University of Scranton: Review & Facts

Overall Rating:Overall Ranking - Very GoodQuality:Education Quality Rating - OustandingSafety:Capmus Safety Rating - PoorCosts:Tuition & Fees Cost Rating - Bad
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University of Scranton is a medium four-year, private not-for-profit school with 5,425 students enrolled. This school was founded in 1888 and is one of the 7 schools and colleges located in Scranton, Pennsylvania.

University of Scranton is affiliated with Roman Catholic Church.

Academic Offerings



Majors
Offered
77
Fair
University of Scranton will give you the option to receive a 1-year certificate, associate's degree, bachelor's degree, postbaccalaureate certificate, master's degree, postmaster certificate, or doctoral degree.

University of Scranton deploys a semester-based curriculum calendar system and provides 77 majors. The most popular concentrations are Management, Education, Business, Medical, and Biology. Read the details about Majors offered at this college and see prorgam Ratings versus other colleges.


Student Retention
88%
Good
It is important to know student retention and graduation rates when you apply to a school to get your diploma or to engage in a long-term study; high retention and graduation rates are typically a positive sign. Nevertheless, if you would like to transfer or take non-credit coursework, these metrics are not important.

University of Scranton student retention rate is high at 88% (well above Pennsylvania average). Taking this statistic into consideration, it seems that students love their stay at this school.

Students to Faculty Ratio
10 : 1
Low
The graduation rate at University of Scranton is very good: 82%.

Student to faculty ratio at University of Scranton is good -- 10:1. Learn more about faculty at this college in the Faculty & Salaries report.

Tuition and Loans



Tuition and fees per year
$41,100
High
Average tuition price is extremely high, about $40,700 per academic year. The additional fees at University of Scranton beyond tuition are around $400; this comes to $41,100 per year.

Read the details about University of Scranton additional charges as well as availability of loans and likelyhood of repaying them upon graduation in the Tuition & Loans report for this college.

Admissions Information



Acceptance
Rate
72%
Doable
As reported in recent data, 10,049 applications were submitted and 7,256 were accepted; so it is relatively easy to enroll at this school.

This school might accept dual credits, credits for life experience, and advanced placement credits at entry.

Learn more about admissions as well applicants test score statistics at University of Scranton in the Admissions and Tests report for this institution.

Opportunities and Services



Dormatory
Annual Price
$8,600
High
University of Scranton provides a distance learning option, study abroad programs, and evening/weekend study opportunity, which is a great option for those who work full-time.

There are options for on-campus part-time employment at University of Scranton, which allows students to cover some of the tuition expenses. Additionally, this school helps students to evaluate their career options and to find a full-time job upon graduation.

Safety
Grade
D
Unsafe
University of Scranton provides on-campus housing. Dormitory capacity at this college accommodates approximately 2,700 students, which offers a reasonable on-campus housing opportunity. The room price is a bit high - approximately $8,600 per year.

Army ROTC programs are available at University of Scranton. Reserve Officers' Training Corps commissioning programs typically imply elective classes in addition to required college curriculum, possible funding for your tuition, and an obligation to serve upon graduation.

ROTC
Available
Yes
It is important to keep in mind that enrolling in a ROTC course does not commit you to serve unless you have received a ROTC scholarship, grant, or any other funding.

Based on the college crime numbers, University of Scranton appears to be a relatively dangerous school. Read the details in the Campus Crime report for this college.

University of Scranton Location and Maps



Post Address: University of Scranton, 800 Linden Street, Scranton, Pennsylvania 18510-4629, USA
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