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Clarks Summit University
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  • 4 Year
  • CLARKS SUMMIT, PA

Report Card

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

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Clarks Summit University is an above-average private, Christian university located in South Abington Township, Pennsylvania in the Scranton Area. It is a small institution with an enrollment of 335 undergraduate students. Admissions is somewhat competitive as the Clarks Summit University acceptance rate is 62%. Popular majors include Biblical Studies, Counseling Psychology, and Business. Graduating 68% of students, Clarks Summit University alumni go on to earn a starting salary of $24,900.

About

538 VENARD RD
CLARKS SUMMIT, PA 18411
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Colonial States Athletic Conference

Clarks Summit University Rankings

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Clarks Summit University Admissions

Acceptance Rate
62%
Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
SAT Range
873-1126
ACT Range
17-26
Application Fee
$40
SAT/ACT
Recommended
High School GPA
Required
Early Decision/Early Action
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Cost

Net Price
$18,178 / 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
$15,308 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
100%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade B minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
8:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
90%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 10 responses
92%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 13 responses
85%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 13 responses

Majors

Online

Online Programs Offered
3
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
2
Online Bachelor's Programs
1
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    6%
  • On Campus
    60%
  • Online
    34%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
335 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
172
Undergrads Over 25
9%
Pell Grant
51%
Varsity Athletes
24%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Christian
    80%
  • Exclusive
    10%
  • Sheltered
    10%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
90%
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 15 responses
Poll
50%
of students say varsity sports are a big part of campus life. 20 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 10 responses
  • Small
    30%
  • All the Above
    20%
  • Caring
    10%
  • Friendly
    10%
  • Home away from home
    10%
  • Snobbish
    10%
  • Welcoming
    10%

After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$32,000 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
68%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
88%
National
83%
100%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 6 responses

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