University of Scranton

Scranton, Pennsylvania
4-year Private university

Overview

The University of Scranton is a private institution established in 1888 with a city setting located at Scranton. It is ranked 5 in Regional Universities North in the 2024 edition of Best Colleges. Its tuition and fees are $52,034 (2024). It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 3,594. It practices a semester-based academic calendar.

#5 in Regional Universities North
Setting
Urban
Location Scranton, Pennsylvania
Type 4-year Private
Year Founded 1888
Selectivity Very Low
Size Small
4,817 Undergraduates

Learning

12:1
Student-Faculty Ratio
Business/Marketing
Most Popular Major

Majors Available

  • Area, Ethnic, Cultural, Gender, And Group Studies
  • Biological And Biomedical Sciences
  • Business, Management, Marketing, And Related Support Services
  • Communication, Journalism, And Related Programs
  • Computer And Information Sciences And Support Services
  • Education
  • Engineering
  • Engineering Technologies And Engineering-Related Fields
  • English Language And Literature/Letters
  • Foreign Languages, Literatures, And Linguistics
  • Health Professions And Related Programs
  • History
  • Homeland Security, Law Enforcement, Firefighting And Related Protective Services
  • Liberal Arts And Sciences, General Studies And Humanities
  • Mathematics And Statistics
  • Natural Resources And Conservation
  • Parks, Recreation, Leisure, And Fitness Studies
  • Philosophy And Religious Studies
  • Physical Sciences
  • Psychology
  • Public Administration And Social Service Professions
  • Social Sciences
  • Visual And Performing Arts

Cost

$69,974
Cost of Attendance
$32,288
Average Student Contribution
Instate Tution Fee $52,034
Outstate Tuition Fee $52,034
Room and Board Fees $16,918
$49,625 Median Salary After 2 years of Graduation

Applying

84% (Very Low Selectivity) Acceptance Rate
Admission Difficulty: Minimally Difficult
$50 Application Fee
3.5 Average High School GPA

Application Requirements

SAT/ACT Required
SAT/ACT Writing (essay) Not Required
SAT Subject Test Not Required
Essay or Personal Statement Required
SAT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range
ACT Score Range
Middle 50% (25% - 75%) scores range

How to Apply?

Accepts CommonApp

For International Students

80 Minimum TOEFL Score
TOEFL Requirement: Required
IELTS Other English Language Tests Accepted
(in lieu of TOEFL)
Deadlines for Fall Intake Applications
Nov
15
Early Action Deadline
Jul
27
Regular Decision Deadline
Transfer Applications
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Transfer Applications Deadline
For Financial Aid
Feb
15
Financial Aid Priority Application Deadline
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Financial Aid Application Deadline

Scholarships and Financial Aid

$36,219 Average Financial Aid

Need-based Aid

$16,085 Average Need-based Aid
Cost of Attendance for out-of-state students: $69,974
71% Students with need received Financial Aid
21.1% Students had their need fully met
Deadline for need-based financial application --
Forms to be submitted FAFSA

Merit Scholarships

Available
Presidential Scholarship
Total Worth full-tuition
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Dean's Scholarship
Total Worth $27,500 average award
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A
Loyola Scholarship
Total Worth $25,000 average award
Eligibility Undergraduates
Minimum Criteria --
Requirement for maintenance --
Separate application needed --
Application deadline N/A

Other Scholarships

Faber Scholarship
Total Worth $22,500 average
Details --

Students

4,817 Total Undergraduate Enrollment
School Size: Small
87% Freshmen return to Sophomore Year
75% Students graduate within 6 years