Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania

country rank  581
world rank  1514

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Founded in 1839, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania is a non-profit public state higher-education institution located in the rural setting of the large town of Bloomsburg (population range of 10,000-49,999 inhabitants), Pennsylvania. Officially accredited by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) is a large (uniRank enrollment range: 10,000-14,999 students) coeducational US higher education institution. Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania (BU) offers courses and programs leading to officially recognized higher education degrees such as bachelor degrees, master degrees, doctorate degrees in several areas of study. See the uniRank degree levels and areas of study matrix below for further details. This 181 years old US 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. BU also provides several academic and non-academic facilities and services to students including a library, housing, sports facilities, 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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University Identity

Name
Acronym BU
Founded 1839
Colours Maroon and gold

University Location

Address 400 E Second Street
Bloomsburg
17815 Pennsylvania
United States
Tel +1 (570) 389 4000
Fax +1 (570) 389 3700

Study Areas and Degree Levels


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Yearly Tuition Range

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Undergraduate Postgraduate
Local
students
10,000-12,500 US$
(7,400-9,200 Euro)
15,000-17,500 US$
(11,000-12,900 Euro)
International
students
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)
over 20,000 US$
(14,700 Euro)

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University Admissions

Gender Men and Women (coed)
International Students Yes, international applicants are welcome to apply for admission
Selection Type Yes, based on entrance examinations and students' past academic record and grades
New Admission Requirements - Secondary school GPA is recommended
- Secondary school rank is recommended
- Secondary school record is required
- Completion of college-preparatory program is required
- Recommendations are recommended
- Formal demonstration of competencies is neither required nor recommended
- Admission test scores are recommended
- Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) is required
- Other Tests (Wonderlic, WISC-III, etc.) are neither required nor recommended
Admission Rate 70-80%
Admission Office 104 Student Service Center 400 East Second Street
Bloomsburg 17815
(570) 389 4316

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Size and Profile

Student Enrollment 10,000-14,999
Academic Staff 500-599
Control Type Public State
Entity Type Non-Profit
Academic Calendar Semesters
Campus Setting Rural
Religious Affiliation None

Carnegie Classification New

Basic Classification Master's Colleges & Universities: Larger Programs
2000 Classification Masters Colleges and Universities I
Size & Setting Four-year, medium, primarily residential institution
Enrollment Profile Very high undergraduate
Undergraduate Profile Four-year, full-time, selective, lower transfer-in institution
Undergraduate Instructional Program Professions plus arts & sciences, some graduate coexistence
Graduate Instructional Program Arts & sciences focus, no graduate coexistence

Facilities and Services

Library Yes Go to Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's Library
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania's library collection is comprised of both physical (i.e. books, medium etc.) and digital/electronic items. In 2018 the library has reported 372,561 physical volumes, 115,600 physical media, 162,046 digital/electronic medium and 179 licensed digital/electronic databases.
Housing Yes
Bloomsburg University of Pennsylvania provides on-campus housing. The total dormitory capacity, whether on or off campus, was about 3,671 students in the 2018 academic year.
Sport Facilities Yes
Financial Aids Yes
Study Abroad Yes
Distance Learning Yes
Academic Counseling Yes
Career Services Yes
Institutional Hospital Not reported

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Accreditations

Institutional Accreditation

Middle States Commission on Higher Education


Year of first Accreditation

1950


Other Specialized or Programmatic Accreditations

  • American Society for Biochemistry and Molecular Biology
  • Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business
  • Council for the Accreditation of Educator Preparation
  • Commission on Accreditation of Allied Health Education Programs
  • Commission on Collegiate Interpreter Education
  • National Association of Schools of Music
  • Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
  • Council on Education of the Deaf
  • National Association of Schools of Theatre
  • Computing Accreditation Commission (CAC) of ABET
  • Engineering Technology Accreditation Commission (ETAC) of ABET
  • Commission on Accreditation of Athletic Training Education
  • Council on Accreditation of Nurse Anesthesia Educational Programs
  • Council on Academic Accreditation in Audiology and Speech-Language Pathology (CAA)
  • Council on Social Work Accreditation
  • National Association of Schools of Art and Design (NASAD)


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Memberships and Affiliations

  • Pennsylvania State System of Higher Education (PASSHE)
  • American Association of State Colleges and Universities (AASCU)
  • National Athletic Association (NAA)
  • National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA)

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