bachelor of Finance/Banking
  • Bachelor of Forensic Technologies
  • Bachelor of French
  • Bachelor of German
  • Bachelor of Greek, Ancient
  • Bachelor of History - General
  • Bachelor of Human Resources Management
  • Bachelor of International Business
  • Bachelor of International Relations
  • Bachelor of Latin
  • Bachelor of Management Science
  • Bachelor of Marketing Management
  • Bachelor of Mathematics - General
  • Bachelor of Molecular Biology
  • Bachelor of Natural Resources & Conservation - General
  • Bachelor of Neuroscience
  • Bachelor of Nursing (RN)
  • Bachelor of Operations Management
  • Bachelor of Philosophy
  • Bachelor of Physics
  • Bachelor of Psychology - General
  • Bachelor of Religion/Religious Studies
  • Bachelor of Secondary Education
  • Bachelor of Spanish
  • Bachelor of Special Education
  • Certificate of Substance Abuse Counseling

Online Degrees and Certificates

  • Online Undergraduate Courses
  • Undergraduate Distance Class
  • Online Associate's Degrees
  • Online Bachelor's Degrees
  • Online Graduate Courses
  • Graduate Distance Class
  • Online Master's Degrees
  • Online Doctoral Degrees


  • In-state tuition and fees: $33,124
  • Out-of-state tuition and fees: $33,124

International Students Admissions Requirements

  • SAT Reasoning Test/ACT: Recommended
  • TOEFL: required for international applicants
  • Minimum Paper-Based TOEFL score: 550
  • Minimum Computer-Based TOEFL score: 173


Member: NCAA
Team name: Royals


  • Ranked #8 Regional Universities (North)
  • Ranked #261 Best Undergraduate Business Programs
  • Ranked #14 Best Value Schools
  • Ranked #4 Up-and-Coming Schools
  • Ranked #138 Part-time M.B.A.
  • Ranked #46 Healthcare Management
  • Ranked #193 Nursing
  • Ranked #78 Occupational Therapy
  • Ranked #130 Physical Therapy
  • Ranked #30 Rehabilitation Counseling
  • Ranked #60 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #1 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #13 Student Services and Technology
  • Ranked #16 Faculty Credentials and Training
  • Ranked #2 Student Engagement and Accreditation
  • Ranked #54 Student Services and Technology

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Admissions Address

800 Linden Street
The Estate
Scranton, PA 18510-4699
(570) 941-7540
(888) 727-2686
Fax: (570) 941-5928
Contact: Joseph Roback
Assistant Vice President for Admissions and Enrollment

Entering Class Stats

Fall 2010 Selectivity
Selectivity selective
Fall 2010 acceptance rate 74%
Early decision acceptance rate N/A
Early action acceptance rate 86%
Acceptance rate (excluding early action and early decision students) 65%

Fall 2010 Applications, Acceptances & Enrollments
Applicants 7,810
Female applicants 4,560
Male applicants 3,250
Applicants accepted 5,809
Female applicants accepted 3,372
Male applicants accepted 2,437
Freshman enrollment 956
Female freshman enrollment 512
Male freshman enrollment 444
Early decision applicants N/A
Early decision applicants accepted N/A
Early decision applicants enrolled N/A
Early action applicants 3,529
Early action applicants accepted 3,027
Early action applicants enrolled 537
Total enrolled incoming freshmen who were accepted under early acceptance or early action 56%

Fall 2010 Wait List
School has a wait list Yes
Applicants placed on wait list 1,120
Students accepting place on wait list 276
Students accepted from wait list 45

Fall 2010 High School Rank
Freshman students submitting high school class standing 45%

Fall 2010 High School GPA
Freshman students submitting high school GPA 100%
Average high school GPA 3.3
High school GPA 25th-75th percentile range 3-3.7

Fall 2010 Freshman SAT Scores
Freshman students submitting SAT scores 86%
SAT Critical Reading average score 558
SAT Critical Reading 25th-75th percentile range 500-600
SAT Critical Reading score breakdown
SAT Math average score 571
SAT Math 25th-75th percentile range: 520-620
SAT Writing average score N/A
SAT Writing 25th-75th percentile range N/A
SAT Essay 25th-75th percentile range N/A

Fall 2010 Freshman ACT Scores
Freshman students submitting ACT scores 21%
Average ACT Composite score N/A
ACT Composite 25th-75th percentile range 22-25
ACT English 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT English score breakdown N/A
ACT Math 25th-75th percentile range N/A
ACT Math score breakdown N/A

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