University of Scranton School Overview: Acceptance Rate, Tuition, and More

Scranton, PA

$45,790

Avg tuition

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About University of Scranton

School Type: Private

Status: Non-profit

Accreditation: Regional

Religious Affiliation: Catholic, Roman Catholic  While the student experience is largely unaffected at most schools with religious affiliations, some schools place more of an emphasis on religion. Learn how religious affiliations may impact students' experience.

The University of Scranton is a medium-sized private university located on an urban campus in Scranton, Pennsylvania. It has a total undergraduate enrollment of 5,253, and admissions are selective, with an acceptance rate of 76%. The university offers 63 bachelor's degrees, has an average graduation rate of 83%, and a student-faculty ratio of 13:1. Tuition and fees for students are $45,790.

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Admissions Breakdown

This school has a high acceptance rate.

This school accepts students at a higher rate than other schools. High acceptance schools welcome 51-100% of all applicants.

Acceptance Rate Insight

76% of students were accepted during the 2019-2020 school year. Sometimes schools with midrange acceptance rates have higher standards of entry but are still accessible to many students who apply.

Test scores Required

High school rank Required

High school GPA Required

Completion of college prep program Recommended

High school transcript Required

Letter of recommendation Required

Open admission No

Test of English as a foreign language (TOEFL) Required

SAT & ACT

SAT 25th-75th Percentile 1120-1310

ACT 25th-75th Percentile 24-29

Learning Environment

Student Body Stats

This school has a student body of between 5,000 and 15,000 students.

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5k

Students Enrolled

17%

Online Student Enrollment

13:1

Student to Faculty Ratio

Ways Students Can Learn

Online
On-campus
Hybrid The program is a combination of on-campus and online learning and varies per program.

Demographics

White

74%

Hispanic

9%

Unknown

5%

Asian

4%

Black

3%

Two or more races

2%

Non-U.S. Citizen

2%

American Indian/Alaska Native

0%

Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander

0%

Female student population

60%

Socio-economic diversity

22% of students received an income-based Federal Pell Grant intended for low-income students.

Online Programs

Offers Online Programs

Yes

Online Programs

18

Total Online Enrollment

901

Student Location Breakout

17% 83%

Percent of Programs Online

85% On-campus

15% Online

Types of Online Programs Offered

Certificates Not offered

Associate Not offered

Bachelor's Not offered

Graduate Certificate 40% online

Master's 42% online

Doctorate Not offered

Financial Breakdown

Students Receiving Aid

Federal Grant Aid

23%

State Grant Aid

18%

Institution Grant Aid

97%

Pell Grant

22%

Average Aid Awarded

Federal Grant Aid $4,852
State Grant Aid $3,931
Institution Grant Aid $23,366
Pell Grant Aid $4,550

Financial Outlook

$47k

Average salary 6 years after starting school

$27k

Average student debt after graduation

Resource

Understanding Grants & Scholarships

Data collected from the Integrated Postsecondary Education Data System (IPEDS), [2019-2020]. In the absence of IPED data, information was collected directly from the school and is accurate as of the date of collection. Contact the school directly for the most current and complete information.