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Clarion University of Pennsylvania
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  • 4 Year
  • CLARION, PA

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Report Card

grade B minus
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Academics
    grade B minus
  2. Value
    grade B
  3. Diversity
    grade B
  4. Campus
    grade B minus
  5. Athletics
    grade B
  6. Party Scene
    grade B minus
  7. Professors
    grade A minus
  8. Location
    grade B minus
  9. Dorms
    grade A minus
  10. Campus Food
    grade C+
  11. Student Life
    grade B minus
  12. Safety
    grade B minus

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Clarion University is a public university located in Clarion, Pennsylvania. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 2,992 undergraduate students. The Clarion University acceptance rate is 95%. Popular majors include Liberal Arts and Humanities, Nursing, and Medical Assistant. Graduating 52% of students, Clarion University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $30,600.

About

840 WOOD STREET
CLARION, PA 16214
Athletic Division
NCAA Division II (with football)
Athletic Conference
Pennsylvania State Athletic Conference

Clarion University of Pennsylvania Rankings

Niche rankings are based on rigorous analysis of key statistics from the U.S. Department of Education and millions of reviews.

CU Admissions

Acceptance Rate
95%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
940-1130
ACT Range
17-23
Application Fee
$35
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
No

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Cost

Net Price
$19,769 / year
National
$15,523
Average cost after financial aid for students receiving grant or scholarship aid, as reported by the college.
Average Total Aid Awarded
$6,035 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
96%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
16:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
69%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 58 responses
67%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 66 responses
67%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 66 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
20
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
2
Online Associates Programs
7
Online Bachelor's Programs
11
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    29%
  • On Campus
    52%
  • Online
    19%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
2,992 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
781
Undergrads Over 25
7%
Pell Grant
43%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Friendly
    77%
  • Individual
    15%
  • Helpful
    9%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
No data available  
Poll
65%
of students say that Greek life is average, and no one will treat you differently if you don't join. 79 responses
Poll
59%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 92 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 47 responses
  • Welcoming
    51%
  • Small
    40%
  • Isolated
    6%
  • Fast-paced
    2%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$37,900 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
52%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
94%
National
83%
78%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 40 responses

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