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University of Scranton
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  • 4 Year
  • SCRANTON, PA

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

About

800 LINDEN STREET
SCRANTON, PA 18510
Athletic Division
NCAA Division III (without football)
Athletic Conference
Landmark Conference
From University of Scranton

The University of Scranton is a Catholic and Jesuit institution that delivers a transformative education, grounded in the liberal arts, to over 3,800 undergraduate students.

With a rich tradition of academic excellence, our programs are taught in small classes and led by faculty who are experts in their fields. Every aspect of a Scranton education exists to help you succeed. You will be challenged here, and supported.

With 69 majors and 50 minors across three colleges, faculty and staff work with you to choose a combination of majors and minors that suit you as an individual.

You can extend your academic experience through participation in honors programs, internships, faculty-student research and study abroad. The University also provides excellent preparation for medical and other health professions doctoral programs, law school, graduate school, and post-graduate fellowships and scholarships.

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University of Scranton Rankings

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

Admissions

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Acceptance Rate
76%
SAT Range
1120-1310
ACT Range
24-29
Application Fee
$0
SAT/ACT
Considered but not required
High School GPA
Required
Accepts Common App
Yes

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Cost

Net Price
$36,235 / 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
$24,961 / year
National
$7,535
Students Receiving Financial Aid
99%

Scholarship

Academics

Professors
grade A minus
Based on faculty accomplishments, salary, student reviews, and additional factors.
Student Faculty Ratio
13:1
Evening Degree Programs
No
91%
of students agree that professors put a lot of effort into teaching their classes. 32 responses
68%
of students agree that it is easy to get the classes they want. 37 responses
64%
of students agree that the workload is easy to manage. 36 responses

Majors

Communication Sciences & Disorders

The bachelor's degree in communication sciences and disorders is centered around the basic science of human communication -- including biological, physical, social and linguistic aspects. Students develop an understanding of what happens when communication is impaired, and then they learn how to treat those impairments.

Online

Online Programs Offered
0
Offers Online Courses
Yes
Online Certificate Programs
0
Online Associates Programs
0
Online Bachelor's Programs
0
How Students Learn
  • Mix of Online and on Campus
    4%
  • On Campus
    96%
  • Online
    0%

Students

Full-Time Enrollment
3,626 Undergrads
Part-Time Undergrads
166
Undergrads Over 25
1%
Pell Grant
22%
Varsity Athletes
12%
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes the typical student at this school?
Based on 26 responses
  • Friendly
    92%
  • Snobby
    8%

Campus Life

Freshmen Live On-Campus
87%
Poll
93%
of students say they don't have Greek life. 42 responses
Poll
62%
of students say varsity sporting events are attended, but not a huge part of campus life. 61 responses
Poll
What one word or phrase best describes your school?
Based on 25 responses
  • Community
    44%
  • Family
    24%
  • Extremely beneficial and interesting
    8%
  • Home away from home
    8%
  • Underrated
    8%
  • Good
    4%
  • Terrible
    4%

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After College

Median Earnings 6 Years After Graduation
$57,500 / year
National
$33,028
Graduation Rate
83%
National
49%
Employed 2 Years After Graduation
96%
National
83%
94%
of students feel confident they will find a job in their field after graduation. 18 responses

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