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University of Scranton

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world rank

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Overview

Founded in 1888, University of Scranton is a non-profit private higher education institution located in the the urban setting of the large town of Scranton (population range of 50,000-249,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited and/or recognized by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, University of Scranton is a medium-sized (uniRank enrollment range: 6,000-6,999 students) coeducational higher education institution formally affiliated with the Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org religion. University of Scranton offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as pre-bachelor degrees (i.e. certificates, diplomas, associate or foundation degrees), bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank course levels and areas of studies matrix below for further details. This 129 years old higher-education institution has a selective admission policy based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades. The admission rate range is 70-80% making this US higher education organization a somewhat selective institution. International students are welcome to apply for enrollment. University of Scranton also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sport facilities and/or activities, financial aids and/or scholarships, study abroad and exchange programs, online courses and distance learning opportunities, as well as administrative services.

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General Information


Name
Founded 1888
Motto Religio Mores Cultura Religion, Morals, Culture
Colours Purple and white
Mascot Royals
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Location


Address 800 Linden Street
Scranton
18510-4629 Pennsylvania
United States
Population range 50,000-249,999
Telephone +1 (570) 941 7400
Telefax +1 (570) 941 5926
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Areas of Studies


Undergraduate Postgraduate

Pre-Bachelor degrees
PreBachelor degrees


Bachelor degrees
Bachelor degrees

Master degrees
Master degrees

Doctoral degree
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Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Scranton for detailed information on areas of studies and course levels currently offered; the above information matrix is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Yearly Tuition Range


Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)
International students over 20,000 US$ (14,700 Euro) 7,500-10,000 US$ (5,500-7,400 Euro)

Important: the above average yearly tuition ranges do not include room, board or other external costs; tuition may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Scranton's office for detailed information on yearly tuitions which apply to your specific situation and study interest; the above tuition range information is indicative only and may not be up-to-date or complete.

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Admissions


Gender Admission Gender Admission Men and Women (coed)
International Students International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Admission Selection Admission Selection Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
Admission Rate Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 800 Linden Street
Scranton 18510-4699
Phone +1 (570) 941 7540
888 727 2686

Important: admission policy and acceptance rate may vary by area of studies, course level, student nationality or residence and other criteria. Please contact the appropriate University of Scranton's Admission Office for detailed information on a specific admission selection policy and acceptance rate; the above University admission information is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Size and Profile


Student Enrollment Total Student Enrolment 6,000-6,999
Academic Staff Total Faculty and Academic Staff 1,500-1,999
Control Type Control Type Private
Entity Type Entity Type Non-Profit

Academic Calendar Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Campus Setting Urban
Religious Affiliation Christian-Catholic Christian-Catholic Jesuit - www.jesuit.org
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Facilities and Services


Library University Library Yes Go to University of Scranton's Library
Housing University Housing and Accommodation Yes
Sport Facilities University Sport Facilities Yes

Financial Aids University Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Study Abroad and Exchange Programs Yes
Distance Learning Distance Learning and Online Courses Yes

Important: please contact or visit the official website of University of Scranton for detailed information on facilities and services provided, including the type of scholarships and other financial aids offered to local or international students; the information above is indicative only and may not be complete or up-to-date.

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Accreditation

Institutional Accreditation or Recognition Accreditation Seal

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1927


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE)
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB International)
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs (AANA)



Important: this section is intended to include only those reputable organizations (e.g. Ministries of Higher Education) that have the legal authority to officially recognize, accredit and/or license the University of Scranton as a whole (institutional accreditation or recognition) or some of its specific courses/programs (programmatic accreditation). Memberships and affiliations to organizations which do not imply any formal, extensive and/or legal process of accreditation or recognition are included in the specific Affiliations and Memberships section below. Please report errors and inaccuracies taking into consideration the above criteria.

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Affiliations

  • Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities (AJCU)
  • Council of Independent Colleges (CIC)
  • Association of Catholic Colleges and Universities (ACCU)
  • NAICU
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)


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